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A Force That Can't Be Bought

In the fall of 1775, enlisted Marines beat drums decorated with a rattlesnake sporting the motto, “Don’t Tread on Me.” These Marines voluntarily joined the continental army to fight oppression from the British government. 842 more words


Woke up Late, Ma'am.

I worked at a local middle school today where West Point Academy was sponsoring an all day STEM workshop and competition. Cadets and officers were in attendance along with about 200 students ranging from fourth to eleventh grade. 369 more words

FTF: Hey, Parents! The CCSS Roundup is Coming for You!

We know the CCSS Machine has set its sights on our kids. I’ve shared with you (as have others) how parents have been targeted as well. 834 more words


We ARE winning. Here's the scorecard

From the Network for Public Education:

Top Ten “Why We Will Win” Stories of 2014

At the 1st annual conference of the Network for Public Education in Austin, Texas in March, NPE President Diane Ravitch delivered a speech titled “ 1,065 more words

Teach For America

What Works In Your Classroom?

Teachers and those who work directly with students are the most knowledgeable in spearheading reform in education. According to the http://www.dictionary.com, knowledgeable is an adjective that means: 1. 142 more words


The First Day of School!

As the first day of school nears, I would like to thank all faculty, staff and parents for welcoming me into the Hazelwood community! Change is difficult and starting a new position in a new school is intimidating and at times overwhelming. 99 more words