Monday, January 16, 2012

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David Beats Goliath – Wisconsin Style - By Molly Belt “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~Margaret Mead Nearly everyone who was a part of the...


Part I – Developing Literacy - [NOTE: This is the first post in a five-part series by Rachel Levy commenting on Virginia Governor McDonnell's 2012 education agenda, as announced last week.] *** On Monday, January 9th, Virginia G...


"Education Reform" As Collective Bullying When I see the most powerful, and wealthiest people in this country, representing both major parties, attack public school teachers, it makes my blood boil. The education reform juggernaut, a "big ...


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APPR Paper - New York Principals - In May 2010, the New York State Legislature—in an effort to secure federal Race to the Top funds—approved an amendment to Educational Law 3012-c regarding the Annual Professional Performance Review...


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