Education News, 2015

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December 18, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  Pro-Life Language in New Federal Education Law

December 17, 2015 - Government School Choral Concert in Minnesota to Feature Praise to Allah

December 16, 2015 - Shenandoah Valley Government School Requires Students to Write Muslim Statement of Faith

December 11, 2015 - Senate Passes Education Bill

December 9, 2015 - The Federal Budget Deadline (this Friday!) and It's Impact on Education Spending

December 4, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  House of Representatives Passes ESEA with Bipartisan Support

November 30, 2015 - America's Colleges Are Overrun with Emotionally Fragile Students!

November 23, 2015 - Common Core May Harm Introverts

November 21, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  ESEA Is Now in Conference

November 19, 2015 - Students Who Spent 19 Hours on Common Core Testing

November 18, 2015 - Terrorist Threats Cause Schools to Cancel DC Field Trips

November 16, 2015 - Will New ESEA Shift Power for Ed Policy from Feds to States?

November 16, 2015 - Using Minecraft to Teach Computer Programming

November 14, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  AACS Expresses Concerns about In-Home Federal Involvement in Children's Health

November 11, 2015 - The Ineffectiveness of RTI

November 7, 2015 - Daycare Workers Fired - Won't Refer to a Girl as a Boy

November 6, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  Battles Over Common Core Continue

October 30, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  Executive Branch Overreach into Higher Ed Accreditation

October 28, 2015 - Study Suggests That Universal Pre-K Might Actually Harm Some Children

October 28, 2015 - No More Final Exams

October 27, 2015 - Overdiagnosis of Autism

October 26, 2015 - Obama Administration Culpable in Excessive Testing of Students in Urban Schools

October 26, 2015 - Special Ed Teacher Quits Job at Government School:  "The Disorder Is in the System"

October 22, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  House of Representatives Reauthorizes DC Opportunity Scholarship Program

October 21, 2015 - The Pros and Cons of Sharing Student Data

October 20, 2015 - USED Guides Government Schools in Educating Illegal Immigrants

October 17, 2015 - NEA Opposed to McDonald's "Burgers, Fries, and Soda"

October 16, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  Disagreements Over Early Education and Common Core

October 15, 2015 - "Working for Free College"

October 13, 2015 - Increasing Common Core "Success" by Lowering Proficiency Standards

October 9, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  AACS Submits Public Comment on Religious Liberty

October 2, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  School Choice and Presidential Politics

September 28, 2015 - Uptight Government Educators Ban "Tag" on the Playground

September 26, 2015 - USED Extends NCLB Waivers, Not to States, but to Districts

September 25, 2015 - AACS Washtington Flyer:  USED Hosts Private School Conference

September 23, 2015 - Common Core Is "Just Not Coming to Fruition"

September 11, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  Delegates Look Forward to AACS National Legislative Conference

September 10, 2015 - Should Teens' School Day Start at 10:00 a.m.?

September 8, 2015 - Time Running Short on Funding for U. S. Education Department

September 4, 2015 - Politics, Climate Change, and Deciding What Government School Students Must Be Taught

September 4, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  Common Core Fails to Establish a Common Benchmark

September 3, 2015 - Congressman John Kline Will Not Seek Re-election; House Ed Committee Will Need a New Chairman

September 1, 2015 - Including Buddhism in the Government School Curriculum

August 31, 2015 - Common Core Assessment "Has Largely Unraveled"

August 28, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  Using NCLB Waivers to Advance a Liberal Education Agenda

August 21, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  Support for School Choice Grows

August 17, 2015 - Common Core, a Student Data Base, and Tracking Our Children from Birth

August 14, 2015 - Washington State Supreme Court Fines Legislature for Not Spending Enough on Education

August 14, 2015 - Too Much Homework for Small Children

August 14, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  Common Core and Republican Presidential Politics

August 13, 2015 - High Opt Out, Low Proficiency Rates for New York's Common Core Tests

August 7, 2015 - AACS Washington Flyer:  New Standards for AP History

August 6, 2015 - Why Parents Don't Like Common Core

August 5, 2015 - Teacher Shortages in Government Schools

August 3, 2015 - Gallup:  More Americans Dissatisfied with Public Education than Satisfied

August 1, 2015 - AACS Participates in Forum on How Marriage Redefinition Affects Christian Schools

July 28, 2015 - Body Cameras on School Principals

July 25, 2015 - House and Senate Pass ESEA, Trying to Reconcile Differences

July 21, 2015 - Average Annual USA College Spending Tops $24K!

July 17, 2015 - Green Schools in DC:  A Waste of Money?

July 17, 2015 - Senate Votes to Reauthorize ESEA

July 16, 2015 - Obama Succeeds at Expanding Federal Role in Education Despite Lack of Constitutional Authority

July 14, 2015 - Lack of Good Teachers in Washington State's Government Schools

July 10, 2015 - ESEA Debate - AACS Champions Private School Autonomy, Religious Liberty; Opposes Federal Control of Preschools

July 10, 2015 - After 8 Years of Politically Motivated Inactivity, House Moves Forward with Elementary and Secondary Education Act

July 8, 2015 - Technology:  Learning Tool or Distraction?

June 11, 2015 - College Board, Khan Academy to Partner

June 9, 2015 - Nevada Passes Education Savings Account Legislation

June 7 2015 - Secretary of Education Suggests Public Boarding Schools

June 2, 2015 - Human Scorers and Common Core Tests:  Accurate?  Objective?

May 28, 2015 - Do Internet Searches Result in Real Learning?

May 20, 2015 - Common Core Testing and Open-Ended Questions - Better Than Multiple Choice?

May 19, 2015 - Teacher Union Lawsuit Against Florida School Choice Dismissed

May 14, 2015 - Study:  Let Students Fidget!

May 13, 2015 - Hot Weather and Math Scores

May 12, 2015 - Does Banning Cell Phones in School Improve Student Achievement?

May 4, 2015 - Flipped Instruction, Pros and Cons from Experience

April 29, 2015 - Don't Doubt That Common Core Equals Federal Control!

April 27, 2015 - Allowing Students to Stand at Their Desks

February 28, 2015 - Feds Seeking More Control Over Pre-K

February 26, 2015 - Obama Threatens to Veto Education Bill

February 6, 2015 - Longer School Day Part of Government Ed "Sweet Spot"

January 23, 2015 - To Improve Their Grades, Get Children Playing Chess!

January 22, 2015 - Christian School Denies Enrollment to Children of Homosexual "Parents"

January 21, 2015 - Congress to Take Up Future of NCLB

January 20, 2015 - For POTUS, Federal Pre-K Is Big Priority in SOTU

January 16, 2015 - Google App:  Submit Homework from Your Phone

January 15, 2015 - Cupcakes Banned in Government Schools

January 9, 2015 - Is Common Core Too Much Too Soon?

January 8, 2015 - Virginia Schools #12 out of 50, According to Education Week

January 5, 2015 - Will Congress Overhaul NCLB in 2015?

January 3, 2015 - 50% of America's Teachers Leave the Classroom by Year 5

January 2, 2015 - Technology Fuels Growth in Private Education Industry