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Transforming Holyoke’s Public School System

Holyoke is staging a comeback by building on its existing educational foundation to boost its children’s future success. The city has an ambitious plan for transforming its public school system that relies, in part, on high-quality early education. 1,146 more words


Register Today for the University Leadership Forum, October 27-29

Have you registered yet for the inaugural University Leadership Forum? This series of events for UK faculty and staff is co-sponsored by the office of the… 271 more words

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Recently, I was sent a link to an article in The Atlantic (Google American is Still a Patriarchy to find it) about how American society is patriarchal. 254 more words


Next CHAT Oct. 13th: "The Need To Close The Achievement Gap"

Join us Tuesday, October 13th in North Minneapolis for the next CHAT (CommunityHealth and Advocacy Talks): “The Need to Close the Achievement Gap” with guest presenter R.T. 154 more words

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Control Movement, Final (for now)

This (PBIS, behaviorism) will be an ongoing issue for me.

I know with every cell in my body that behaviorist methods do not help, improve, correct or empower our students. 333 more words

Teachers' Opposition To Common Core Increases

It takes a lot to oppose the Common Core State Standards when they are said to offer:

  • reform!
  • rigor!
  • high academic standards approved by states and consistent with other nations!
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National Center for Education Statistics study: Students Underperform in Schools With Large Black Populations

Moi wrote about the intersection of race and class in Michael Petrilli’s decision: An ed reformer confronts race and class when choosing a school for his kids. 1,736 more words