Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards
They still don’t get it.
The Obama administration still apparently thinks -- despite evidence to the contrary -- that it can achieve “educational equity” by holding a contest with winners and losers.
When the $4.35 billion Race to the Top was first announced in 2009 as the administration’s chief education initiative, it was promoted as an effort to en sure that every student was “college and career ready” and to achieve “educational equity” by aggressively ”turning around” the lowest-performing schools (or by closing them if they didn’t turn around fast enough.)Read full article >>
It’s national school breakfast week, and federal officials say that the number of K-12 students who are eating the first meal of the day at school is on the rise.
Between 2009 and 2013, the number of students served free breakfast in the nation’s public schools jumped by about 2 million, with the District of Columbia leading the country in terms of having the biggest percentage increase in participation compared to all 50 states.Read full article >>