The Answer Sheet: And Who Didn't


Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Read Eric Cantor’s ‘major’ education speech

He went to Philadelphia and didn’t mention the crisis facing the Phillie school system. But he did praise vouchers and charter schools.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education Policy, What He Said And Didn't Say

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 07/01/2013

New York's graduation gap widens

What' the data really shows about New York's graduation gap.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:02 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Graduation Rates, What Officials Didn't Say

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 02/04/2013

350 out of 4,150 college presidents sign gun control letter

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, appearing today with college presidents, students, administrations and mayors to demand congressional action to curb gun violence, said Congress needs to be forced by Americans outside Washington D.C. to do the right thing.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:57 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  And Who Didn't?, College Presidents, Gun Control, Who Did and Who Didn't

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 12/11/2012

What international test scores really mean

Here we go again. New international test scores were released today and their meaning are in the eye of the interpreter. Here are some headlines from different new sites with some different takes on the results -- and one headline you didn't see but should.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:57 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Tests, Test Scores, The Headline You Didn't See