This week's question is: Has Race To The Top been a success, a fiasco, or something in between?
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July 22, 2014
July 12, 2014
Summer's halfway over, but there's still plenty of time to do a little professional reading. Here are my picks for this summer.
July 11, 2014
The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.
July 08, 2014
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, a Republican, accuses the Democratic majority on the commission of having "rejected almost every suggestion" he's made on a draft E-rate policy.
July 07, 2014
The potential of technology to personalize learning, to boost achievement and to better equip learners to thrive in college and career is no secret. Yet, to realize this potential, kids must be connected.
July 03, 2014
In an interview with Education Week, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler vows to defend schools' access to a free and open Internet.
July 01, 2014
From an idealogical perspective, the differences that divide Americans are also what make the nation unique and great. When it comes to education, however, there seems to be a competing theory that differences should be dismissed in favor of finding a standardized way to teach all K-12 students. Time and again when it comes to national policy on education, stringent sets of benchmarks are consistently put in place that are accompanied with funding incentives. The latest example of this one-size-fits-all approach to education policy is Common Core standards and the testing that goes with them.
June 26, 2014
K-12 Schools: Beyond the Rhetoric will continue.
June 17, 2014
New York's highest court considers what is expected to be a landmark case for policies criminalizing cyberbullying.
June 13, 2014
This week's question is: What role should arts education have in an overall school curriculum? There's certainly been a lot of interest in this topic, and I've included many readers' comments in this post. In addition, I'm featuring guest responses from three educators -- Virginia McEnerney, David B...