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Senate Joint Resolution #4 Passes, Creates Education Funding Improvement Commission

Delaware State Rep. Earl Jaques and Senator David Sokola introduced Senate Joint Resolution #4 which creates the education improvement commission.  I am always suspicious of the two education committee heads down at Legislative Hall, but we definitely need to take a very hard look at education funding in Delaware.  46 more words

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Despite 'austerity cuts' Georgia's k-12 students make big gains

With all the talk about the billions of dollars in “austerity cuts” to Georgia’s public schools, you could be forgiven for thinking our students’ academic performance must have suffered. 440 more words

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More Spending Doesn't Lead To Improved Student Learning, by CJ Szafir and Martin Lueken

From CJ Szafir and Martin Leuken at forbes.com:

Have we hit a wall where more spending on traditional public schools will not lead to improved student learning? 474 more words

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Save The World on Your Own Time

Saw this book on my friend’s bookshelf, he explained Fish’s argument, I thought it sounded interesting-but-not-quite-right, and so decided to give it a read.

Some of my notes: 1,471 more words

Book Reviews

Summer Reading Programs Survey

The DE issued a press release, for the Iowa Reading Research Center commissioned survey of Iowa summer reading programs, entitled Survey shows need for funding for summer reading programs. 221 more words

DE

Parents and teachers disrupt CSDM meeting to denounce budget cuts

About 250 protesters disrupted a meeting of Montreal’s largest school board Wednesday night, refusing to quiet down for a full 20 minutes until the commissioners finally stood in solidarity with their protest against the Liberal government’s cuts to school board budgets. 422 more words

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