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Waldorf Education in Public Schools

Educators adopt—and adapt—this developmental, arts-rich approach by Laura Pappano In the quest to fix ailing schools, should we […]

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Kids Haven’t Changed; Kindergarten Has

New data support a return to “balance” in kindergarten by Laura Pappano In the ongoing battle over kindergarten—has […]

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The Holiday Season: Putting the Genie Back in the Bottle

Author: Simplicity Parenting Here comes the Holiday Season. Something to look forward to and something that many parents […]

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Don’t Sleep with Your Smart Phone Nearby

By Bob Greene, CNN Contributor Editor’s note: CNN Contributor Bob Greene is a bestselling author whose books include “Late Edition: […]

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Inflating the Software Report Card

By TRIP GABRIEL and MATT RICHTEL Published: October 8, 2011 The Web site of Carnegie Learning, a company started by scientists atCarnegie […]

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In Classroom of Future, Stagnant Scores

By MATT RICHTEL Published: September 3, 2011 CHANDLER, Ariz. — Amy Furman, a seventh-grade English teacher here, roams among […]

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Experts warn of harm to kids from secondhand TV viewing

You’ve heard of the hazards of secondhand smoke. Now here’s another worry: secondhand TV. A growing number of […]

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A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute

By MATT RICHTEL Published: October 22, 2011 LOS ALTOS, Calif. — The chief technology officer of eBay sends his […]

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Tech gets a time-out

Charges of hypocrisy be damned: Some Silicon Valley tech wizards are quietly raising their kids outside the lurid digital landscape […]

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The New SAT: Longer, but No Better?

In 2005, the College Board unveiled the most dramatic changes in years in the SAT. The dreaded analogies […]

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