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School choice is making 'steady progress'

Momentum for school choice has grown in recent years, and “courtroom victories are overwhelming teachers union obstacles”.

January 26-31 is National School Choice Week, and supporters believe there is much to celebrate. 404 more words

K-12 Education

A Somatic Approach Toward a Bully-Free Future

Research shows that children who are bullied often carry a posture and a story of victimization. Trauma, low self-esteem, learning disabilities and obesity also can set up a child for ridicule and rejection. 561 more words

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Education jargon

Education jargon continues to confuse, sometimes getting in the way of effective reform.

… Edu-speak—the incomprehensible babble used to describe what are often relatively straightforward teaching methods, learning styles, and classroom designs—is plaguing the country’s schools.

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K-12 Education

Majority of U.S. schoolchildren are NOT poor

A recent attention-grabbing headline is wrong.

Majority of U.S. public school students are in poverty
Washington Post

The headline is wrong, even though Layton gets the facts pretty much right: 51 percent of kids are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches, which are available only to low-income families.

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K-12 Education

New Year - New Opportunites

Dear Friends, Collaborators, and Participants –

The New Year is a time for reflection and planning, and an opportunity to personally thank each of you who honor us with your ongoing active partnership and support. 419 more words

Credit Courses & Summer Semester

Family, Friends, and Advisors are Important to the Success of Your Company

Family friends, and advisors are very important to a new company. Senthil and I had the early support of family and friends but we felt an Advisory Board was equally important. 442 more words