Win for schools, with two other decisions this term, sets stage for additional litigation.
The teachers union leader signs a letter warning of a growing risk of “ideological conformity” in the post-George Floyd racial reckoning.
“Unpack and rethink what we’re asking educators to do.”
The trap of confusing educational attainment with academic achievement.
Espinoza v. Montana May Pave Way for More Direct Funding of Religious Schools
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“Staying quarantined is not an option,” says the former Florida governor.
And how to start fixing it
A $340 million (or even just $40 million) plan for a new “America at its best” liberal arts college.
This time, it’s a Kamala Harris claim about “defunding public schools.”
New Research Shows Killings by Police Hurt Grades, Graduation Rates of Nearby Black and Hispanic Schoolchildren
Effects are larger when those killed by police are unarmed
Any federal bailout should come with conditions attached
For improving online education, a September deadline
“The Coronavirus Has Made It Obvious. Teenagers Should Start School Later” is the headline over a New York Times opinion article by Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics, who reports on a new study in JAMA Pediatrics of 455 high school students at five schools in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.
Three key steps states can take to make sure remote learning works for everyone
Small-group instruction, both in person and online, can give students needed support
“Washington usually messes it up if they get involved, the way they did with Common Core.”
A sharp question from Justice Thomas: “don’t you think it’s a bit odd that – that things that violate the Establishment Clause, when done in a public school, are not considered religious enough for Free Exercise protection when done in a parochial school?”
“Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”
A new film written and directed by a teacher comes closer to capturing the feel of classroom life than most of its big budget predecessors.
About that law review article that prompted the Harvard Magazine article that created the uproar.
When will in-person school resume? In most places, not for about four months, at the earliest.
“Video games are an amazing tool for education,” Microsoft education executive says
A Wall Street Journal editorial warns of “the potential for arrested educational development” related to decisions by some school districts, in response to the pandemic, to suspend or alter their usual grading policies. Says the Journal: “The pandemic will pass, but what used to be called the soft bigotry of low expectations helps no one but teachers who don’t want to be measured by what their students learn.”