New guidelines for AP history: Are they still 'unpatriotic'? (Fri, 31 Jul 2015)
In the wake of a partisan uproar last year, the 2015 guidelines for the Advanced Placement United States history curriculum released Thursday feature a more-balanced look at the country, academics
say. The AP program, which allows high school students to take college-level courses for credit, is administered by The College Board, a private nonprofit corporation. Political conservatives argued
that the 2014 guidelines for US history had an anti-American slant that highlighted wrongdoing and downplayed the achievements of the American people.
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Why I Kept Firing Teachers in No Pineapple Left Behind (Thu, 30 Jul 2015) The dark, scathing
critique of the American education system makes dehumanizing students a necessary evil.
Four-day week for Georgia public school district: Does it work? (Thu, 30 Jul 2015)
This is the second consecutive year that the school district is operating with this atypical schedule, and metrics indicate the switch has had a positive effect on the students. “It has increased our
discipline, our attendance is good, teacher attendance as well," said Jeff Martin, Chattooga High School principal to WSB-TV News in Atlanta. In the state of Georgia, schools are required
to have no less than a daily average of five and a half hours of daily “instructional time” based on a 180-school-day calendar, according to guidelines set forth by the Georgia Department of
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