Media: Colbert To Broadcast Move Probably Bad News For Education

There's been lots of reaction to the news that Colbert is going to leave Comedy Central and replace Letterman on broadcast television, but what does it mean for attention to education on TV? 

For years now, Colbert has been riffing …

Morning Video: PBS NewsHour Visits P-Tech High

 

From last night's broadcast: "Why six years of high school might pay off in the workforce Hari Sreenivasan tells the story of Pathways in Technology Early College High School"…

AM News: Now, Anyone Can Try Out Common Core Field Tests

Students are test-driving new Common Core exams. You can too Hechinger Report: You can try out sample tests that the test makers released to the public online and see for yourself if they boost your critical thinking skills. Here is a …

Afternoon Video: Return to Montefiore Alternative School

Last week's premier episode of the VICE-produced documentary series "Last Chance High" was so rough it was hard to watch — so be warned.  Here's this week's show.…

How Will Early Childhood Education Play Out in the U.S. Senate?

Can the Senate education committee produce a bipartisan bill to expand pre-kindergarten? Probably not, but it sounds like Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, the chairman of the panel wants to give it a shot.

Throwback Thursday (#TBT): My First Job


Throwback Thursday is a Facebook tradition in which people share pictures of themselves from the past — usually as kids, teens, or young adults.  But nobody really wants to see that stuff from colleagues and counterparts, so I've come up …

Thompson: NYC Can Happen Here

How did we get here from there? How can an American democracy produce such a disgusting educational culture? How did schools in New York City sink so low?

OK,  it is sick enough that Eva Moskowitz's Success Academies fire students up to …

Update: Spencer Fellowships Go To Lutton, Resmovits, & Kalita (Who?)

After a bit of a delay to determine whether any of the awardees wanted to pursue alternative options, the newest Spencer Education Journalism Fellowships have been awarded to two familiar names — Chicago Public Radio's Linda Lutton and HuffPost's Joy …

Update: Spencer Fellowships Go To Lutton, Resmovits, & Kalita (Who?)

After a bit of a delay to determine whether any of the awardees wanted to pursue alternative options, the newest Spencer Education Journalism Fellowships have been awarded to two familiar names — Chicago Public Radio's Linda Lutton and HuffPost's Joy …

Rosy Indiana Evaluation Results Trigger Soul-Searching

Indiana’s teachers posted high scores on their first year under a new teacher-evaluation system.