There’s no reason to believe President Obama’s laudable proposal won’t inflict a high-stakes testing climate on young kids who aren’t ready for it.
Why do we push our young ones while asking little of our older kids?
Federal guidelines don’t mandate new teams, but could lead to a more inclusive society
Your average kindergartner knows the proper way to prevent germs from spreading. So why won’t adults get with the program?
Some of the most common strategies for retaining knowledge are the least effective, according to a new report
Putting more guns in schools will likely lead to more violence
As Liza Long, author of “I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother,” is critiqued, let’s take a look at our long tradition of blaming moms
Who knows how this kid’s life will turn out, but one thing’s for sure: his parents actions can’t protect him forever
School reform is a political hot potato, and the former Florida governor can’t get enough of it
New research shows that sending kids home from school as punishment may do more harm than good
A growing body of research shows that when it comes to keeping a child engaged, the play environment matters more than the toy itself
It is a virtual epidemic. One in 88 American children is diagnosed with autism-spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Earlier this week, Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of the …
More schools are getting rid of “old-fashioned” skills like penmanship and multiplication tables, but research shows that students benefit from some classic teaching methods