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Is School Curriculum Preventing Kids from Reading?

Is School Curriculum Preventing Kids from Reading?

A new study from Scholastic gives some revealing information on the state of the nation's reading.
 

These School Districts Stopped Disciplining Students, and Chaos Ensued

These School Districts Stopped Disciplining Students, and Chaos Ensued

And students are recognizing this... Big Time.

New York to Nix Literacy Tests for Teachers because too many Minorities Are Failing

New York to Nix Literacy Tests for Teachers because too many Minorities Are Failing

Shouldn’t we be more concerned with putting knowledgeable teachers in a classroom than whether or not schools measure up on the diversity threshold?

Mother Scolded by School for Slice of Cake in Child's Lunch

Mother Scolded by School for Slice of Cake in Child's Lunch

The rapid rise in unelected “experts” telling parents how they should raise, feed and educate their children is alarming.

Why Schools Need to Go Back to the Basics of Writing

Why Schools Need to Go Back to the Basics of Writing

Is it time to get rid of feelings-based writing instruction?
 

How Parents and Teachers Unknowingly Sabotage Young People

How Parents and Teachers Unknowingly Sabotage Young People

Counselors, teachers, and parents are discouraging young people from apprenticeship programs that offer valuable work experience.

Are Schools Flunking Their Primary Purpose?

Are Schools Flunking Their Primary Purpose?

Many young adults no longer know how to do simple, basic skills.

Future Teachers Are Scoring Way Low on the SAT
Why Are So Many Female Teachers Sleeping With Students?

Why Are So Many Female Teachers Sleeping With Students?

A glance at the data suggests sex crimes involving female teachers are on the rise (big time). 

Teacher Faces Termination for BUYING BOOKS for Students

Teacher Faces Termination for BUYING BOOKS for Students

The New York Post reports that the award-winning teacher has been removed from the classroom and faces possible termination.

The Key Thing That Differentiates Ancient and Modern Schoolteachers

The Key Thing That Differentiates Ancient and Modern Schoolteachers

In recent years, America’s schools have attempted to train teachers of the highest quality.

British Educator: Student Success Comes from “Quiet, sensible, matter-of-fact parents”
Minnesota Teacher: “We’re Powerless to Discipline”

Minnesota Teacher: “We’re Powerless to Discipline”

Schools have a mandate to educate children, but it shouldn’t be at all costs.

How One Teacher Discovered That iPads in the Classroom are a Bad Idea

How One Teacher Discovered That iPads in the Classroom are a Bad Idea

“We put tablets in their hands and made their loads that much heavier.”

Homeschooling Mom: We Pulled Out of the Public Schools Because of the System, Not the People

Homeschooling Mom: We Pulled Out of the Public Schools Because of the System, Not the People

As it turns out, teachers and homeschoolers may share some of the same critiques about today’s public education system.

Can Today’s Schools Measure Up to This Class Schedule from 1918?

Can Today’s Schools Measure Up to This Class Schedule from 1918?

How did one-room schools do it?

I’m Tired of Celebrating “Teachers”

I’m Tired of Celebrating “Teachers”

The latest Key & Peele sketch “TeachingCenter” is still going viral.

Are Gifted and Talented Students Being Left Behind?

Are Gifted and Talented Students Being Left Behind?

In our efforts to get students caught up, are we squelching the abilities and interests of our best and brightest students?