Growing opposition to State Education Department and Governor’s policies in New York This week, evidence of growing public opposition to the programs of the New York Stated Education Department, and the meddling of Governor Cuomo, is evident across the state. … Continue reading
Category Archives: Education Policy
The Iceberg Effect
The Iceberg Effect–A Better Look At American Schools The Horace Mann League of the USA and the National Superintendents Roundtable, a group of district leaders from 30 states, released “The Iceberg Effect, An International Look at Often-Overlooked Educational Indicators” this … Continue reading
Too Much Discipline?
Too Much Discipline? In Why Do Some Schools Feel Like Prison? (Education Week, January 28, 2015), Samina Hadi-Tabassum, an associate professor of education at Dominican University, River Forest, IL, comments that in her 20 years of working of mentoring new … Continue reading
Startling New Poverty Data
Low Income Students Now a Majority in the Nation’s Public Schools The Southern Education Foundation published (January, 2015) a report showing that low income students became the majority population in US schools in 2013. From the report: “In 40 of … Continue reading