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The Battle Over 'Predator Teachers'

The Battle Over 'Predator Teachers'
New York Times
Before Dropping Algebra, Fix Math Education. Join the Conversation. How would you rate science and technology education ... Campbell Brown or some Astroturf group like StudentsFirstNY says so.(Knowing what sort of teacher Michelle Rhee, a founder of ...

New York Times

Ten things teachers, students should expect this year
Washington Post (blog)
A version of this was first published on the Forum for Education and Democracy website and newsletter. By Larry Myatt ... Loads of schools that will be crushed by new teacher-evaluation mandates that rely on those same test scores, “data-driven goal ...

'Education making us ignorant'
Sydney Morning Herald
THE Prime Minister's special adviser on Asia has blasted the quality of Australia's education system, saying it has created Australians so ill informed that many who visit Bali do not realise they are in Indonesia. Ken Henry, a former Treasury ...

Sydney Morning Herald

US Education Secretary Duncan to visit Emporia
Sacramento Bee
Teachers Hall of Fame spokeswoman Carol Strickland says Duncan has wanted to visit the hall and Emporia State University since 2009, when the school was chosen as a top teacher-prep institution. About Comments. Reader comments on Sacbee.com are ...

Education Aid Emerging as Campaign Issue
Education Week News
Paul Ryan's selection as the Republican vice-presidential candidate could spark a national debate about the future of education spending, an issue that's gotten short shrift in the presidential campaign so far. As the two .... Ryan's selection as Mr ...

Education Week News

An education in false promises
New York Daily News
There is a certain attraction to the notion that America's education system can be fixed by adding the mythical efficiency of large corporations, allowing them to profit as students succeed. For-profits, especially trade schools, have long been a part ...

New York Daily News

Obama, teachers unions find common ground in calling for smaller class sizes ...
The report notes that “reducing class sizes is not a panacea for education reform and can be less important than improving teacher effectiveness,” but said there is substantial evidence “that smaller class sizes – especially in the early years ...


Charter schools get wide range of results
Robbyn Wahby, the education liaison to Mayor Slay, said: "You can't say, 'Well, the charter schools aren't performing because they weren't able to get that child to the state standard in one year.' That's a ridiculous expectation." Take South City ...

Learning In a Swimsuit
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In Los Angeles, the nation’s second-largest district, the first school bell rang for 600,000 students on Aug. 14, three weeks earlier than the normal start....

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Chicago Teachers Picket, Demand New Contract « CBS Chicago
By John Dodge
Just two weeks before the start of the new school year, the Chicago Teachers Union is ratcheting up the pressure on the school board for a new contract.
CBS Chicago

Are Good Teachers Appreciated? « CBS Philly
By amyparmenter
The New Teacher Project, “The Irreplaceables: Understanding the Real Retention Crisis in America's Urban Schools,” found that only 47% of high performing teachers were praised by their bosses for their good work. ... What's this? Add to Timeline - What's This. Click "Log in" to publish what you read to Facebook. See what your friends have read on CBS Local sites. Use "Remove" or "Turn off" to disable at any time. SchoolBus. mattleman_125. From Education Reports ...
CBS Philly

How to Cater to Your Personal Learning Type – College Fashion
By Jade - Concordia University
Tips for college students on finding your personal learning type and designing a study routine around it. Are you a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner? Find out here.
College Fashion

New Zealand's Associate Education Minister is a Creationist
In New Zealand, the Associate Education Minister John Banks just made a ... Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago.

Job (Brooklyn): Director of Real Estate, Ascend Learning - idealist.org
Ascend Learning is a leading nonprofit charter management organization based ... The Ascend school design, powered by the SABIS education system, the "no ...

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