As Carla Glawe reflected on her job one summer, she decided that being principal at Olney Elementary School was pretty awesome, but being cooped up in an office was not.
Just like that, she went mobile.Read full article >>
Student critiques of adult cluelessness have long been as much a part of high school as Friday night football and backpacks. My best friend in high school, Dan Cummings, was suspended for publishing an underground newspaper eviscerating how our school was run.Read full article >>
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For years, Drew and Debra Powell fought the special education system in Montgomery County.
They hired private tutors for their son after educators told them that he would never be literate. They pushed back when administrators at their son’s middle school wanted to place him in a more restrictive classroom, isolating him from students without disabilities. And they fought when Montgomery public-school officials wanted to label their son “emotionally disturbed” after an administrator didn’t allow him to go to the restroom and he had an accident.Read full article >>
Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited rural Kentucky on Friday to showcase the benefits of preschool education that starts before birth.
Duncan stopped by the home of a family in Whitley County that participates in a home-visiting program for families with infants and toddlers.Read full article >>
About 130 Catholic scholars around the country have signed a hard-hitting letter to U.S. Catholic bishops denouncing the Common Core State Standards as doing “a grave disservice to Catholic education” and urging the bishops to ignore the standards or, in the more than 100 dioceses that have already adopted them, to give them up.Read full article >>
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Michael Feuer, the dean of George Washington University’s Graduate School of Education & Human Development, was just inducted as president of the National Academy of Education, an organization made up of 200 elected members that advances high-quality education research and its use in policy formation and practice.Read full article >>