A Montgomery County principal said she did not notify parents for several weeks about an alleged sexual offense in her middle school because she was more focused on the alleged victim’s well-being than on the possibility that other children might have been harmed.Read full article >>
PROFESSOR AND HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION | COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Last year the Pearson Charitable Foundation — the nonprofit arm of the largest education publishing company in the world — paid $7.7 million in fines to the state of New York after authorities found that it had broken state law by helping its for-profit parent. How? By helping it develop Common Core educational products and by paying travel expenses for potential clients to attend education conferences.Read full article >>
Free samplers at the NCSS Conference or online
Visit Booth 901 at the NCSS Conference to obtain a free sample of innovative Social Studies resources that make grade-level content accessible and engaging for diverse students, including text pairs at two different reading levels, ESL or bilingual materials, and multi-leveled Reader's Theater scripts based on historic documents. Stop by our booth or click here.