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Duncan's Scapegoat Ate His Homework

Michael Beyer | Posted 03.23.2015 | Education
Michael Beyer

If the theory of action behind NCLB is that better education will lead to less disparity, the data suggest this theory is dead wrong.

Dana Goldstein Explains How Teachers Became America's Most Embattled Profession

John Thompson | Posted 11.24.2014 | Education
John Thompson

Goldstein's history of top-down efforts to control teachers is a reminder of the truism that history repeats itself, ultimately as a farce. To liberate our profession, however, teachers must fight the larger battle, so that history doesn't repeat itself as a tragedy.

Vindication for Lazy Parents (Like Me)

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Kids need to learn how to fail, take responsibility for themselves, and love learning.

How Does the Closing of Crenshaw High School Capture the Essence of 'Reform?'

John Thompson | Posted 07.16.2013 | Los Angeles
John Thompson

Not knowing what they don't know, Deasy et. al demand a complete focus on remediation of students weaknesses in order to improve test scores. They have concentrated completely on the narrow portions of children's brains that bubble-in tests measure.

Weekly Pulse: The Rocky Road to Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Obama must have been disappointed when the non-partisan CBO announced last week that the Dem's healthcare bills won't cut spending, as he won't sign a bill that doesn't contain cost cuts.

Can Women Change The Course Of History In Iran?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Writing my doctoral dissertation on "The Future of Feminism: Where Do We Go From Here?" in 1995, I never imagined the answer to that question would be found in the streets of Tehran.

McCain Undone By Affect And Temperament
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The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Special Debate Edition In the much-anticipated final presidential debate of the 2008 campaign season, the man who landed the greatest number of punch...