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Oklahoma teachers say they’re going on strike next week {#iBelieve}

Tax cuts and budget cuts forced 20 percent of public schools in the state to switch to four-day weeks.

By Alexia Fernández Campbell Mar 29, 2018, 9:26am EDT… 1,914 more words

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Kentucky teachers' strike closes schools across the state

BY JOHN BOWDEN – 03/30/18 09:48 AM EDT

Schools in eight Kentucky school districts were closed Friday as teachers across the state protested Republican changes to their pension system,  324 more words

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In Arizona, teachers can now be hired with absolutely no training in how to teach

By Valerie Strauss May 14, 2017

New legislation signed into law in Arizona by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey (R) will allow teachers to be hired with no formal teaching training, as long as they have five years of experience in fields “relevant” to the subject they are teaching. 542 more words

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Arizona teachers, among the nation’s lowest paid, threaten to strike {#iBelieve}

By Moriah Balingit March 29 at 2:35 PM

Arizona teachers, among the lowest paid in the country, are threatening to strike if state lawmakers do not raise their salaries and restore dramatic funding cuts that schools have endured. 428 more words

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A QUICK LOOK AT STANDARDIZED TESTING AND STEREOTYPE THREAT {#iBelieve}

A QUICK LOOK AT STANDARDIZED TESTING AND STEREOTYPE THREAT


Tom Rudd
March 2011

“Stereotype threat” is a very complex and nuanced concept. In simple terms, it is an unconscious response to a prevailing negative stereotype about an identifiable group by a member of that group. 1,347 more words

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Trump and DeVos Continue to Undermine Public Education with Their Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

By Stephenie JohnsonNeil Campbell, and Scott Sargrad 

Posted on February 12, 2018, 2:50 pm

Today, President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released their proposed  468 more words

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What Would it Cost to Get All Students to Average? {#iBelieve}

By The Hechinger Report, Contributor March 26, 2018, at 11:30 a.m.

Most low-income schools don’t receive enough money to help kids hit average math and reading scores, a new study shows. 1,161 more words

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