Do you love “To Kill a Mockingbird”? Are you looking forward to another book about Scout and Atticus, or do you share the worries of an Op-Ed writer who pleads, “Don’t Do It, Harper Lee”?
Hundreds of program providers have seized on interest in interning abroad, adding bells and whistles at a cost.
High numbers of students are beginning college having felt depressed and overwhelmed during the previous year, according to an annual survey released on Thursday.
Have you or anyone you’re close to suffered a romantic breakup? How did you, or they, handle it? What worked to ease the pain? What made it worse?
In what ways are biases that reinforce only two gender categories built into our social structures and language?
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 30 article, “Harvard-Bound Player Has 2 Careers on His Mind.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
I’m not entirely sure what a normal life is, but the author of this post says they aren’t in the cards for teachers. This was written by Alice Trosclair, who has been teaching for eight years in southern Louisiana. She currently teaches American literature, AP English Language and Composition, and AP English Literature and Composition. A version of this post, which I am publishing with permission, appeared on The Educator’s Room website.Read full article >>
Principal Suzanne Maxey, who was selected to lead T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va., after it was singled out for low achievement by the federal government, will retire after five years on the job.Read full article >>
A day after the sudden resignation of Montgomery County’s schools chief, some in the community had pointed questions for the elected officials who supported his departure, and others wondered about the path ahead for Maryland’s largest school district.Read full article >>
D.C. Council member David Grosso’s first bill as Education Committee chairman — seeking a partial ban on suspensions and expulsions of preschool students in public programs — got a strong response from advocates who urged him to push for more sweeping reforms of student discipline practices.Read full article >>
While Democrats and Republicans in the Senate hold daily negotiations over a new federal education law, things are far more strained between the parties on the House side. As the House focuses on an updated version of the 2002 No Child Left Behind Act, Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House committee on Education and the Workforce, sent a written request to Chairman John Kline (R-Minn.) to hold hearings.Read full article >>
A frequent flier, Scott Zabielski faces a common dilemma. He’s 6 feet 3 inches tall, which means that squeezing his lanky frame into economy airline seats, crammed against other passengers, can be a challenge.Read full article >>
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