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Our CCRPI Results, Our Schools and the Power of 'Hope'

Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Education released the results of the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).  I’m still learning Georgia accountability too so for folks who are in need of some basic guidance, here are my cliff notes on how it breaks down: For background, you may remember, (but I wasn’t here), that Georgia was one of 10 states granted a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act in February 2012. 771 more words


How Screen-time Impedes Childhood Development

Call me old school, but I don’t let my kids watch a lot of TV. They get one 20-minute show in the morning, and then it’s off for the day. 740 more words


Separate and never equal

History seems to be repeating itself. Segregation is in our public school systems. A controversial practice has been put into play that evaluates students based on their academic performance and designate separate educational paths for each student. 393 more words

Letting Off Some Steam

Sensemaking of SNA for the study of learning

To date, the use of social network analysis (SNA) in education has demonstrated numerous benefits reported in the research literature, such as: learning design (Lockyer et al., 2013), … 1,770 more words


National Study Identifies Which Teens Involved in Violence

National Study Identifies Which Teens Involved in Violence

 A national study reveals that nearly 7.8 million adolescents aged 12 to 17 — almost one third of teens — participated in one of three violent behaviors over the past year.  672 more words