The pictures on the left were taken 8 weeks ago. Back in April I committed to shaping up after winter, but I had NO IDEA just how much I had slacked off. (…whoa, Josie). I hereby nominate myself to be the poster child for how fitness has its ups and down. Show More Summary
IN THE MAIL: No Child Left Alone: Getting the Government Out of Parenting. Plus, today only at Amazon: 50% off Rockport Shoes. And, also today only: Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner,$99.00 (50% off). Plus: Save Big on Select Teva Footwear. And: KitchenAid Tri-Ply Stainless Steel 12-Piece Set, Stainless Steel Finish, 55% off. Also: Save […]
"How wonderful it is that no one has to wait, but can start right now to gradually change the world." -Anne Frank The violence of Saturday night's mass shooting in Orlando, FL. has left many parents and educators wondering how to purposefully discuss the event, which was the deadliest attack on American soil since 9/11, with their children. Show More Summary
In the mail: “No Child Left Alone: Getting the Government Out of Parenting,” forthcoming book by Abby Wisse Schachter [more: Pittsburgh Tribune Eric Heyl interview] Neighbor reports Winnipeg mom to child services for letting kids play...Show More Summary
We've all been told American children are at the bottom of the global spectrum of education. We know our children in the public schools suffer from ignorance, mediocrity, and failure. We've all been sold on the bill of no child leftShow More Summary
No one wants to see their child suffer or die. Parents face heartbreaking news about their child often are left feeling hopeless, desperate and searching for answers. Tragically, abortion advocates often prey on these vulnerable, grieving parents when their child is still in the womb. They try to convince them that aborting the child is […]
In the early 2000s, Mark Schneider watched American students get slightly better at math and reading, one year after the next. It was the height of the Bush administration, with No Child Left Behind in full swing. That was the law that required schools to regularly test their students in reading...
Child inmates are left to languish in prison with no visitors or legal assistance as many wait years for a trial.
Reactions to 12th Grade NAEP Declines? Mostly Tempered - Curriculum Matters - Education Week https://t.co/Ear2PvwBl8 Study: No Child Left Behind Improved Teacher Attendance in Struggling Schools | The 74 http://ow.ly/4neKrA NationalShow More Summary
No Pineapple Left Behind, from Subaltern Games, turns the controversial 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, which connected federal funding in American public schools to standardized test scores, into a bleak management game.
A dark cloud has just been lifted off the country. No Child Left Untested just blew away in smoke. We have not yet embraced those possibilities. - NEA head Lily Eskelsen Garcia via NPR via Greg Toppo
The No Child Left Behind Act, the controversial Bush-era education law, promoted an emphasis on reading and math, sometimes at the expense of other subjects. Now, the nation's new education secretary is calling on schools to expand their focus to other subjects and give students a more balanced set of course offerings. Secretary John King Jr. Show More Summary
Common Core Standards, the curriculum initiative that President Obama utilized to replace No Child Left Behind, has had an uphill battle from critics who see it as worse than its predecessor. Common Core Standards were introduced in 2009, but faced halts, setbacks, delays, and in some cases, whole states have opted out. Show More Summary
Disgraced former Sunderland winger Adam Johnson was finally given a six year prison sentence yesterday for grooming and engaging in sexual activity with a child. No detail has been left out of a sickening debacle. We know about the Whatsapp messages and the meetings in his car. The lies to police and the partial cover-up […]
Charlie Sheen is pleading (celeb) poverty with his other ex-wife, Denise Richards... insisting his child support payments to her have to be reduced, just like Brooke Mueller's. Charlie's filed docs that are almost identical to what he filed nearly…
Throughout this year and the majority of 2017, Microsoft's smartphone strategy will remain in a retrenched or gestating state. Gestation is a period of time where the child within the womb is being nurtured while existing within but separated from the world around it. Show More Summary
I’ve published a few posts on the new U.S. K-12 education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, which Congress passed last December to replace the badly flawed No Child Left Behind. Some have pointed out potential problems with the bill — “The successor to NCLB has, it turns out, problems of its own” while others […]
Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. It's hard enough to imagine how anyone could ever hit a child with his or her car and drive away, but it's even harder to imagine how anyone could see a kid lying hurt in the middle of the road and drive around without stopping to help. Show More Summary
Motherboard has obtained a copy of the warrant used by the FBI to deploy its NIT (Network Investigative Tool) to obtain information about visitors to child porn site "Playpen." This site was seized by the FBI and left running for two weeks while it gathered information. Show More Summary
Sent to The Hill, Feb. 26.In " Lawmakers push officials on No Child Left Behind rewrite," Feb. 25) Congressman John Kline praises the new education law, saying that “If we learned anything throughout the process to replace No Child Left...Show More Summary