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Education Debate

Finally, a Debate About Education

Randy Turner | Posted 12.23.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

Who would have guessed that it would take a debate on foreign policy to reveal what Barack Obama and Mitt Romney think about education?

Montessori: The Missing Voice in the Education Reform Debate

Laura Flores Shaw | Posted 03.28.2012 | Education
Laura Flores Shaw

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?

Republican Race to the Bottom on Education

Bill Burton | Posted 12.03.2011 | Education
Bill Burton

The Tea Party has moved Republicans to the right on many issues. But on the issue that will determine our country's economic future, they aren't moving Republicans right or left. They are pushing America off a cliff.

Sam Stein

Michelle Rhee's Key Hire Finds Difficulty In Diffusing Union Distrust | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attempts to bridge the divide between self-styled education reform groups and teachers unions, backed by progressive organizations, hit ...

Joy Resmovits

Teachers Union Defends Michelle Rhee Attack Site | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.29.2011 | Education

In the eyes of Steven Brill, the American Federation of Teachers building a website attacking Michelle Rhee and masking its origins is worse than Rhee...

Joy Resmovits

Georgia's Charter Schools Trying To Stay Open In Wake Of Ruling | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.14.2011 | Education

Laurel Blase, 6, doesn’t know where she'll start first grade this August. "I want to go to the charter school next year," she said, referring to ...

School Funding Unfair Is in Many States

David Sciarra | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education
David Sciarra

For our nation to move forward, all public school students must have access to a high-quality education. Fair school funding is an essential precondition to achieving that goal.

S.T.A.M.P.E.R. not S.T.E.M. for Public Education Reform

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dr. Jim Taylor

In place of S.T.E.M., I would recommend that we broaden our focus onto S.T.A.M.P.E.R which stands for Science, Technology, Arts, Mathematics, Physical, Emotions and Reason.