The Atlantic Takes on Homework

In The Atlantic’s article, “When Homework Is Useless,”  education experts are asked if schools should assign, grade and use take-home assignments; the following are pulled from their comments: “Homework is absolutely necessary for students to...

Quotable Education Quotes

Those in the education community want you to know, along with Obama’s comments about teachers–charter school teachers, that is… ** “This week we honor the educators working in public charter schools across our nation who, each day, give of...

Education Reform-Related Quotes

** “No area of human effort is free from bad ideas and mistaken theories, but the quest to ‘reform’ public education is particularly awash in misguided convictions. Concepts like ‘merit pay,’ the scapegoating of teachers, and the alleged...

Quotable Education Quotes

*** “‘There”s a wide range for learning to read. If we make students feel pressure so that they shut down, then that light bulb is not going to be as likely to come on, and they aren’t going to develop the confidence that they need to become...