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School Choice Keeps The Peace

Jeff Jacoby, PUBLIC SCHOOLS are commonly described as engines of democracy and citizenship, and a bulwark against social strife. Which makes the Democrats’ bitter and unremitting campaign against Betsy DeVos all the more ironic. Protesters gathered outside a public middle school in Washington, D.C., to block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from entering. DeVos, the next

Rebellion Erupts Over School’s Student-Chipping Plan

  A rebellion is developing in Texas against a plan by a school district in San Antonio that would monitor the exact location and activities of all students at all times through RFID chips they are being ordered to wear. Katie Deolloz, a member of Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering, told WND today

70 US educators to explore leadership in Israel

This week, 70 US educators will visit Israel as part of a leadership development program designed to deepen their commitment to education reform and service. They will explore alternative models of education and methods of approaching complex societal challenges, including how Israeli schools address issues of co-existence, religion and minority populations. As part of their