Education News, 2014

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December 17, 2014 - Are America's Teachers Prepared for the Classroom? Study says "No!"

December 16, 2014 - Ohio Schools Not Ready for Online Common Core Exams

December 15, 2014 - Budget Cuts in Rural Government Schools

December 1, 2014 - Public Schools with All-Girl or All-Boy Classrooms

November 20, 2014 - NYC DOE Scrapping Computer Program That Tracks Student Progress

November 12, 2014 - Common Core May Change Math Sequence of Algebra 1 - Geometry - Algebra 2.

October 20, 2014 - SC District Spends Nearly $2 Million for Tablets in Every Classroom

October 18, 2014 - Another "Gap" for Liberal Educators to Try to "Close." The Solution? Government Pre-K!

October 7, 2014 - Newsflash! Academic Success Linked to Genetics, Study Says!

October 2, 2014 - The Big Business of Common Core Testing

August 30, 2014 - Exponential Growth of Non-teaching Staff in Government Schools

August 28, 2014 - Common Core Fight: Bobby Jindal Sues Obama's Education Department

August 27, 2014 - L. A. Government Schools Shut Down $1 Billion iPad Contract

August 19, 2014 - Why NCLB Waivers Have Been "Messy"

August 18, 2014 - Developing Brains and Memorizing Math Facts

August 13, 2014 - Study: Hand Sanitizers in the Classroom Are Ineffective

August 10, 2014 - Virginia College Express Concern About President's Rating System

August 8, 2014 - Feds Seek More Control Over Education Standards and Assessments

July 29, 2014 - The Predictable Ineffectiveness of School Breakfast Programs

July 28, 2014 - Return to Cursive Writing in Tennessee

July 24, 2014 - NC Government Schools to Monitor Students' Social Media Activities: "There Is No Expectation of Privacy. That Is the Policy."

July 5, 2014 - "Gender Neutral" Pronouns for Use in Government Schools

June 26, 2014 - Tennessee Is the Latest State to Push Back Against Common Core

June 19, 2014 - "Research" - Children Learn Better When Parents Give Them Less Structure

June 18, 2014 - 32,000 Chromebooks for Chesterfield County Government School Students

June 17, 2014 - Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Case About High School Graduation in a Church Building

June 13, 2014 - Oklahoma Becomes Third State to Bow Out of Common Core

June 11, 2014 - California Court Finds That Teacher Tenure Protects Incompetence

June 3, 2014 - Common Core Headaches: Curriculum Not Ready

June 2, 2014 - The Ineffectiveness of STEM Schools

May 28, 2014 - The High Cost of High Speed Internet in Government Schools

May 26, 2014 - Is a Longer School Day the Answer?

May 23, 2014 - Cost of Common Core Testing in Mississippi - $8.4 Million

May 22, 2014 - "Robo Readers" for Grading Student Essays

May 19, 2014 - 50 Years of Fruitless Federal Education Efforts

May 18, 2014 - Pros and Cons of One to One Computing

May 15, 2014 - No Commencement Speaker Good Enough: Liberal Students Succeed at Canceling Liberal Speakers

May 14, 2014 - Career Counseling in 8th Grade

May 13, 2014 - Fundraising Guidelines for Private Schools

May 12, 2014 - Harvard to Allow Satanic Black Mass on Campus

May 11, 2014 - The Heavy Hand of USED:  DC May Soon Lose NCLB Waiver

May 7, 2014 - Advising Financially Strapped Public Schools to "Do More with Less"

April 25, 2014 - Federal Coercion in Education - Washington State Loses NCLB Waiver and Related Tax Dollars

April 24, 2014 - Education Leader Proposes "Social Emotional Learning."

April 23, 2014 - Technical Difficulties with Online Achievement Testing in Florida

April 8, 2014 - Kansas Legislature Passes Private School Choice Law

March 3, 2014 - Is 3.5 Hours of Homework Too Much?

February 24, 2014 - "Human Capital" and the Common Core

February 17, 2014 - Virtual Schools in Iowa

February 3, 2014 - The Benefits of Teaching Spelling and Handwriting

January 17, 2014 - The Coming "Void" in Congressional Educational Leadership

January 14, 2014 - Virginia DOE Announces New App for Classrooms

January 13, 2014 - Common Core and the GED

January 12, 2014 - Gongs and Meditation in San Fransisco Public Schools

January 7, 2014 - "Expert Teachers Know How to Give Students Choice and Voice."

January 3, 2014 - Liberals Ignore Evidence, Push Forward with Universal Pre-K Agenda