New York State United Teachers has sued the state education department this week over a state stipulation that teachers can be punished for discussing standardized-test items. According to the union, the stipulation is a violation of the teachers First Amendment rights, as well as their right to equal protection.
William Deresiewicz, who taught at Yale for 10 years, recommends that students not go to Yale or other Ivy League schools, or even strive to go there.
An education expert who heads up a popular online K-12 school is advising parents that they must be vigilant against government intrusion if they want to maintain control over their children's schooling.
Newly uncovered middle-school training documents in Lincoln, Nebraska, counsel teachers to avoid “gendered expressions” as part of an effort to alter the traditional understanding that man is divided into two sexes.
In an effort to prevent school shootings, a government commission is targeting certain homeschoolers with a proposal that would force them to respond to state special education program teams.