The Answer Sheet: How Three Schools Creatively Face the Challenge of Educating Immigrant Students May 10th

The Answer Sheet: How Three Schools Creatively Face the Challenge of Educating Immigrant Students – nepc.colorado.edu/blog The Answer Sheet: How Three Schools Creatively Face the Challenge of Educating Immigrant Students (This is the tenth in a series of posts about schools named as winners in the 2015-2016 Schools of Opportunity project. There are links to […]
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Janresseger: Ideology Drives School Privatization without Much Attention to the Real Consequences Apr 23rd

Janresseger: Ideology Drives School Privatization without Much Attention to the Real Consequences – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Janresseger: Ideology Drives School Privatization without Much Attention to the Real Consequences Whether school privatization involves expansion of various kinds of vouchers or the proliferation of largely unregulated charter schools, the policy tends to be driven by its proponents’ ideology, not […]
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VAMboozled!: David Berliner on The Purported Failure of America’s Schools Mar 12th

VAMboozled!: David Berliner on The Purported Failure of America’s Schools – nepc.colorado.edu/blog VAMboozled!: David Berliner on The Purported Failure of America’s Schools My primary mentor, David Berliner (Regents Professor at Arizona State University (ASU)) wrote, yesterday, a blog post for the Equity Alliance Blog (also at ASU) on “The Purported Failure of America’s Schools, and Ways to Make Them […]
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Jersey Jazzman: Blaming Public Employees for NJ's Fiscal Mess: Today's Dopey Episode Mar 5th

Jersey Jazzman: Blaming Public Employees for NJ's Fiscal Mess: Today's Dopey Episode – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Jersey Jazzman: Blaming Public Employees for NJ’s Fiscal Mess: Today’s Dopey Episode Whenever I want to read something really ill-informed and contemptuous of public employees, I turn to the always reliable Star-Ledger: Property taxes in New Jersey are the highest in the […]
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The Lemonade War that Motivated a Whole School to Read Feb 26th

The Lemonade War that Motivated a Whole School to Read – coolcatteacher.com 10MT | #18 A 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Principal Ryan Kaczmark From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter When I called Principal Ryan Kaczmark @rkaczmark, he bubbled over with excitement from the Lemonade Wars experience. This elementary […]
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Tackling Behavior Problems by Acting out Negative Stereotypes Feb 19th

Tackling Behavior Problems by Acting out Negative Stereotypes – coolcatteacher.com 10MT Episode #13 Interview with Todd Clinton about the “School Perfect” Project From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How do you reduce problem behaviors? Could it be as simple as acting out negative behaviors? At first glance, the […]
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Education Law Prof Blog: New Report Focuses on Connection Between Criminal Justice and Education Policies, But the Real Problem is Education Quality Feb 11th

Education Law Prof Blog: New Report Focuses on Connection Between Criminal Justice and Education Policies, But the Real Problem is Education Quality – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Education Law Prof Blog: New Report Focuses on Connection Between Criminal Justice and Education Policies, But the Real Problem is Education Quality The Economic Policy Institute recently released a new report arguing that […]
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Cloaking Inequity: Are Charters Beacons of Opportunity for Special Needs Students? Feb 4th

Cloaking Inequity: Are Charters Beacons of Opportunity for Special Needs Students? – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Cloaking Inequity: Are Charters Beacons of Opportunity for Special Needs Students? The extent to which special student populations (ELL, Special Education and Economically Disadvantaged) gain access to charter schools is understudied. The new study Separate and Unequal?: The Problematic Segregation of Special Populations […]
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Janresseger: New Reports Question Education Strategy Pushed by Trump Administration Jan 28th

Janresseger: New Reports Question Education Strategy Pushed by Trump Administration – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Janresseger: New Reports Question Education Strategy Pushed by Trump Administration Donald Trump promotes the expansion of parental choice among schools as the way to help children learn.  Parental choice in this case is defined as tuition vouchers for children to carry to private […]
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EduShyster: The Red Queen Jan 21st

EduShyster: The Red Queen – nepc.colorado.edu/blog EduShyster: The Red Queen The ultimate target of Betsy DeVos’ agenda isn’t teachers unions, or even the *education establishment.* It’s the Democratic Party… By the measures that are supposed to matter, Betsy DeVos’ experiment in disrupting public education in Michigan has been a colossal failure. In its 2016 report on the […]
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