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Pay raises for teachers, staff vary across Arizona school districts after #RedForEd

#RedForEd teachers celebrate after Arizona’s legislature passed a state budget early Thursday that included nearly $273 million aimed at giving teachers pay raises. David Wallace, The Republic | azcentral.com… 1,184 more words

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Why a National Curriculum Makes Sense

I can hear the cries of outrage now: Local control! Washington bureaucrats! Educational fascism! One size doesn’t fit all! Who wants to be like France or Japan? 965 more words

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A state takeover of JCPS won't fix the district's core problems

Cindy Cushman, Updated 9:42 a.m. ET May 8, 2018
There have been many opinions voiced about the recommended state takeover of  JCPS. I agree with those who have been speaking out against a takeover for the many good reasons mentioned. 799 more words
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'Racist' teachers union blocking black student success in JCPS, pastor says

Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal| Updated 11:18 p.m. ET May 8, 2018

The local teachers union is a “racist institution” standing in the way of higher academic achievement for Jefferson County Public Schools’ African-American students, a Louisville pastor said. 401 more words

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Hernando district wrong to fire all Moton teachers, settlement says

OCTAVIO JONES | Times Hernando County District Schools Superintendent Lori Romano listens to board member Susan Duval give her remarks on the firing of 47 teachers at Moton Elementary School during the board meeting. 902 more words
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‘A Nation at Risk’ redefined purpose of education

A common take on “A Nation at Risk,” the government report on education issued 35 years ago, is that it had its flaws but at least it provided much-needed attention to America’s schools. 628 more words

Chromebooks in education: Everything you need to know

student needs a few basic things to get the most an education has to offer and a Chromebook is a great way to fulfill those basics. 1,742 more words

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