Why schools are rushing to hire more bilingual teachers

Fusion – Casey Tolan “As more and more students who don’t speak English register for public school this summer, school districts across the country are racing to hire bilingual teachers, and sometimes looking abroad for candidates. Global events—such as a...

‘We the People’ is at risk: Why America needs civics education

Fox News – Jonathan Johnson “Most are familiar with the “Jaywalking” quizzes Jay Leno regularly did on the streets of Universal Studios. They often included American civics questions. The answers were often laughably pathetic. Unfortunately, they are...

Africa: We Need to Remember Why We Teach and Learn Languages

All Africa – Ernst Frederick Kotzé, Nelson Mandela “There is an ongoing debate across Africa about the ideal language of instruction in education. This tends to centre on whether children should be taught in their home languages or in languages that are...

Program meant to boost quality of education in math, science

The Crookston Times – Dave Kolpack “North Dakota’s million-dollar investment in a national education initiative will help the state move up the ladder in the number of U.S. students who take advanced placement classes, the state’s...