By Larry Sand
on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 in Uncategorized, Unions No Comments
TUSTIN, Calif – Recently, I wrote about the fallacy of the underpaid teacher. When compared to other professions, teachers actually do considerably better when taking into account the various perks they get – generous healthcare and pension packages, etc.
By Heartland Institute
on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 in Common Core No Comments
CHICAGO – You’ve got to give Mike Petrilli credit for repeatedly coming out to debate Common Core while most of its supporters hide behind snarky jabs at parents or dodges like renaming the hotly contested national curriculum and testing mandates.
By Victor Skinner
on Sunday, November 25th, 2012 in Commentary No Comments
By RiShawn Biddle Dropout Nation ALEXANDRIA, Va. – (DropoutNation.net) editor (RiShawn Biddle) originally planned to give his thoughts on Thomas B. Fordham Institute research czar Mike Petrilli’s latest book on diverse school, and his continued (and wrongheaded) move to join forces with ivory-tower civil rights activists such as Richard Kahlenberg for pushing socioeconomic integration as […]
on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 in Commentary, Spending, Unions No Comments
By Ben Velderman EAGnews.org MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Last year, Time.com reported that a group of researchers stumbled across “one of the most heavily guarded trade secrets in the world”: the secret recipe for Coca Cola.