It is no doubt that the U.S. is in serious need of K-12 education reform. Honestly, someone could have hypothetically been frozen in time for the past century and wake up with a multitude of things staggeringly different, but not in education. 331 more words
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Federal School Finance Reform: Moving Toward Title I Funding Following the Child
Source: Reason Foundation
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The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was signed into law in 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s “war on poverty.” The Act was designed to help disadvantaged students meet challenging state academic standards.
My children have been e-schoolers for 6 years. I am all for cyber schools, if you find the right one for you. If you are a teacher looking into teaching at one these awesome schools, this book is a great start and if you are a parent who is interested in virtual schools, this book would also be a benefit as well. 22 more words
Initiatives from Preschool to Third Grade: A Policymaker’s Guide (PDF)
Source: Education Commission of the States
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This reference guide addresses effective strategies to support children on their path to third-grade academic success and details the foundations of effective P-3 approaches.
This week’s Phun Phriday post comes from an article I read on laughingsquid.com by Rebecca Escamilla. She wrote about the short video, “Desire to Fly… 115 more words
Bullying of Students with Disabilities Addressed in Guidance to America’s Schools
Source: U.S. Department of Education
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As part of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, the U.S.