Thursday, October 17, 2013

Hold the Applause, Please! The Budget Deal: Why did schools, teachers, moms, infants, children and others get sacrificed? | Reclaim Reform

Hold the Applause, Please! The Budget Deal: Why did schools, teachers, moms, infants, children and others get sacrificed? | Reclaim Reform:

Hold the Applause, Please! The Budget Deal: Why did schools, teachers, moms, infants, children and others get sacrificed?

“The legislation would allow teachers participating in alternative-certification programs (for example, TEACH FOR AMERICA) to be considered ‘highly qualified’ for an additional two years, through the 2015-16 school year.” Read the Education Week article HERE.
What is this doing in a “clean” budget bill? What else is hidden there?
snake headline
“But there are plenty of groups who may be fans of the provision, including Teach for America, the New Teacher Project, Chiefs for Change, the Council of the Great City Schools, and the NewSchools Venture Fund. They sent their own letter to Congress last year asking them to extend the provision.”
- Education Week
Also, the Budget Deal promise and the detailed reality are not the same.
Ryan w-budget ”We’ve already essentially adopted that Ryan budget”
“The sequestration is hurting a lot of things, but in terms of the safety net the big ones 

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