Quotable Education Quotes: September 15, 2014

** “As passed by Congress, the legislation language for Race to the Top invited states to put forward detailed plans to improve data systems, adopt ‘career-and-college ready’ standards and tests, hire great teachers and principals, and turn around...

Making Education News: July 15, 2014

1. In a case brought by 9 students, a California judge has thrown out key state laws governing tenure and other teacher job protections because the current system discriminates against low-income and minority students by giving them ineffective teachers. 2. The two...

Quotable Quotes: 2/3/2014

** “Modern research indicates that more areas of the brain are engaged when children use cursive handwriting than when they keyboard. We’re not thinking this through. It’s beyond belief that states have allowed cursive to slip from the...