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Child Matters

It’s Thursday night. It’s been a great second week of school.  The kids have been on campus for eight days now.

Eight important, formative, instructional days. 564 more words

Teaching

A Saturday Afternoon, A Prom & The Common Core

Sunday afternoon I sat around a large table with five adults while our high school seniors snapped photos while waiting for the super bus that would whisk them off to senior prom. 776 more words

Thoughts

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

APPR

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. 366 more words

SOL2015

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

CCSS

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