Plagued by partisan battles, Indiana is a microcosm of the national education debate
In 2012, San Diego Unified School District officials made a minor addition to the high school graduation requirements: two to four courses in CTE—Career and Technical Education, the 21st century rebranding of “Vocational Education.” In response, 100 parents marched in protest and an online petition against the move totaled over 1,300 hundred angry signatures. Within […]
Why is Oklahoma trying to ban AP U.S. History?
Stanford’s startup culture is not antithetical to a university education, but, in fact, redefining this education.
On reforming education and holding schools accountable
What does Michelle Rhee’s stepping down as chancellor of DC schools mean for education reform?
Even if you’re not an education policy wonk, you’ve probably heard about Davis Guggenheim’s new documentary, Waiting for “Superman.” And, like many Americans, you may be planning to watch it. After all, Guggenheim’s last film, An Inconvenient Truth, changed the way many people think about global warming. What’s not to like about the fact that […]