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  • Nationwide states are experiencing teacher shortages just weeks and even days before the start of the new school year
    Teacher shortage crisis leaves school year in trouble in many states
    Many states are facing a problem this new school year; they do not have enough teachers to teach in the public schools. School boards nationwide and particularly in California, Texas, Arizona, Indiana, Wisconsin, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina...
  • Common Core losing support among Americans
    Common Core losing support among Americans
    In a dramatic turnabout of public opinion, it was reported Tuesday that less than half of Americans now support the Common Core State Standards for reading and math that have been promoted by the Obama administration. The new statistics come from...
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott greets students
    Students and teachers surprised at first day of school visit with Gov. Abbott
    While Monday marked the first day of school for millions of children, a proud and smiling Texas Governor Greg Abbott was there to greet some of them.Gov. Abbott visited kindergarten, first grade and second grade students at Zavala Elementary...
  •  Florida Teachers:  Do you qualify for $10,000 best and brightest reward?
    Florida Teachers: Do you qualify for $10,000 best and brightest reward?
    Florida Legislature established Florida’s Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program to reward Florida’s teachers who have been evaluated as highly effective and who have earned college entrance exam scores that indicate they were...
  • Jena Meaux, Ali Martin: Teachers from high school being applauded as heroes
    Jena Meaux, Ali Martin: Brave teachers in Louisiana shooting likely saved lives
    Jeanerette High School teachers Jena Meaux and Ali Martin are two brave women being praised as true heroes in light of the terrible Louisiana shooting tragedy this week. The educators were said to have used a combination of inner courage and very...
  • South Dakota
    Education: The 10 Worst States for Education in 2015
    South Dakota is ranked as the worst state for education in 2015, according to a report by U.S. News. The data involves a breakdown of the 50 United States individual states’ “Best High Schools” rankings. The ultimate ranking...
  • Education: The torch to light the future
    Education: The torch to light the future
    For decades in America it has always been taught that “Education is the torch that will light the future” and for decades an onward struggle has been causing turmoil between legislators, educators and parents as to what is best for our...
  • Student struggling
    Teachers: Evaluate This!!!
    “Whether in 1964 or in any other year, good education means good teachers. All over the country, in spite of all difficulties, teachers have been working the daily miracles in the classrooms. I see them at their statewide conventions; I meet...
  • Florida’s Justice Institute (JTI) provides training for secondary teachers
    Florida’s Justice Institute provides training for secondary teachers
    In teaching any subject matter, the best method in instructing is first-hand exposure and experiencing as to what transpires, in this case, the Florida Justice System with the Justice Teaching Institute (JTI) providing innovative hands-on training...
  • Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4 through May 8, 2015
    Special appreciation of teachers during the week of May 4-8
    Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-8 this year.Dear Teachers, you are appreciated. Whether anyone tells you or say to you day by day that you are the light, the fuse----that has the power to set the mind ablaze to burn up and destroy ignorance,...
  • Obama with National Teacher of the Year winner Shanna Peeples go for tea to the Teaism
    Obama awards National Teacher of the Year then bear goes loose for Tea
    In a Rose Garden ceremony on Wednesday before noon, April 29, 2015, President Barack Obama celebrated 55 finalists, teachers from around the country for the excellence and contributions to teaching the nation's children. President Obama...
  • 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...
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