Posts tagged "education"

Challenging our students to do what? Test better?

Last week I was in Boston to attend a high school journalism conference.  Like, do I know a good time or what? Boston — great bars, great restaurants — and 5,500 high school kids. I’ve lost it. As part of the conference is a “write off” — a competition where students follow a prompt or... Read more »

Why Johnny still can't read...

I heard the news and I was not surprised. The academic ranking of the United States is slipping – which is putting it mildly.  The folks who spend their time measuring such things put the United States somewhere in middle of the pack.  The same pack that we, so they say, once led. Not anymore. ... Read more »