It’s Not Pearson’s Fault Jan 31st

It’s Not Pearson’s Fault – assortedstuff.com Despite carrying the title Everyone Hates Pearson, the profile of that company and it’s new CEO in Fortune almost makes you feel sorry for them. The problem is, legions of parents, teachers, and others see the new Pearson in a very different light. Many of them, particularly in North America, […]
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Iowa public school enrollment rises for fourth straight year Jan 30th

Iowa public school enrollment rises for fourth straight year – edweek.org   Continue Reading Iowa public school enrollment rises for fourth straight year – edweek.org
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EduSanity: Will the Left Wake Up to Charter Realities? Jan 30th

EduSanity: Will the Left Wake Up to Charter Realities? – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Chris Goering Source:  EduSanity The left in Washington is indistinguishable from the right on charter schools, a rare point of agreement in times marked by contentious discord. In 2009, Race to the Top specifically targeted expansion of charter schools and in May, President Obama […]
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Mike Klonsky’s SmallTalk Blog: More Push-Back on PARCC Common Core Testing Jan 29th

Mike Klonsky’s SmallTalk Blog: More Push-Back on PARCC Common Core Testing – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Mike Klonsky Source:  Mike Klonsky’s SmallTalk Blog Supt. Trish Kocanda   This time it comes from the leader of one of the nation's wealthiest and most progressive districts. Supt. Trish Kocanda of Winnetka Public Schools has written a "warning letter" to parents, […]
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Arizona Stories from School: ESA Program: Who Does it Empower? Jan 28th

Arizona Stories from School: ESA Program: Who Does it Empower? – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Jess Ledbetter Source:  Arizona Stories from School Well, anyone who reads my blogs probably knows my opinion about school-choice (I think it’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing that is defunding public schools and segregating Arizona kids by race, ethnicity, and SES). There are […]
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Kansas budget woes have some in GOP rethinking school funds Jan 28th

Kansas budget woes have some in GOP rethinking school funds – edweek.org   Continue Reading Kansas budget woes have some in GOP rethinking school funds – edweek.org
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Statewide effort focuses on reducing arrests in Connecticut schools Jan 26th

Statewide effort focuses on reducing arrests in Connecticut schools – districtadministration.com Connecticut government officials and educators are crediting a variety of efforts for a significant decrease in arrests at schools across the state over the past several years, including increasing the number of juvenile review boards to handle troubled students in the community. Read more […]
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NASA Is On SoundCloud – Listen to Audio from Missions and More Jan 26th

NASA Is On SoundCloud – Listen to Audio from Missions and More – freetech4teachers.com Whether you have an interest in NASA from a scientific standpoint or a cultural standpoint, NASA’s SoundCloud channel has something for you. On NASA’s SoundCloud channel you will find audio from Apollo, Mercury, and Discovery missions. You’ll also find audio of […]
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Behind the Headline: What the New Senate Education Chair Thinks About No Child Left Behind Jan 26th

Behind the Headline: What the New Senate Education Chair Thinks About No Child Left Behind – http://educationnext.org/ On Top of the News What the New Senate Education Chair Thinks About No Child Left Behind 1/25/15| Time Behind the Headline Fixing No Child Left Behind: Oral Testimony of Martin West 1/21/15 | Education Next blog In […]
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Lawmaker: Schools should post vaccination rates online Jan 24th

Lawmaker: Schools should post vaccination rates online – districtadministration.com A state lawmaker wants to require Arizona schools to post health-related information on their websites, including immunization rates among students — information he says is especially important given the measles outbreak originating at Disneyland. Read more » AZCentral.com   Continue Reading Lawmaker: Schools should post vaccination […]
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