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.
The crisis in American education has catapulted to the spotlight in recent years. Or so it seems. With the release of the critically acclaimed Waiting for Superman and education interest groups taking a more principled and seemingly more powerful stance on education reform, the issue of whether America’s education system is failing has become very prominent. […]
On reforming education and holding schools accountable
What does Michelle Rhee’s stepping down as chancellor of DC schools mean for education reform?