November 2005 Archives

Should American high schools focus more on preparing students to compete in the global economy, pushing for career-oriented programs in technology and research?

The Kansas board of education recently approved state science standards that encourage criticism of the theory of evolution. What are your thoughts on the board's decision?

While some people see the advent of incentive pay as a long-overdue improvement, others are concerned that such a plan will be difficult to implement and unfair to some teachers. In a country that so highly esteems merit-based systems, is it only fair to reward teachers for results rather than time spent? How should we determine teacher salaries?

While the logic behind the smaller-is-better approach may seem obvious, empirical evidence and research on class size are decidedly mixed. For every study showing that class size makes a difference, another study says it does not. Despite popular belief, could bigger classes actually be better for everyone?


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