White working-class families can feel "abandoned" by schools and heads should be able to fine feckless parents, says Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw.
In this lesson, students use favorite family recipes to learn about history and culture.
Over the past six years, the Obama Administration has taken comprehensive action to tackle one of the biggest problems in higher education: abusive practices in the career college industry. Today marks a milestone in that fight, as the Administration’s signature effort to protect students and taxpayers – the gainful employment regulations – go into effect, strengthening oversight that will e
Diane Ravitch, the education historian, former assistant secretary of education, and titular leader of the movement against corporate school reform, edited a book decades ago titled “The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation.” It is an anthology of speeches, letters, poems, songs, documents and essays by people who have “inspired, delighted, enraged, and roused America.”Read full article >>
Part-time ‘settling in’ periods for infants can be difficult for parents to fit around busy working lives. Do some heads need to be more flexible?Event manager Lucy Dixon is a single parent who has worked full-time since her son was five-months old. George is currently in childcare from 8am to 5.30pm. This means, Dixon points out, that a normal school day is going to be on the short side for hi