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This situation with 21st century curriculum development is unconscionable: we have the 2008 curriculum; the ministry mainly ignoring it and making it up in the name of national standards and controlling teachers; the education review office doing the same but imposing it in trash-talk style; the private providers adding their twist to it; and the Education Council coming in over the top with more regulation and bureaucratic procedures – and no one speaking up for teachers. 1,213 more words
As Montgomery County’s schools resegregate by race and class, special “choice programs” (including magnets, language immersion programs, and the Northeast and Downcounty consortia) designed to create advanced learning opportunities and integrate schools aren’t working. 644 more words
July 15, 2016
Compare the Candidates: Where Do Clinton and Trump Stand on Education?
The presumptive Democratic nominee for president, Hillary Clinton, and Republican nominee Donald Trump have yet to release comprehensive K-12 policy plans. 221 more words
There are many things children cannot do at certain Australian schools.
One school outlawed hugging. Another prohibited singing Christmas carols. Another has removed the word “black” from “ba ba black sheep.” And now — clapping has been banned. 338 more words
'Summoned back to work': Turkey bans all academics from foreign travel, teachers abroad ordered to return
Turkey on Wednesday banned all academics from leaving the country and cancelled their annual leave as President Tayyip Erdogan’s post-coup crackdown escalated.
Teachers were forbidden from travel abroad on any work-related trips and those currently overseas were ordered to return. 453 more words