It's difficult to argue against the concept of educational choices - but practices involving competition and profit-seeking will not advance the goal of building a strong and equitable public education system.
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February 05, 2015
August 15, 2014
Middle school students designed apps that help charities, and others that assist individuals with vision impairment and speech disorders.
August 13, 2014
The $240 million grant program has separate tracks for states just getting off the ground with preschool, and for states that already have robust programs.
July 31, 2014
Tyler Millis, 16, wins the gold medal in the world PowerPoint championship, which was held in California.
July 28, 2014
Six U.S.-based contestants are among the 123 finalists competing in the 2014 World Microsoft Office Specialist Championship, being held this week in California.
July 10, 2014
Some of Edthena's potential customers may also be pitched by other companies with similarish offerings. Those companies try to skew the differences as our weakness. But the differences may actually represent a present position of strength in overall quality or outcomes for Edthena.
April 10, 2014
An examination of applications for the federal E-rate program shows big disparities in the amounts that school districts pay for connectivity to the Internet.
November 13, 2013
The New York City education department took unprecedented steps to make high school data open to software developers, resulting in new apps for families.
October 31, 2013
Pasi Sahlberg explores a central role play has inside and outside the school context as a foundation for positive child development.
September 06, 2013
We don't want to be in competition with one another, but we do want to be our best, each in our own way. As much as we have traditionally valued our autonomy, we know that we will grow the most in professional communities characterized by collaboration, cooperation, and just plain sharing. Excelling is not competing; it's doing the very best by our students in the fullest expression of the aims and values of our schools.