Earlier this year Louis C.K. made news by tweeting about how Common Core math was making his daughters cry.My kids used to love math. Now it makes them cry. Thanks standardized testing and common core! Read full article >>
Google recently made headlines by announcing a new commitment to root out implicit gender bias through increased awareness — but the authors of the following post are wondering whether Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt got the memo. Schmidt is promoting his new bestselling book, “How Google Works,” with an online slide show presentation that has been viewed by more than half a million people — but that Shifra Bronznick and Hillary Leone say is riddled with gender bias and show it, slide by slide.Read full article >>
Parents at a Damascus middle school angrily pressed Montgomery school officials this week about why they were not told for almost a month about the arrest of a contract worker charged with groping a 12-year-old student in a hallway.Read full article >>
A race for a seat on the Prince George’s County Board of Education continues to be too close to call.
Election officials said Friday that Dinora Hernandez, who challenged incumbent Amber Waller for the District 3 seat, gained one vote after the first round of absentee ballots were counted on Thursday.Read full article >>