The Washington Express highlighted the growing presence of massive open online courses (known as MOOCs) in the Washington, D.C.-area.
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None of the teachers who wrote their take on education policy and reform could ever agree on a single issue, such as teacher layoffs, seniority and standardized testing.
A pair of University of Maryland economists actually found themselves channeling supply side-icon Jack Kemp although they might be loathe to admit it.
The professor rationalized that today’s economy makes it essential to extend these benefits as employment is unstable.
Special needs students are often ignored in national education policy discussions, but are an important part of the American education system.
Immigration reform is one of the most important issues on President Barack Obama’s legislative agenda.
“Family instability is a leading cause of poverty in our society, and so these private decisions…have costs associated with them.”
The reason that European countries have not completely pulled out of their recessions is that their entitlement reforms “are a failure,” because “politicians rarely take the path of spending cuts.” Instead, “they take…a path that leans heavily toward tax increases.”
“Right-sizing the Classroom: Making the Most of Great Teachers.”
Today, 27 states and the District of Columbia require annual, yearly teacher evaluations when only 15 states had that requirement in 2009.