Congress Passes Bipartisan Omnibus Spending Bill

On Monday, Congress released a final, bipartisan omnibus spending bill to fund all discretionary federal programs through the end of the current fiscal year. The bill is generally good news…

780 More Champion Players

Tonight some 90,000 spectators will watch brightly uniformed players display their talent in the Rose Bowl at the BCS National College Football Championship in Pasadena, CA. Carrying their equipment across…

Harvard Study Challenges ‘Mozart Effect’

“Music doesn’t make you smarter.” That is the quick conclusion headline-readers are taking from the recent six-week Harvard study by Ed.D. candidate Samuel Mehr, which purportedly “finds no cognitive benefits…

AFT’s Take on What the PISA Results Really Mean

This week, the American Federation of Teachers released the following video in response to the results of the PISA exam (Programme for International Standards and Assessment). The test, which is…