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ASD Solutions

Tennessee’s Achievement School District was supposed to improve education in Memphis for students at failing schools.

But many critics say that hasn’t happened not in any significant way. 43 more words

Live At 9

First Weeks of School

Smart Classroom Management  – Michael Linsin has recently written this wonderful post that gives some wonderful direction for the first weeks of school.

I know that I’ve often said that I felt like a “wicked witch of the north” the first month of school. 112 more words

Home School

How to Save Public Schools-Teach the Way Kids Learn!!

Sometimes the solutions that are the most obvious are also the most difficult for people to see. Take public education, for example. Our educational system has utilized the same methods of instruction that were instituted over 150 years ago when compulsory attendance laws were first put into place. 758 more words

Homeschooling

The Little School That Could & Did!

Last night our little private school in the South Mountain Village in South Phoenix, AriZona raised $45,000.00.

Yes, that’s right…the (,) and the (.) are in the correct places! 619 more words

Family

New Mississippi Bill Would Mandate Report Cards For Parents

Controversial legislation in Mississippi could require some teachers to grade parental involvement in their child’s education, Fox News reports.

The Parental Involvement and Accountability Act, which cleared the House of Representatives, is moving through the legislative process. 238 more words

National News

Caleb Harris: Yes. Segregation still exists in 2016.

Even though there have been many efforts to prevent segregation, race and class make that hard to overcome.

People say segregation doesn’t exist anymore because we have a black president. 154 more words

Education

The Message Our Students Need to Hear

I just saw this article from the Washington Post that describes our culture today. There are a set of parents who fear failure for their children, and remind their children of it frequently. 223 more words

New Teachers