US - NY - Troy, With over two centuries of experience in education, Emma Willard School and its girls have a deep love for and understanding of history. In support of this, we are seeking a dynamic and deeply commit
Earlier this year, 19 organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union and the United Negro College Fund, issued a joint statement about what they would like to see in a newly written No Child Left Behind law, an exercise Congress is now attempting to complete. The statement (which you can read here) surprised many parents and educators because of its embrace of faulty thinking about teaching and learning.Read full article >>
Steve Kramer is the superintendent of Madeira City Schools in Ohio. He recently wrote a letter to Ohio Superintendent Richard Ross expressing his concern that new Common Core tests students in his state are taking are “neither relevant nor important to the high quality instruction Madeira City Schools has been proud to provide for over 80 years.”Read full article >>
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A rewrite could collapse in partisan disarray. But it could also herald a new era of education, keeping some testing but eliminating prescriptive punishments.
Here are several paragraphs from a March 13 article, “The Rise of Early-Morning Dance Parties.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?