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"CHARTING THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM"

Alexis Glick | Posted 08.02.2016 | Education
Alexis Glick

"CHARTING THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM" Continuity - and change - in a signature event. The great American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrot...

Helping Poor Kids Get Grit. Part 4: Kids in Crisis.

Frank Islam | Posted 06.02.2016 | Education
Frank Islam

[This is the fourth in a series of five blogs that we will post on grit and what it means for poor kids.] In the first blog, we introduced the concep...

5 Initiatives Keeping Public Schools Vital

Posted 05.24.2016 | Business

Like in most U.S. states, the landscape of education continues to evolve in California. As the ecosystem gets crowded with more and more options, from...

If We Want to Fix Education, Start at the Beginning

Amy Weisberg, M.Ed. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Amy Weisberg, M.Ed.

I have been teaching for 32 years and have seen the pendulum swing back and forth many times. I have observed what works and what does harm to young students. There are five steps to success.

The (Other) Palm Beach Story: Feds & States Tinkering with Education Get Unplanned Results

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Brian Ross

WARNING: Severe Reality Curve! This cautionary tale may be unsuitable for the Obama Administration's Department of Education and state legislatures en...