Lead education blogger for NPR; former columnist for Yahoo Finance and author of Generation Debt: Why Now Is a Terrible Time to Be Young and The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing But You Don't Have to Be
President Obama is meeting with teachers and school officials today to talk about reducing testing time for students.
Oct. 26, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
For the first time since 2001, both the House and the Senate have passed new versions of No Child Left Behind… two jumbo bills that, when reconciled, will set the tone for federal…
Jul. 22, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Common Core standards for math and reading were adopted by 45 governors, but they’ve since become a political football.
Feb. 3, 2015from To the Point
A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.
Jun. 14from Scheer Intelligence
One of the wealthiest and most liberal states in America has created a humanitarian emergency that only those who caused it can truly fix.
Jul. 5from Scheer Intelligence
When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do? CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”
Jun. 20from To the Point
A new investigative report uncovers rampant exploitation of caregivers at residential care homes across the nation, many of them poor immigrants who work for a pittance around the…
Jul. 19from Scheer Intelligence
A United Nations expert finds the WikiLeaks founder has been subjected to psychological torture, and media around the globe played a part.
Jul. 12from Scheer Intelligence
Journalist Will Evans exposed Tesla’s flagrant labor violations, but all the company’s founder did was shrug him off and cry "fake news."
Jun. 21from Scheer Intelligence
17-year-old Lupe Felix used to go to high school in Boyle Heights, but she moved to Tijuana last summer to live with her mom, who was deported.
Jun. 10from Greater LA
A California Supreme Court decision last year created a new test to determine whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.
Jun. 21from Left, Right & Center