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  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    Thousands Gather for Nation’s Premier Math Education Event
    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) will offer more than 700 sessions and workshops covering all levels, pre-K–grade 12, at its 2015 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in Boston. The four-day conference, April 15&ndash...
  • Strike?
    Strike?
    Ugh. It's the day after the budget vote. You are thinking, "Andy got his way." What to do. You go back to school, talk to your colleagues. All is lost. Then you say in the break room, "Hey why don't we strike!" People...
  • Eleven out of 12 Atlanta public school educators were found guilty
    Eleven educators found guilty in massive Atlanta Public School cheating scandal
    The seven-year-old test cheating scandal that plagued Atlanta's public school system ended on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 with 11 of 12 educators found guilty of racketeering and other charges stemming from their involvement in the massive school...
  • Valley residents loved the CycLAvia
    Valley residents love the CicLAvia
    Unofficial estimates are that more than 100,000 people took to the streets of North Hollywood and Studio City at the first-ever San Fernando Valley CicLAvia on Sunday, in its 12th time in Los Angeles.John Walker, the Studio City Neighborhood...
  • Public education was always upward, now it's dumbed down.
    Remember in college, there was a term paper about how to write a term paper
    Today teachers are teaching a class in how not to educate children.One size fits all instruction which teaches to one learning domain with brief instruction on each skill, not to mastery, and not enough practice on each skill.Teaching to the test...
  • Safety on the internet gets attention each day
    Social media may lead to all kinds of problems
    Recently, there was an issue of a rampage and fight in a mall in western Pennsylvania that caused quite a stir in the community involved, but are there questions why it happened and if any acts of violence stemmed from bullying. The problem was...
  • 1st grade teacher donates kidney
    1st grade teacher gives the ultimate gift to student, her kidney
    Teacher makes a special commitment, donates kidney to studentTeachers have been making sacrifices for their students for a long time. Whether it is helping out a students on his/ her free time, buying school supplies out of his/her pocket, or...
  • Should we have more time for learning or better teachers? We need the teachers
    Education news: More school time vs. better teachers? Study points to teaching
    In recent education news this week, a new study is pointing to the idea that more effective teaching — implemented by classroom teachers — is more valuable than simple increased learning time for students. Although the debate among...
  • Where is the money for education?
    The direction of education is still and ongoing issue
    Throughout the years, the public school system has been a staple for students to receive a positive background for future educational pursuits or being a valuable asset to the work force. Along the way, there have been alternatives in the form of...
  • Braille Reading
    Kingsport City Schools to host information session for local student's educators
    Kingsport City Schools is offering an information session on Tuesday, February, 24, 2015 for parents and teachers of special needs students who are within the city limits and are educated either through the state home-school program or through a...
  • Teacher Academy program
    School District Prepares Students for Future Teaching Careers
    Teacher layoffs during the recession deterred many students from pursuing teaching careers, leaving many areas in a state of severe teacher shortage. To ensure there are enough teachers both now and also in the future, California’s Fresno...
  • In a time of large class sizes and limited school resources, this building is stocked with superfluous positions.
    Testing and Common Core are killing the love of learning for our children
    While enriching the test publishers who do not care about the education and futures of our children.This is not the business world, it is our countries future!Teachers today feel an intense scrutiny from all directions: parents, administrators,...
  • They'd rather be anywhere that isn't a school!
    LAUSD Superintendents and downtown administrators are from
    Never, Neverland.They never visit schools. They never meet or talk with parents or students or teachers. They just sit in their office tower and make decisions that affect the lives of students and teachers.Where are the School Board members from...
  • Teachers arrested: Two women under arrest for sleeping with students, very bad move
    Teachers arrested: Beach trips time to sleep with students? Two teachers caught
    Teachers arrested for having sex with their students on two "school" beach trips are now facing the consequences of their actions. The pair of women, who worked at South Hills High School in California, are in serious trouble after being...
  • Barack H. Obama
    Obama administration attempting to "redistribute" teachers
    President Obama is attempting to redistribute high quality teachers to low-income neighborhoods. States will be required to submit plans to address teacher distribution by April of 2015 in exchange for No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waivers. Of 41...
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