Category: Education

Climate Change Skeptics to Lobby Every Science Teacher in Country

he Heartland Institute, a libertarian think tank, is on

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Educators Oppose Trump Plan to Scrap Teacher-Support Program

Federal funding for educator quality helped a small district

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What an Ordinary Public School Can Do

Ms. DeVos, the new secretary of education, dismisses public

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Why I’m Worried About the Future of Charter Schools

  Tensions simmered for a few years before coming

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Saying Money Isn’t the Answer, DeVos Calls for More School Choice

The administration’s plans have been derided by critics as

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A Call for Fewer Screens in the Classroom

A colleague of mine recently invented a new buzzword:

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Predator Colleges May Thrive Again

Congress has tried since the 1940s to curb predatory

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Don’t Play Politics With the Common Core

The Common Core State Standards and the broader movement

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How Automated Tweets Helped Shape the Common-Core Debate

If you’ve been following the Common Core State Standards

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Iowa Drive Is Opening Battle for School Choice

Traditional school voucher programs, which exist in 15 states

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We don’t need to search any further for common ground in our country. We have it.
We all want the same things – a safe, prosperous, free, democratic nation with opportunity for all. At the same time, we will all be harmed if our democracy, our free press, our Constitution and our core American values are threatened. We will all certainly be harmed if reckless behavior triggers any number of potential armed conflicts.

None of us know how this will all play out so let's make a deal. Let’s get up to speed on the issues, establish some facts, take action and watch what happens together . . .