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Indiana Creationism Bill Could Split State GOP Lawmakers

Lafayette Journal And Courier | Mikel Livingston | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

If a bill that would enable the teaching of creation science alongside evolution makes it to a vote in the Indiana House, local Republican lawmakers a...

Diane Ravitch and Geoffrey Canada Duke It Out at Education Nation

Rocco Staino | Posted 11.28.2011 | Education
Rocco Staino

Diane Ravitch, educational historian and professor of education at New York University, and Geoffrey Canada, founder and CEO of the Harlem Children's ...

Reform This! Improve the Administration -- Better Teaching Will Follow

Larry Strauss | Posted 06.06.2011 | Education
Larry Strauss

We cannot assume that all administrators are going to have strong ties to the community or a deep personal commitment to children but we need to ensure that they will act in the long-term interest of schools and their students.

Peace First, Dangling Modifiers Second: How Urban Public Schools Have It All Wrong

Pamela Kripke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Pamela Kripke

In order to fix the schools, the Bloombergs and Blacks need to fix the kids. But this would require a tectonic shift in philosophy, from penal to uplifting, from frenetic to calm, from dictate to reality.

Coveting our Neighbor's Asset Management

Chris Bley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Chris Bley

District leaders need to study their budgets to find cuts that can be made away from the classroom. Students and their parents are depending on them.

Waiting for SuperCandidate! What do the 2010 Candidates Say About Education?! (VIDEO)

Levi Felix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Levi Felix

Some people say that they don't want education to become political. But with the election around the corner, it is hard to avoid the reality that local and state politicians have the power to lead our communities in many directions.

Does Money Matter Most? Finding a Silver Lining for Schools in Recessionary Times

W. Norton Grubb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
W. Norton Grubb

Since increased revenues are unlikely, the recession provides an opportunity to rethink the relationship of money to effective school resources, and to develop new approaches.