Howard University’s board of trustees announced Monday that veteran Washington lawyer Vernon E. Jordan Jr. will lead a presidential search committee charged with replacing Sidney A. Ribeau, who retired abruptly last year after months of internal debate over the condition of the university.Read full article >>
A Fairfax County schools employee was arrested Monday on charges that he stole hundreds of school system computers and put them up for sale online.
Craig Soderberg, 60, of Alexandria was charged with two counts of embezzlement in a scheme to refurbish older laptops and sell them on the secondary market, police said. They said they found more than 1,200 laptops at Soderberg’s home in a search on Thursday.Read full article >>
One of the biggest debates in public education today is over how to best educate student teachers for the rigors of the classroom. This is the third and final part of a series on the subject by scholar Mike Rose, who is on the faculty of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and author of books that include Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education and Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America . A revised and expanded version of his latest book, “ Why School? Reclaiming Education for All of Us“, is due out in February.Read full article >>
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