After spending several billion dollars attempting to reform public education over nearly 20 years, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is saying that, oops, the job is harder than its leaders had thought.
The Gates Foundation should have never been allowed to tamper with American education in the first place. It's failures admitted here are the reasons why it is 'doubling down' on Common Core investments to make sure it sticks permanently. Gate
Short, intense directed apprenticeships that teach students how to learn on their own to mastery are the future of higher education.
The vast majority of philosophy departments in the United States offer courses only on philosophy derived from Europe and the English-speaking world. For example, of the 118 doctoral programs in philosophy in the United States and Canada, only 10 per
In the latest edition of "Watters' World," Fox News correspondent Jesse Watters quizzed the folks about why many Americans are off on Monday, which is Memorial Day.
APPLETON - A wave of threats directed at schools across the nation Monday forced authorities to lock down buildings or evacuate students.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation says it is "doubling down" on its efforts to help teachers adapt to the Common Core education standards.
The Portland Public Schools board unanimously approved a resolution this week that bans textbooks and other teaching materials that deny climate change exists or cast doubt on whether humans are to blame.
There will be no more discussion as to whether or not humans are contributing to climate change in the Portland, Oregan public school system, as the school board plans to ban all material that denies the existence of man-made climate change.
To paraphrase Bastiat, "Every time we say that we're against the state taking care of X, the socialists act as if we object to it being provided at all." We've heard this straw man argument thrown in our faces countless times.
The Education Revolution is now. More than ever, parents are pulling their children out of traditional government schooling and enrolling them in private schools or starting homeschooling programs.
Enemies Foreign and Domesticated: The Feminization of American Males By Bill Buppert
From Classrooms to Killing Fields
President Barack Obama will step up his campaign to change the laws and social expectations about the sexual development of children in schools, according to Politico.
The authors state, "After 30 years of making incremental changes (in grading), the amount of rise has become so large that what's happening becomes clear: mediocre students are getting higher and higher grades." In their database of over 400
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
Despite unleashing his bazooka, Mario Draghi - like his colleagues at The BoJ - appears to have hit the limit of his impotence as the European Commission cut its outlook for growth and inflation across the Union for 2016 and 2017. Citing the economic
Detroit Public Schools' Transition Manager Steven Rhodes addresses the issue of DPS running out of money to pay its teachers.
Ten Elementary School Students Handcuffed and Arrested in Tennessee, for Witnessing a Fight
Colorado State University-Pueblo suspended a male athlete for years after he was found responsible for sexually assaulting a female trainer.
Maybe the best argument for school choice is that we have no idea what kind of innovations could improve education until we allow radical competition. After all, if government ran the entertainment industry, we might still be watching black and white
Tom DiLorenzo's recent blog about the outbreak of brain-lock on the Indiana University campus is but the latest example of a syndrome so widespread that other instances are hard to mention because they would take up more blog space than Lew could a
It is surprising to me how many people continue to allow their children to be brainwashed in the state-run schools.
Over 40 percent of those in student loan programs have stopped making payments. Many borrowers have never made any payments.
A student-body political coalition swept a recent election at the University of Tennessee of Chattanooga (UTC) and is now calling for the resignation of a senator because of her open support of Donald Trump.
The first take is an insider's view of Canadian universities, which, based on the author's description, mirror most American universities, at least in the humanities.
Ten years ago, a major Hollywood film entitled "Idiocracy" was released, and it was an excellent metaphor for what would happen to America over the course of the next decade.
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni publishes occasional reports on what college students know.
Only 21 states still plan to use shared tests designed for the common core, a continued erosion of the unity that emerged six years ago, when 45 states embraced the standards and pledged to measure student learning with common assessments.
Triage is a battlefield concept out of World War I. A medic brings a severely wounded man on a stretcher into the medical tent. A uniformed physician makes an initial prognosis. The man on the stretcher will probably: Live, no matter what