The Answer Sheet: A Brief History


Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 04/24/2013

How private money is driving public education policy

" I find the brazenness, arrogance, and disregard for public decision making of current philanthropic attempts to influence federal policy just as dangerous to democracy as the critics of the original foundations contended so vociferously 100 years ago."

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:02 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:01 AM ET, 04/12/2013

'Learning disabilities' movement turns 50

Fifty years ago the phrase "learning disabilities" was coined -- and a movement began.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:01 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A Brief History, Learning Disabilities