Teachers at the prestigious Hunter College High School, a New York City public school, are fighting the school's administration over what they believe are discriminatory admissions policies.
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August 09, 2010
July 29, 2010
The Washington Post ran a lengthy front page story last weekend about Kevin Ricks, who was a high school teacher and sexual predator for almost 30 years. The article certainly provides fodder for Law and Order's ripped-from-the-headlines plots. The events are indeed disturbing: How could someone so ...
July 23, 2010
As communities intensify youth suicide prevention efforts, they also need to give teachers the tools to respond to distressed students in a crisis.
July 20, 2010
Imagine a school in which teachers are in charge.
July 02, 2010
In May, Chris Janotta, an Illinois language arts teacher, started the website Save Our Schools Million Teacher March. The plan was to organize a march in Washington on July 30th to protest a lack of respect for the teaching profession. On his website, Janotta mentions high stakes testing, unfair ...
June 29, 2010
When bullying takes place outside of school groundsonline and through text messagesdo educators and schools have the jurisdiction to do anything about it.
June 14, 2010
A prosecutor in Wayne County, Michigan, which includes the city of Detroit, is pressing for jail time or fines for parents who skip parent-teacher conferences.
May 27, 2010
Miss Eyre, in a post on NYC Educator, explains her ambigious stance on her school's student dress code policy. As well, if a child is dressed improperly, I am supposed to send that child directly to the office to either change clothes or wait for a parent or guardian to bring a change of clothes....