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This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues – Education Article

My Amazon Author’s page Categories Categories Select Category a look back  (384) a look back compilations  (4) best of the year  (2,035) best tweets  (336) bilingual  (37) blogs  (667) book reviews  (2) British Council  (21) classroom practice  (491) dictionaries  (26) ed tech digest  (130) Ed Week Teacher  (1,243) ESL Carnival  (46) ESL Web  (322) geography  (252) grammar  (49) health  (189) hot spot interviews  (19) humor  (2) infographic  (95) infographics  (72) instruction  (253) Intermediate English  (213) interviews  (41) learning games  (623) lessons  (4) links I should… This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Larry Ferlazzo Read Full Article

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Beyond Graduation Rate Scandals – Dropout Nation – Education Article

Recent scandals in places like Washington, D.C. have prompted debates over high school graduation requirements. Many observers rightfully express concern that students who are unprepared for the next stage of their lives might receive meaningless diplomas. They propose that we strictly enforce requirements. If we take this advice, presumably fewer people will walk across a stage to receive a diploma they didn’t earn. On the plus side, these changes will make our school systems more honest about what high schools…

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This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues – Education Article

My Amazon Author’s page Categories Categories Select Category a look back  (366) a look back compilations  (4) best of the year  (2,022) best tweets  (333) bilingual  (37) blogs  (665) book reviews  (2) British Council  (21) classroom practice  (491) dictionaries  (26) ed tech digest  (119) Ed Week Teacher  (1,190) ESL Carnival  (46) ESL Web  (310) geography  (252) grammar  (49) health  (189) hot spot interviews  (19) humor  (2) infographic  (94) infographics  (72) instruction  (241) Intermediate English  (213) interviews  (41) learning games  (619) lessons  (4) links I should… This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Larry Ferlazzo Read Full Article

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Update: Day FIVE Of The L.A. Teachers’ Strike – Education Article

OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay Here are new additions to The Best Resources For Learning About The L.A. Teachers’ Strike: Democrats Are United on Teacher Strikes. But They’re in a ‘Gladiator Fight’ Over Education. is from The NY Times. LAUSD teachers’ strike, Day 5: The sun’s out, L.A. strikers gather, and hopes rise for a settlement is from The L.A. Times. LA teachers’ strike marks a return to normal is from Brookings. In the L.A. teachers’ strike, the state is the real problem.…

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The Black Kids Are Shortchanged Everywhere – Dropout Nation – Education Article

The Duval County school district serves the Jacksonville, Florida, area.  Jacksonville is much more typical of neighboring Georgia than of Florida.  It has a relatively small Hispanic population and a history of anti-Black racism dating back hundreds of years.  The district’s website proclaims recent good news: Duval County Public Schools has emerged as a national leader in mathematics and reading outcomes on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) . . . “If this were the Olympics, you would say…

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It’s Up to You, New York – Dropout Nation – Education Article

For those of us who live in a rational, data-based world, it can no longer be argued that school discipline disparities can be attributed to the fictitious oddities of “the Black family,” socio-economic conditions, cultural differences and the like. Since the publication of the unchallenged, and unquestionable, report from the Justice Center of the Council of State Governments, Breaking Schools’ Rules in 2011, we have known that after having accounted “for the factors most often associated with poor school performance…

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Part 7 Decisions are made – EDUWELLS – Education Article

A4 Printable / Clickable PDF version The world is a complex place and redesigning a school to represent our planet is a complex procedure. Literally hundreds of influences apply themselves to the debate and decisions that take place. Official government initiatives, technological, social and political news and research, and people’s feelings and opinions all apply influence on this process. Although nobody can understand all these complexities, and most certainly don’t know exactly what we should be doing about high school…

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Update On L.A. Teachers’ Strike – Education Article

My Amazon Author’s page Categories Categories Select Category a look back  (360) a look back compilations  (4) best of the year  (2,022) best tweets  (332) bilingual  (37) blogs  (665) book reviews  (2) British Council  (21) classroom practice  (491) dictionaries  (26) ed tech digest  (117) Ed Week Teacher  (1,186) ESL Carnival  (46) ESL Web  (309) geography  (252) grammar  (49) health  (189) hot spot interviews  (19) humor  (2) infographic  (94) infographics  (72) instruction  (240) Intermediate English  (213) interviews  (41) learning games  (619) lessons  (4) links I should… This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Larry Ferlazzo Read Full Article

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What Scott Walker Hath Wrought – Dropout Nation – Education Article

Generally speaking, the largest group of least advantaged children in the United States, those most in need of protection, are the impoverished descendants of enslaved Africans. We might then ask, when directing our attention to Milwaukee, the largest city in the once progressive state of Wisconsin – and part of the home base of now-politically endangered Gov. Scott Walker – what has come of that duty of care? The latest release of findings from the National Assessment of Educational Progress,…

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