Path To Equity In Tucson? Over at the New York Times, former New York City schools reporter Fernanda Santos takes a look
Less Texas Testing? As Texas prepares its budget, lawmakers in the Lone Star State are trying to make a statement on standardized testing. Currently, KUT News notes, testing is "zeroed out" in the House budget. That means it's still in there, just followed by a bunch of zeroes. "We want to start the conversation on testing," House Budget writer and Republican state representative Jim Pitts told KUT. "And we're gonna have a lot of hearings between now and the end of the session on education and some things that we're going to do in education.  And we sure want testing to be one of the number one things. And that's why we did it." We are grateful to KUT for asking, since we were wondering ourselves: yes, says Texas Education Agency spokesperson Dabbie Ratcliffe, this is probably the first time in Texas history such a tactic has been used to discuss testing.
Just last week, Nevada became the 33rd state granted a waiver, winning federal acceptance of a plan that creates a new statewide
I will always be a supporter of continuing sexual education. I frequently travel to kink classes and conferences; it's educational and a pretty good time when you start forming friendships that reignite during conferences.
Take a look at the public four-year colleges with the highest tuition sticker price, but remember that the price does not
Hastily meting out consequences to satisfy a public relations problem hurts everyone and compromises the integrity of the entire school system.
Romney's campaign also released a white paper that called for a rollback of NCLB's federal accountability, replacing sanctions
Authorities in Vermont have positively identified remains found Monday as those of Melissa Jenkins, a school teacher reported
UPDATE: 9:10 p.m. -- Authorities in Vermont believe they have found the body of Melissa Jenkins, a missing school teacher
The state of our economy -- with high unemployment, a looming fiscal crisis, a growing skills gap, and sticky ladder of social mobility -- rightfully preoccupies our national dialogue. One solution is clear -- we need to educate our way out of the economic crisis.