Education Reform: A Glimpse At Another Side — Importance of NECAP scores wanes….

The following was taken from the Concord Monitor in NH.   This article does an excellent job of clarifying the difference between NECAP (developed in New…

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Creating a Local Curriculum: The Beginning of Education Reform

Reblog from modernDaychris whose exceptional blog on Education is filled with gems of knowledge and ideas. This reblog is part of the Series — Education Reform: A…

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State Parent Trigger Laws

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Is Social Media stifling Emotional Intelligence?

Is Social Media stifling Emotional Intelligence?   Today, I read the most insightful perspective on social media by Arianna Huffington. In her article published on…

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What do you think about Tests for the Gifted?

Schools Ask: Gifted or Just Well-Prepared? Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times Natalie Viderman, 4, was tutored at Bright Kids NYC for an assessment test. <nyt_byline>…

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Early Childhood Education

High-Stakes Testing Makes It Necessary Leah Radinsky is a National Board certified E.S.L. and Spanish bilingual teacher in the Chicago public schools. Updated February 26,…

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Are Children the Casualties in this War between Educators and Big Money?

This knock-down drag-out dirty fight is not benefitting the public or the disadvantaged communities that all groups claim concern. The latter is the justification for…

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Problems in the Classrooms…

Problems in the Classrooms… Hey; there are problems in the classroom.  Our children, particularly, those in disadvantaged communities, are not ready to meet the goals…

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What is the Role of Education? Part II

Many disadvantaged children are being taught the teachers’ values, norms and beliefs #assimilation.

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An Ignorant and Frightening Program!

In this article, the Rhode Island program reflects the ignorance of the dominant culture on many levels, and the dangers posed by some of these so-called well-intentioned programs to help disadvantaged families.

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Children Full of Life -A must see for School Reform

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What is the role of Education?

“Are children receiving the best education to prepare for the challenges of life, people and education?”

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