How many times have you heard “whatever it takes to get the job done’ and worried about what it takes? Here’s a piece on how this relates to school reform, by Athur H. Camins, director of the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. His writing can be accessed at http://www.arthurcamins.com/. This post represents the personal views of Mr. Camins and not that of the Stevens Institute of Technology.Read full article >>
Some Muslims in Montgomery County are pushing for public school district to close schools on two major religious holidays, including one, Eid al-Adha, that is being celebrated today, according to this Post story by my colleague Donna St. George. Muslims say that their community should be respected in regard to the school calendar in the same way that Christians and Jews are. What’s wrong with that reasoning?Read full article >>
Kenneth Doles and his 6-year-old son, Manhattan, stood in the media center at William Beanes Elementary School in Suitland, each with a borrowed tie draped around his neck. Doles stood in front of his son, instructing him in the art of tying the perfect half-Windsor knot.Read full article >>
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