Although its denizens and proprietors like to think of it as a bastion of reason, outsiders trying to wrest information out of the Ivory Tower, such as your servants at Accuracy in Academia, have rarely found it to be. It turns out that some who have worked within it feel roughly the same way.
Monthly Archives For August 2011
Jessica Quillin’s report, sponsored by the Center for American Progress (CAP), details the struggles of the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program in light of the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
Yet another reason to dread federal control of education: federal officials. For one thing, they actually believe all of that class warfare rhetoric.
The April 2011 Center for American Progress report entitled, “Beyond Classroom Walls: Developing Innovative Work Roles for Teachers,” introduces a new line of thinking in the American public education system.
The nature of the liberal mainstream media and academic elite is such that we typically only hear one side of an argument—and that argument is neither balanced nor contested.
A Union-Friendly Report on Union-Administrator Relations
A Center for American Progress (CAP) report, written by Frank Adamson and Linda Darling-Hammond argues for raising schoolteachers’ salaries.
When local officials accept federal funds for the higher purpose of more qualitative national standards in education, about all they get is the “national” part, a trend now evident as states are urged by the federal government to adopt national curriculum standards known as “Common Core.”
Government bureaucrats are rewarded for enlarging and expanding staff and budgets, while cost-cutting innovators are over looked for promotions. In short, the government is “stealing you blind” in the name of the common good.