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Jersey Jazzman: Facts About Newark Charter Schools
Jersey Jazzman: Facts About Newark Charter Schools : Facts About Newark Charter Schools It's just so old : Their main criticisms of charters are that they skim the best students from the district and draw money away from district schools. But Newark's universal enrollment system puts a firm hand on the scale to ensure that charters take their fair share of harder-to-educate kids. And in Camden, c
Party down: State, national progressives are getting involved in local school board elections | Education | Dallas News
Party down: State, national progressives are getting involved in local school board elections | Education | Dallas News : Party down: State, national progressives are getting involved in local school board elections The Texas Democratic Party wants a larger pool of attractive, experienced candidates. So does the national progressive movement. Both groups are willing to dive into nonpartisan schoo
‘I’m sorry it’s come to this’: Why Oklahoma’s 2016 Teacher of the Year is moving to Texas to work - The Washington Post
‘I’m sorry it’s come to this’: Why Oklahoma’s 2016 Teacher of the Year is moving to Texas to work - The Washington Post : ‘I’m sorry it’s come to this’: Why Oklahoma’s 2016 Teacher of the Year is moving to Texas to work Shawn Sheehan is a teacher of special education at Norman High School in Norman, Okla., and he was the 2016 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year, as well as a finalist for National Teache
Teacher-Leaders - Dare to Make the World a Better Place?
Teacher-Leaders - Dare to Make the World a Better Place? : Teacher-Leaders - Dare to Make the World a Better Place? Pleas e join Internet radio host Dr. James Avington Miller Jr. for the final show in our Teacher Appreciation Month series. Last week our show was about teachers as leaders and as warriors. This week's show will continue from where Dr. Miller left off last week. Where will we get a
CURMUDGUCATION: Politics vs. Ed Reform
CURMUDGUCATION: Politics vs. Ed Reform : Politics vs. Ed Reform Derrell Bradford is the head of NYCAN (and some other CANs too), one of the reformy arms of 50CAN , a reliably reformy group . He turns up in many of the usual reformy places, including Campbell Brown's the74 site, where he recently wrapped up a three-part series about the state of the reform movement, adapted from his speech at the
Sleight of Hand, Slate? – Wrench in the Gears
Sleight of Hand, Slate? – Wrench in the Gears : Sleight of Hand, Slate? Over the past few days, my social media feed has been buzzing about Slate’s “ The Big Shortcut .” The eight-part series, developed in coordination with Columbia Graduate School of Journalism’s The Teacher Project , explores “the exponential rise in online learning for high school students who have failed traditional classes.”
5 End of the Year Classroom Management Tips - Teacher Habits
5 End of the Year Classroom Management Tips - Teacher Habits : 5 End of the Year Classroom Management Tips One of my favorite education blogs is Michael Linsin’s Smart Classroom Management. Yesterday, he published a post titled, “How to Avoid Losing Control the Final Days of the School Year.” Like always, he offers solid advice, but his tips are somewhat general (possibly because he does a better
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Memorial Day Weekend Edition + Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Memorial Day Weekend Edition (5/28) : ICYMI: Memorial Day Weekend Edition The best read of the week was actually an eight-part series at Slate about cyber schooling, and that's so important that I gave it its own post. So if you haven't caught that yet, you can find the posts laid out here. And for reasons to cast a careful eye on that series, read this piece from Wrench in
The Sunday Times. | Fred Klonsky
The Sunday Times. | Fred Klonsky : The Sunday Times. While thousands from every part of the world rallied to the call of the Communist International to form an International Brigade to confront with arms the fascist threat, the solidarity movement everywhere took practical shape. Banners for Spain, Fighting the Spanish Civil War in London shows in public, for the first time in decades, banners pr
Want an Authentic Teaching Degree Without Working for It? | deutsch29
Want an Authentic Teaching Degree Without Working for It? | deutsch29 : Want an Authentic Teaching Degree Without Working for It? In reading about teacher ed scams, I came across an interesting website: universitydegree.education This website purports to deliver authentic degrees to individuals who want a “real accredited degree” without the bothersome task of actually earning it. I read a couple
Badass Teachers Association: Tonight I Saw America. by Mamma Brown's Blog
Badass Teachers Association: Tonight I Saw America. by Mamma Brown's Blog : Tonight I Saw America. by Mamma Brown's Blog Originally posted at: https://medium.com/march-for-public-education/tonight-i-saw-america-1ed831b790d3 Colleagues huddle over white sheets, names neatly typed, organized in order of appearance. We, the teachers, wearing our “better” clothes, with makeup freshly applied, smile.

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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 5/27/17
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 5/27/17 Featured Post New Director of Audits and Investigations Division - Year 2017 (CA Dept of Education) CURMUDGUCATION: NC: Vindictive GOP Cuts Education Just Because by mike 

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