North Carolina may have the most deceptive governor in America. He says one thing, but his actions are much different.The public schools are suffering major setbacks under his leadership.
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August 26, 2013
August 21, 2013
Eva Moskowitz opened Harlem Success Academy opened in 2006. With nine new schools opening in the next few weeks, Success Academy Charter Schools will have 22 New York City locations and will serve 7,000 students. It is clearly one of the three best K-8 school networks in the country and with plans to open 6 new elementaries, 3 new middle schools and their first high school in 2014.
August 20, 2013
A poll published by Education Next shows both support and opposition to the common core growing in 2013, with the latter nearly doubling.
August 19, 2013
Public education in America needs teachers that are better trained to meet the needs of specific student populations, those that understand the necessary role of distance learning, and those that are willing to speak up to facilitate classroom change. Without these teachers, effective reform to meet global demand is not possible.
August 16, 2013
Education Week Teacher's crowdsourced map shows teachers' favorite field-trip locations across the U.S.
August 16, 2013
Bill Gates says that listening to classroom teachers will be key if technology is to transform K-12 education.
August 14, 2013
We sometimes forget, and the media and our politicians tend to forget even more quickly, that "schools are for kids;" my school head's maxim for teachers is the essential truth of our work. This type of school or that type of school isn't better, although it might serve one kind of kid more effectively. But it's not about competition, not about winning, for God's sake--it's about diversity of opportunity for a diversity of learners.
August 07, 2013
The Common Core State Standards will drive major changes in instruction and curricula, most respondents in a survey of state education officials say.
August 02, 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity were always present as issues of diversity, as were religion, cultural heritage, and even just plain gender--many of these varieties of "invisible minority" status. From the perspective of "the work," though, most schools tended to focus on race, the mantra being "If you can talk about race, you can talk about anything."
July 31, 2013
The bilingual website Colorín Colorado features full lesson plans created for ELLs and videos of teachers using them in the classroom.