Millions of people who can read today owe an enormous debt of gratitude to Samuel L. Blumenfeld, America’s foremost apostle of phonics over the past half century.
In yet another scheme by the federal government to usurp an ever-expanding role in childrearing, the Obama administration’s top education bureaucrat, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, called last week for government boarding schools.
That “white masculinity is THE problem for America’s colleges” wasn't the only anti-white comment made by Boston University professor Saida Grundy. Despite this, the school defended her, saying that she was merely exercising “free speech.”
Students' test scores continue to reflect the failure of public education in America. But former U.S. Representative George Nethercutt's solution also fails.
Plumbing the politically correct depths to explain why black and Hispanic students lag behind whites academically, a leftist education group is teaching that minorities shouldn't be subject to "white values" such as punctuality, industriousness, and proper classroom behavior.
Public resistance to Common Core is exploding across America, and officials are not happy about it. The Obama administration’s Department of Education, along with pro-Common Core government officials across the country, appear to be in panic mode.
North Carolina's State Board of Education would require that students learn principles that were fundamental to the founding of the United States, if legislation now being considered in the Tar Heel State is enacted.
The recent annual ASU-GSV conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, drew 270 companies, including Google and Microsoft, looking for the next big thing in education.
Lawmakers in Tennessee voted overwhelmingly this week to “review and replace” the Obama administration-backed Common Core standards, which have sparked a nationwide uprising among teachers, parents, and taxpayers that transcends traditional political divides. The bill, which the governor is expected to sign, drew widespread applause — at least from some quarters. However, the celebrations may have been premature, and not everyone is happy about the legislation that analysts say may ultimately do nothing more than rename the scheme after a “review."
Horace Mitchell Primary School in Kittery Point, Maine, is under fire for presenting a lesson from a book on transgenderism to its students without providing advance notice to parents. Superintendent Allyn Hutton stated it was an oversight on the school’s part.