Those coming of age today will face some of the greatest obstacles ever encountered by young people.
Is it possible that we Americans only pretend not to notice the conditions that produce an epidemic of school shootings, or is the public just too dumbed-down to connect the dots?
"When the rivers and air are polluted, when families and nations are at war, when homeless wanderers fill the highways, these are the traditional signs of a dark age."-- Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Increasingly, school districts across the country are banking on the short week to save money and alleviate the worsening teacher shortage. Three-day weekends are a nice recruiting tool.
For advocates of major reform of the U.S. education system, they now have a mutual ally in former Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
Mathematics questions pertaining to bitcoin have been included in recent high school matriculation examinations in the Netherlands. Approximately 200,000 Dutch students are estimated to have taken the OVW exam, a mandatory test for students seeking t
Are vouchers the answer for introducing market forces into public education, or is a free market in education the libertarian answer? FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.
65% of Public School 8th Graders Not Proficient in Reading; 67% Not Proficient in Math
Here in Tucson, hordes of striking teachers are standing on street corners in red shirts today, apparently oblivious to the irony of demanding on May Day that the "wealthy" be taxed to pay for the 20% increase promised by the governor. They either d
Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka The Nation's Report Card, was released. It's not a pretty story. Only 37 percent of 12th-graders tested proficient or better in reading, and only 25 percent did so in m
It's another school walkout today, so you know what that means: Facebook is full of rational discussion about guns.
From Daily Mail: A Pennsylvania school district has given its teachers small wooden baseball bats as a reminder to fight a school shooter with any weapon available should other options fail.
A new report claims college students are 'food insecure' and starving. But better research shows they're overweight and lazy.