A mild kerfuffle erupted in the last couple of weeks over who in the education community could claim ownership of some of the selfless heroism displayed by Sandy Hook staff. Notable reform opponent Diane Ravitch happened to mention that they belonged to their professional union.
Helping children understand in the early years of schooling that there is not just one "right" way to be a boy or a girl will open up opportunities for each child to explore their education more fully.
What skills are needed for graduating industrial designers and how will these skills change by the year 2020? What innovative thinking will set the next generation of design experts apart from simple sketch monkeys?
The Berkshire Hathaway offer to buy the Media General newspaper chain should offer the industry a shot of long-term optimism. Buffett expects a profitable future for newspapers during the next couple of decades.
We should make equal educational opportunity a federal civil right for all students. This should include the right to a challenging curriculum, well-trained and effective teachers, and the funding to provide these essentials.
Slavery and the Law documents the creation of a mural by Brooklyn teenagers, interweaving their journey with an examination of the legal status of enslaved Africans in Colonial America up until the American Civil Rights Movement.