Grammar schools have been in the news this week – Theresa May’s plans to reintroduce grammar schools is actually one of the most unpopular policies in her party but despite this opposition, and more opposition from nearly everyone who knows anything about education, she seems hell-bent on bringing the grammar school back into the state system, so it looks like we’re going back to selective state education. 837 more words
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The Colorado Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP), a School of Public Affairs professional development program for individuals whose work record reflects strong leadership abilities and a concern for issues important to children and education, has selected its Fellows for 2016-17. 293 more words
Prime Minister, Theresa May, in her first significant announcement on domestic policy, has proposed controversial changes to England’s education system. Motivated by her commitment to social mobility, May plans to create more selective and grammar schools. 759 more words
Ottawa’s French public school board has for years been doing the things that the provincial government is making all school boards do to improve our dismal math education. 873 more words
Alberta’s education minister is launching an inquiry after two independent religious schools have refused to follow the province’s rules on gay-straight alliances.
“This is a very serious matter,” David Eggen said Monday. 347 more words
If we think it makes sense to take the top 25% of pupils at aged 11 and put them into a school just for them so they can reach their potential unhindered by those who learn more slowly, then why don’t we think it makes sense to take the bottom 25% and put them into a school just for them so they can reach their potential unhindered by those who learn more quickly? 270 more words