Education wasn't always the hottest topic of the presidential campaign. It took a backseat to Tweets, fake news and name calling. However, there will surely be changes in education because so much is bubbling to the top. Here are 17 critical issues facing education.
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December 15, 2015
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May 21, 2015
Like a child who regularly misbehaves, the New York State Education Department's behavior leaves educators, leaders and parents feeling uncertain, even if they are trying to do the right thing. Officials are meeting with educators and leaders from districts around the state to talk about opting out and high stakes testing. Will they really listen?
April 20, 2015
The opt out movement is massive across the country, but are we open to learn what the movement is teaching us?
April 02, 2015
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March 25, 2015
In the 2nd in a series of guest posts by Larry Ainsworth, he helps teachers unlock the standards.