“Taught me how to learn.”
A new initiative aims to define, develop, and validate measures of what have often been called non-cognitive skills, but we think are more accurately described as character traits.
Developing teenagers’ self-regulation may require something other than parables, slogans, inspirational banners, and encouragement from compassionate teachers.
Two giants of the blogosphere, Jonathan Chait of New York magazine and Ta-Nehisi Coates of the Atlantic, have been engaging in an epic debate this month over the concept of “the culture of poverty.”
The 2012 EdNext-PEPG survey finds Hispanics give schools a higher grade than others do
Remarkably little has been written about the state of citizenship education in our schools. Pollsters/analysts Steve Farkas and Ann Duffett have delivered an invaluable service in their new study “High Schools, Civics, and Citizenship: What Social Studies Teachers Think and Do.”
The new paternalism in urban schools
Schools of choice boost civic values
Best practices in character education
The Right wants schools to inculcate civic values. So does the Left. Which is why the public schools should avoid civic education altogether
The role of schools in creating civic norms