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Recent Education Reform News Coverage
 
Your Weekly Recommendations Tuesday, November 21, 2017
 
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Expertise, experience, and ed reform
Education Gadfly Daily • Kathleen Porter-Magee
Illinois DNR to landowners: Do homework before selling trees
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Education Week captures untold stories in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Columbia Journalism Review • Alexandria Neason
New Jersey’s Public Schools Still Among Most Segregated in Nation
NJ Spotlight • John Mooney
Leaving college with lots of benefits — but no degree
WXXI News • Veronica Volk
Flashpoint: Vote to Dissolve the SRC, Mother Shackled During Childbirth, And Thanksgiving Outreach
CBS St. Louis • Cbs Philly
Maine’s schools need a chance for improvements to work.
Bangor Daily News • Contributed
Should we expect teachers to have high standards of literacy?
David Didau: The Learning Spy • David Didau
Should we expect teachers to have high standards of literacy?
David Didau: The Learning Spy • David Didau
Inquiry-based science instruction hones critical thinking skills
educationdive.com • Amelia Harper
 
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Expertise, experience, and ed reform
Education Gadfly DailyKathleen Porter-Magee
“An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them.” —Werner Heisenberg Not three months after graduating from college, I got a job teaching middle school science at a...
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Barack Obama, Education
Illinois DNR to landowners: Do homework before selling trees
Search Results - pantagraph.com
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois is warning people who own forest land to do their homework before agreeing to sell mature forest trees and logs. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a strong market means landowners stand to...
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Education, Education Reform
Education Week captures untold stories in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Columbia Journalism ReviewAlexandria Neason
Mariano Ramis de Ayreflor, 18, uses a downed palm tree as a bridge over a crevasse in his yard after running an extension cord to his neighbor so they can share electricity from his family’s generator in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. (Swikar Patel/Education...
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Education, Education Reform
New Jersey’s Public Schools Still Among Most Segregated in Nation
NJ SpotlightJohn Mooney
Almost 10 percent of all students attend “apartheid schools,” where 99 percent or more of the student body is nonwhite The unflattering ranking has grown all too familiar: New Jersey is home to some of the most segregated public schools in the...
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Colleges & Universities, Education
Leaving college with lots of benefits — but no degree
WXXI NewsVeronica Volk
View Slideshow 1 of 14 Going to college can be a key experience in a young person's life, leading to friendships, personal growth, a degree — and, of course, future employment. The number of college-based programs for students with intellectual disabilities is...
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Education Reform, Pregnancy & Birth
Flashpoint: Vote to Dissolve the SRC, Mother Shackled During Childbirth, And Thanksgiving Outreach
CBS St. LouisCbs Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — This week on Flashpoint: We discuss the recent vote to dissolve the School Reform Commission. Mayor Jim Kenney has pledged that the City of Philadelphia will cover the $700 million dollar deficit predicted to plague the school district over...
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Assessments & Testing, Colleges & Universities
Maine’s schools need a chance for improvements to work.
Bangor Daily NewsContributed
Maine schools are stuck. The one nationwide test that allows for state-by-state comparisons among students shows Maine students’ performance in math and reading has barely budged in more than 10 years while other states have closed the gap that once existed between...
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Education, Education Reform
Should we expect teachers to have high standards of literacy?
David Didau: The Learning SpyDavid Didau
Recently, I’ve spent some time talking to school leaders about how to implement and evaluate effective literacy policies in schools. From these conversations it’s clear that one of the main stumbling blocks is concern over some teachers’ standards of literacy. If “every...
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Education, Education Reform
Should we expect teachers to have high standards of literacy?
David Didau: The Learning SpyDavid Didau
Recently, I’ve spent some time talking to school leaders about how to implement and evaluate effective literacy policies in schools. From these conversations it’s clear that one of the main stumbling blocks is concern over some teachers’ standards of literacy. If “every...
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Education, Education Reform
Inquiry-based science instruction hones critical thinking skills
educationdive.comAmelia Harper
Rui Dionisio, superintendent of Verona Public Schools in New Jersey, discusses in District Administration how the inquiry-based science program his school district piloted is already showing a higher level of student engagement and has the goal of also improving knowledge of scientific...
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