Category Archives: Education

Coronavirus: Forced Change for Education

All news is focused around the coronavirus pandemic in America and around the world. It is good to be informed, but all day – every day is a bit much for me. My husband and I begin our day with … Continue reading

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Collective Bargaining in the Schools: Prescription for Problems

Joseph Ocol is the kind of teacher most parents would fight to have teach their daughter. His Englewood, Chicago girls’ chess team won the national championship in 2016 against 60 other schools, an achievement noted in the Congressional Record, by … Continue reading

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Virginia Education Association Wants Collective Bargaining for Teachers — but Talks With Its Own Employees Led to Lawsuits, Sanctions

Last November, Democrats won majorities in both houses of the Virginia legislature. With Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam in place, the party gained full control of the state government. Public-sector unions are wasting no time to try to get friendly legislation … Continue reading

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Accountability Without Testing = Trouble

Editor’s Note:  Several bills have been introduced by both Democrats and Republicans in the Virginia General Assembly to eliminate a wide swath of state tests – from high school end-of-course  tests in the sciences and history to all writing exams testing … Continue reading

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How One Man is Leading the Fight for School Choice in Richmond

By Lindsey M. Burke Although he is facing steep opposition from the school board in the city, Green has mobilized parents around Richmond who are supportive of his fight to bring more quality education options to an area that desperately … Continue reading

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