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Stop posting pictures of you and your students on social media

You work really hard as an educator. Most of the people in your broader social circle probably don’t totally understand how tough your job is and also how fulfilling it is. 1,205 more words


No, US school funding is actually somewhat progressive.

Note: I have already touched on these issues in a much longer, much broader post on education and on twitter at some length, however I thought it’d be useful to zoom in on this issue and marshal the evidence in one place for future reference. 1,603 more words


Small Class Sizes=Big Results

As the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) Board of Education considers its budget for the coming year, some school board members are supporting an initiative to reduce class sizes in high poverty elementary schools in kindergarten-third grade classrooms. 508 more words

Public Schools

From Proficiency to Mastery

Earlier this year, EdSec Betsy DeVos caught a great deal of flak for not acknowledging the difference between proficiency and progress when it comes to student learning. 41 more words


Changing the World, One Student at a Time (OpEd)

Karsonya Wise Whitehead; June 1, 2017 —Baltimore Sun Op-Ed

Achievement gap is our fault, not the kids’: Teaching is hard work, and teaching in the public  898 more words

Closing the AP Enrollment Gap Isn't Black and White

Adrienne Vaughn
Staff Reporter
June 9, 2017

      One Monday in April of 2015, I walked into my GT U.S. History class as normal, sat down, and class began. 478 more words

Atholton High School

This new teacher's biggest challenge

My biggest challenge as a first year teacher was not classroom management. It was not keeping up with lesson planning or grading.

My biggest challenge was not responding to questions and complaints from parents  or staying cheerful at long faculty meetings. 534 more words

Arizona Schools