We know something has gone terribly wrong in our world when a $4 sandwich is worth more than a black life.
A new study says smart people are wasted by living in towns rather than cities that act as cognitive hubs.
Here’s the short story: A teacher in Louisville, Kentucky asks a student to put his cell phone away. He angrily refuses. They face off. The teacher shoves him to the ground. A rowdy cage match ensues. The local teachers union says this incident is a result of taking police officers out of the schools. And,…
David McGuire, a school leader in Indianapolis, asked the Twitterati this week what does it take to get parents to attend conferences with their children’s’ teachers? I encourage you to see his post: I tweeted, “Why don’t parents attend parent-teacher conferences?” It was a serious question that I have been wondering about for quite some…
The fact that these “pastors” mimic the secular policy debates about education governance and funding without bringing new light or a spirit of true inclusion to the strife reveals their effort to be another cynical ploy of clever campaign strategists rather than a truly faith-based movement.
Steven Wilson thought he was writing a strong defense of classical education for students who have been traditionally offered weak schooling. It didn’t go well.
Californian Dan Walters raises a good point about how the focus on holding charter schools accountable in his state have intensified recently even as the same fervor for accountability misses the entire K-12 education system. Walters writes in the Orange County Register “[e]ducational accountability is attracting a lot of political attention — or perhaps lip…
My friends at NOPE need to broaden their scope of fraud reveals.
In a time when too many families are redlined into carefully gerrymandered education deserts, those hope-killing places where middle-class “workers” drive in each day to collect paychecks from school systems only to leave miseducated, marginalized kids in their rear view mirrors as they leave at 4 pm, you choose to step away from school choice and reform.
No one should discount the possibility that a little black girl or boy might succeed in life without bathing in whiteness.