Why are Schools Cutting Back on PE?

History, it seems, ends up repeating itself. The same thing happened in Ancient Greece.

Oct. 7 Webinar: Character in Education

Three educators will discuss their views and experiences on character education.

Latin Continues Its Comeback

People are once again seeing its benefits.

Mighty Oaks

The storm may be upon us, but if we work the soil and plant the seeds today there will be hope for tomorrow.

A 1917 Yale Professor’s Advice for Family Mealtimes

With the rise of sports, work, school activities, and broken families, family mealtime seems to be gradually disappearing from the American scene.

Are Gifted and Talented Students Being Left Behind?

In our efforts to get students caught up, are we squelching the abilities and interests of our best and brightest students?

Fatherless Days

There isn't time to waste, we need our dads back.

4 Proven Ways Fathers Improve Their Child’s Education

In honor of Father’s Day, here are four ways in which dads positively influence their child’s education.

You Are What You Tweet

A Week in the Twitter Life of a Teachers' Union President

Helen Keller's Impressive Reading List

At Better Ed, we are fond of encouraging an educational approach known as classical education. As the standard - but rigorous - educational model practiced from ancient times to the early twentieth century, classical education offers an antidote to the low proficiency scores and non-challenging curricula currently offered in the public school system.