| |Ohio Gym Teacher Jailed for Sex With Students
"This is a noble profession that you have, and I've heard a lot of good things about you, but I know that you had the opportunity, as all teachers
do, to affect the lives of our children," Warren County Common Pleas Judge Robert Peeler said. ...
| |Bennington Teachers' Strike Enters Eighth Day
Vermont Public Radio
McClure says no new negotiations are currently scheduled but that she is talking with the president of the teachers
association regarding her concern for students and families who are suffering from the strike. Meanwhile, Vermont Education
| |Obama Using Education Issue as Political Sword
Education Week News
The failure of the $35 billion proposal to help secure the jobs of teachers
, police, and firefighters sparked widespread criticism from national and local teachers
' unions, which used the 50-50 vote, which was 10 votes shy of the 60 needed to break a ...
| |State superintendents unveil education reform efforts
Richmond Times Dispatch
Superintendents designed the plan to challenge education
traditions and propose to reconfigure the traditional school calendar and school day. Gloucester County Superintendent Howard B. "Ben" Kiser said the evolution of technology and virtual learning ...
| |Some Ottawa teachers nixing students' Halloween costumes
Some Ottawa schools aren't allowing students to wear Halloween costumes to class on Monday, but Ottawa's public and Catholic school boards say they have no policies on the matter and the decision is up to individual schools or teachers
| |Students lose in struggle for education funds
David Hecker, president of the American Federation of Teachers
(AFT) in Michigan, says that after 16 years, support for charter school expansion continues despite poor achievement results. “Clearly, competition is not the way to improve schools,” ...
| |Senators: Education shake-up needed, not just vouchers
By KENT JACKSON (Staff Writer) Local state senators believe that education
in Pennsylvania needs a shake-up regardless of whether they supported a bill to provide vouchers for students to attend private schools. The bill passed the Republican-led ...
| |Focus on report cards drags parents into school dispute
Few parents I know would agree that report cards are a trivial part of their child's education
, or thatteachers
are really doing them a favour by putting the time and energy they would have spent on filling them out into other aspects of teaching
| |It's a bad marriage and all the players are to blame
Globe and Mail
Mr. Kuehn started teaching
in BC classrooms in 1968. “We had the best salaries in the country but the worst working conditions.” After all the strikes and all the solutions imposed through legislation, teachers
have surprisingly little to show for it. ...
| |Teachers abandon pupils during class hours
Ghana News Agency
Alhaji Umar emphasized that TVET education
would be a mirage in the country if some basic facilities such as training materials and modern equipment were not provided to the TVET institutions, adding that, retraining of the teaching
staff to meet...
| |NY education commissioner to address school boards
Wall Street Journal
On Friday, state Education
Commissioner John King is scheduled to discuss education
reform initiatives with school board members. Later, King, association President Florence Johnson of Buffalo and some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top education
advisors will ...
| |Gov. Dayton's higher education mystery
Minnesota Public Radio
Larry Pogemiller as the new director Minnesota Office of Higher Education
came in a news release instead of a news conference. Otherwise, someone might've asked what the deal is with the old director? Sen. Larry Pogemiller got the job, ...
| |Lewis, Pearce tackle education reform, ASU Poly split
Attracting and retaining great teachers
is key to an excellent education
system. Rewarding performance, alternative certification, the ability to dismiss non-performing teachers
and prioritizing education
funding are prerequisites for improving Arizona ...
| |California science education gets failing grade
The Salinas Californian
And 81 percent said that the emphasis on English and math makes it difficult to get science into their lesson plans, according to the study, which was sponsored by the Center for the Future ofTeaching
, an organization focused on teacher ...
| |Collaboration helps teachers share ideas
Morgan Hill Times
However, when people simply bash teachers
and schools, they devalue education
in the eyes of children. Which is a travesty. Finally, a big thank you to the anonymous online reader for your clear interest in this issue, and your generous contribution ...
| |Anti-bullying measures left out of education bill
Keen News Service
In a blow to activists seeking to stop anti-gay bullying, two proposals to address bullying in schools were left out of an education
reform bill approved by a US Senate committee October 20. And a proposal to explicitly prohibit anti-LGBT bullying was ...
| |Zimbabwe government, Apple in joint education venture | TUAW ...
By Steven Sande
The announcement was made by Zimbabwean minister of Education
, Sport, Arts and Culture David Coltart, who met with Apple employees in Paris yesterday. In his Facebook post, he noted that he had a "Great meeting with Apple today in ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog
| |Reflections on Education - Albert Jay Nock - Mises Daily
can regulate what intelligence one has, but it can not give one any more. ...
By being inured to taking as true whatever he read in his schoolbooks and whatever his teachers
told him, he is bred to a habit of unthinking acquiescence, rather than to an exercise of such intelligence as he may have. In later life he puts this habit at the unreasoning service of his prejudices. Having not the slightest sense of what constitutes a competent authority, he tends to take as authoritative ...
Daily articles from The Mises...
| |Open Education Sites Offer Free Content for All | MindShift
By Tina Barseghian
One of the most well-known, Curriki, encourages teachers
to both publish and download materials — anything from a vocabulary quiz to a full biology textbook — and vets its content through member ratings and incentives such as the annual Summer of Content Awards, which offers grants for specific contributions. Open Educational Resources ...
NITXY: NIXTY is building a learning
management platform that supports open education
resources. Rather than an LMS that closes off both ...
| |TaxProf Blog: NLJ: Obama's Education Loan Reforms of Limited ...
By Paul Caron
Australasian Tax Teachers
Ass'n • Upcoming ....
"[W]hat I'm being told by the Department of Education
is that there will be some added relief for people on income-based repayment," said Heather Jarvis, a student loan consultant. "It will be for ...
| |New Mobile Game Turns Teachers Into Superheroes - Education ...
By Liz Dwyer
New Mobile Game Turns Teachers
Into Superheroes. Liz Dwyer Education
Editor. See Gallery. October 28, 2011 • 5:30 am PDT; + responses. teachers
.of.nyc. Move over, Batman. Gotham City has a new set of superheroes in town: teachers ...
| |Google Plus Comes to Google Apps for (Higher) Education | Hack ...
By Audrey Watters
When Google launched its new social network Google Plus this summer, the service was only available to a small number of users, but it seemed clear from the outset that the service had a lot of potential for education
— more granular privacy ...
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