Socialistic Model for K-12 education is failing

News Herald – Juliann Talkington Is the U.S. education system following a socialistic model?   SOCIALISM: controlled by the government rather than by individual people and companies   RESULTS OF SOCIALISM: poor quality, high cost, and little innovation...

Nicholas Kristof: Beyond the education wars

UT San Diego – Nicholas Kristof “For the last dozen years, waves of idealistic Americans have campaigned to reform and improve K-12 education. Armies of college graduates joined Teach for America. Zillionaires invested in charter schools. Liberals and...

What “The Cage-Busting Teacher” Means For School Reformers

Education Next – Frederick Hess “If you’re an aficionado of the Education Gadfly or Education Next, there’s a fair chance you’ve read or heard me discussing my new book, The Cage-Busting Teacher. It’s written wholly for educators and fueled by interviews...

UK Conservative Policies Aim to Improve Basic Math, Grammar

Education News – Sherlynn Summers “Conservatives in the United Kingdom have supported a new set of policies which embody part of a new drive to reduce illiteracy and innumeracy. The new set of rules is backed by education secretary Nicky Morgan and aim in...

Top senators agree to start over on bipartisan federal education law

The Washington Post – Lyndsey Layton “As the Senate education panel attempts to rewrite the nation’s main federal education law, the panel’s top Democrat has convinced the Republican chairman to start over and craft what both sides say will be a bipartisan...