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Art is the reflection and celebration of diversity and heritage. It strengthens a nation.
Trump’s proposed budget cuts funding for agencies that provide educational programming on TV and for the arts.
Headline: "ONE MILLION PEOPLE FIRED!" The huge chasm between the haves and have nots, already escalating, will grow even
Reflecting on the nature and valences of our existence - who and why we are - is among the essential elements that not only make us human, but also make us citizens.
These goals remain central to my teaching whether I'm working with adult students through New England Conservatory's School
Efforts by the Obama administration to keep some teeth in the new law's regulations are drawing a lot of pushback from Republicans
On March 4, 2016 CNN did a report on U.S. Congressman Steve Russell, of Oklahoma, who had just produced his second annual "Waste Watch," a list of all the things he believes Americans would or should, be shocked to find their tax dollars go to.
I have to ask this of the 2015 listmakers: where's all the poetry?
Now anyone anywhere can record their story about someone who made a meaningful difference in their life.
If you care about the future of education in the U.S. then the Republican Presidential debates have been a massive disappointment. The problem is that the candidates all believe the same thing, so there is nothing to debate. In fact, through two debates, education has only come up once.
When the left and right agree on something, it's time to realize that books, art and ideas, even if we disagree with them, are vital to our growth as individuals and as a society.
With the reauthorization of the absurd and dysfunctional NCLB, we have a chance to once again let teachers teach and let students learn. We have a chance to ignite their imaginations, encourage them to reach their full potential, and expand their world view beyond filling in bubble tests with a #2 pencil.
Billionaire Gates has the ear of scores of influential individuals. It's a great exchange: You give us money; we give you an audience.
The AFT also has begun engaging members on who to endorse in the 2016 campaign, a spokesperson told The Huffington Post, though
We need to provide paths for educators to become leaders outside their classrooms in order to make sure schools and communities are meeting the needs of the whole child.
For more than a decade now, the Michigan Legislature has failed to properly fund the Department of Transportation, which has resulted in a steady decline in the quality of Michigan's roads.
Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility, a renewed call to all citizens -- parents, teachers, education support professionals, elected officials, community leaders, and yes, students -- to make our schools great for all Americans.
How do you tell a promising student with the heart and mind to be a fantastic teacher that she can't afford to join us in the world's best profession?
If present trends continue, the U.S. will have a dual system of education in another decade. What is at stake is the great tradition of public schools, open to all, supported by all, controlled by the public, not corporations.