Obviously, Romney and Obama have no shortage of differences, some of them stark. But the shared desire to expand quality charter schools places both Romney and Obama on the right side of the same issue.
One of the biggest con games going on right now is the sustained attack on the U.S. public school system. It's being perpetrated by predatory entrepr...
As Latinos are the fastest growing minority in the U.S., it's critical that we invest in the institutions that are building up this skilled workforce in America.
Education reformers these days cast their nets far and wide to try to find a solution to the current malaise in our schools. They look to Finland, or to digital learning models. Why is Montessori ignored?
The Obama administration's decision to allow states to request waivers from No Child Left Behind was a step in the right direction, but only a baby step. Four in five schools will be deemed "failing" if nothing stops the "train wreck" that NCLB will inflict.
If teachers avoid addressing misconceptions, or omit important topics in the classroom out of fear, this becomes education to the lowest common denominator, putting lawsuit anxiety -- rather than education quality -- in control.
Private schools throughout Los Angeles suspended their normal schedule for what has become one of the most significant and controversial dates on the calendar: LAUSD-For-An-Hour Day.
Our educational system is failing to provide all our children equal access to quality education. Our children did not ask to be born rich or poor. They did not ask to be pawns in political games.
A major gap exists between the passage of key reproductive health policies and their implementation, especially for the most underserved youth of color.
Some say that the economic crisis has had an impact on all aspects of California's economy, so schools should take a hit too. But public education is to our society what R&D are to any company.
If Jefferson linked together education, freedom of thought, universities and national independence what can we say about our own political leaders?
The assertion that we don't know what makes good teachers before trying them out for a few years while measuring their students' test gains is simply not true.