Federal Race-based Disciplinary Quotas

Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter Federal Race-based Disciplinary Quotas The Departments of Justice and Education issued a 23-page joint memorandum to states, districts, and schools warning them that they must “meet their obligations under Federal law to administer student … Continue reading

Just The Ticket for Students

Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter Just The Ticket for Students January 26 to February 1, 2014, was National School Choice Week, an event celebrating educational opportunity. Schools, organizations, and individuals offered 5,500 events independently planned as nonpartisan and nonpolitical … Continue reading

AP Classes Gain Popularity

Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter AP Classes Gain Popularity In February of 2014 the College Board released its 44-page “10th Annual Advanced Placement Report to the Nation.” Students across America take Advanced Placement (AP) classes in order to experience … Continue reading

Education Briefs

Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter Education Briefs About a dozen Marinette Middle School parents complained to Wisconsin school officials when students were asked to give very personal information as part of an anti-bullying exercise. Students were asked to step … Continue reading

NEA Says Common Core Was Botched

Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter NEA Says Common Core Was ‘Botched’ Dennis Van Roekel has finally been forced to call into question the Obama administration’s “gift” to American education, Common Core. Van Roekel, the President of the nation’s largest … Continue reading

Why Moms Are Protesting Common Core

Why Moms Are Protesting Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly March 5, 2014 One of the major reasons why Moms are vigorously opposing schools adopting the much ballyhooed Common Core standards is that they are tied to the gathering and storing … Continue reading

Anti-Bullying Campaigns May Not Work

Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Anti-Bullying Campaigns May Not Work As reported in the Education Reporter in December, research by a University of Texas professor, published in the Journal of Criminology shows that school bullying-prevention programs often do not … Continue reading

Education Briefs

Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Education Briefs Trail Life USA launched in January 2014 with 500 new troops in 42 states, offering outdoor adventure, along with character and leadership programs in a Christian environment to boys in grades K-12. … Continue reading