Public Education
Maine’s once-great public schools have fallen behind, research reveals

Once the premier state for public education, Maine has since fallen to below the middle of the pack. The Maine Policy Institute (MPI) set out to discover why. Its new… Read More

April 24, 2024
Public Education
Colleges crack down on use of AI in classrooms after dozens of cheating students reported

College professors across the country are working to “ChatGPT-proof” their assignments after educators reported “dozens” of cheating students. Timothy Main, a writing professor at Conestoga College in Canada, said the… Read More

August 11, 2023
Public Education
Florida may become the first state to approve classical admissions test for college

A Florida college board could make the state the first to offer a classical exam for public college admissions as an alternative to the SAT and ACT. The proposed college… Read More

August 8, 2023
Public Education
Report: More Ohio students score at lowest levels on state tests

(The Center Square) – Nearly a quarter of Ohio students scored at the lowest level on state performance tests in 2022, which rose to nearly one-half in other districts, according… Read More

April 25, 2023
Standardized testing must be ditched in favor of ‘performance-based assessment,’ says NEA. Not so fast

Standardized testing is failing students and should be dumped, the National Education Association argues. “Most of us know that standardized tests are inaccurate, inequitable, and often ineffective at gauging… Read More

April 12, 2023
College prep test that raises the bar sees rapid growth during pandemic

Imagine a college admissions test that you take from home, is only two hours long, and helps you gain entrance into the university of your dreams. Read More

January 14, 2022