Brian Childs is a writer and has worked online as a web editor for sites such as Asylum, ComicsAlliance and Moviefone. He studied history and Spanish at the University of Georgia and received a masters in journalism from New York University. Currently he oversees content at Certification Map. You can follow him on Google+.


A Fresh Start: Sec. Arne Duncan’s Plan to Revitalize Failing Schools

So goes the saying that you have to crack a few eggs to make an omelet. But Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan plans on doing more than just cracking a few eggs...

College Funding Shake Up

Ohio isn’t the only one who wants to shake things up a bit. Rather than funding schools based on admissions rates, Ohio has proposed a bill that would place ALL of a schools funding on course and degree completion...

Sec. of Education Arne Duncan Testifies

A few highlights from Duncan’s testimony on May 20th before the House Labor and Education Committee:..

Looming Teacher Shortage

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune and as we all might have heretofore expected, it is becoming harder and harder to attract young people into teaching careers...

Amidst a Sinking Economy, Financial Aid Keeps Students Afloat

The New York Times recently posted an article discussing the effect of the downturn in the economy on college admissions. The research led to some optimistic results...

New Info Added to Certification Map

The latest update to the State Certification map includes several new resources for aspiring, or current, teachers...