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The Myth of Fun and Interesting
"Most educators have brought the myth that academic learning does not require discipline--that the best learning is easy and fun."
Elementary Schools The Real "Drop Out Factories"
I believe the drop out problem begins much earlier, and often in elementary schools when kids are held back or "retained" for the first time.
Shadow Group Attacks Jared Polis For Supporting School Choice
It's starting to get nasty in Colorado's second congressional district race.
Obama's sister speaks to teachers
Soetoro-Ng said she remembers her first year teaching when she ended up crying every week.
Debating socioeconomic diversity
I figured you'd want to have your own forum to shoot it out over the recent dueling articles on socioeconomic diversity.
How do State Legislators Really Feel About NCLB?
The National Conference of State Legislatures, which is meeting in New Orleans this week, has added a word to describe the No Child Left Behind Act, further showing how the group feels about the federal accountability law.
Testing the Tests
The past month has witnessed many skirmishes over the reliability of rising state test scores as measures of some high-profile education reforms' success.
Teacher Arrested Again For Sex With Student
Five counts of statutory rape aren't enough to stop you from going back?