Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Fry v. Napoleon Comm. School et. al

Update: On February 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court vacated and remanded the Sixth Circuit’s Decision in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, framing new standards and limits to the Continue Reading →

POLL: Is Your School Doing a Great Job?

The results of the 2013 Nation’s Report Card, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), show that fourth- and eighth-graders made incremental progress in math and reading. The scores show Continue Reading →

Class Actions – Not a Primary Vehicle for Accomplishing Change

We think the school system continues to prey on parents in I.E.P. meetings. Having good information is valuable but does no good when the school preys on parents knowing full Continue Reading →

Report: Schools, Teacher Ed Programs Ignore How Kids Really Learn

“If we do not integrate what we know about how children grow and learn, we run the risk of losing another generation of learners. …a growing amount of developmental research Continue Reading →

School Police: Good Idea? Bad Idea?

Bringing police into public schools is a trend that exploded in the 1990s, after high-profile school shooting incidents at Columbine and Jonesboro. When a reader asked a question about school Continue Reading →