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Why teachers are Salmon swimming upstream

Recently, Kelli and I were talking about why teaching can be so exhausting. She used the analogy of Salmon swimming upstream to illustrate how we are so often doing what we do in the face of so many other contradictory and conflicting forces. 805 more words

Learning

Early Years - The "Frontline" of Education

Whenever something bad has happened in the early years section of any of the schools I have worked in, I have always thought about this clip. 287 more words

Learning

Critchlow was Reckless, But Prosecutors Feckless

Once again, an area prosecutor has declined to bring charges against disgraced former Fox C-6 superintendent Dianne Critchlow for her use of taxpayer funds as her personal piggy bank. 907 more words

Fox C-6

Nothing Fundamentally Wrong With Public Education

There is nothing fundamentally wrong with public education in the United States; it is not the monster right-wing millionaires and their on-a-leash politicians would have you believe. 848 more words

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House Bills Sponsored by JeffCo Reps

The Missouri legislative session is underway, and with GOP supermajorities in both houses and a GOP governor, we should expect a lot of big items to be passed in the next few months. 487 more words

Fox C-6

2016 APR Rankings and School Poverty Rates

I am a bit behind here on posting the results of local schools in the 2016 Missouri Annual Performance Report (APR) rankings, which came out in November… 347 more words

Fox C-6

Comparing Small School Districts

The Post-Dispatch had a story on New Year’s Day about the Strain-Japan School District in Franklin County, which consists of just one elementary school but has had… 242 more words

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