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In the Spirit of Jonathan Swift.....I have my own Modest Proposal

The first school shooting dates back to 1764.

Since then, there have been over 100.

Since 2000, there have been well over 100 deaths resulting from school shootings. 474 more words

On Ferguson, Grit, and Biology

Like most people in my liberal facebook feed, I am deeply unsettled by the events that transpired in Ferguson, Missouri and the lack of justice and accountability that followed. 330 more words

Teaching

....More Than Ferguson

Nigger
Nigger bitch
Black bitch (this one really stings…not sure why)

I’ve been called every single one.

Roni you’re pretty for a black girl.
I like dark meat. 354 more words

Low Salaries Plague the Early Education and Care Workforce: A New Study

A new study points out the obvious — the early education and care workforce is undervalued and underpaid, and has been for decades. This is especially problematic today as economists and policymakers call for more children to have access to high-quality early education. 868 more words

Research

Not Another Toy! No Excuses No Exception

My kids are age 11, 10 and 8 and together they have already experienced 29 birthdays. In our house that means parties, cakes and gifts. Between all of these birthdays and holidays, it feels like my kids have received all of the latest toys and games that are available in stores and online. 402 more words

The Achievement Gap Continues and Some School Districts Are Addressing It

Achievement Gap Resources From NCLE Smartbrief How some districts use digital tools in early-literacy instruction Several districts across the nation are incorporating technology into early-literacy instruction. 47 more words

Achievement Gap