Here’s my question for these boomers rushing to criticize the only educational tools and helpers parents have now that the government has complete failed us: if online learning, homeschooling, and parental control of children is so bad, why is there such a desperate need to overstate it?
A mother tells her story of discovering her daughter made a mistake, lied about it, and another adult knew but didn’t say anything. Jenni Beth is a blogging smalltown mother of four. Her blog is Life With The Rhynes. To read the entire story, click the link beneath the blurb. Somewhere in our culture there…
In this post from INDY K12, Andrew Pillow provides steps teachers can take to stay on top of their game as the nation takes measures to contain COVID-19. Pillow teaches in Indianapolis, IN. Click the link beneath the blurb to read the entire post. In the fallout of the ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus (COVID-19),…
We’re taking the predictions of scientists seriously, which means we’re pulling out all stops to minimize risk of exposure to this damned scary public health crisis. Constantly hearing it will “get worst before it gets better” is one hell of a motivator.
Even though research says otherwise, teachers unions fund constant communications efforts that frame the fight for school choice as a policy battle between grassroots defenders of public education (who only want to preserve the public’s schools) and the cigar-smoking corporate fatcats who fund campaigns to “destroy” America’s most vital child-serving institutions.
Big dollar donors are having an influence on our major institutions. But why do “journalists” only follow the money when it leads to conservatives?
If the goal is democratic debate about how public institutions like public schools should work for families and communities, then leading progressive voice need a fact-based come-to-your-deity about the fact that some of their assumed constituencies, black folks and people of color, disagree with the union-aligned top-down agenda prevalent in liberal politics.
An editorial in yesterday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch about that city’s magnet schools takes issue with the pervasive claim that “integration is the only thing that has ever worked at scale.’ It didn’t work. Feel free to keep saying it though. This is where you point me to this or that book or report by this…
Over 2.2 Million Students in Class of 2019 Took SAT, Largest Group Ever
A new study conducted by the Portland Public Schools surveyed 5,770 middle and high school students, and 3,672 elementary schoolers; and the results are heartbreaking.