From The Times (UK): Business will seek to run state schools after shift in political attitudes Greg Hurst, Education Editor Businesses are looking to revolutionise state education by bidding to run hundreds of schools, as politicians open the door to new education providers. Companies want to create national chains of state schools, eclipsing the current […]

Monty Neill posted a good sampling of reactions to the “Blueprint” at ARN: The Forum on Educational ACcountability (FEA), which I chair, submitted its recommendations to the House Ed Comm on Friday; it includes evaluation of the Administration’s ‘blueprint.’ . . . . And FairTest has its summary of these proposals on our website, off […]

So, there’s this really tragic case in Massachusetts about a 15 year-old girl who committed suicide after weeks of constant verbal and physical harassment.  You can find several articles about at the Boston Globe. As an aside, I think it’s interesting that the stash of articles is listed for “Moms.”  Granted, they are in many […]