Daily Archives: May 27, 2014

Heidi Nance: I Am Teacher, Hear Me Roar!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Heidi Nance, a teacher in El Paso, Texas, tells the story here of a decision that changed her life. She decided to stop pretending that policy and politics had nothing to do with…

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Lloyd Lofthouse on Teacher Pay

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Regular reader Lloyd Lofthouse has gathered some useful information on teacher salaries. He writes: Here’s a link to a map that was published by The Washington Post that shows the average annual public…

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My Barbaric Yawp: why I need more poetry in my life.

Originally posted on College In The Cornfield:
Recently, I went into my backyard to read some poetry. And even as my skin darkened and perspired in the sweltering afternoon sun, I was not uncomfortable. I was wrapped up in the process…

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Arts Teachers of the World Unite and Take Over!

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Quick note: Not permitted to mention “play” in Kindergarten

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What’s Really Wrong with Advanced Placement Courses and College Board?

Originally posted on radical eyes for equity:
“Fraudulent schemes come in all shapes and sizes,” asserts John Tierney, adding, ” To work, they typically wear a patina of respectability. That’s the case with Advanced Placement [A.P.] courses, one of the great…

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