Education


At Sea Without a Compass: Chart a New Course for Education Reform

Karen Symms Gallagher, the Dean of the Rossier School of Education at USC, wrote the following on Education and the Obama administration (as featured in the Huffington Post):..

Teaching new hope for out of work

Here are excerpts from an interesting article in the Beaumont Enterprise. It discusses career-changing professionals turning towards teaching in Texas: 

Thomas Riley always thought he would become an educator after retiring from his position with the Jefferson Park and Recreation Center-but not this soon...

Massachusetts Governor offers $168m to education

 
School districts in Massachusetts would win a timely $168 million infusion of federal stimulus money under a plan Governor Deval Patrick announced today, offering some degree of relief to local schools that are preparing plans for teacher layoffs, program cuts, and school closings...

 

Obama to address U.S. education woes in speech

President Barack Obama will mark his seventh week in office on Tuesday by proposing reforms to the U.S. education system, which has one of the worst high school dropout rates in the industrialized world...

Texas bill addresses teacher shortage

Today, Senator Dan Patrick (R-Houston) filed legislation to reverse the growing shortage of math and science teachers across the state of Texas...

Our Greatest National Shame

Nicholas D. Kristof writes an op-ed piece in today’s New York Times:

I’m coming to think that our No. 1 priority actually must be education. That makes the new fiscal stimulus package a landmark, for it takes a few wobbly steps toward reform and allocates more than $100 billion toward education...