Recent Articles by Eric Schulzke
Published: Thursday, October 8, 2015 9:56 am MDT
As U.S. schools add pressure down to younger grades, Finland's youngsters remain "joyfully illiterate."
Why you shouldn't care that SAT scores are stagnating, and what they don't mean about American education
Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 6:15 pm MDT
SAT scores remain flat, leading some to fear that U.S. education reform is not working, but many experts think the SAT tells us nothing usefu
Arne Duncan to step down as Education secretary after 7 years of aggressive and controversial policy leadership
Published: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 9:06 am MDT
Obama's longest-serving cabinet officer drew fire from left and right, pushed Common Core, butted heads with unions, and promoted charter schools and standardized testing.
Published: Monday, October 5, 2015 8:59 am MDT
In the U.K., Ernst & Young is dropping the college requirement and shifting to skills testing instead. Is this the front end of a revolution that will render $100,000 student loan burdens moot?
Published: Monday, October 5, 2015 8:54 am MDT
Being an instructional coach, troubleshooter and financial manager in high pressure environments drives administrators away just as experience value kicks in, experts say.
Published: Saturday, October 3, 2015 11:37 am MDT
Charters are not a threat to community schools, but a critical choice for low-income parents argues the president of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
Published: Thursday, October 1, 2015 4:12 pm MDT
Reduced participation and fears of injuries and liabilities lead school to drop iconic American tradition.
Dumping billions down the drain? Teacher "professional development" spending a total waste, study argues
Published: Thursday, October 1, 2015 9:58 am MDT
Study estimates $18,000 per teacher each year spent on teacher professional development, but fails to find any connection between the training and results in the classroom.
Published: Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:42 am MDT
Focusing on poor Latino families, a Chicago Catholic school pays for their tuition with students' work. But do the kids get more out of the work jobs than they put into them?
Published: Friday, September 18, 2015 4:19 pm MDT
Reduced mortality alone more than justifies the cost of the program one study finds, while another finds test score gaps reduced significantly.