Latest from Valerie Strauss

'If you really want to nurture critical thinking and imagination in children, there are better ways than lying to them about Santa.'

  • Dec 18, 2018

A newspaper editorial said, "The charter school fox is heading for the Department of Education hen house and, for public schooling, that’s finger-lickin’ bad."

  • Dec 18, 2018

A public education advocate gives five reasons why the answer to both questions is "no." She writes: "It is time to acknowledge that what may have begun as a sincere attempt to promote innovation has given rise to fraud, discrimination and the depletion of public school funding."

  • Dec 16, 2018

An educator dreams.

  • Dec 15, 2018

The youngster lost by a single vote. Here's what Hillary Clinton told her.

  • Dec 15, 2018

The union has called a march in support of public education on Saturday in downtown Los Angeles.

  • Dec 14, 2018

"It’s a staggering truth: Most dollars that have been spent on autism research in the United States over the last four decades are not helping children with autism."

  • Dec 14, 2018

Tensions are high in the nation's second-largest school system.

  • Dec 13, 2018

The morale drop at the department was among the highest across the federal government.

  • Dec 12, 2018

How secure do teachers feel at school in this day and age, and how has it affected the way they do their jobs and think about their profession? If you are a teacher, write in.

  • Aug 20, 2018
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