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Lawmakers in Arizona are poised to expand a controversial education program that lets parents divert state funds to virtually any school option they wish -- a move teacher groups and unions say would decimate the public education system.
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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
You can smoke marijuana in some states, unless you're a fed: The Justice Department is turning a blind eye to pot, but the federal government still prohibits its workforce from using the drug, even though 20 states and Washington, D.C. allow the use of medical marijuana and Colorado and Washington state allow it for recreational use, according to a ... (more)
9 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star
Gov. Mike Pence visited pre-school classes at Shepherd Community Center, 4107 E. Washington Street, in February to persuade the legislature to pass a pre-school voucher program for low-income children.
10 hrs ago | KGWN
A new study says that high schools switching to later start times have seen an improvement in student grades and overall student health.
12 hrs ago | The Washington Post
All of the reforms pushed onto public school districts in recent years fail to take into account that in many parts of the United States, going to school just isn't very important.
A friend who I had not spoken to in over a decade contacted me to say that she sends a couple of her children to the St. Peter School and thought that I would enjoy paying a visit.
Both the University of Pittsburgh Law School and Duquesne University School of Law moved up significantly in the annual ranking by U.S. News and World Report, released Tuesday.
The Shan E Punjab dancers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14 at the ACT in Maple Ridge as part of Culture Fest.
This is the fourth of a series of essays by panelists who participated in a community conversation Feb. 4 sponsored by The Dallas Morning News.
Do the Common Core State Standards in English/Language Arts promote authentic civic learning? This article in The Atlantic magazine says yes.
As education reform takes hold across the country, we find ourselves traveling through another dimension - one not only of hysterics but also of childish behavior.
The College Board's March 5 announcement that the SAT college-admissions exam will undergo a significant overhaul in 2016 has generated no shortage of commentary, some of it praising the changes as a "democratization" of the test.
Childhood obesity has made it to the forefront of public health issues, both in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
There I was Tuesday morning, scrolling through the comments below a column my colleague Tim Swarens wrote about school testing and the unfortunate remarks made recently in Indianapolis by education historian/education-reform critic Diane Ravitch.
I'm an optimistic person. You would have to be to advocate school choice as a solution to the seemingly intractable problems associated with public education in the inner city.
First, yuppies seem to represent those folks who were able to pursue their own excellence and success while blithely ignoring the plight of those who were not as privileged.