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California’s Teacher Tax Break

Sacramento moves to exempt public-school teachers from state income tax.

OPINION REVIEW & OUTLOOK
March 15, 2017 7:30 p.m. ET
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California schools have many problems, but a teacher shortage isn’t one of them. 482 more words

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American Teachers Unions Oppose Innovative Schools—in Africa

Bridge Academies show promising results in Kenya and Uganda, but unions see them only as a threat.

Shannon May from Bridge International Academies with pupils in Monrovia, Liberia, May 25, 2016.  628 more words

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The ‘Shaming’ of Betsy DeVos

The education secretary should use what her critics fear most: the bully pulpit.

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., Feb. 23.PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY… 826 more words

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New study: discipline in schools is more effective than increased government spending

New study reported by Phys.org. (H/T Mark)

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Discipline in schools has a greater impact and is more important to educational performance when compared to monetary investment, a new study from Macquarie University has found.

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Notes: Ethics & Education 1: Intro - teaching is "moral by nature"

The notes I made for this introduction to the Ethics and Education course are brief because we spent some time looking at the course outline, which I’ve included in these notes (it’s so exciting!). 654 more words

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Trump’s School-Choice Fight

His plan to let money follow the child is a moral and political winner.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Sept. 515 more words

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Poor Children Need a New Brown v. Board of Education

Students deserve federal protection from the twisted logic of tenure rules that undermine learning.

By THEODORE J. BOUTROUS JR. and JOSHUA S. LIPSHUTZ
Aug. 28, 2016 5:50 p.m. 900 more words

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