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"These new ESSA regulations will fundamentally change the way we get around them." Adapted from the New Yorker.
It's hard not to feel the love in the room watching the last Obama teacher celebration, via PBS News. Click the link to see a great picture of Jahana Hayes celebrating being named NTOY. Or watch the NBC News version of the event her...
Detroit schools back in session after promise teachers will be paid - The Washington Post ow.ly/4npwfc Government reports drop in overall crime in nation's schools | McClatchy DC ow.ly/4npymM School crime rates down in most every category...Show More Summary
Detroit school teachers plan to continue 'sick out' for second dayhttps://t.co/euSuaYEImx — FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends) May 3, 2016 Via Twitter Moments -- see more here.
Teacher Protest Shuts Almost All Detroit Public Schools - The New York Times https://t.co/hfyCvr8TXQ Detroit Teachers Essentially Close Schools in Latest ‘Sickout’ - WSJ https://t.co/mQOS5tiq4R Teacher protests close most Detroit schools...Show More Summary
People taking AP exams today pic.twitter.com/h8P69R9RGj — Chupa (@NotTateColeman) May 2, 2016 "It's that time of year when high school students summon their wills for Advanced Placement exams, and the anxiety is real. Here's encouragement and advice from those who know what it's like." See more at Twitter Moments.
"There's some deep... problems that we as a society haven't faced up to yet.," says"Sean Reardon, a professor of poverty and inequality in education at Stanford University in this EdWeek video and article (Achievement Gaps and Racial Segregation: Research Finds an Insidious Cycle)
Jane Sanders: Bernie and I Stand With Unions and Against Standardized Testing - Politics K-12 via The Nation https://t.co/bQ1dLOWTWE In NY, Clinton treads lightly in praise of uncontroversial school [Eagle Academy]| POLITICO http://ow.ly/4njQqo...Show More Summary
The annual Education Writers Association conference is taking place over the next few days in Boston, so there will be a bunch of livetweeting using the #ewa16 hashtag. For example: #ewa16 Tweets
Did Mary's mother get arrested the night before? Did Johnny not come with shoes to school? Those aren't to me core issues of education. Republican Indiana state Rep. Tim Brown in NPR (What Difference Does A Dollar Make?)
6th graders in richest districts test 4 grades ahead of peers in poorest. Find your district https://t.co/k4AtvNrg7e pic.twitter.com/dP6K7KxdA9 — NYT Graphics (@nytgraphics) April 29, 2016 A NYT piece out today emphasizes the strong correlation between income and student achievement. Show More Summary
No. No, no, no. If you only see kids as deficits, you should not be in classroom. This cartoon is awful @duluthnews pic.twitter.com/pk8J8nsuPm — Ari Kiener (@arianabk1) April 25, 2016 This "School Seating Chart" being shared around on Twitter and Facebook has proven to be somewhat controversial, generating a hashtag#ThisTeacherSees and alternative charts such as this one.
Reactions to 12th Grade NAEP Declines? Mostly Tempered - Curriculum Matters - Education Week https://t.co/Ear2PvwBl8 Study: No Child Left Behind Improved Teacher Attendance in Struggling Schools | The 74 http://ow.ly/4neKrA NationalShow More Summary
Watch some snippets from a Chicago play about a closing school that seems to take place in a teachers' lounger (The Last Days of a Chicago Public School) via WNYC.
As the mayor knows, the demand for public charter schools grows every year in his city...Unfortunately, the mayor pursues policies which look to close the doors of new or expanded public charter schools to Newark families in order to pursue his pro-union political agenda. Show More Summary
The 69th Education Writers Association National Seminar is taking place starting Sunday, and all your favorite education journalists are scheduled to be there: members of the NPR education team, the NYT's Peabody-winning Nikole Hannah-Jones,...Show More Summary
Tennessee cancels standardized testing in elementary and middle schools, citing delayed delivery of exams - WPost ow.ly/4nbVTA Knox County cancels TNReady for grades 3-8 after state terminates contract with test company https://t.co/PEZBOXgAqT Longest-serving member on Md. Show More Summary
Observers and policymakers refer easily to New York’s pre-K program as part of the “public” education system or at the very least as a “public” education program. Yet vouchers for K-12 private schools are often criticized for “privatizing” public education. -- James Ryan in Medium (The Largest Voucher Program You’ve Never Heard About)
Exclusive! Trump's first grade report card! (A Cartoon from The New Yorker) https://t.co/K9icEBq9ec via @newyorker — Clarence Page (@cptime) April 26, 2016 "Donald is VERY disruptive, but his classmates love his sense of entitlement and incessant bragging about his accomplishments." via The New Yorker
Here's a Philadelphia ad that was posted by the AFT to YouTube. Pretty straightforward stuff, though obviously appealing to teachers to pick Clinton over Sanders. If there were deeper/sharper conflicts between the two campaigns over the teacher vote, I haven't seen them.