Education Reform

Only competitive selection can save Britain's ailing technical colleges

<i>UTCs should not be used as 'dumping grounds' by secondary schools</i><p>Among those students celebrating their A-level results, do not expect many to be from University Technical Colleges (UTCs) or studio schools. Specialising in technical and vocational subjects and aimed at 14- to 19-year-olds, these …

Michael Gove

Tony Evers is a Real Threat to Education Reform and School Choice

Yesterday, State Superintendent Tony Evers won the Democratic Primary for governor. While Evers may come off much like a friendly grandfather—affable …

Education

180 Days | Documentary Series | Education Reform | PBS

<b>Check out new air dates for the series during the 180 Days Hartsville re-broadcast by selecting your station below.</b><p><b>If you don't see a broadcast</b> …

Education

LeBron James Is Schooling Us on What Education Reform Got Wrong

National headlines offering hope about the state of American education this year have been few and far between. Until last week when LeBron James …

Education

Considering a Strategic Direction for Education Reform

<i>This week, KnowledgeWorks director of strategic foresight engagement Katie King is taking over the guest blog. Before joining KnowledgeWorks, Katie</i> …

Education

Democrats for Education Reform Think Being Progressive Means Mirroring Betsy DeVos; by Steven Singer

It is entirely incoherent to oppose Republicans by pushing for almost the same agenda. there is no difference between DFER and DeVos! '“Democrats for …

Education

Black Kids' Education: Can Black Millionaires like LeBron James Rescue It? | The Takeaway

article<p>https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/black-kidss-education-can-black-millionaires-lebron-james-rescue-it/<p>wnycstudios<p>LeBron's new $8 million …

Education

Mexico court absolves former union boss Elba Gordillo

<b>A Mexican federal court has dismissed charges against Elba Esther Gordillo, a former leader of the country's most powerful teachers union.</b><p>Ms Gordillo led one of Latin America's largest unions and spent almost five years in prison awaiting trial.<p>Last year she was transferred from jail and placed …

U.S. Federal Courts

4 Scenarios for the Future of Education Reform

KnowledgeWorks' Katie King continues a week of guest blogging by outlining four potential scenarios for the future of education changemaking, each of …

Education

LeBron's I Promise School Offers a Few Important Lessons in Education Reform

Last week, President Trump scoffed—albeit passive aggressively—at basketball icon LeBron James’ intelligence in a tweet, stating, “Lebron James was …

Education

First look: Education reform group bets big on governor’s races

<b>FIRST LOOK: EDUCATION REFORM GROUP BETS BIG ON GOVERNOR’S RACES:</b> Democrats for Education Reform plans to spend $4 million on campaign contributions and advertising this election cycle, boosting Democratic candidates who want to support public schools but are open to reform-minded ways of improving …

Education

A Vocabulary Lesson For Discussing Education Reform

If you are going to involve yourself in the ed debates, there are some basic terms that you will need to know. The following is by no means a comprehensive list, but it will help you make sense of what you read about the subject as well as allowing you to sound smart at your next cocktail party …

Education

A California Election Offers a Glimmer of Hope for Education Reform

The race for state superintendent of public instruction offers voters a stark choice.<p><i>Los Angeles</i> <i>—</i> November’s congressional elections will decide …

Education

97 per cent of Nova Scotia’s principals now part of association created under Education Reform Act

As of Wednesday, Nova Scotia’s principals and vice-principals are members of the Public School Administrators Association, a group created when the …

Canada

Stanford Law School Helps Develop a Strong Legal Education System in Kurdish Iraq | Stanford Law School

The legal systems of Iraq and its Kurdistan region have been a confusing hybrid of local, regional and federal laws and practices rooted in custom …

Law

Episode 31: Mike McShane

Download Subscribe<p>Subscribe For Free:<p>iTunes<br>• Google Play<br>• Stitcher<br>• Tunein<p>Sometimes it only takes one experience to realize at least part of your life’s …

Education

Why I Still Care About Teacher-Quality Reform

<i>This week, you'll be hearing from guest blogger, and longtime reader favorite, Heather Harding. Heather is the director of policy and public</i> …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

How Stories, More Than Facts, Shape the Possibilities for Education Reform

Many educators think that young people's understanding of the world is built by enabling them to accumulate a growing pile of important facts. But …

Education

School Choice Movement Needs Better Messaging

We education reformers are a confident bunch. Armed with peer-reviewed, often gold-standard studies, we aim to convince the world that school choice …

Education

A Plea for a Fact-Based Debate About Charter Schools

NEW ORLEANS — A few years ago, the students at G.W. Carver High School held a protest in front of the school to object to its disciplinary policies. “We thought some of the rules were extreme,” Dominique Newton, then a sophomore, recalled. Jerel Bryant, Carver’s principal, told me, “In the moment, …

Education

Viewfinder: Protesting Family Separations Outside the ICE Office in New York

Activists, including childcare providers, parents, and their children, protest against the Trump administration's recent family detention and …

Immigration

AAAS Science Assessment ~ Home

Welcome to the AAAS Project 2061 Science Assessment Website<p>The assessment items on this website are the result of more than a decade of research and …

Science

Denver’s longtime superintendent turned the city into a national school reform favorite

Over Tom Boasberg’s nearly 10 years as Denver superintendent, he made a national impact.<p>He pioneered a model of school reform that involved close …

Education

Spanish Bishops Warn Education Reform Will Bring “Dictatorship”

Spanish Bishops Warn Education Reform Will Bring “Dictatorship”<p>July 16, 2018 by Cameron Doody<p>Spain’s Catholic bishops are warning of a return to a</b> …

Education

Race and education focus of Kalamazoo Community Foundation event

KALAMAZOO, MI -- A staff writer from the New York Times is this year's speaker at a fall Kalamazoo Community Foundation event.<p>Nikole Hannah-Jones …

Education

Democrats for Education Reform blasts New York state's school turnaround program

An education reform organization took a swing at city and state officials Monday, releasing a report critical of their approach to turning around New …

Education

Scottish government halts plans for education reform legislation | Financial Times

The Scottish government has halted plans for flagship education reform legislation in the face of strong opposition from local councils, teachers and …

Scottish Government

Jeb Bush heads to NC to discuss education reform

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Former presidential candidate and ex-Florida Governor Jeb Bush is visiting North Carolina to discuss education reform with the …

Education

Former Florida Gov. Bush talking education in North Carolina

Former presidential candidate and ex-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is visiting North Carolina to discuss education reform with the state's top public schools …

Education

An Attack From Teachers Unions Has The Colorado Governor’s Race All Shook Up

Unions are hoping momentum from successful teacher walkouts can lead to midterm victories.<p>LAKEWOOD, Colo. ― The volunteer for Rep. Jared Polis’ campaign was worried.<p>Polis, the front-runner for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Colorado, was kicking off a canvass for his campaign earlier …

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