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Education De-regulation?

'Twas the Night Before De-regulation : Education Next
By Peter Meyer
The controversy over the recent New York Times front-page slam of K12 Inc. was ostensibly about the company's inability to deliver online education (see CEO Ron Packard's reply here), but one of the more interesting parts of the ensuing ...
Education Next

NJ education chief: Be tougher on failing schools
Washington Examiner
Chris Christie's plans to overhaul some aspects of the state's public education system. Along with the Republican governor, Cerf has often battled with the New Jersey Education Association, the state's main teachers union, which opposes the ...

Online "Outdoor Learning" Child Care Training Course Improves Early Childhood ...
Sacramento Bee
Outdoor Learning is available at no cost to students with an active, annual subscription. Without a subscription, this course may be purchased individually through online enrollment atwww.cceionline.edu. ChildCare Education Institute is an online ...

Singapore's education plans in the years ahead
Channel News Asia
Besides higher education, the Ministry of Education is also reviewing the teaching and learningmethods to raise the quality and consistency within the pre-school education sector. The government has said it wants to ensure pre-schools here provide a ...

New teachers enter first winter break in different ways
Chillicothe Gazette
As much as she enjoys the time with her students, Tackett said she needs respite from the hectic pace of her teaching schedule and all of the work that comes with it. "It's exhausting," she said. "It's the hardest job I've ever had. ...

Young Parents Education Center supports teen moms, dads
Great Falls Tribune
In those support groups they also do a little bit of parenting education along with learning coping skills. "I think it's good for them to be actively working toward something," Challinor said of the goal-setting. In the last year Bennetts secured a ...

Huntsville teachers to get reimbursed for purchased school supplies
al.com (blog)
The $350 allocations will be given to the teachers on a reimbursement basis, Spinelli said. He anticipates that up to $535000 in local funds will go toward those reimbursements. Rex Cheatham of the Huntsville Education Association commended Wardynski ...

al.com (blog)

Learning curve
Times of India
Instead, it is about exceptional teachers. Primary education, he feels, should be disseminated and promoted in such a manner that there is a synergy between the stakeholders - students, teachersand parents. Kalam was speaking at the 'Schoolonomics ...

Lifelong learning for advanced ages
Corvallis Gazette Times
Education is based on the international learning-in-retirement model that centers on peer-taught discussion groups; similar organizations are found in many large communities with either a university or community college nearby. ...

Kapil Sibal seeks change in education system
Hindustan Times
Learning and education will be child-centric instead of the present exam-centric educationsystem," he said. Government also aimed at increasing the Gross Enrolment Ratio, an indicator of number of persons taking to higher education, from 15% to 30% in ...

Teachers College next big project at Ball State
Muncie Star Press
Ball State University's Teachers College building is next on the college's list for construction projects. / ASHLEY L. CONTI / THE STAR PRESS MUNCIE -- Another year brings another construction zone to Ball State University. A $13 million renovation to ...

Bertics among professors getting an A for teaching
I just happened to learn it a little before you.'' Below, in their own words, are the thoughts of UW-Madison's top teachers on what makes a master teacher, how they do it, how research complements the learning process and why it matters.

Education Inspector General Kathleen Tighe Selected to Lead Recovery Board
PR Newswire (press release)
26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kathleen S. Tighe, the Inspector General for the US Department of Education and a strong proponent of transparency and accountability in government, has been selected by President Obama to serve as the new Chair of ...

Teacher education reform is needed
Pacific Daily News
As the leaders of the National Education Association and Teach For America, we know from experience that great teachers are made, not born. Continuous learning, reflection and improvement are the building blocks of a successful teaching career. ...

teachers suspended for setting books on fire
We have also registered a case against the guilty teachers with the police," the District EducationOfficer, Katihar, Srinivas Tiwari, told Gulf News by phone yesterday. The suspended teachersinclude the headmistress, Kumari Pratima Sah. ...

State education officials dispute audit of schools
Daily Mail - Charleston
The West Virginia Department of Education is taking exception to parts of a $750000 audit of the state school system that will be released in coming days. According to a Dec. 14 "response and corrections" letter from the education department to the ...

