Florida judge dismisses voucher expansion lawsuit Dec 31st

Florida judge dismisses voucher expansion lawsuit – edweek.org   Continue Reading Florida judge dismisses voucher expansion lawsuit – edweek.org
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Why Aren’t All Teachers Covered By Social Security? Dec 29th

Why Aren’t All Teachers Covered By Social Security? – http://educationnext.org/ Most people probably don’t realize not all workers are covered under Social Security. In particular, teachers constitute one of the largest groups of uncovered workers. Nationwide, approximately 1.2 million teachers (about 40 percent of all public K–12 teachers) are not covered under Social Security for […]
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Fast-growing Texas schools still crave bond relief Dec 29th

Fast-growing Texas schools still crave bond relief – edweek.org   Continue Reading Fast-growing Texas schools still crave bond relief – edweek.org
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Motherlode Blog: Charities That Inspire Kids: Sal’s Shoes Dec 27th

Motherlode Blog: Charities That Inspire Kids: Sal’s Shoes – nytimes.com/ Sal’s Shoes collects used shoes from families to send directly to children who need them.   Continue Reading Motherlode Blog: Charities That Inspire Kids: Sal’s Shoes – nytimes.com/
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Top 10 of 2014, No. 6: STEM Dec 26th

Top 10 of 2014, No. 6: STEM – eschoolnews.com eSchool News highlights some of the 10 most significant ed-tech developments of 2014, and STEM is No. 6 Each year, the eSchool News editors compile 10 of the most influential ed-tech developments and examine how those topics dominated K-12 ed-tech conversations. No. 6 on our list […]
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Jersey Jazzman: Charter School "Gibberish" Dec 26th

Jersey Jazzman: Charter School "Gibberish" – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Jersey Jazzman Source:  Jersey Jazzman I thought I was moving up in the world. I was actually getting some high-quality pushback on my writing from folks like Dmitri Melhorn, formerly of StudentsFirst, and the KIPP Kids here in Jersey at TEAM Academy. Not to say I think their […]
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Helicoptering? Parents go with kids to college Dec 25th

Helicoptering? Parents go with kids to college – edweek.org   Continue Reading Helicoptering? Parents go with kids to college – edweek.org
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Living in Dialogue: Pillars of Reform Collapsing, Reformers Contemplate Defeat Dec 25th

Living in Dialogue: Pillars of Reform Collapsing, Reformers Contemplate Defeat – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Anthony Cody Source:  Living in Dialogue There is growing evidence that the corporate-sponsored education reform project is on its last legs. The crazy patchwork of half-assed solutions on offer for the past decade have one by one failed to deliver, and one by […]
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Can Ipads, Nooks and Kindles Motivate Students to Read More? Dec 24th

Can Ipads, Nooks and Kindles Motivate Students to Read More? – coolcatteacher.com Dr. Craig Union talks with Vicki about using Nooks with primary students to engage students in reading. His research found that students can be motivated by using technology to read and raise reading scores. Listen to Dr. Craig Union Add @craigunion31 to your […]
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Grant brings MIND Research Institute's math program to 19 Pa. schools Dec 23rd

Grant brings MIND Research Institute's math program to 19 Pa. schools – districtadministration.com Hyundai Motor America and MIND Research Institute are giving a grant to expand a math program in Philadelphia public schools. The grant brings MIND’s ST Math software program to 6,300 students and 280 teachers at 19 campuses in the School District of […]
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