Articles about education


House GOP higher ed bill moves ahead, despite cries to slow down

Last updated: 12/13/2017

House Republicans are pressing on with a sweeping overhaul of a federal law that governs almost every aspect of higher education, without hearings and despite mounting pressure to

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David C. Berliner on the Latest International Test Scores: It’s Poverty, Not Common Core, That Matters

Last updated: 12/13/2017

A few days ago, I wrote a post speculating about whether Common Core had caused the decline in forth grade reading scores on the latest international test. David C. Berliner, one

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UK school admissions are becoming a wild west | Fiona Millar

Last updated: 12/13/2017

UK school admissions are becoming a wild west Fiona Millar When some schools appear to ignore the admissions adjudicator’s ruling on unfair policies we all know which children ar

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Does Preschool Pay Off? Tulsa Says Yes

Last updated: 12/13/2017

In 2001, not long after Oklahoma had adopted one of the nation's first universal pre-K programs, researchers from Georgetown University began tracking kids who came out of the prog

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8 Ways Sharing Is Essential For Educators

Last updated: 12/11/2017

Thursday, January 28, 2016 8 Ways Sharing Is Essential For Educators If you believe good things are happening in your classroom, do you have an obligation to share them? That's a q

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Last updated: 12/10/2017

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms Blog Logo read This is part four of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Way back in 2012, I chose “ The Pla

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Arts education makes us better people

Last updated: 12/03/2017

If you watched television in the 1980s, you may remember a commercial for a Broadway musical in which a theater patron exclaims after watching a show: “I laughed! I cried! I woul

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Can This Game-Like App Help Students Do Better in School?

Last updated: 11/30/2017

FRESNO, Calif. — A group of seventh- and eighth-grade girls sat around a lunch table discussing a new game-like app they use in school. Danna Rodriguez somewhat sullenly said she

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Confused By Your Public School Choices? Hire A Coach

Last updated: 11/28/2017

Erin Roth faced a tough choice in 2015. She needed to select a school for one of her two daughters. And in Washington, D.C., where she lives, she faced a dizzying array of traditio

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9 Good Educational Apps Free Today

Last updated: 11/28/2017

November 27, 2017 Below is a collection of some good educational apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with these apps inclu

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