Like many other conservatives before him, candidate Santorum calls for the abolition of public schools.¬†Again, calls for the elimination of the system without offering alternatives, other than homeschooling, which is perfectly fine for some. However, a system of public education was largely created many years ago because “dame schools” and other private arrangements were no […]

Education Week reports on President Obama’s new STEM competitive grant initiative: One item on the president’s agenda is an $80 million proposal for a new federal competition to support “effective STEM teacher preparation programs,” according to a White House¬†press release. In addition, the president is seeking to create a $60 million fund to improve mathematics […]