February 16, 2012
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Living in a world of make believe where everyone gets gold stars is crippling the future of America’s youth.
While not federally developed, Common Core looks and feels like federal intrusion.
When Georgia students seek help 411 is ready.
Big yellow means big bucks in the Newton County School System.
Where will Samantha Fuhrey, affectionately called Sam, lead Newton County schools?
Georgia's College & Career Ready Performance Index highlights performance flags.
While many consider Common Core State Standards a national movement, opposition mounts.
Accountability typically translates into more work for classroom teachers, so much so that many effective teachers now work in private, home-school and charter settings.
Colleges and schools without strong academic advisement will lose in the end.
Margareet Thatcher left her mark on public education, especially higher ed.
is much sound and even more fury over public school budgets, and it signifies something.
Down Ga. Highway 36 toward Jackson, beyond the old Meadors home place, stand schools of personal interest to me.
How will Georgia schools increase student achievement when tax dollars disproportionately fund non-teaching jobs?
Dual enrollment represents public school choice at its very best for Georgia's high school juniors and seniors.
School districts must sweat more at the planning table, possibly zero-basing budgets, to rebuild trust following a decade littered with indictments, incarcerations, embezzlement, cheating, affairs, nepotism and face lifts.
Here are some shining examples from Rockdale and Newton county schools.
Colorado is leveraging dual enrollment to improve its workforce.
The trigger would allow a majority of a public school households or teachers and instructional staff at a given school to demand consideration of their petition to convert a failing school to charter status.
Georgia Sunshine Laws have been ambiguous, but Georgia's House Bill 397 parts some clouds.
Is free market enterprise and competition destabilizing to education traditionalists?
Don't miss the chance to help set school system policy.
How do schools in the Joint Development Authority (JDA) counties measure up? While many indicators exist to measure student performance, hard numbers lend a clear view of what is working and what is not.
There are bright spots and accelerated students, but a place called school is rapidly sending graduates into a nation at risk.
To ensure schools' success, we must rid leadership ranks of non-performers.