Misspelling as Warning Signal
Something is not right when the same adults who are able to perform basic math functions and recall song lyrics and sports statistics are unable to spell the words they use in day-to-day writing.
Beware Education Fads
As long as it’s possible to obtain a doctorate in education, classroom teachers are going to be deluged with “research-based innovations” of doubtful value.
Enough of the College Hype Already
School reform that pretends that every child MUST go to college is abysmally unhelpful.
Education Averages Are Misleading
Education percentages for the entire United States tend to cover up the reality experienced by millions of Americans. For example, the breakdown of public school funding is summarized as “federal 13%, state 43%, and local 44%.” But, in some states, funding by the state can be as high as 86% and in
Teachers Mentors and Purblind Politicians
Vocational education deserves more respect in public education, but it should not be viewed as "more important" than the academic skills associated with what some politicians refer to as "traditional" education, as if they were opposites. In the twenty-first century, "book learning" is for everyone
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