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She forced him to tell several classes how inferior he was. Why would a principal turn so quickly, publicly and viciously against a teacher who sought her help?
'Obviously, students of color need teachers of color, but from experience I know the importance of white students having teachers of color too,'
They raise more questions than they answer.
School officials are pleading with students to stay away from the off-campus party Saturday. It has been the scene of out-of-control drinking, and last year an alleged sexual assault among athletes.
'We have radically altered our own evolved species behavior by segregating children artificially in same-age peer groups instead of mixed-age communities, by compelling them to be indoors and sedentary for most of the day, by asking them to learn from text-based artificial materials instead of contextualized real-world activities, by dictating arbitrary timetables for learning rather than following the unfolding of a child’s developmental readiness.'
The school's policy -- which bars parents from dropping off forgotten assignments and lunches -- has sparked a furious debate on Facebook.
The Catholic school in Arkansas says it has a good reason.
Law enforcement said the threats are not credible and are searching for a 23-year-old transient who they believe are behind the threats.
Months after he was removed as school president, Kenneth Starr's tenure at Baylor University is officially over.
Genetics, evolution, the latest scary virus. These volunteers bring real-life science to the classroom.
With an emphasis on boosting science, technology, engineering and math education, experts team with teachers to show that “science can be fun and interesting and relevant.”
Teacher: "I believe that Black Lives Matter. I believe that Education About Race Relations Matter. I believe that Dismantling Systemic Inequities Matters."
This Georgia educator once supported the Core but doesn't anymore.
Military families have an extra hurdle getting their kids ready for college. A mom says we should change that.
A mother writes that states need rigorous, common standards to help students who move and change schools often.
Studies show minority students benefit from having minority teachers. But few minority college graduates are choosing the teaching profession, creating a “vicious cycle.”