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.
Can public school leaders hatch innovations for students within minimum competency guidelines set by the state?
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.
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?
The current issue of Fortune Magazine profiles the 100 Best Companies to Work For and 78 of them need to fill 67,000 jobs. Will Georgians fill any of those spots?
In "How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character," Paul Tough argues that medicine explains why children who grow up in dysfunctional environments find it hard to concentrate.