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Old Lines releasing a new LP on No Sleep (stream a track)

by Andrew Sacher photo by Josh Sisk Baltimore's Old Lines is the current band of Mitch Roemer (ex-Pulling Teeth, Ruiner), and they'll be releasing a new album, No Child Left Behind, on October 14 via No Sleep (pre-order), their firs...

A win for Mike Pence and Indiana kids

Something interesting happened in Indiana on Thursday. In a big win for Gov. Mike Pence, the feds approved No Child Left Behind funds for the state, even though it had pulled out of Common Core. The Indianapolis Star reported: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan granted Indiana a one-year extension for its waiver from strict […]

‘We have a message for you, Secretary Arne Duncan’

Earlier this year, Washington became the first state to lose its waiver from the most onerous parts of No Child Left Behind, flexibility that the U.S. Education Department had granted to a number of states that promised to implement specific school reforms acceptable to Education Secretary Arne Duncan. The reason given by the department was […]

Obama Administration Punishes Oklahoma for Repealing Common Core Standards

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has punished the state of Oklahoma for repealing the Common Core standards and reverting to its previous academic standards by rescinding the state’s waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB), making it the second state ever to lose its waiver from the law. Show More Summary

Girls left to be raped to protect multicultural ‘harmony’

An incredible report by an independent inquiry that details depravity and social disintegration in Britain’s Rotherham: No one knows the true scale of child

Leaving Kids Alone in the Car:? When Experts Say It's Okay

Post by Jeanne Sager. You've seen the headlines. Baby dies after being left in hot car. Mom arrested for leaving child alone in the car. No doubt, you've read the warnings too. Don't leave your child in the car! They can be stolen. They can overheat. Show More Summary

How Google Hunts Down Child Porn In Your Inbox

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

After yesterday's news that Google caught a sex offender who'd left no virtual trace of his misdeeds outside of his Gmail account, people were understandably a little conflicted about what that meant in terms of privacy. Now, the company has come out to (every so slightly) clarify their methods: It's not you they're tracking, but the illicit content itself. Read more...

Civil Rights or Civil Wrongs: A Closer Look at the Common Core

From the very beginnings of No Child Left Behind, the strongest argument for attaching stakes to standardized tests has been one of Civil Rights. This argument is shorthand for equity in education, an end to the systemic neglect of children of color. Show More Summary

Civil Rights or Civil Wrongs: A Closer Look at the Common Core

From the very beginnings of No Child Left Behind, the strongest argument for attaching stakes to standardized tests has been one of Civil Rights. This argument is shorthand for equity in education, an end to the systemic neglect of children of color. Show More Summary

Gmail Scans Caught a Sex Offender Who Left No Trace Elsewhere Online

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We all know that our Gmail inboxes, and that Google uses automated image scanning to track down child exploitation—but this morning, it's now been made clear the two overlap: searches of a Gmail inbox have led the arrest of a registered sex offender who has illegal photos of children in his email account. Read more...

AM News: Friday Roundup Lacks Any Clear Theme Or Headline

This Will Make Some Special Education Advocates Really Happy HuffP{ost: The Education Department said Thursday that New York, as well as Minnesota, South Carolina, Delaware and Georgia, could hold onto waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act for another year. Show More Summary

7 Major Differences between No Child Left Behind and Common Core/Race to the Top

1. Focus of Accountability: Schools or Teachers Under No Child Left Behind (NCLB), schools and school districts were held accountable based on student scores. Under Common Core/Race to the Top (CC/RttT), teachers are to be held accountable based on varying percentages of student scores from state to state. Show More Summary

Study rebuts negative reputation of 'No Child Left Behind'

The public perception that No Child Left Behind has increased burnout and lowered job satisfaction among teachers is unfounded, according to a recent study. The study found that, overall, the accountability pressures of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) did not have much of an impact on teachers' job satisfaction or commitment to the profession.

Study rebuts negative reputation of 'No Child Left Behind'

The public perception that No Child Left Behind has increased burnout and lowered job satisfaction among teachers is unfounded, according to a recent study co-authored by UT Dallas researcher Dr. James R. Harrington. The study, which...Show More Summary

Let’s Take A Drive – Nancy Grace Reenacts Justin Ross Harris’ Car Ride The Day He Allegedly Left Tot In The Car – Watch The Video!

Everyone seems to be baffled by how Justin Ross Harris didn’t notice his child, Cooper, in the backseat of his car, but no one is more so than Nancy Grace… READ ON

No Child Left Behind: The Dumbest Math Tweets Of All Time

The Dumbest Math Tweets Of All Time Twitter can make you look great or make you look incredibly dumb. These people tried to use their brains for math and failed miserably because they ended up looking crazy as hell. Here

Woman who left baby in NYC subway detained: cops

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

20-year-old, thought to be infant's mother, being questioned but no charges yet, police say; baby is in custody of child services agency

The REAL international story of American education

Linda Darling-Hammond said: Federal policy under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the Department of Education’s ‘flexibility’ waivers has sought to address [the problem of international competitiveness] by beefing up testing policiesShow More Summary

Big Light Up Red Rocket adds pizzazz to your room

There is a little child in every one of us, no matter how “grown up” we look like, or how little hair left (for us men) that we have on our heads. If you want to dote on your kids or your grandchildren, why not get close to them with the $29.99 Big Light Up Red Rocket? This is going to be an extremely different take from the standard issue...

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