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NY Teacher's Union Gets New Contract

After many months of both sides bloviating, Governor Cuomo singed a new contract with the NY Teacher’s union. As I like to say, even a pancake has 2 sides. 151 more words

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The Parthenon Group: Saviors, Swindlers, or Hustlers?

A reader from Tennessee sent this comment:

“Well, well, Knox County Schools’ old friend The Parthenon group raises its ugly head out of the caves of East TN up to Chicago. 813 more words

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Exceptional history

Last week the College Board, which sets guidelines for the Advanced Placement classes taken by high school students around the country, announced that it will revise its U.S. 715 more words

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Philippine Ladderized Education: Background

Higher Education and TVET historically emerged from opposing traditions (Pavlova, 2005). Because of this it would not be surprising if the reader’s initial reaction was to question the Ladderized Education Program simply because Higher Education and TVET are seen by some as two different systems with completely unaligned functions. 1,596 more words

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No to the ESEA Re-authorization

Whether it is the senate’s “Every Child Achieves Act” or the house’s “Students Success Act”, local control of schools is being dangerously arrogated to the federal government. 969 more words

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Education in Nigeria

In the past three months, I have increasingly found myself involved in a number of education projects and I plan to start commenting on these experiences. 724 more words

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Hillary Knocks Jeb's Hard-Right Conservatism

I was pleased to see Hillary Clinton take on Jeb Bush forcefully before the annual conference of the National Urban League.

Jeb! has been trying to position himself as a moderate, which he is not. 256 more words

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