After President Obama signaled his support for education in his State of the Union address, a classroom teaching fellow for the Department of Education explained what the President's message means to him.
While the administration has pledged to level the playing field for all children, crucial components of reform are in danger. We must urge the following changes as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is reauthorized.
Geoff Canada looks to be taking on the most unusual challenge of his career. The Harlem Children's Zone founder is in talks to bring his cradle-to-college education formula to the Roma (Gypsy) children of Hungary.
Just when it seemed impossible that our opinion of NY's legislature could get worse, it does. Now, it turns out these people can't even pick up free money in the form of $700 million in federal education funds.
Last week, the press reported something that most teachers found unbelievable: Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, said that teachers should be evaluated by their students' test scores.