No Constituent Left Behind

My fellow Americans, and friends from other countries who have to deal with us, we are facing a national crisis.  Our politicians are failing us while sucking the taxpayers dry, and it’s time we did something about it.  I’m proposing new legislation on behalf of all Americans: No Constituent Left Behind. Read More No Constituent Left Behind

Education in America: Indianapolis Mayor Fights for More Charter Schools

After several years of not meeting adequate yearly progress (AYP) under No Child Left Behind (NCLB), several Indianapolis high schools and one middle school face a takeover by the state this summer. The district, Indianapolis Public Schools, has until the results from standardized achievement tests (ISTEP+ for grades 3-8 and end of course assessments (ECAs) for grade 10) arrive t0 know the fate of five high schools and one middle school. Read More Education in America: Indianapolis Mayor Fights for More Charter Schools

Education in America: Arne Duncan Responds to Special Education Professionals

Mona talked about some of Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s statements about students who receive special education services a few weeks ago.  Recently, he worked with the Council for Exceptional Children to try to provide answers to special education professionals. Read More Education in America: Arne Duncan Responds to Special Education Professionals

I Don’t Like You, Arne Duncan

I am finding it very difficult to like Secretary of Education Arne Duncan these days. Recently he made some very discouraging comments regarding special education and essentially said that some states were giving their students with disabilities “a free ride.” Read More I Don’t Like You, Arne Duncan