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Teachers need a lot of things: more respect, higher salaries, etc. But one teacher says there’s something they need more than anything. Time. This was written by Jake Miller, who teaches seventh-grade U.S. history in Pennsylvania and who has taught several subjects in all grades from sixth through twelfth. He is also a music lover, a public education advocate and a prolific writer who blogs here. This post first appeared on The Educators Room website, and I am republishing it with permission. Note that the bold-faced words were in the original, done by Miller.Read full article >>
The rollout of some $1 billion in new federal money to states, along with private-sector and philanthropic commitments, is welcomed as adding momentum to the push for even bigger investment.
D.C. Council member David Grosso (I- At large) has been appointed chairman of a stand-alone education committee starting in 2015.In an interview, he said he would continue to focus on student discipline, early childhood education, and attendance issues, and that he wants to bring a new focus to improving mental health services for students.Read full article >>
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In this quiz you’ll find all four paragraphs of a Dec. 19 TV review, “Making Icicles of Everyone.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?