Reform

5 Myths About Education Reform

Education in America is a topic of public discussion. Everyone has an opinion and is willing to express it, and everyone has ideas about what's wrong with our educational system and how to fix it. What most well-meaning people with good ideas don't seem to know is that reform in education has been going on and has been the subject of debate and...
Jan 8, 2015 |

A Simple Approach to U.S. Education Reform

Some people think it will take billions of taxpayer dollars to fix the education crisis in the United States. Unfortunately, the current financial dilemma faced by Congress, states, and households may not allow additional funds to be set aside for education. Instead, schools must make internal curriculum changes.
Dec 25, 2014 |

Responsible Education Reform

Still, for the millions of students, billions of dollars, and countless hours of effort devoted, there is no shortage of criticism for our American educational system. Students are maligned for poor communication, math and decision making skills, the inability to creatively solve problems, and a host of other inadequacies. Teachers and...
Dec 25, 2014 |

How Society Can Benefit From Educational Reforms

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men - Bill Beattie. No one can explain education quite as well as the above saying does. Education should be a constant process in life that...
Dec 25, 2014 |

Why India Needs Educational Reforms

India is a huge nation with diverse cultures, communities and traditions. Because of its sheer size and its heterogeneous society based on innumerous traditions, the value of education has still not been duly recognized. To spread the importance of education and to reform the system of education there's an extreme need of educational...
Dec 25, 2014 |

School Reform

Lays out a mindful approach for achieving school reform - once which considers mental development and social priorities.
Apr 14, 2016 |

Reform

An independent think tank, primarily concerned with liberalising public services (such as health and education) to break monopolies and extend choice. Includes details of their research, media resources, events, and membership.
Apr 14, 2016 |

Electoral Reform Society

Educates the public on electoral reform and campaigns for changes to the voting system. Includes analysis of different voting systems, campaign information, publications and event listings.
Apr 14, 2016 |

World Health Education Initiative

Offers educational health reform materials, articles, and a list of related topical discussions.
Apr 14, 2016 |

Annenberg Institute for School Reform

Brown University institute provides case studies, education resources, and publications on urban school reform.
Apr 14, 2016 |

American Tort Reform Association (ATRA)

Public education and legislative reform to bring greater fairness, predictability, and efficiency to the civil justice system.
Apr 14, 2016 |

Readers write: Inspiring story, open communication, chain of knitting

Regarding the April 24 & May 1 People Making a Difference story about Esther Zeiher: Thank you so much, Isabelle de Pommereau. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Regarding the... Read More

Digital Geneva Convention needed after ransomware attack, Is the Syrian regime worried about international justice?, Friendly approach won't dissuade Kim Jong-un, Facebook Live presents ethical concerns, The economic benefits of solar and wind energy

"The cybersecurity wake-up call the world has long needed has occurred...," states an editorial. "The obvious lesson is that computer operating systems need to be kept updated with the latest... Read More

A day for Africans to rise

Across Africa on May 25, thousands of people celebrated Africa Day, an event first marked in 1963 to honor the continent’s liberation from colonial powers. The day was dubbed “Africans Rising,”... Read More