Michelle McNeil reports in Education Week that states increased the amount of buy-in from teachers unions in round 2 of the Race to the Top competition. After analyzing the Race to the Top applications of the 29 states that entered both Round 1 and Round 2, Ed Week found that union-buy in increased on average by 22 percentage points.
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The island region of Mindanao in the Philippines has been home to a minority Muslim population for more than five centuries. Much of Mindanao’s history has been marked by war, poverty, inter-clan fighting, and ethnic marginalization. Armed conflict has pulled boys out of school and disrupted the local economy. Today, about half the children in the region Read more
I have sent two children through kindergarten, and on many days, their arrival at school, intact, was a minor miracle. If you want to see real bedlam, try being in a wakeup fog, while trying to convince a kinetic five year old that what he wants most in life is to put on clean clothes (not inside out), eat real food for breakfast, and remember to grab his lunchbox without Read more
Waxing eloquently on the basic importance of Mathematics in human life, Roger Bacon (1214-1294), an English Franciscan friar, philosopher, scientist and scholar of the 13th century, once stated: “Neglect of mathematics works injury to all knowledge, since he who is ignorant of it cannot know the other sciences or the things of the world.” And the ingenuity of his statement is there before us to see, Read more
To say that improving high-school student achievement is like turning a supertanker around would be an insult to the speed and maneuverability of supertankers. Whether one looks at standardized test scores, at graduation rates, or at college admission test results, American high-school performance has hardly budged over the past three decades.
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STANFORD – The reading effects of the D. C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) show the largest achievement impact of any education policy program yet evaluated in a randomized control trial by the U. S. Department of Education and reveal an important trend toward increased reading gains for students Read more
Peerless Educator: The Life and Work of Isaac Leon Kandel
By J. Wesley Null
Peter Lang, 2007, $32.95; 334 pages.
As reviewed by E. D. Hirsch Jr.
Isaac Kandel was an eminent professor of education at Teachers College, Columbia University, during its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s. In the 1940s, when an American commission, made Read more
If you’re like most parents, you probably long for the days of simple TV shows for kids that were age-appropriate, educational…and that you could actually watch without cringing. Gone are the days of Lassie and Leave It To Beaver; instead, you’re forced to deal with incessant whining, bossiness and misbehavior on some of the most popular kids’ shows on air today Read more