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Feds Investigating Civil Rights Implications of School Closures in Newark

If you are middle class or rich, you are not likely to discover that anybody is planning to punish your child’s school by closing it.  School “reform” via “turnaround” happens in school districts like Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Newark, but it doesn’t happen in Winnetka, Grosse Pointe, Bryn Mawr, Chagrin Falls, or Montclair. 605 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

There are ATRs in New Haven?

Not exactly, but something like it.

Because of “Turnaround” – adopted in a 2010 Weingarten/reform contract – there is a group of “displaced teachers” every year – who will have a job, but have to find the placement themselves. 466 more words


Why teachers shouldn't strike.

There’s been a lot of discussion about teachers and teaching over the past week, some of it acknowledging the work that teachers do, but much of it criticising the upheaval caused by last Thursday’s strike. 1,181 more words


Simi Elementary School: A 10-Year Timeline and History

On Monday, June 16, 2014, the Simi Valley Unified School District will hold a Public Hearing on the potential closure of Simi Elementary School. This is not a board meeting and no decision will be made at the hearing. 227 more words

Last Day Of School & Family Picnic/BBQ - Tuesday, Jun. 10

Tomorrow is the last day of school.  Dismissal is at 11:30AM but immediately following dismissal until 2:00PM, out on our very own track and field, will be our annual School Family Picnic/BBQ and Water Blast!   114 more words