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Plunderbund Misinforms While Decrying Misinformation

Plunderbund Misinforms While Decrying Misinformation

Progressive blog Plunderbund joined the crowd of those decrying the Reynoldsburg school board. In an article titled “Reynoldsburg School Board Spreading Misinformation about Divisive Contract Offer” 326 more words

Taxes And Spending

Could Reynoldsburg Schools Leapfrog Gahanna?

                                 Could Reynoldsburg Schools Leapfrog Gahanna?

.The following is an editorial submitted to the Blue Blog

If you polled Central Ohio residents and asked them, “Who has a better school district; Gahanna or Reynoldsburg?” nearly all would say Gahanna-Jefferson. 780 more words

Gahanna

The Ontario teacher’s union is holding students hostage

Ontario high school students are being disproportionately affected by the conflict between the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) and the provincial government. The OSSTF  542 more words

Huffington Post Canada

In Response to the Open Letter to Campbell Brown Response

As of 11PM, August 2, 2014, 11,100+ visitors have viewed my Open Letter to Campbell Brown 12,300+ times, and it has been shared on Facebook more than 4,000 times. 544 more words

Writing

An Open Letter to Campbell Brown from a Teacher on Leave

Dear Ms. Brown,

I saw your interview with Stephen Colbert. I wish I could have been one of those protesters outside the studio. You see, I don’t support people who are not educational experts attempting to reform or really even discuss education in such a public forum. 2,115 more words

What The Hell?

Vergara vs. California: Are the top 0.1% buying their version of education reform? - The Washington Post

On Tuesday, a California superior-court judge ruled that the state’s teacher tenure system discriminates against kids from low-income families. Based on testimony that one to three percent of California teachers are likely “grossly ineffective”—thousands of people, who mostly teach at low-income schools—he reasoned that current tenure policies “impose a disproportionate burden on poor and minority students.” The ruling, in Vergara v. 86 more words

TEACHER EVALUATION

Tuning in to Teachers | Randi Weingarten

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These days, the wisdom and experience of educators are often ignored and, worse, dismissed by policymakers who favor approaches emanating far from the classroom. Yet no one is better able to weigh in on what will help children succeed academically than educators, who have incomparable firsthand knowledge. 65 more words

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