The two-year investigation into the disappearance of the 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teacher college in Guerrero has been ponderously slow and plagued with accusations of irregularities. Now, those who have been detained FULL STORY The post Truth over Ayotzinapa remains a mystery appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Every morning, Chloe Manlay wakes up at 6 a.m. In her role as retreat coordinator at Yemaya, a luxury lodge on a sliver of tropical paradise off the coast of Nicaragua, she looks after the guests who journey there to enjoy week-long yoga retreats. Show More Summary
Here’s a sneak peak at a new resource for dancers, students, parents, teachers, balletomanes, and anyone who harbors dreams, expectations, unrequited love, or simply passion for ballet. Ballet Mentor, which will officially launch on October 1st, is the brainchild of...
As I start my second full year working with Auburn School District educators in what they call their Auburn Teacher Leadership Academy 2.0 (ATLA), it’s aways great to hear that long-term professional development really works. For context, I meet with the ATLA group 5 times throughout the school year. Each …
Is it just me or has there been a rash of teachers behaving poorly across the nation? Maybe it’s always existed, but now because of social media, it comes out
Parents and teachers might often wonder how to teach children caring toward others–more so when the world feels full of disagreement, conflict, and aggression. Read more...
Homework seems to have become the "H-word" for parents in households around the country, especially now that their kids have started another school year. A blogging mom reported that at a back-to-school night her child's teachers put...Show More Summary
Denis Ian served for 34 years as a high school teacher. by Denis Ian Teacher unions are being destroyed from within and without. And it’s been happening for a long while.The same “reform" forces that wormed their way into the the curriculum discussions and redesigns also used their wealth to purchase political influ ence. Show More Summary
Sixty-three percent of students in U.S. public schools cannot be forced to participate in archaic animal dissection, according to new data from PETA published in The American Biology Teacher,... The post Study Shows Majority of U.S. Students Can Now Choose Non-Animal Teaching Methods appeared first on PETA.
"American Biology Teacher" publishes PETA’s dissection data. The post Progress! Most U.S. Students Can Opt Out of Dissection appeared first on PETA.
Medina ISD is putting these signs at each entrance. What they hope to accomplish at 5 on @ksatnews pic.twitter.com/juSCX4qW6F — Garrett Brnger (@BrngerReports) September 16, 2016 In Illinois, they have the signs saying no guns in here. In Texas, it's just the opposite. Via Washington Post.
Teachers in nation's third largest system have worked without a contract since June 2015.
In 2013, the city of Philadelphia closed 24 of its schools. There were many reasons cited for the closures — among them the challenge of meeting test score requirements, an education policy staple since 2002. Whether it was the cause or the effect, in the 11 years between 2001 and 2012, that city’s population of [...]Show More Summary
Social studies teachers across the country are celebrating right now. The U.S. National Archives ? aka the official record-keepers of America ? uploaded a lot of historical GIFs on Friday. Teaching just got hella more fun! The rumors...Show More Summary
Out of the 91 percent of Chicago Teachers Union members who voted, a whopping 95 percent were for a strike. [ more › ]
The California Teachers Association continues to be dogged by labor problems with its own staff. At CTA’s regional leadership conference in San Jose over the weekend, the staff union set up an informational picket line and interrupted the proceedings with a loud, but peaceful, protest in the ballroom. Here staffers confront CTA president Eric Heins. […]
Kristen O’Meara, a teacher who lives just outside of Chicago, decided not to vaccinate her three daughters when they were born, citing belief in scientifically unsound anti-vaccination “research.” She has since changed her mind after...Show More Summary
A Long Island high school teacher is generating controversy after publicly calling out students who wear Trump gear as "racist," CBS reported.
Chicago Teachers Make Moves Toward Strike wbez.org/shows/wbez-new… For Students In Tulsa, Pain Frames Conversation About Video Death of Parent Crutcher npr.org/2016/09/24/495… Brown vetoes bill intended to place more emphasis on test...Show More Summary
Campers greet "water protectors" who completed a two-day canoe trip and arrived where Dakota Access Pipeline opponents are caming north of Cannon Ball, N.D., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service I’ve always been fascinated by museums. Show More Summary