It is well known that Chicago's pension liabilities have completely decimated the city's finances and currently stand at close to $20 billion.
Ok, so I see this big hoopla (deeply flavored with just a hint of rare hoo-ha) about this woman who saw her kid standing on the toilet and the kid tells her she learned it at school.
It seems like every time I get online I see posts about college students advocating for the restriction of free speech on college campuses. From "safe spaces" to Emory students calling to evaluate teachers on their use of "microaggressions,"
A recently released report confirms what Common Core critics have suspected all along: Common Core State Standards do not adequately prepare students for college-level work.
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.