Below is the transcript from the Public Comment part of last night’s agenda. Two students, Alphina Kamara and Alexis Cope, questioned board members about how they plan to increase African American/Latino enrollment in AP/IB courses. 1,513 more words
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Top Republicans at the State Capitol on Monday ramped up efforts to pass a sweeping early learning program that they say will “declare war” on Minnesota’s achievement gap. 247 more words
This article by Nick Morrison originally appeared in Forbes on 11/30/16, but for some reason is almost impossible to access now. I reproduce here below the cached version; if there are legal repercussions, I’ll face them when the time comes. 620 more words
Apparently, watching TV isn’t what causes children to get fat. It’s the food advertisements that make them want to eat! So what do you do? Discuss how these food advertisements work “on their brains.” 88 more words
More than 120 early education professionals and experts have signed an open letter that urges state lawmakers to increase their investment in early education.
“As Massachusetts legislators consider the state budget and investments in early education, we would like to highlight the widespread agreement among experts and researchers in the field about the effectiveness of such investments,” the letter says. 192 more words
Insanity in Education? If you’ve taught for 5 years or more, I know you’ll agree with this list of mistakes schools and school districts make every year, almost everywhere. 250 more words