The needle's eye that does supply the thread that runs so true is an old mountain song, but it has strong implications for the public school system.
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February 27, 2014
February 26, 2014
A survey of community college students finds three-year graduation rates are 5 percent for men of color and 32 percent for white males, despite higher initial engagement by minority students.
February 21, 2014
This week, we see how restorative justice works in one high school, read about the perennial issue of controversial mascots, and learn that the mean jokes in NFL locker rooms may resemble the bullying students deal with in school.
February 11, 2014
Assessment is the new dirty word in education but with the right taxonomy, it can help change the way students learn.
January 20, 2014
After years of declining state appropriation for higher education, overall spending on public colleges and universities is up 5.7 percent.
January 14, 2014
A free online resource helps schools evaluate college- and career-readiness programs, based on a pilot in 10 high schools that showed promise reaching under-served minority students.
January 12, 2014
We need to move away from discussing teaching and focus our efforts on learning. In today's guest blog, Professor John Hattie provides the 7 mind frames that will help us do that.
January 10, 2014
When it comes to education, there are numerous critical issues that need to be addressed in 2014, and these are ten of them.
January 09, 2014
When used correctly and with respect, how could anyone hate technology?
January 08, 2014
Many school leaders aren't just behind the times when it comes to technology, they're blocking the tools that could help students become prepared for their world, and Eric Sheninger has a new book that could help school leaders evolve.