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I’m going to get rid of the gun-free zones on the military bases. I’m also going to do it in schools. You say you have a school, and it’s gun-free. The criminals are out there saying, ‘This is incredible. This is perfect. There’s no guns in there. Show More Summary
From the PBS NewsHour: "The St. Cloud school district has seen several incidents motivated by race and religion, but educators there have poured their energy into supporting immigrants with language and cultural services and taken steps...Show More Summary
The 'Intolerable' Fight Over School Money : NPR Ed : NPR pllqt.it/EfH7Sc On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that U.S. schools are resegregating - Washington Post ow.ly/yL26300k0sk Black And Latino Students Lose Out To White Peers. Show More Summary
That's Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of "Hamilton," speaking at the UPenn graduation ceremony last weekend. It's a line from the show, which a foundation is sending thousands of NYC high school kids to see this Spring.
Normally, teachers unions and school advocates support Democratic politicians and are the mortal enemies of conservative Republicans. Yet this time, they found an enthusiastic supporter in Senator Lamar Alexander, Republican of Tennessee and chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Show More Summary
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Girls outscore boys on inaugural national test of technology, engineering skills - The Washington Post ow.ly/PjPe300hr1w PA Governor not ready to revise teacher layoff law :: SI&A Cabinet Report ow.ly/Ssgt300hrF3 Pearson gets emergency...Show More Summary
I'm not exactly sure what the news hook was here - Teacher Appreciation Week, maybe? -- but here's a May 3rd Vox video of former education reporter Dana Goldstein (now at The Marshall Project) talking about outsized demands the public and policymakers demand of teachers, rhetorically at least. Show More Summary
This is a rough time of year for teachers who haven't had as good a year as they wanted to have, as chronicled in The Gradual Devolution of My Goals as an English Teacher: From "My students will learn to lose and then find themselves...Show More Summary
"At the second annual Education Summit, The Atlantic will illuminate the most pressing debates in the education world today, from cradle to college," says the promo copy for Education Summit 2016. It start tomorrow morning and continues Wednesday, in DC. Show More Summary
Clinton’s unadulterated support of teachers unions and improving teaching conditions show just how rapidly the rhetoric is changing on the Democratic side, both in speeches directed at teachers and in the wider public discourse. -- ThinkProgress education reporter Casey Quinlan (Hillary Clinton's Revolutionary Promise To Lift Up The Teaching Profession)
Hidden in the new LA Times story about a West LA transgender elementary school student is a 2007 ABC segment about Jazz, who was born as a boy. It seems like it's cut off at the end. Anyone know the update?
Few Solutions in Texas School Finance Ruling - The New York Times ow.ly/TqeV300eLMs Detroit schools' decline and teacher sickout reflect bad economy and demographic shifts - LA Times ow.ly/4Xwk300dcsG SF school leaders give Teach for America a time-out - San Francisco Chronicle ow.ly/uQBo300eMB0 Gov. Show More Summary
"Imagine me with big felt petals sticking out of my head." - John King on Chelsea Handler the other night.
Good Morning America covers the program to bring NYC kids in to see the Broadway show -- and do some performing of their own.
U.S. Directs Public Schools to Allow Transgender Access to Restrooms nyti.ms/1WtMvrd See also: Reaction To White House Directive On Transgender Bathrooms : NPR ow.ly/6cM2300a7Jc USDE says it's trying to protect poor children. A senator says they’re trying to break the law. Show More Summary
Alum Lorraine Boissoneault's LAST VOYAGEURS (wild winter ride down the St Lawrence River) is just out from Pegasus https://t.co/OaEg46TKeh — MU Creative Writing (@MiamiOH_CW) April 26, 2016
At This Rate, It Will Be A Very Long Time Before Every Child Gets Access To Preschool https://t.co/0vDWLcq8qa pic.twitter.com/s98h4dz44x — alexanderrusso (@alexanderrusso) May 12, 2016 Or, as the Huffington Post put it, "At This Rate, It Will Be A Very Long Time Before Every Child Gets Access To Preschool."
"Sit down before I start crying," says Duncan in response to standing ovation. Read more from PK12 here. See more snippets here. Full video?