One of many organizations for children formed at the beginning of the 20th century by members of the PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION movement to provide educational experiences that would supplement the work of schools during the days and weeks when school was not in session.
American educator, researcher and administrator who, as president of the CARNEGIE FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHING, wrote High School: A Report on Secondary Education in America, a landmark study published in 1983.
A system of reading instruction based on the theory that the learning of reading takes place by piecing together small parts, or phonic sounds, to form, first, a letter sound, and, eventually, a word sound.
A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2000, giving public colleges and universities the absolute prerogative to impose and collect mandatory student extracurricular activity fees from all students...
A 1982 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that reversed a lower court order to a Westchester County, New York, public school to provide a free sign-language interpreter for 11-year-old Ann Rowley, who was deaf.