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Are America's Top Schools 'Elite' Or Merely 'Selective?'
P.L. Thomas , professor of education (Furman University, Green...
It behooves us to reconsider who we educate, how we do so, and for what reasons
The Global Search for Education: Coming Together
C. M. Rubin
Blogger and author, 'The Real Alice in Wonderland'
Focus on the Delta: The Role of a University in a Widget Driven World
Carine M. Feyten
chancellor of the largest public university primarily for wome...
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Yes! Women Have Achieved Equality In At Least One Place
But there's still lots more to do.
The Test-Centered School
Teacher and writer; blogger, curmudgucation.blogspot.com
We have districts that are looking at structural changes based not on what's best for the students or even what works best with the available physical plants. They are looking at structural changes primarily based on what will have the best effect on their test-based accountability measures.
November Jobs Report: Are Labor Market Gaps Closing?
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain
Chief Economist at Glassdoor. Expert in applied microeconomics...
With the Fed likely to raise interest rates at the upcoming December meeting, economists are watching the November jobs report closely. What's next for the labor market? Here's what we're watching for in Friday's report:
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7 Facts School Leaders Want You To Know About Kids In New Orleans
"We gotta have some heart-to-heart conversations based on these statistics and say, 'What can we do ... to really close the achievement gap?'"
An Open Letter to the Secretary of Education
Teacher, Marin Country Day School and Education Editor, Yale C...
Frankly, I was nothing short of stunned by your lack of understanding of the policies and approaches to dyslexia in our public schools.
Why Not Commit to Win-Win School Improvement?
Award-winning historian and inner-city teacher
Expanded A.P. helps students, who might otherwise be denied an opportunity to improve their writing and critical thinking skills, to learn challenging skills for mastery. Isn't that also supposed to be the purpose of Common Core -- providing college readiness learning opportunities?
Race to the Top: A Metaphor Reconsidered
Chairperson of the Department of Educational Leadership and Ad...
Note to presidential candidates: Come up with a more appropriate metaphor for the next federal educational initiative. The current one is ridiculous at best. Just what were the planners and handlers thinking when they came up with the name for the largest national education initiative in history?
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Wives With More Education Than Their Husbands Aren't Doomed To Divorce After All
This should put some anxieties to rest, as more women continue to burst through the glass ceiling. Family dynamics are changing
3 Reasons to Be Proud for Supporters of Education Equality
President and CEO, Independent Sector
On March 27, policymakers, teachers, philanthropists and Integrated Student Supports providers rolled up their sleeves, pulled up their chairs, and sat down at the table -- both literally and figuratively. And with that, ISS officially became a part of the national conversation.
When Stakes are High and Outcomes Questionable, Parents Should Resist
Chairperson of the Department of Educational Leadership and Ad...
The stress that is put on the whole system is troubling. The stress put on individual students is unconscionable.
From Ideas to Action: Cities as Drivers of Economic Opportunity
CEO, Living Cities
By accelerating the ability of cities to adapt and grow, we will accelerate our nation's economic growth and competitiveness.
Not a Big Fan of My Brother's Keeper
Writer, director, advocate, strategist, cultural critic. Found...
Poor people are under a great deal of stress. Their spirits are under a lot of stress. To tell them that they have no excuse is not just irresponsible. It's dangerous.
Lost in Wonderland
Writer-in-residence at The Education Trust
Right now, far too many kids are still receiving a haphazard education that doesn't allow kids to enter the larger civic and cultural conversation. That is bad for all kids, but it puts a barrier in front of any kid whose family is unable to fill in the gaps.
50 Years and Counting: Continuing Our War Against Poverty
Student, Brown University
Our current perception of poverty is just as problematic as our lackluster means for addressing it.
M. Night Shyamalan Talks Education Reform In 'I Got Schooled' (VIDEO)
Similarly, he professed that the achievement gap is not all about funding. "Money is not the issue," Shyamalan said. "The
$46,432 vs. $372 -- Community Colleges and Philanthropic Support
Félix Matos Rodríguez
President, Eugenio Mar�a de Hostos Community College of The Ci...
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Education for Children and Youth in Conflict
Senior technical adviser and international development special...
Hundreds of thousands of children have already sacrificed their education to conflict. Maybe post conflict reconstruction is precisely the time for innovation and change in basic education. If not now, then when?
School Reform Through the Pre-K to Third Grade Continuum
Director, Midwest Expansion of the Child-Parent Centers in the...
For educational reforms to produce the gains that are needed in the information economy, two basic performance gaps must be addressed.
Closing the Achievement Gap
Eastern Connecticut State/President
What can we do about it? States need to enact multiple initiatives simultaneously -- policies that will help to create a comprehensive and cohesive policy framework.
Housing Choice Vouchers Don't Lead to Better Education
Executive director, Policy & Race Research Action Council
America needs more programs that improve educational opportunities for low-income families, not ones that build more hurdles for their children to have successful life outcomes.
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