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Bordow: Another re-classification model for 1A-3A? Really?

Every so often, I’ll peruse the monthly meeting calendar on the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s website to see if there’s something worth writing about.

Here’s what is listed for March 29: 1A-3A Conference Reclassification Meeting. 804 more words


Week Eight: Facing History

On February 7th, Betsy DeVos was sworn in as Education Secretary. She chairs the pro-school-choice advocacy group American Federation for Children, and has been working for decades in Michigan to create programs and legislation that promote charter schools and use public funds to pay for vouchers for private schools. 331 more words

The Benefits of Homeschooling with a Charter

Charter schools are popping up all over the place. You may have seen one and wondered what makes it any different from a regular school? Charter schools are free, public schools for TK-12th grade that are not associated with a school district. 747 more words


New House Bill Would Allow Charter School Expansion

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri House on Wednesday debated a bill that would allow charter schools to expand to more districts in the state. 480 more words



Beginning last quarter I began reviewing the year to date grades for all of my students. I had four that were failing. I made four difficult phone calls and heard back from 3 parents. 242 more words

Finishing Up My Study Tour at Ability Centre in Perth

by Sandy Masayko

This is the tenth post in a series about assistive technology in Australia.

Ability Centre, as with the other two sites I visited, provides an extensive array of services for people with disabilities. 630 more words

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What's a Charter School?

My sister works at a charter school and I’ve never even quite understood what that meant.  With the recent controversy over Betsy DeVos as the Education Secretary and the question of how public funds are used for education, NPR published this… 1,466 more words