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We've decided that when teachers really want a voice, to just organize under whatever law is operational... But then as soon as we start organizing, these same charter operators who in one breath say it's a public school, in the other breath say when it comes to school teachers, it's private, not public. Show More Summary
.@HamiltonMusical creator @Lin_Manuel welcoming first audience of NYC public HS students to matinee @WNYC pic.twitter.com/UTxFK0CB3u — Beth Fertig (@bethfertig) April 13, 2016 WNYC's Beth Fertig was at the performance (as was NYC schools...Show More Summary
WBAL: Maryland addressing complaints of over-testing
Education Secretary John King: It's Time To Stop Ignoring The Arts And Sciences ow.ly/10EBxt Suit accuses Minnesota of protecting bad teachers at students' expense -StarTribune.com ow.ly/10EBZ1 Teacher Tenure Is Challenged Again in a...Show More Summary
One of BuzzFeed's latest videos, purportedly about questions black people want to ask other black people, has generated reactions ranging from ???? to ????. One of the questions is a version of the age-old "acting white" issue, which Vox debunked not too long ago: The most insidious myth about black kids and achievement. Show More Summary
#EduHam What an experience these @NYCSchools HS juniors will have today! pic.twitter.com/BRQw0rE19K — muusic (@muusic) April 13, 2016 "#EduHam What an experience these @NYCSchools HS juniors will have today!"
Via The Atlantic via EWA
In case you haven't seen it, there's a "Non-Conference" on Privatization in Education at NYU going on this week. According to the website, discussants will include education historian and NYU Steinhardt research professor Diane Ravitch;...Show More Summary
In case you didn't know, former Newark board member and mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries now heads DFER. He was the afternoon keynote at the Yale SOM education conference last week, and spoke to The Seventy Four. Or, watch Steve Harvey interview a 5 year old math genius.
Paradise Valley AZ - The Rare District That Recognizes Gifted Latino Students : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/10C6Tz Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered - The New York Times ow.ly/10uDsB The $3B plan to get every California...Show More Summary
"For a long time, people have claimed to be able to read very quickly without any loss of comprehension — and many have claimed to teach this amazing skill." From Kernel (The harsh truth about speed-reading).
"Nearly 100 school districts and charter school networks are now consciously integrating their student bodies by socioeconomic status." via The Seventy Four.
Hillary Clinton wouldn't opt out her granddaughter on Common Core tests https://t.co/qIuvbb7LdV via @NewsdayOpinion pic.twitter.com/is7aA5dt2O — Newsday (@Newsday) April 12, 2016 Via Newsday: Hillary Clinton wouldn't opt out her granddaughter on Common Core tests http://nwsdy.li/1NlLr04 via
First DCPS Teacher To Win Arbitration Over Evaluation System Discusses His Case | WAMU 88.5 http://ow.ly/10zfxu Gifted, But Still Learning English, Many Bright Students Get Overlooked : NPR Ed : NPRow.ly/10zfbq LA Unified's internalShow More Summary
"We're boarding only our Elite Premium passengers at this time."@NewYorker cartoon: https://t.co/2DFk1j3dK8 pic.twitter.com/aO3oVN2ylc — Jessica Byrd (@JezzaBellie) April 8, 2016 "Once again, we're boarding only our Elite Premium passengers at this time. Thank you." From The New Yorker.
Can @deray turn 330,000 Twitter followers into 20,000 votes? https://t.co/Nqh8Ag9xSs pic.twitter.com/sgIa4MvOiS — FiveThirtyEight (@FiveThirtyEight) April 11, 2016 There are at least three big outsider campaigns going on right now, though most folks are only paying attention to Sanders and Trump. Show More Summary
I want every teacher, principal, parent and student to know you will have a partner in the White House... Recruiting and retaining effective teachers starts with something very basic, raising teacher pay... Let’s keep working to find a fair balanced approached to testing so our kids learn what they need to compete... Show More Summary
This PBS NewsHour segment describes some of the different ways "The Wire" is [still] being used in classrooms and courses around the country. Apparently there was just a conference about it at Columbia. Or, watch the Leadership Conference...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton touts economic agenda in Buffalo, Rochester | Newsday http://ow.ly/10wCjR Clinton Stumps for Friendly Union Faces in Pennsylvania - Courthouse News http://pllqt.it/Yts30d Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go...Show More Summary
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