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Education Next's Paul Peterson: Common Core Got the Bum Rap -- Just Like Poor NCLB Did

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 10.27.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

The folks at EdNext really love charters and vouchers that drain authentic public schools of their funding all the while escaping the "accountability" so-called "reform" demands of those flunky, traditional public schools.

Rebecca Klein

Teachers Don't Like The Common Core As Much As They Used To | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

Teachers are losing faith in the Common Core State Standards, the national education guidelines adopted by a majority of states. According to a pol...

Joy Resmovits

America's Teachers May Be Getting Smarter | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

American teachers may be getting smarter. Still, scrutiny of their work and cries to overhaul the education system intensify. The education ref...

Gates Money and Common Core -- Part IV

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

This post is a continuation of a series I am writing on Bill Gates' funding specifically for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. And now, for my fourth installment: Universities that have accepted Gates money earmarked for CCSS implementation.

Art Is Good for You. Spread the Word.

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 11.17.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Located in an area of the country where students had not previously had access to an art museum, Crystal Bridges provided an unprecedented opportunity for a controlled study on the effects of a one-time visit to an art museum on K-12 students.

Joy Resmovits

Can Sleeping Improve School Performance? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.03.2012 | Education

In high school, Melissa Edwards woke up at 6:30 a.m. to catch a bus. It was dark, she was tired and the school's 7:15 a.m. morning bell forced the St....

Joy Resmovits

Do Tests Help Student Learning? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education

When the National Research Council published the results of a decade-long study on the effects of standardized testing on student learning this summer...