Years back, I gave a teachers’ workshop at the Paul Revere House in the North End. It took place upstairs in the neighboring Pierce-Hichborn house.As I recall, we had about two dozen people crowded into a small, irregularly shaped room with sloping ceilings. Show More Summary
Karen: What rights does a school district have when a parent revokes consent for special education and the child has a history of violent and unsafe behavior. An out of Continue Reading ?
Betsy DeVos apparently believes you “advance God’s kingdom” by taking resources away from public schools. The billionaire philanthropist whom Donald Trump has tapped to lead the Education Department once compared her work in education reform to a biblical battleground where she wants to “advance God’s Kingdom.” Trump’s pick, Betsy DeVos, a national leader of the [...]
Since Donald Trump has picked Betsy DeVos to be education secretary, many commentators have been pulling out their anti-school choice arguments from the closet, and for the most part it isn’t a pretty sight. To insist on a single government-run...Show More Summary
If you’re young and caught up in the justice system, most likely you’re stuck with subpar educational opportunities too. Students in prison, jail, detention centers or correctional facilities often receive fewer days of instruction than...Show More Summary
The troubling stories about Betsy DeVos keep coming. DeVos, Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee, has no educational experience beyond spending her massive wealth to undermine public schools by sending public education money to private schools in the form of vouchers and to charter schools. Show More Summary
Even father's with a busy schedule can participate in their child's education with these simple ideas. The post 7 Tips for Dads to Help Their Kids Learn More Effectively appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Editor’s Note: Next week kicks off #CSEdWeek, the 8th annual celebration of Computer Science Education. Today we’re looking back at an inspiring story from last year’s CSEdWeek — a Los Angeles school that kickstarted a movement to bring computer science education to students after participating in a CSFirst activity. Show More Summary
The rhetoric of “school choice” is all about building a pipeline to send public dollars to private coffers—and Mike Pence’s Indiana is an example of how that pipeline can send public dollars to churches. At Mother Jones, Stephanie Mencimer...Show More Summary
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Republicans have promoted U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx of North Carolina to lead the House education and workforce committee next year. Foxx, a six-term Republican congresswoman from Watauga County, is currently … Click to Continue »
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A new GAO report shows gross negligence estimating the cost of income-driven repayment.
Enough is enough! Here are 8 things us moms need to stop stressing over, from our friends at YourTango. I'm finished with this sht. There are lots of things that good moms do. They dry tears. They give advice. They provide educational television. Show More Summary
The National Education Association named Mary Kusler as senior director for its Center for Advocacy, which oversees its departments of Government Relations, Campaigns and Elections, and Collective Bargaining. Kusler has been NEA’s director of government relations since 2011. Show More Summary
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College educators included on the recently published “Professor Watchlist“ are criticizing the list as harmful to academic values. The list, which we reported about here, includes professors who “discriminate against conservative students...Show More Summary
“Meet the Congresswoman Poised to Tear Up Obama’s Education Legacy” blares a Politico headline above a piece on Virginia Foxx, the incoming leader of the House Committee? on Education and the Workforce. And it’s not wrong. A representative...Show More Summary
SANTA CLARA/HAVANA (Reuters) - Fidel Castro's death has highlighted a yawning generational gap between older Cubans who remember grim poverty before his 1959 revolution, and youngsters who appreciate free health care and education but fear the 21st century is leaving them behind.
ROBERT SHIBLEY IS FEATURED IN THIS. IF I HAD MY WAY ON OCR HE’D BE IN CHARGE OF IT: What Is the Future of the Office for Civil Rights? Experts with varying opinions weigh in on what the arm of the Department of Education could look like under Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos. Just compare […]