NEA president on state of No Child Left Behind, education reform

In Child Education | on April, 17, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

News from Minnesota Public Radio News: Listen NEA president on state of No Child Left Behind 13min 57sec Lily Eskelsen Garcia: President, NEA The nation’s main education law, which for more than a decade has been known as N……………. continues on Minnesota Public Radio News >>> Read the full article . Related News: . News [...]

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Mike Huckabee on Education Reform: Children Aren’t Dry Cleaning, Drop Them …

In Child Education | on August, 23, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

News from Christian Post: By Jeffery Scott , CP Contributor August 23, 2014|2:46 pm Mike Huckabee Talks about Ferguson, Education WASHINGTON – Former Arkansas Governor and Fox News talk show host Mike Huckabee on Friday charged parents to accept the responsibility of educating their children, and for the church to pitch in to help ensure [...]

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American Federation for Children Calls For Inclusion of Education Reform In …

In Child Education | on October, 02, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

American Federation for Children Calls For Inclusion of Education Reform In …News from Sacramento Bee: WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 – In letters to both presidential campaigns, debate commission, Federation urges greater focus on key issue affecting America’s economic future WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The American Federation for Children—the nation’s voice for school choice—today called on [...]

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Education reform: still leaving our kids behind

In Child Education | on September, 29, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Education reform: still leaving our kids behindNews from The Seattle Times: Originally published September 28, 2012 at 4:27 PM | Page modified September 28, 2012 at 4:27 PM WASHINGTON – The new movie “Won’t Back Down” is to public education what Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle” was to the meatpacking industry — a needed spotlight, but [...]

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School Reform and the Lives of Girls

In Child Education | on September, 20, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

School Reform and the Lives of GirlsNews from Huffington Post: “Education is the civil rights issue of our time.” Who can quarrel with such a statement, often proclaimed by school reform advocates from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney to Michelle Rhee and Al Sharpton. But where would the school reformers [...]

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Teacher-bashing ‘reform’ doesn’t help a single child

In Child Education | on September, 18, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Teacher-bashing ‘reform’ doesn’t help a single childNews from AZ Central.com: WASHINGTON Teachers are heroes, not villains, and it’s time to stop demonizing them. It has become fashionable to blame all of society’s manifold sins and wickedness on “teachers unions,” as if it were possible to separate these supposedly evil organizations from the dedicated public servants [...]

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Arne Duncan On Reform And Back To School: Focus Less On One Test, Parents …

In Child Education | on August, 08, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Arne Duncan On Reform And Back To School: Focus Less On One Test, Parents …News from Huffington Post: WASHINGTON — A more well-rounded curriculum with less focus on a single test. Higher academic [...]

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abuse of autistic student sparks calls for reform

In Child Education | on April, 30, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

abuse of autistic student sparks calls for reformNews from USA TODAY: CHERRY HILL, N.J. — When harsh words flew in a classroom for autistic children here, the school employees who spoke them likely thought no one in authority would ever hear. Mel Evans, AP Stuart Chaifetz kisses his son Akian Chaifetz, 10, on the head [...]

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NJ Department of Education outlines school reform plan

In High School Education | on March, 01, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

NJ Department of Education outlines school reform planNews from Asbury Park Press: Changes are on the horizon for the state’s public education system, as schools prepare to adopt new curriculum requirements and make significant reforms to teacher evaluations, state Department of Education officials said Wednesday. Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf and his staff outlined the changes [...]

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Ideas to reform Kansas City Public Schools ramp up

In Child Education | on February, 20, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Ideas to reform Kansas City Public Schools ramp upNews from Kansas City Star: At first, the feared fall of Kansas City Public Schools came blowing at parents like a storm. Loss of accreditation. The prospect of the district being carved to pieces. Ephemeral lifeboats promising transfers, appearing and disappearing.“Oh, my God … were we going [...]

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