State Gears Up for New Education Law

By Clark Corbin From Idaho Education News July 8th, 2014 State education officials are gearing up to launch a marketing campaign showing families how high school students can earn $600 for college courses and tests. Earlier this year, the Legislature passed a law creating the Fast Forward Program, which will help juniors and seniors attending public high more »

Teachers, the Common Core, and the Freedom to Teach

By Jessica Poiner  From Ohio Gadfly Daily July 7, 2014 Common Core watchers out there have probably heard this one before: All the teachers I know hate the Common Core. There are undoubtedly some teachers who dislike the Common Core, but recent polls suggest that most teachers support the new standards. During my three years of more »

Schools: Compete for Customers

From The CDA Press July 2, 2014 King Kong and Godzilla. Sonny and Cher. Some things just go together. Public education and Pepto-Bismol. That’s not a slam; it’s an observation. Public education has held course, at times stubbornly, through decades of challenges from private schools and from religiously motivated proponents of school vouchers. Change is more »