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Candidate for State Supt. Humphries Supports Converting Low Performing Schools; State School Board

According to Molly Beck of the Wisconsin State Journal,  “John Humphries wants schools that persistently do not meet state standards to be converted into private voucher or charter schools, or a new model of public school or some other governance model.” 122 more words

State Issue

Update on Governor Deal’s 2017 Education Agenda

After the sound defeat of the Opportunity School District (the Georgia Constitutional amendment to allow the state to take over failing schools) in this past November’s referendum, Governor Nathan Deal is going to have an uphill battle when it comes to his education agenda. 1,449 more words

Georgia Education Policy

Training Teachers: Obstacles and Opportunities in 2017

As we rush headlong into 2017, with the excesses of Christmas slowly receding into memory, we all enter that period of committing to best-laid plans and hope-fuelled resolutions. 670 more words


Green Paper: Schools that work for everyone

I        Preamble

On 12 September, the Government published the Green Paper, Schools that work for everyone, which the Department for Education (DfE) has taken off the website… 3,053 more words


A Glimmer of Light in the Darkness

As years go 2016 has to rank as one of the most unpredictable ever.  David Cameron gambled, promised and lost.  I didn’t see Brexit coming; Boris Johnson and Michael Gove didn’t see each others’ political manoeuvring. 715 more words


How Do Parent Centers Improve Our Schools?

Why Have Family Engagement Centers?

Almost everyone universally accepts the failure of No Child Left Behind (NCLB). When I first began teaching, the cornerstone education legislation of George W. 935 more words

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