The Associated Press released an alarming statistic today. The number of schools labeled as “failing” under the No Child Left Behind Act could skyrocket dramatically this year, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday. The Department of Education estimates the percentage of schools not meeting yearly targets for their students’ proficiency in in math and reading […]
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His father, an Army commander, was being deployed to Iraq, and 6-year-old Jack Dorman didn’t want to be in school in the first place. He suffers from separation anxiety and had been visiting a therapist. Sadly, the boy’s day got a lot worse after he drew a picture of a scene from one of his […]
The American education system isn’t the envy of the world. It’s not even the prize of U.S. citizens who are becoming more disenchanted with the archaic system the longer it continues. It is a fine example of why the government is not the answer to what ills us. This is an open thread that starts […]