Topic: No Child Left Behind
Standards-based school reform didn't come out of nowhere. It's rooted in the relentless system of grading that we all went through in school.
08/31/2010 11:46 am
As students head back to school, educators nationwide are implementing controversial school reform wrought by Arne Duncan. Pushing competitive market approaches and armed with unprecedented funding and support from the president, he is possibly the most powerful education secretary ever.
08/30/2010 03:06 pm
At a Monitor lunch with reporters, House Minority Leader John Boehner says that if he were speaker, he would do three things to create jobs. He would also work with Democrats.
07/21/2010 05:20 pm
FreedomWorks co-chairman Dick Armey discussed President Obama's handling of the BP oil spill crisis at a June 16 Monitor lunch.
06/23/2010 10:05 am
Kalamazoo Central High School beat out more than 1,000 applicants to win the Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge. Obama delivers the school's graduation speech Monday night.
06/07/2010 08:13 pm
The No Child Left Behind Act has crowded out civics learning in America's schools. It's more than memorizing the names of all the presidents, as former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor shows with her "iCivics" computer game. I tried it, and learned something.
05/28/2010 03:55 pm
The joining of the Conservatives' "big society" concept and the Liberal Democrats' power-distribution ideas may help this British coalition overcome their differences.
05/19/2010 04:56 pm
The 'starve the beast' strategy – raising spending but not taxes – hasn't cut the deficit.
05/10/2010 12:15 am
The state of America’s public schools is given a sobering examination in the documentary ‘The Cartel.’
04/16/2010 04:48 pm
Readers write in about deficits and taxation, using private money for nuclear power, and the No Child Left Behind law.
04/05/2010 12:08 pm