A valuable new book called “50 Myths & Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools” takes a stark look at some of the worst ideas being promoted by school reformers around the country as ways to improve the public education.Read full article >>
Postdoctoral fellowship for Aarhus University Research on the Anthropocene (AURA) | Department of Culture and Society, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University
This time the ruckus wasn’t as much about evolution as man-made climate change, but whatever the reason, Wyoming has become the first state to legislatively block the Next Generation Science Standards, an initiative aimed at boosting science education across the country.Read full article >>
This post has been updated to reflect school closures on Monday, March 17.
With a series of storms and cold snaps during the winter of 2013-2014, snow days at the region’s schools have been piling up. The snowstorm that began early Monday morning has led the region’s school systems to cancel school yet again, and school closures in most jurisdictions have passed the number of closures during the 2009-2010 winter, when the area was hit with “Snowmageddon.”Read full article >>