Mark your calendars and spread the word - NCSS' first legislative advocacy webinar of 2015 will be Wednesday, January 28th at 3:00 p.m. East Coast Time Catriona Macdonald, President of Linchpin Strategies and NCSS' Congressional expert, will touch on the new congressional landscape context, and in an exciting turn of events, she will also provide information about the conversation taking place on the Hill about ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Act)! In light of this critical new development, --> Read More
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There is no end to the debate about school reform, but there are certain things about education that seem like no-brainers. The problem is that they continue to be ignored by policymakers and in schools. Alfie Kohn lists 10 of them in the following post, which he first published in the American School Board Journal in 2011, but which holds as true today as it did then. Kohn (www.alfiekohn.org), who gave me permission to republish this piece, is the author of 13 books, the most recent titled “The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom About Children and Parenting.”Read full article >>
From the moment we met our daughter, weighing two-and-a-half pounds and wearing a red bow pasted on her head, we could tell she was the fighter and “rock star” we’d been told about.
There's no end in sight to the Institute of Education Sciences' long wait to fill top leadership vacancies and get a reauthorization.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is expected to seek changes to teacher evaluations and charter school limits, putting him in direct conflict with teachers’ unions.
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The big questions are how to pay for the $60 billion initiative proposed by President Barack Obama and whether the Republican-controlled Congress will approve it.
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Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 15 article, “Need Some Espionage Done? Hackers Are for Hire Online.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
For the many high-school seniors who already have submitted their college admissions applications, the season of waiting for an acceptance letter has begun. For their parents, there’s a different anxiety-ridden waiting game: For the financial-aid offers that will spell out just how much this is all going to cost.Read full article >>