What schools are doing wrong — and how to get it right.

'It is past time that we stop worrying about reforming and improving our schools. Instead, we need to insure that we have programs that can improve our society.'

'Teaching stories tend to follow one dedicated hero battling the odds to save her students – usually in spite of all the less heroic adults around her. Or, for humor purposes, they used the inverse of this: an irresponsible train wreck who says inappropriate things to students and has a bottle of tequila in her desk drawer. These portrayals never felt real to me. The teachers I know – myself included – are not so easily typecast.'

The acting may be great but....

Is the ad accurate?

She did an interview with the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington.

'Teachers are no longer given the autonomy to practice what endless amounts of research have proven are developmentally appropriate, dynamic ways of measuring student growth and skill mastery. '

With education a key issue in November's elections, his opponent is a former education chief of the state who opposed Walker policies.

The problem and a recommended solution -- from the students themselves.

It's a tough question to answer, but here's one answer.

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