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The most important policy speech of the entire RNC was given by a 20-something who no one watched

The Republican National Convention was light on policy. Ivanka Trump said something about equal pay for women and another thing about child care — things her father then mostly left on the cutting room floor during his hour-long speech. Show More Summary

Mom, Boyfriend Arrested For Leaving 3 Kids In The California Desert Without Water Or Shoes As Punishment

last weekNews / Crime : Crime Feed

A 34-year-old mother and her boyfriend have been arrested on charges of child abuse after police report that her three young children were left alone with no water or shoes in the California desert as some sick form of punishment. The post Mom, Boyfriend Arrested For Leaving 3 Kids In The California Desert Without Water Or Shoes As Punishment appeared first on CrimeFeed.

Why The Opt Out Movement Is Crucial For The Future Of Public Education

Many parents and educators are outraged by the over-testing and misuse of testing that has been embedded in federal policy since the enactment of No Child Left Behind in 2002. No high-performing nation in the world tests every childShow More Summary

My 8 Week Body Transformation. Before & After Pics. How I Lost Weight Fast

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…

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Talking About Tolerance: What You Can Teach Your Child After The Orlando Shooting

"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

Schools and childhood roundup

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

Why This Homeschool Mom Sent Her Kids to School

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

Woman Defends Aborting Her Baby: “It Was a Choice Made From Love”

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 […]

Student test scores have stalled nationally. What can be done about it?

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

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...

The forgotten child prisoners of Sierra Leone

Child inmates are left to languish in prison with no visitors or legal assistance as many wait years for a trial.

AM News: Friday News Roundup

Reactions to 12th Grade NAEP Declines? Mostly Tempered - Curriculum Matters - Education Week Study: No Child Left Behind Improved Teacher Attendance in Struggling Schools | The 74 NationalShow More Summary

In a Game Based on the Failing US School System, Leave No Pineapple Behind

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Quotes: The Possibilities Of The Post-NCLB Era

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

Education Secretary John King: It's Time To Stop Ignoring The Arts And Sciences

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’ Losing Clout, As New York Student’s ‘Opt-Out’

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

The True Geordie reacts to Adam Johnson getting a six year jail sentence (Video)

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 -- No Dough Left for Denise Richards Either

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

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…

Windows 'phone' isn't dead Part III: No consumer left behind

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

Is a new day really dawning with No Child Left Behind’s successor law?

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 […]

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