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.
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.
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…
A fight at the ‘happiest place on Earth’ says a lot about our cultural failure. This is the best justification for ‘no excuses’ I’ve seen.
While we focus on improving education in the nation’s K-12 schools, we also need to focus on reforming education in the prisons where many who failed in public schools end up.
Social media outrage about blackface stories doesn’t carry the same weight as focusing on endemic problems that blight the lives of children and steal their growing years. If anything, obsessions with the trivial is little more than intellectual drift, and that is the worst sin for conscious people.
Childhood ain’t what it used to be. Our fluorescent colored, artificial fruit scented, bubble-wrapped perversion today of the growing years of children may seem like evolution but in truth, it’s a regression. No, I’m not casting nostalgia as fact and pandering to your generation X (or boomer) illusion of your rugged past captured in Polaroids…
Can recently unearthed predictions about 2019 from Isaac Asimov in 1983 match reality?
New Orleans’ public schools are in the process of becoming something new. The “unification” of its post-Katrina system of charter schools with its pre-Katrina governance structure administered by the Orleans Parish School Board promises to produce something never seen before: a reformed school district with democratic oversight, but with full site-based autonomy. The chief question…