Directions: Below are three examples of controversial education issues in New Orleans. Each issue includes two statements that describe the same scenario, albeit in slightly different ways. 580 more words
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The expression “market-based reform” (or some variation thereof) gets thrown about by folks on both sides of the education reform debate. Opponents use it as a term of derision, intended to describe what they feel is an impersonal, metrics-obsessed approach to teaching and learning. 1,796 more words
I have written a couple of posts of late regarding the results of Education Next’s 2014 public opinion survey, especially as concerns EdNext’s and its editor-in-chief Paul Peterson’s attempts to sell the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to a public that is only half aware of CCSS– and with the half who are aware increasingly rejecting those “common standards in English and math.” 1,808 more words
First, I love apple pie. I would be hard pressed to choose another pie that I like more than my grandma’s fresh baked apple pie. I mean, there are some contenders… there is also grandma’s sweet potato and pumpkin pie. 961 more words
Kids and Seniors on Wheels: A private transportation service for kids, seniors, children with special needs and abilities and youth of all ages, that caters to Ajax, Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa, Brooklin and all of Durham Region. Charters, School Trips, and Summer Camp services also available.
Its that time again.
School is starting and ‘Kids on Wheels’ is happy to be your helping ride!
We have had a very good summer, and we hope you all have as well. 99 more words
Democrats had two unusually good choices in this runoff race for the State Superintendent nomination between two long-time, dedicated education leaders: Freda Deskin and John Cox, the winner. 561 more words