March 2007 Archives

As the school year heads into its final months, many teachers may be counting the days until summer break. But in recent years, a number of commentators and organizations have argued that the traditional school summer vacation should be significantly curtailed.


In a Teacher Leaders Network column, English teacher Mary Tedrow writes that high-profile high school athletic programs are in direct conflict with academic pursuits.


In a recent article in the New York Times, a high school history teacher argued that movies like "Freedom Writers" create unrealistic—and even hazardous—expectations for educators.


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