The National Rifle Association on Tuesday released its long-awaited "National School Shield Report," a lengthy document that
Ed Today: Bill Gates's Education Philanthropy Over Time; New York City Parents Sue Over School Funding
Gates's Gigantic Growth? Michigan State University Professor Sarah Reckhow takes a look at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's funding patterns over on Alexander Russo's blog. "The decade from 2000 to 2010 was a time of enormous growth and evolution for the Gates Foundation," Reckhow writes. "Warren Buffett's pledge of more than $30 billion substantially increased the Gates Foundation's resources, and grant-making more than doubled from 2005 to 2009. Even more marked are the Foundation's dramatically shifted priorities." Over the years, Gates has shifted its money from directly funding schools to instead subsidizing research, advocacy and activism.
More School Money For Idaho? Idaho schools chief Tom Luna wants 3 percent more for schools next year, reports the Idaho Press
Who Is The Biggest (Educational) Loser? As we reported yesterday, Education Week released its Quality Counts report, one of the most comprehensive education rankings in the United States. For the fifth year in a row, Maryland came out on top. Who can in last? South Dakota. Things like rankings can be a bit trickier than they appear -- for example, some of the differences between states might not be statistically significant. But they are incredibly useful, at least politically.
Dennis Kruse, chair of the state Senate's education committee, has introduced Senate Bill 23, which would allow Indiana's
Three students at John Young Middle School in Mishawaka, Ind., are facing disciplinary action for putting the prescription
"You have to remember some of this is blown out of proportion," Durnil told Fox 59. "We have got to make sure we get the
The voucher law led some Hoosier parents to take their students out of private schools and place them in public schools for
What's more, only 27.2 percent of Howard County students graduate with a bachelor's degree on time. The state's average is
But a few hours before midnight, Bennett was losing the race. "We know the work we had done over the last three years had