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A half-dozen civil rights activists spoke to D.C. students Tuesday, urging them on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to find their passions and to fight the injustices they see around them.Read full article >>
The most ridiculous ed idea of the week so far comes to us from Florida, where Gov. Rick Scott organized a three-day education summit for ed leaders, legislators, teachers and parents. He sent interim Education Commissioner Pam Stewart to lead it, opting not to attend himself.Read full article >>
Twerking, a sexually provocative way of dancing made famous by Miley Cyrus this week at the MTV Video Music Awards, is one on a long list of new words that have just been added to Oxford Dictionaries Online.Read full article >>
I recently published an excerpt from a new book titled “Public Education Under Siege” edited by University of Pennsylvania historian Michael B. Katz and UCLA education scholar Mike Rose. The book is a series of essays that discuss he problems with technocratic educational reform; the intersection of education, race, and poverty; and alternatives to modern school reform. Here is a Q & A I did with the authors about their book and public education today.
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Science scores on Maryland’s standardized tests improved in nearly 50 percent of the 165 elementary and middle schools in Prince George’s County where fifth and eighth graders were given the exams last spring.Read full article >>
Six groups have won grants from the D.C. government to help create “community schools” offering students and families supports that extend beyond the classroom, including social services, parent engagement and mental and physical health care.Read full article >>