It has been more than 11 years since the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), commonly known today as No Child Left Behind, has been reauthorized. It’s long overdue for a tune up.
This summer one of my second-grader’s friends will be moving from Huntsville, Alabama, to the Washington, D.C. area. She was one of the top students in the class and will likely do well wherever she goes to school.
As we look to the future and think about the economic recovery, we can see the widening of a skills gap where the education and skill levels of Kentuckians don’t meet the requirements and supply of jobs.
America is in a global race for the future, and it’s falling behind. It’s a race to educate, train, attract, and invest in employees who are able to compete and grow in the 21st century.
In the ongoing campaign for education reform, charter schools are widely recognized as a promising avenue for improved student outcomes.
Teenage girls use computers and the Internet as much as boys do, but are five times less likely to consider a technology-related career.