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Is The United States A Democracy? America's Middle-Schoolers Do Not Know

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS
May 4, 2015

Just 23 percent of U.S. eighth-graders are “proficient” or above in knowledge of American civics, according to the “ 140 more words

Politics

R'nel: A Nation In Educational Peril

By Gary R’nel

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The results of the 2014 test, called the National Assessment of Educational Progress are disquieting, distressing and disturbing. The NAEP measures student knowledge in the areas of history, civics and geography. 249 more words

Blogs

FREE CANDY Van (i.e. Charter Lobbyist), Civil Rights Project Response, Lottery Admissions and CREDO

Sometimes it’s hard to know who to trust. For example, the van parked in front of your house offering free candy, you might want to avoid. 1,755 more words

Charter Schools

NY Times Don't Give up the Gains in Education

For the past three years my Saturday mornings have been filled with a lot of driving and a lot of sitting in classes as I’ve been working towards my doctorate in education.  573 more words

Education Philosophy

Growing Population Of Latino Students Doing Well In School

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Latinos represent the fastest growing group of students in the country’s public schools – 24% of the enrollment in 2011, the latest composite source of data. 86 more words

Watch + Listen

Why America Needs the Common Core

It is well understood that American educational standards are falling behind those of many other developed nations.  I have recently discussed this issue from the point of view of giving more public support to… 310 more words

Jack Heidel