National Assessment Of Educational Progress
It’s little wonder that today’s political discourse is polarized. The folks doing most of the arguing know so little about the past that they cannot justify their views with historical evidence or data. So they appeal to emotion, name calling, stereotypes and hyperbole.
In the next five years, nearly a quarter million U.S. jobs that require science, math, and engineering are likely to go unfilled because employers can't find candidates with the right skills. That's a huge opportunity for Hoosiers. Too bad Indiana legislators don't see any urgency about equi…
In an Indiana General Assembly session where so much could have been done for K-12 public schools, the super majorities in the House and Senate let those opportunities slip through their fingers.
Poverty, not bad teachers, is the main reason for poor test scores in schools. One-fifth of American children live in poverty, and facing up to that reality is a moral issue.
It seems that across the country, public schools are being attacked and teachers are being vilified. Politicians champion aggressive reform that essentially dismantles public education in order to replace it with a privatized education systems.
Indiana students scored slightly above the national average on the 2011 National Assessment of Education Progress.
Gov. Mitch Daniels, in a Nov. 7 opinion piece regarding education in Indiana, stated: "Only the most selfish special interests still insist on defending the status quo." No argument there.
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