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WATCH: Epic Lambeau Leap Fail

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Packers fullback John Kuhn isn't new to the "Lambeau Leap" (he did one after scoring a touchdown against the Steelers in Week 16). But he might be new...

Equity, Testing Madness, and the Ongoing School Wars

Bruce Lesley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Bruce Lesley

Under the banner of "school reform," testing advocates and their lobbyists changed the frame and purposely undermined the quest for better equity.

An Armchair Dad Questions Arne Duncan

Jason Stanford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Texas hasn't gone soft. As a parent of two sons in public school, I can vouch that we all still want our kids to get good grades so they can go to good colleges. But the tests, which were promised to bring improvements, are increasingly impediments to education.

Texas Leads the Counter-Attack Against Standardized Testing

John Thompson | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics
John Thompson

Texas educators and families are conveying a two-part message. Our education system is not broken, but we have not been able to scale up solutions for urban systems serving intense concentrations of poverty.

Mark Sanford: Don't Call It A Comeback

The Hill | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) is hoping to accomplish what only a few years ago seemed unthinkable: making a triumphant return to electe...

Packers Pummel Vikes In Lambeau

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. — This rematch was a mismatch. And the rest of the NFC might want to take note....

What's Next for School Reform?

John Thompson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Education
John Thompson

We can no longer afford to throw billions of dollars at innovations just because "reformers" think they sound like neat ideas.

The Texas Anti-Testing Revolution

Jason Stanford | Posted 12.04.2012 | Education
Jason Stanford

High-stakes testing has radicalized Texas soccer moms, including a state chapter of the opt-out movement in which parents of elementary school students defy state law and refuse to submit their children to the tests.

Philadelphia's "Dream Team" Eagles Aren't Completely Invulnerable

Hank Koebler | Posted 10.01.2011 | Sports
Hank Koebler

"I feel like we are the Miami Heat of the NFL," newly-signed Eagles defensive end Jason Babin wrote on Twitter Saturday. "Except we win the final game."