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That Elusive Education Nirvana

That Elusive Education Nirvana

That Elusive Education Nirvana By Linda Dobson I guess it sounded like a good idea to somebody back in 2001 when the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) became law and demanded that, by 2014, all U.S. students would be proficient in reading and math. Now that 2014 is relatively right around the corner, those involved in the education system are [...]

Creating Your Own Education Reform

Creating Your Own Education Reform

Creating Your Own Education Reform By Linda Dobson Because of the ever-increasing number of laws related to schooling, politics and educational reform go hand in hand. The first President Bush called it "America 2000." With a few tweaks and a slight name change, President Clinton gave us "Goals 2000." (You don't hear anything about those [...]

No Ordinary School for Politicians’ Kids

No Ordinary School for Politicians’ Kids

No Ordinary School for Politicians' Kids On camera, a reporter asked recently elected Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel where his children will go to school. Joining a multitude of politicians before him, Mr. Mayor quickly became impolite, even though he knew the question would be forthcoming and had the requisite "sound byte" ready in response. [...]

Secretary of Education Duncan, Congress Has Some Questions for You

Secretary of Education Duncan, Congress Has Some Questions for You

Secretary of Education Duncan, Congress Has Some Questions for You If only U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan would pay attention to what his department can and cannot do, he'd have a whole lot less hassle in his life. Not only is his department being sued for alleged improprieties involving infamous "short kings" of hedge funds, [...]

Your Family’s Homeschooling Options by Mary McCarthy

Your Family’s Homeschooling Options by Mary McCarthy

The following piece by veteran homeschooler Mary McCarthy explains the different programs and approaches that utilize the term "homeschooling" to help your family as you begin to explore what your family might want to do with an educational option to public school. This basic outline should help save you a lot of time. As Mary suggests, it's [...]

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