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Even When Times Are Tough, This Educator Makes Her Students Feel Like It's Christmas
This small-town educator is fiercely dedicated to her students.
Moms and Dads and School
Author of Raising the Curve: A Year Inside One of America's 45...
All are complex problems, entwined in money, ideology and bureaucracy and exceedingly difficult to repair. But there is one broken element in public education that is apolitical in nature and costs zero to fix.
School Budget Woes, or Dogs Fighting Over a Bone?
Bestselling Author, Trainer, Blogger, Mom to a multi-species h...
If we as people can stay involved, communicate and not let accusations and slander overtake civil discourse, we can find solutions that are fair and practical...something solidly in between filet mignon and an empty bowl.
Prop. 30 In California Doesn't Solve All School Finance Issues, Santa Cruz Board Told
By The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The Santa Cruz Sentinel
Californians being willing to pay higher taxes during a precarious economy proved the importance of public education, Meza
Will NY Reform Commission Champion School Funding Equity?
Executive Director, the Education Law Center (ELC)
The School Reform Commission has an historic opportunity to stand up for the constitutional rights of New York's public school children.
Michelle Apperson, Teacher Of The Year, Gets Lay-Off Notice From Sacramento School District Amid Budget Cuts
2012 year marks the fourth consecutive year in which California has doled out pink slips to teachers, to the point that a
School Budget Cuts: How Students Say Slashes Are Affecting Them
The cuts are seen in Keller, Texas, where the district opted for a pay-for-ride transportation system versus cutting busing
Exclusive: LeapFrog Launches Program to Increase Literacy in America
Author, When You Were Mine, The Edge of Falling, Famous in Love
LeapFrog's new initiative, Tag. Give. Read. aims to help more U.S. children learn and love to read. LeapFrog is making it easy for anyone to "give the gift of reading."
UIowa: 14 Grad Programs Denied New Funds
The UI's graduate programs that were marked as needing more evaluation in a recent report won't receive fellowship funding
Beverly Hills Schools: Live Here or Get Out (VIDEO)
Actor, Tony-nominated producer, collector, civic activist, and...
Should the Beverly Hills school board let the opportunity permit students currently in the system stay, even though their parents are paying taxes to a different district?
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Schools Facing Big Budget Bust: Opportunity for Overhaul?
Tom Vander Ark
CEO of Getting Smart
While far from easy, states with courageous governors could use this crisis to make a radical change: cut the budget by 10% and send the money directly to schools.
A Brief Educational Update
Writer and Cultural Commentator
The bus schedules should have arrived in your mail by now and we have instituted a policy that awards school credits to any student who shows up at the bus stop with a full can of gasoline.
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