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Removing the Interference

Lee Kronert | Posted 12.17.2014 | Education
Lee Kronert

A healthy public school system is like a healthy human body. Think about it: The brain is the head honcho. It makes all the decisions about which organ, tissue or cell is going to do what, when and how. Our education department does the same.

10 Reasons Why a Teacher's Right to Tenure Should Be Protected (Pt. 1)

Lee Kronert | Posted 10.21.2014 | Education
Lee Kronert

We are attacked by the news media as incompetent, over-paid whiners who refuse to work more than 10 months a year. Parents have license to yell at us, create rumors about us, and berate us in front of family, friends, and work associates. We need to be protected. We deserve tenure.

Decades of Increased State Spending on Public Education Yield Scant Results

Bob Williams | Posted 11.17.2012 | Education
Bob Williams

Despite pumping billions of dollars into public schools for more than 40 years, the most recent data show a public education system that cannot turn money alone into positive results.

Joy Resmovits

8 States Get Waiver From 'No Child Left Behind'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

Less than a week after presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney lambasted the Obama administration for not fighting inertia and special...

The Best And Worst States For Math And Science Education

Posted 10.01.2012 | Education

In recently released rankings of how states' primary education systems are preparing students for careers in engineering, Massachusetts, Minnesota and...

State's Teachers Want To Keep Their Skeletons In The Closet

Posted 09.07.2011 | Education

Colorado's largest teacher's union is asking a judge to toss new regulations that require teacher arrests to be publicly disclosed. From the Colora...