In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Director of Communications Jim Lakely speaks with Heather Kays. Kays is a Heartland research fellow and managing editor of School Reform News. Kays joins Lakely to discuss three troubling education stories coming out of the state of Washington.
[First posted at Ricochet] The recently ended teachers’ strike in Chicago is the perfect encapsulation of a clash between the old guard and the new in the Democratic Party. On one side,…
Let’s be honest, if politically incorrect. In the 1960s, most high-achieving female college graduates became teachers, largely because they had few other career choices. By 2000, almost none of them…
With remarkably poor timing, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) teachers went on strike again today, roughly one week after Chicago’s public school students had returned to school and nearly three weeks…