Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.
In this lesson, students use favorite family recipes to learn about history and culture.
It’s time for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. There’s no doubt change is necessary to ensure our children’s civil rights to a high quality education. While the media has focused on the annual assessments mandated by NCLB as being key, I want to highlight another critical improvement needed: high-quality preschool.We are a family that can speak to the benefits of hig
Troy LaRaviere is the principal of Chicago’s Blaine Elementary School and a leader of the Administrators Alliance for Proven Policy and Legislation in Education. He has been outspoken about school reform policies that he thinks are harmful to children or a waste of Chicago Public Schools money. Here’s an example, from this interview with him:Read full article >>
OECD study suggests school performance could be boosted by parents encouraging girls to consider careers involving subjects such as engineeringGirls “lack self-confidence” in their ability to solve mathematics and science problems and achieve worse results than they otherwise would, despite outperforming boys overall, according to an international study of gender equality in schools by the Or