Friday's ed news
FLORIDA: A school choice expansion passes its first hurdle.
NEW YORK: Eleven thousand people rally to support charter schools, which are now under fire from New York City’s new mayor.
NEW JERSEY: A school administrator has gotten $1.7 million in taxpayer-sponsored pension payments by gaming the system.
FEDERAL BUDGET: The Obama administration has proved Common Core is about federal control over all schools.
INDIANA: Terrence Moore takes the state's Common Core rewrite to task....
This video presents a satirical (but not very inaccurate) look at the modern frenzy to push every kid into college.
Well-known scholar Charles Murray describes the current U.S. higher education system this way:
First, we will set up a single goal to represent educational success, which will take four years to achieve no matter what is being taught. We will attach an economic reward to it that seldom has anything to do with what has been learned. We will urge large numbers of people...
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