Bilingual conference part of ‘growing’ movement

The Desert Sun – Kristen Hwang “Educators from around the world gathered in Palm Springs this week to discuss strategies to help students become bilingual and biliterate. The 23rd annual conference of the Association of Two-Way and Dual Language Education...

Which works teaching math: drill it in or get creative?

The Star – Liam Casey “Don’t get math teachers started on best teaching practices. The discussions are emotional, heated and they don’t agree on much — except that Canadian kids are falling behind their peers in other countries, and there’s no clear...

Technical Education, STEM and Embracing On-the-Job Learning

The U.S. News and World Report – Alan Neuhauser “Giving students the opportunity to enter the workforce — and blurring boundaries between academic education and technical training — can not only help shepherd more workers to technical fields, but also make...

Ohio cuts funding for PARCC Common Core testing. What’s next?

The Christian Science Monitor – Meredith Hamilton “On Tuesday night Ohio governor John Kasich signed the state’s two-year budget bill, which included a section prohibiting spending on tests developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for...