In New York, the Board of Regents voted Monday to eliminate a requirement that aspiring teachers pass a literacy test in order to become certified.
There is broad public support for more government spending on childcare as long as that spending does not result in another unfunded entitlement that worsens the deficit
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In several states, local superintendents are pushing back against plans to rate schools with letter grades
The regulations that were written by the Education Department to explain how states could comply with ESSA were repealed by the Senate late last week.
Choice exists to allow parents to educate their children in accordance with their own needs, desires and values.
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that the state’s low spending on public education violated the state’s constitution.
Everything anyone needs to know about school choice – who benefits from it and who opposes it – was summarized in the first few minutes of the movie Hidden Figures … and in the trailer right before it.
The vast majority of alternative programs — 87 percent — are run by traditional school districts not charters.
Boston charter schools this year received 35,000 applications, more than double the 13,000 applications that were received last year.
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