On summer school, Lincoln, and vengenace
The two-time presidential candidate just launched a home schooling curriculum which promises to get your elementary school student up-to-speed on the hijacking of the Constitution in no time. Seriously. It promises that. And so much more.
A new investigation questions Atlanta's recently stellar test scores
If signed into law, it would require teaching about gay historical figures in state schools
The ongoing struggle to explain American educational inefficiencies
In your favor: most high school seniors aren't very good at the subject
A new report from Brookings overturns a stereotype
Religion was a big reason the Tea Party celebrity entered politics
But as in the Shirley Sherrod case, some think the video was poorly edited
A New York Times story inspires more jeers than nostalgia
The New Republic's Jonathan Chait says legal education is a 'giant bubble'
How not to observe the war's 150 year anniversary
The Facebook investor says a "education bubble" is underway; not everyone agrees
After just five months on the job, Black will be replaced by Dennis Walcott
A new study says that playing used woodwind and brass instruments can make you sick
Obama's holding a contest for high schools; he's the prize but no one's applying
A bill to limit union bargaining ability gets some pushback
Should school districts be promoting racial and socioeconomic integration? Inside a debate in North Carolina
Race to Nowhere gets quiet praise, though Waiting for Superman is the bigger box-office hit
Black is the new Klein. What does it mean?
And who's telling black people they need to pay the gas bill in order to vote?
A BBC documentary plunges Britain into debate
Bloggers preemptively defend against cynicism
The DC chancellor is celebrated in a new documentary--but now she may be out of a job
An LA Times dispute cuts to the core of the teacher-evaluation debate
Comprehensive guide to the debate over national standards
Looks like recent alums really needed the 0.333 grade boost
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