he number of students receiving free or reduced price lunches has grown significantly, and in 2008-2009 44% of our nation's students were eligible.
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December 04, 2010
December 01, 2010
Is the current claim by critics that America's educational system is in crisis and failing real or a tool to expand critics' control of the reform agenda?
November 29, 2010
Is the sole measure of a child that of a test score? Is the ability to compete in the workforce the most important outcome of our public schools?
November 26, 2010
The only way our ideas and expertise will matter is when we have a great many teachers, parents, and students actively demanding that we be heard.
November 24, 2010
Having a "seat at the table" can never be an end in itself. These policies are destroying schools, careers, and opportunities for students right now.
November 23, 2010
We are truly confused by a mismatch between your words and your actions. This makes a real consensus impossible...
November 22, 2010
The dialogue between the Department of Education and teachers is broken. How did we get here? Can this be mended?
November 19, 2010
Does the goal we have chosen for students match up with their actual options? Is it even in their best interest given current economic trends?
November 17, 2010
How could you make an entire film about the problems in so-called "failing" schools, and never actually visit or interview anyone within them?
November 15, 2010
Assessment and accountability must have their locus of action and policy at the local level and in the hands of educators and local policy leaders.