Turkish children will not learn about Darwin’s evolution theories in high school biology classes starting next year, as the country redoes its curriculum.
US Ed. Sec’y Betsy DeVos was invited to speak at the U. of Balto., and students protested that invitation with a walkout and a rally yesterday.
Support for charter schools and some other “school choice” initiatives has declined a bit, notably among black and Hispanic populations.
The US and the educational community are in a bitter struggle to decimate the public schools by turning them into profit-generating machines.
A new Japanese animé film reminds me of the whole voucher-privatization debate for public schools: an identity crisis.
Schools in Orlando appear to be gaming the system in order to keep letter grades for the high schools high, even though students aren’t being served.
Voxitatis is seeking comments on a way to assess the quality of education provided by schools that is based on more than a standardized test score.
A county judge in Washington has ruled that the states charter schools are constitutional. With a new funding mechanism in place, the schools can stay.
Bigger results now coming in show that online or virtual charter schools do not provide an effective education for students, here in Ohio.
Maryland’s governor would like to relax some charter school regs and create a separate state authority that could overrule certain local board decisions.