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“Skirting” the law. Some Ohio charter schools are still open and operating, despite a state law mandating their closure, because they changed their name, according to a new report. (h/t StateImpact Ohio) (Policy Matters Ohio)
For a better ROI in higher ed. Indiana’s education commissioner, Teresa Lubbers, wants to improve the return on investment for college students by creating mentorinContinue Reading »
In September a survey of Oklahoma high school students found only 2.8 percent were able to achieve a passing score on the U.S. Citizenship Test. The actual test has a 92.4 percent pass rate, so it would be quite a problem if Oklahoma high schoolers performed so poorly. But, thankfully, the results appear to have been fabricated.
The survey asked ten basic civics questions, along the lineContinue Reading »
Margaret Spellings, the United States Secretary of Education, is guest-blogging today at our fellow institutional blog, Eduwonk. (She must have missed the memo that bloggers are all a bunch of unshaven, pajama-wearing D&D players living in their parents’ basement.) Education Sector is, of course, very pleased to host her discussion of education and technology. On a larger note relatedContinue Reading »