It’s easy to see the downsides of our national cult of self-esteem. But being ‘special’ has enabled many kids to be their best.
Pension reform will help cities balance budgets, but will their schools still be able to attract talented teachers?
While the anti-testing movement gains steam, let’s not deprive our children of a valuable tool for learning
The story of the tenth grader suspended for her anti-bullying video outraged Matt Lauer, but what’s really outrageous is her lack of basic language skills
Protest got a black character added to “Girls.” So why are we so silent on segregation in the classroom?
Taxpayers are spending $36 billion a year on federal college grants. Here’s why the program is in serious need of an overhaul
A look behind the hysteria about debt-saddled college graduates
A radically simple solution to improving science education in America
Much of the uproar about the reading comprehension test was based on bad information
Test maker Pearson defends the controversial questions and details how many states have been using them in recent years
The state’s ban on “ethnic studies” in high schools reveals a deep fear of racial diversity
Stuart Chaifetz’s video shows how abusive teachers victimize the vulnerable and the voiceless
When it comes to school reform, both candidates have a party-base problem