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November 9, 2016
By The Journal Staff The Journal 11/09/16 Disturbingly little is known with any certainty about President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s plans for education. Even credible speculation is difficult, given that Trump is far from a traditional Republican and that his statements on a range of issues have proved somewhat inconsistent over the last year or so. […] Read more »
November 9, 2016
by HECHINGER REPORT November 9, 2016 NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump said very little about education during the bruising and divisive campaign, leaving those who devote their life to it baffled and unsure about what he’ll actually do and what his policy choices will be. The Republican has pushed for school choice using federal […] Read more »
November 7, 2016
By Tom Vander Ark Education Weekly November 7, 2016 Securing great education opportunities for all learners at all levels was the originating intent of modern education reform. Animating the movement was a perceived threat to the economy and big gaps in opportunity. Standards-based reforms sought to set clear high standards, measure progress, build capacity, attack […] Read more »
November 7, 2016
By Jeanne Allen, Contributor Washington Examiner November, 7 2016 Dear Madam or Mister President, While responsibility for education lies squarely with the states, your role in advancing or rolling back progress in American education reform can be dramatic, depending on your approach. With that in mind, I offer a few thoughts for your consideration. Simply […] Read more »
November 3, 2016
By Arianna Prothero Education Weekly November 3, 2016 Rising concerns over the management practices and academic quality of virtual charter schools have exposed a deepening divide among some of the nation’s most influential supporters of school choice. Armed with research that paints a grim picture of the virtual charter school sector, some of the most […] Read more »
November 1, 2016
By Andrew Ujifusa Education Week November 1, 2016 Among various players like the teachers’ unions looking to influence the Every Student Succeeds Act at the state level, a group led by former U.S. Secretary of Education William J. Bennett is seeking to make its mark. Conservative Leaders for Education, which formed in July to push […] Read more »
October 26, 2016
by Daarel Burnette II State EdWatch  24 October 2016 This post was written by Andrew Ujifusa and originally posted on the Politics K-12 blog.  Amidst various players like the teachers’ unions looking to influence the Every Student Succeeds Act at the state level, a group led former Secretary of Education William Bennett is seeking to make its mark. […] Read more »
October 25, 2016
by: Jon Marcus TES 25 October 2016 November 8 will not only herald the vote for the new president – it will also help decide the fate of charter school expansion Dubious claims, boorish behavior, multimillion-dollar advertising battles, political and racial division, claims of dirty tricks, even billionaires. It’s not only the stuff of the […] Read more »
October 24, 2016
by Howard Blume Los Angeles Times October 24th, 2016 Some years back, when administrators at a group of Los Angeles charter schools ordered the entire instructional staff to cheat on state standardized tests, the charter division at the Los Angeles Unified School District was at first willing to forgive what had happened and move on. But last […] Read more »
October 15, 2016
SouthCoast Today by Jennette Barnes October 15th, 2016 Everyone believes in giving kids a great education. But how best to do it? Question 2 juxtaposes two claims to defend the best interests of young people and public schooling. And because Massachusetts is a national leader in education, what’s at stake is nothing less than the […] Read more »