5 Things Our Education System Needs To Start Teaching… For The Sake of America

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Matthew Rozsa wonders if the American education system is producing good citizens.

Every Child is Special Needs

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What is missing in the equation for classifying a child?

Relaxing Zero Tolerance in Schools Could be Obama’s Boldest Civil Rights Reform

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Can President Obama break the school-to-prison pipeline? Paul Thomas investigates.

The Coming Democratic Battle Over Education Reform

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Forget financial regulations or the NSA, the biggest division in the Democratic Party in the future will probably be over education reform.

What Americans Could Achieve if We Banded Together Like We Did to Deport Justin Bieber

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Too often we assume our politicians know or care what we care about. “We the People” have spoken. Can we get a redo?

Will Teaching Require Hazard Pay? One Teacher’s Confession.

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The fear of school shootings has forced one teacher to quit the profession she loves most.

No Child Left Behind? More Like No Child Left Untested.

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Professor Warren Blumenfeld on why we must reform education in the United States.

‘Put Your Hands Up, and Step Away From the … Child?’

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“Essentially, if a student gave me a hug, I was supposed to act like I was getting arrested. If that’s not a disgusting assumption of male guilt, I’m not sure what is.”

12 Years A Star, Black Boys Achieved

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Years in the making, Parents Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson show that the missing piece in education reform is parental engagement.

The N-Word and Education Reform

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Tim Brown believes that, “Cultural sensitivity should be a block of granite in the foundation of our education system, taught annually and comprehensively.”

Love Before Politics: The Rowan Tree

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A young man searches for meaning and purpose in an age of irony. Individual insights and relationships set upon the backdrop of world politics make The Rowan Tree a compelling first novel.

The Wayward Crutch of Higher Education

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The institutional financial cost of curiosity and life experimentation

The Cruelty of Children

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Renowned educator Vivian Paley on the hidden curriculum that reinforces feelings of inadequacy.

I Have Only One Thing to Say to Jeff Bliss, the Kid Who Criticized His Teacher on YouTube

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As a nationally-recognized educator, who takes his profession very seriously, Nicholas Ferroni goes on record as supporting Jeff Bliss’ rant against his teacher.

“Every Child Deserves a Champion”

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In the classroom, the smallest acts can take on tremendous significance.

Seven Steps Schools Can Take to Close the Gender Gap

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Boys are being shortchanged in schools. How can we fix this?