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Mindfulness Meditation in Public Schools: Side-Stepping Supreme Court Religion Rulings

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Education
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

Why is mindfulness sweeping American public schools? There is a perceived crisis in U.S. public education.

The Global Search for Education: The World Test?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.15.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The more important questions that countries have to ask themselves are why they are comparing with one another and what they are doing with the find...

Study: Public School Employment Far Outpacing K-12 Enrollment

Posted 10.24.2012 | Education

Mitt Romney's recent remarks that knocked President Barack Obama for proposing more money to hire teachers was partially embedded in a longstanding be...

Crime At U.S. Public Schools On The Decline, Report Shows

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 04.23.2012 | Education

MIAMI — Violent crime at the nation's schools is declining, and students and schools are reporting less bullying and gang activity. But new gov...

Rex Sinquefield Apologizes For Comment Linking Schools With KKK

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.13.2012 | Education

After sparking controversy by quoting a former judge who stated the Klu Klux Klan designed the American public school system to hurt African-Americans...

Tea Party Candidate Admits Comparing Public Schools To Nazi Germany

Posted 10.01.2011 | Education

Wisconsin tea party organizer and children's book author Kim Simac has admitted to comparing American public schools to the Nazi regime. Simac, als...

Americans Have Near-Record Low Confidence In U.S. Public Schools, Gallup Study Shows

Posted 09.28.2011 | Education

Americans are becoming increasingly skeptical of the U.S. public school system, revealing near-record low confidence in schools. According results ...

Discovery Education Launches New iPad Platform

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Discovery Education launched a new optimized iPad Web application Thursday, reports CNET Reviews. The tech review website reports, Discovery Educat...