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Latest Education Items
D.C. parents and students may never know whether interim schools chief Kaya Henderson faced stiff competition to permanently succeed Michelle A. Rhee as chancellor, but Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Wednesday that she now holds the $275,000-per-year job and the title.
The Obama administration is giving new meaning to "bully pulpit" by hosting a conference aimed at encouraging children to be nice to one another.
Parents need to ask their children's teachers if and why they would belong to the National Education Association, the huge teachers union that is pushing the sexualizing of our children ("NEA at work," Culture, Monday).
The striking teachers in Wisconsin have taught their erstwhile students by example: When in opposition to a statement or action by the expositor of higher learning in the classroom, the students should stamp their feet, shout down the teacher and generally make discussion impossible.
Government officials are handing out $9 million to help schools extend wireless Internet connections beyond the classroom.
Saying the country's competitiveness was tied directly to the quality of its schools, President Obama on Tuesday said there was "nothing responsible" about cutting federal education spending even as lawmakers on Capitol Hill look to trim a ballooning federal deficit.
Kennesaw State University is not renewing the contracts of men's basketball coach Tony Ingle or his staff.
Has no one else noticed the contradiction between the reaction to the news out of Brigham Young University and the reaction to any mention of Shariah law ("BYU hoops star suspended for sex acts," Web, Thursday)?
Mega-selling author James Patterson has handed out his first round of "Book Dollars for Scholars."