“Too many politicians are afraid.” Not Mayor Bloomberg.
Utah Valley University offers career and technical education, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees under one roof, all for the average out-of-pocket tuition of $1,700.
School children are not professional mathematicians. Why would we assume that the most effective way of teaching math would be by trying to copy what expert mathematicians do?
Unions can tell us what goes on behind the scenes.
“Taught me how to learn.”
A powerful opportunity to strengthen the human connection between student and school, and to boost the power of teachers to improve their practice.
She’s gone further leftward—union kissing, charter hating—than any of the other major candidates.
What happened to Steven Wilson?
A future that’s already here.
Higher education can help reduce recidivism.
Redesign roles, budgets, and schedules to put excellent teachers in charge of small teaching teams, for more pay.
Williamson College of the Trades is a character-driven trade school enrolling 260 students, all of whom graduate debt-free. Rick talks with President Michael Rounds about how it works.
In the News: Giuliani Pressed Trump to Eject Muslim Cleric from U.S., a Top Priority of Turkish President, Former Officials Say
The former mayor of New York, Rudolph Giuliani, “privately urged President Trump” to extradite Fethullah Gulen, a Pennsylvania-based Turkish cleric, the Washington Post reports, describing it as a case of Giuliani apparently “pushing a shadow foreign policy.”
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new law mandating later start times for Golden State schools, the Los Angeles Times reports, “ultimately requiring public middle schools to begin classes at 8 a.m. or later while high schools will start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.”
The editors of Education Next congratulate Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, two of the three economists who won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics.
Rick talks with the CEO of Nimble, a venture that uses tech-based solutions to help about 50 school districts (with nearly half a million students) find the teachers they want.
The first and most important relationship most children have with a civic institution is with a school.
Interviews shed light on student motives, from ‘get away’ to ‘step it up.’
Eager vendors, early-adopting educators, and media adulation can be taken as evidence that a reform is going swimmingly—but these signs are frequently misread.
The 15.6-acre campus of the College of New Rochelle in New York will be auctioned off on November 21, the New York Post reports. The school filed for bankruptcy protection last month.
Boris Johnson takes a side in the reading wars.
Rick talks with the CEO of Outschool, which is a marketplace for live online classes connecting over 30,000 students with over 1,000 teachers in 50 U.S. states and 35 countries.
A new tool makes historical education data easier to find.