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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 7/22/17


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 7/22/17

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Florida’s education system — the one Betsy DeVos cites as a model — is in chaos - The Washington Post





Elizabeth Hovde: Meet the gender unicorn, parents | OregonLive com
Elizabeth Hovde: Meet the gender unicorn, parents | OregonLive.com : Elizabeth Hovde: Meet the gender unicorn, parents Gender unicorn graphic from www.transstudent.org/gender ( Screen shot ) Have you met the " gender unicorn? " Your children might have already. Parents should be introduced to the gender unicorn, too, ya know, because some of us are trying to raise the children we had, help them u
Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION How To Recruit Teachers 55 by Peter Greene / 14h There isn't a teacher shortage. Not really. But there is a shortage of districts and states that are successfully attracting people to teach careers. If I can't get a dealer to sell me a Lexus for $1.98, that does not mean there is an automobile shortage. The "teacher shortage" is really a shortage of $
Florida’s education system — the one Betsy DeVos cites as a model — is in chaos - The Washington Post
Florida’s education system — the one Betsy DeVos cites as a model — is in chaos - The Washington Post : Florida’s education system — the one Betsy DeVos cites as a model — is in chaos The K-12 education system in Florida — the one that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos likes to praise as a model for the nation — is in chaos. Traditional public school districts are trying to absorb the loss of milli
How to Identify an Enemy of Public Education - The Crucial Voice of the People
How to Identify an Enemy of Public Education - The Crucial Voice of the PeopleThe Crucial Voice of the People : How to Identify an Enemy of Public Education “ How the Democratic Party Became an Enemy of Public Education ” explained how both Republicans and Democrats are selling the idea that private-sector education reforms have the best interests of all our children at heart. They don’t. Advocat
Saturday Reads Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : Saturday Reads Diane Ravitch's blog A site to discuss better education for all Utah: Should Charters Be Allowed to Seize Private Property by Eminent Domain 3 by dianeravitch / 21min We have seen how privately managed charter schools are exempt from transparency and accountability, thanks to the big bucks that pave their way. But
If north Fulton teachers went to south Fulton schools, would achievement soar? Or is it the students? | Get Schooled
If north Fulton teachers went to south Fulton schools, would achievement soar? Or is it the students? | Get Schooled : If north Fulton teachers went to south Fulton schools, would achievement soar? Or is it the students? One of the problems with bonus programs designed to entice top-rated teachers to low-rated schools is figuring out who the most effective teachers are and whether their effective
ESSA Gives Black Parents Tools to Hold Schools Accountable | BlackPressUSA
ESSA Gives Black Parents Tools to Hold Schools Accountable | BlackPressUSA : ESSA Gives Black Parents Tools to Hold Schools Accountable By Lynette Monroe (Program Assistant, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) Popular opinion, suggest that caregivers, educators, and students have an equal role to play in the academic achievement of students. However, according to an annual survey of “Black and L
Schools address gender inclusion to ensure all students can learn
Schools address gender inclusion to ensure all students can learn : Schools address gender inclusion to ensure all students can learn Eleven-year-old Liz Ondoma thinks talking babout gender equality in schools is important. The Madison, Wis., fifth-grader took part in creative projects in Michele Hatchell’s art class that allowed her to express her views on equality. Her favorite was creating her
School board race reveals chronic gaps in education politics coverage - Columbia Journalism Review
School board race reveals chronic gaps in education politics coverage - Columbia Journalism Review : School board race reveals chronic gaps in education politics coverage This story is co-published with The Grade , an independent effort to improve mainstream education coverage in partnership with PDK International. YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW IT if you live outside of Southern California, but the nation’s
All Doctors Should Teach (Paula Cohen) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
All Doctors Should Teach (Paula Cohen) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice : All Doctors Should Teach (Paula Cohen) I have written often about the cluster of occupations that make up the “helping” professions: teaching, clinical medicine, nursing, therapy, and social work. These professionals help students, patients, and clients learn and become healthy. They are all teachers al
CURMUDGUCATION: How To Recruit Teachers
CURMUDGUCATION: How To Recruit Teachers : How To Recruit Teachers There isn't a teacher shortage. Not really. But there is a shortage of districts and states that are successfully attracting people to teach careers. If I can't get a dealer to sell me a Lexus for $1.98, that does not mean there is an automobile shortage. The "teacher shortage" is really a shortage of $1.98 teachers. Something is w
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: DeVos in Twitter war with AFT
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: DeVos in Twitter war with AFT : DeVos in Twitter war with AFT Does this mean, no more school visits together with Randi and Betsy? Jack Roskopp at Detroit Metro Times reports that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos " is taking a note from her boss by firing back at her critics on Twitter". The AFT teacher's union sent out a tweet today saying "@BetsyDeVos says public $
Public Schools In Cooperation With Community Leaders And Parents Are The Answer, NOT Charter Schools by Shannon Ergun - Badass Teachers Association
Badass Teachers Association: Public Schools In Cooperation With Community Leaders And Parents Are The Answer, NOT Charter Schools by Shannon Ergun : Public Schools In Cooperation With Community Leaders And Parents Are The Answer, NOT Charter Schools by Shannon Ergun I have opposed charter schools for many years now. It started with it just feeling wrong to create a separate system touting to incu
Something Is Rotten In The State Of Connecticut | Real Learning CT
Something Is Rotten In The State Of Connecticut | Real Learning CT : Something Is Rotten In The State Of Connecticut On July 19, 2017, the unelected, governor-appointed Connecticut State Board of Education approved 504 additional seats in state charter schools for next year, with 154 of those seats going to Capital Preparatory Harbor School in Bridgeport. GO FIGURE: Connecticut is in a budget cri

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