Education

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Named Best in West, Best for Vets, Most Innovative by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News & World Report named Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University No. 1 in three separate categories in this year’s rankings of residential campuses, recognizing the Prescott Campus for top marks in innovation, veteran education and overall quality in the western region of the United States: No. 1: Best Regional Colleges (Regional — West) No. 1: Best for

Hillsdale College

Conservative college’s curriculum gets foothold in S. Dakota – Associated Press

Photo: Shaun Nielsen stands for a portrait in Sioux Park in Rapid City, S.D. A few days before middle school teacher Shaun Nielsen joined a work group to develop South Dakota’s social studies standards, he got a thick package in the mail. Sent from Hillsdale, Michigan, home to a conservative private college enjoying outsize influence

Education

Teacher shortages are real, but not for the reason you heard – Associated Press

Photo: Brendan Horohoe, of Rochester, NY, seated at right, a Rochester City School District teacher applicant, is interviewed by Christopher Miller, the Rochester City School District’s chief of human resources, during a recruitment event at the Mercantile On Main, in Rochester, NY Everywhere, it seems, back-to-school has been shadowed by worries of a teacher shortage.

Education

Reading, math scores fell sharply during pandemic, data show – Associated Press

Math and reading scores for America’s 9-year-olds fell dramatically during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a new federal study — offering an early glimpse of the sheer magnitude of the learning setbacks dealt to the nation’s children. Reading scores saw their largest decrease in 30 years, while math scores had their

School Choice

Arizona school districts accused of using tax dollars to oppose school choice

Photo: Beth Lewis, executive director of Save Our Schools Arizona (Matt York / AP) Arizona school districts will violate state law next week by sending representatives to a meeting where they will encourage attendees to overturn the state’s new universal school choice law, the Goldwater Institute alleges. The free-market legal nonprofit sent a letter to

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