Tag Archives: education reform

What issue should Pres. Obama and the 112th Congress tackle first

6 Jan

What issue should Pres. Obama and the 112th Congress tackle first

With the 112th congress  in place we are hearing a lot about what they will do once they are in. Many say that things like repealing healthcare are what the “people” want. That got me to wondering about which issues are the most important to people. 

 Please take the poll here: http://aareports.com/2011/01/what-one-issue-should-pres-obama-and.html

New poll: US adults blame parents for nations education problems

12 Dec

New poll: US adults blame parents for nations education problems

Blaming teachers for low test scores, poor graduation rates and the other ills of American schools has been popular lately, but a new survey wags a finger closer to home.

Read more:  http://aareports.com/2010/12/new-poll-us-adults-blame-parents-for.html

Criticism of how Newark is spending Facebook School reform dollars

13 Nov

Criticism of how Newark is spending Facebook School reform dollars

The Partnership for Education in Newark was set up
to match Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million gift. It estimates the outreach effort and advertising and public relation costs will total $1 million. A legislator is criticizing how officials are spending money in New Jersey’s largest city in the wake of a $100 million gift from the founder of Facebook.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/11/criticism-of-newarks-use-of-facebook.html

President Obama 07/29/10 speech on education reform

31 Jul

President Obama 07/29/10 speech on education reform.

President Obama speaks about the critical need for education reform and discusses what his Administration has done to raise standards and encourage excellence during a speech to the Urban League.

Watch the speech here: http://aareports.com/2010/07/president-obama-072910-speech-on.html