Education debates calmer than many others
Washington Post
Some people may get excited about a boundary change, a new rule on teaching evolution or higher real estate taxes. Then the vote is tallied, and we discover that only a third, and often less, of the electorate bothered to cast a ballot. ...

SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION, in his capacity as the Superintendent of Education of the State of Alabama, STATE OF ALABAMA, CHANCELLOR OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, in her capacity as Chancellor of Postsecondary Education of the State of Alabama, et al., ...

Charter Denial Concerns Family About Their Children's Education
Faith said the teachers created comfortable learning environments. “I like raising my hand in class,” she said. “It's fun and all my teachers are great.” The Lucas' did not seem too anxious about the possible closing however. ...

Learning the craft from NSJ
Hindu Business Line
You read NS Jagannathan's articles on something as prosaic as taxation because they were so exquisitely crafted. Language is all that we have, he once said to me; we should not be casual about it. To have had one guru is usual. To have two is not. ...

Delaware County teachers receive Bell Grants
Muncie Star Press
This project will not only reinforce the students' learning, but these "Culture Cupboards" will serve asteaching aids for classes in the future. • Kathy Lee, South View Elementary School, $433 for fifth-grade students to study ways to conserve Earth's ...

A Look Back in the Year in Indiana Education
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis
The Indiana State Teachers Association, however sees a much darker picture when looking back on the year. Vice-President Theresa Meredith says 2011 was disappointing and discouraging as the number of teaching positions were eliminated as a school ...

Tennessee governor responds to outcry over new teacher evaluations
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
As in every state, Tennessee had to devise a fair way to rate the more than 50 percent of its teachers for whom there are no student test scores — teachers in the early grades, art, music and vo-tech. So, it created a system where these teachers can ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

OU-C education students spend break helping current teachers
Chillicothe Gazette
"I was able to observe and learn helpful teaching strategies by seeing how the teachers interacted with the students and the tactics they used," said Abby Hartley, a Huntington High School graduate who worked with students in intervention programs as ...

Education expert offers views after visiting Alaska schools
Anchorage Daily News
What was going on there that you thought was good? A. Students at all levels, from kindergarten to grade 6, were actively engaged in learning in small groups as their teachers circulated as guides. The learning was authentic. ...

Students Helping Startups: Teaching Social Media Marketing ...
By Angela Hausman, PhD
Teaching Social Media Marketing with Startup Clients. During the semester, each team ... I also welcome comments about the class and suggestions for making it a better learning experience next time. Author: Angela Hausman, PhD Angela ...
Business 2 Community

The Continued Assault on For Profit Education | Points and Figures
By Jeff Carter
Community colleges can be a great solution to the crippling amount of student debt that we are seeing as the cost of education spirals higher. For a variety of reasons, ... FPC's aren't unionized with legacy teachers unions. They can be run far ...
Points and Figures

Online Schooling and The Democratization of Education | Emerging ...
By K. Walsh
Open Learning and Education. The open learning initiative recently announced by MIT and similar initiatives announced by Stanford represent a radical expansion of the concepts of distanceeducation.. MIT's learning initiative, known as MITx, ...
Emerging Education Technology

Free Technology for Teachers: Most Popular Posts of the Year - #25 ...
By Mr. Byrne
skip to main | skip to sidebar. Free Technology for Teachers. Free Resources and Lesson Plans forTeaching with Technology ... Most Popular Posts of the Year - #25, Useful YouTube Accessories forTeachers. Like a lot of other people are, ...
Free Technology for Teachers

Learning with 'e's: Great places, awesome people
By Steve Wheeler
Wheeler S (2010) Using Wikis in Teacher Education: Student generated content as support in professional learning. In MJW Lee and C McLoughlin (Eds.) Web 2. 0-Based E-Learning: Applying Social Informatics for Tertiary Teaching. Hershey ...
Learning with 'e's

Stop teaching about the holocaust so that children see Germany in a ...
By wmw_admin
But he was forced to retreat on his ambitions as education secretary because of opposition from teaching unions, he said. “There was a two-year teachers' strike and by settling it, we made an agreement with the teachers that they can only ...
The Truthseeker

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