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History Lessons Offer Caution on Stimulus Spending PK12
The Education Department's Office of Inspector General looked for patterns in its investigations since 2002 and found pervasive problems with spending federal money.
An Education President From Wal-Mart Chronicle
It's hard to know which is more irritating--the galling cheapskatery, the wretched ideas for spending the money--more standardization! more managerial control! a teacher-proof curriculum!--or his cynical, self-congratulatory contempt for the education of citizens outside the professional managerial class.
Want Change? Have a Crisis Jim Moulton
In Kansas City, “More than 100 Kansas City teachers face layoffs as school year nears,” according to an article posted on July 20, 209 by the Kansas City [MO] Star. Bad news for those teachers, and for the students they have worked with.
Master's Degrees in Education: A Better Way? Stephen Sawchuk
There are times when you know a story is going to upset a lot of people, such as this one I wrote this week on the cost of paying teachers more for earning master's degrees in education.
Road to Capitol rooted in Peace Corps Politico
Sen. Chris Dodd and Reps. Sam Farr, Tom Petri, Mike Honda and Steve Driehaus have all been among its ranks. And it’s not just elected officials who have served in the Peace Corps before making their way to Washington.