Society: Issues: Education is intended for websites dealing with public issues related to education: access to education, financing of education, government control of schools, legislation, policy, news, etc. Sites specifically intended for students or teachers, or with a classroom focus, should be submitted to the appropriate subcategory of Reference: Education. Subcategories of Society:Issues:Education and cross-linked categories include Bilingual Education, Education Reform, Home Schooling, Literacy, School Choice (vouchers, etc.), Sex Education, and Church-State Relations:Public Schools. (As of 6 April 1999.)
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Almanac of Policy Issues: Education
Latest news, background information and links on U.S. elementary, secondary, and higher education issues.
American Institutes for Research: InformED Blog
Commentary about a wide range of issues in American education.
Christian Science Monitor - Learning
News feed of the newspaper's weekly coverage of education topics. [RSS]
The Condition of Education (USA)
An integrated collection of the indicators and analyses published in The Condition of Education 2000, 2001 and 2002.
CSMonitor.com - USA Education
News coverage of education (K-12, college, and adult ed.).
Weekly news on American education issues. Searchable archives.
Educational Pathways to Power
An address by Hilary Lips - recipient of the New Zealand Federation of University Women's Distinguished American Scholar Award - and distributed by Radford University's Center for Gender Studies.
Committed to helping public school personnel embrace the key concepts of equity and eliminate bias and discrimination in the context of their day-to-day activities.
From Inkwells to an Electronic Learning Community
Commentary on technological wonders as they impact education.
Global Campaign for Education
Promotes education as a basic human right, and mobilizes public pressure on governments and the international community to provide free, compulsory public basic education for all people. Includes news, resources, and action plans.
Independent Voices for Better Education
Dedicated to improving education and educational accountability.
International Correspondents in Education (ICE)
ICE is a world-wide network of freelance journalists and copy-writers who specialise in education issues.
Weblog of the freelance writer and former San Jose Mercury News columnist. Most entries are about education issues, both college and precollege.
The Kid-Safe Network
A nation-wide educational program to teach children and parents about the dangers of child molesters. Learn special methods to avoid these dangers.
Lessontutor.com - Educational Policy Issues
Essays about teaching and the politics of running schools.
Articles and essays by journalist Ken Freed, covering issues related to literacy and educational technology.
Moral Issues in Education
Research articles and other essays regarding character education in the United States and Japan, by Taku Ikemoto
The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Provides action-oriented analyses of state and federal policies affecting education beyond high school.
National Center on Education and the Economy
Policies, tools, technical assistance and professional development that people everywhere can use to design and implement effective standards-based education and training systems.
NPR/Kaiser/Kennedy School Education Survey
Public approves of higher taxes for schools, but wants fairness in funding; support weak for vouchers and unclear for charter schools. Read or take the poll.
Organizational Development in Education
Optimizing schools, colleges, and universities through proven techniques such as cultural change, strategic measurement, process consulting, and other methods.
The Right to Education Project
A resource on the status of the right to education as outlined by the United Nations, supporting the work of the UN Special Rapporteur on education. Includes links to allied organizations.
NPR : Hearing Voices: High School's 'Quiet Kids'
Producer Hilary Frank of the Hearing Voices radio project presents the voices of some quiet kids, teenagers, who feel isolated from the cultural life of their high schools. The story originally aired on member station WBEZ's Chicago Matters. [4:07 streaming audio broadcast] (March 01, 2005)
NPR Talk of the Nation : Intellectuals on Campus
Join host Neal Conan for a discussion about intellectualism on campus. [32:31 streaming audio broadcast] (March 04, 2003)
NYTimes.com - Sleep Is One Thing Missing in Busy Teenage Lives
Many teenagers live in a state of chronic sleep deficit that can affect mood, behavior, schoolwork and reaction time. [Requires free nytimes.com registration to view.] (November 05, 2002)
CSMonitor.com - Before you cheer, sign here
Article on public school extracurricular activity liability waivers. (March 12, 2002)
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