Education News, 2013

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December 13, 2013 - Massachusetts Joins List of States with Second Thoughts about Common Core

December 10, 2013 - Government Schools Monitor Students' Social Media Activity

December 8, 2013 - Government School Course Combines Yoga, Meditation, and Science

November 30, 2013 - Common-Core-Aligned School Lesson Portrays Obama as Messiah, Uses Biblical References

November 23, 2013 - Increased Use of Student Data Leads to Privacy Concerns

November 21, 2013 - New Obama Education Grant Uses DOL to Bypass States, Seeks to Funnel Students into Specific Jobs

November 20, 2013 - New York Educator Calls for Boycott of Common Core

November 7, 2013 - "Glitches" in Kentucky's Online Testing System

November 1, 2013 - Social Engineering Trumps Privacy Rights in Schools

October 29, 2013 - Numerous Snags in $1/2 Billion "Common Core Technology Project" in Los Angeles

October 21, 2013 - Combined Grades in Wisconsin Public Schools

October 17, 2013 - MOOC's in K-12 Classrooms: Helpful or Hurtful?

October 3, 2013 - California Requires That Students Be Taught "Gay" History

October 2, 2013 - Despite Government Shut Down, Federal Education Dollars Will Continue to Flow.

September 30, 2013 - U. S. Secretary of Education Wants to Crack Down on Truancy.

September 27, 2013 - "Flatlining" of SAT Scores: Experts Disagree about Implications

September 17, 2013 - New Social Networking Site for Teachers, Students

September 6, 2013 - Under Common Core, Teaching to the Test Likely to Continue

August 23, 2013 - Under Common Core, English Teachers Must "Think Differently."

August 19, 2013 - High Tech Cheating on the Rise

August 16, 2013 - Federal Judge: Chicago May Close 50 Public Schools

August 12, 2013 - Dangers of the Common Core

August 8, 2013 - Government School Educator:  Home Visits Are "Hugely Beneficial."

July 19, 2013 - Report Blames Achievement Gap on Policy Makers

July 17, 2013 - Do AP Courses Work?

July 15, 2013 - Florida Schools Struggle to Meet State's Technology Mandate

July 9, 2013 - Waivers on Waivers: Secretary Duncan Offers Delay for NCLB Waiver Requirements

July 5, 2013 - Oklahoma Stops Online Common Core Testing: Too Many Glitches

July 3, 2013 - Training Teachers Like Actors: Educator Finally Discovers Development by Practice

June 25, 2013 - What Impact Will MOOC's (Massively Open Online Courses) Have on the Future of Education?

June 19, 2013 - Does the Common Core Really Create "Joyful Learning"?

June 14, 2013 - School Choice Passes in North Carolina

June 9, 2013 - Valedictorian Mentions God, Has Microphone Turned Off

June 8, 2013 - Obama Says Feds Should Boost Bandwidth for Schools

June 6, 2013 - Congresswoman Says Feds Should Boost Bandwidth for Schools

June 3, 2013 - Public School Math Teacher: "End State and Federal Meddling in Local Schools."

May 31, 2013 - Ten Tech Tools for Disabled Students

May 30, 2013 - Should Teachers Be Required to Receive Mental Health Training?

May 28, 2013 - What Counts More in the Classroom - Quantity Time or Quality Time?

May 28, 2013 - Parents Who "Redshirt" Their Kindergarten-Age Child

May 25, 2013 - Tech Problems for Online Tests in Fairfax County, Virginia

May 21, 2013 - Virginia "...Did Not Adopt National Academic Standards, Has Become a Model for Dozens of States That Did."

May 16, 2013 - California's Annual Education Spending Projected to Increase by $19 Billion in the Next Four Years

May 6, 2013 - Most Public School Teachers Support Common Core, Lack Training

May 1, 2013 - Education Blogger Says Learning Should Be "Viral": Cites John Dewey

April 30, 2013 - Online Testing Far from Problem-Free in Indiana

April 29, 2013 - "The Common Core Is in Trouble"

April 25, 2013 - Common Core Benefits May Come in "Five Years or More."

April 23, 2013 - Are American Teens Doing Well in Science?

April 22, 2013 - Google Voice - A Useful Tool in Foreign Language Class

April 21, 2013 - Doubling Up on Math Class in Virginia Public Schools

April 16, 2013 - Texas School District to Buy Laptops for All High School Students

February 19, 2013 - Zero Tolerance: Should a 6-Year-Old Students Be Allowed to Point His Finger and Make A Gun Noise?

February 14, 2013 - Seattle Teachers Boycott Standardized Test

February 12, 2013 - Educator Promotes a "No-Rules, No-Consequences" Classroom Model

February 11, 2013 - Teenage Girl Defies School District's Order to Wear "SpyChip"

February 4, 2013 - The Ineffectiveness of Head Start

February 2, 2013 - Education Expert's Answer to Newtown Tragedy: "More Comprehensive Social Policies"

January 31, 2013 - Educator Wants Federal Government to Provide Internet Access to Students' Homes

January 29, 2013 - Recent Study Makes Discovery - Physical Exercise Helps Students!

January 25, 2013 - Books in Print Aren't Going Away Any Time Soon.

January 24, 2013 - "Multiple Choice...Manufactures the Illusion of Right and Wrong..."

January 21, 2013 - The Social Media Are Ruining Students' Writing Skills.

January 18, 2013 - Six Belief Systems of Teachers

January 16, 2013 - In Wake of Sandy Hook, Governor McDonnell Assembles School Safety Panel

January 15, 2013 - Gallup Poll: 60% "Disengagement" Among High School Students

January 14, 2013 - Tech Guidelines for Common Core - Outdated?

January 8, 2013 - Professional Educator's Complaint: "Curricula Are Designed Without Any Input from ... Students."

January 3, 2013 - Detroit Government Schools Discover How to Get Students Excited About Math - Ask Them Questions Instead of Giving Them Solutions