Daily Archives: March 27, 2015

Peter Greene: Why Seniority Matters

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Peter Greene has a problem. He is at the top of his district’s seniority ladder. His wife is at the bottom. Under seniority rules as currently written, she would be first to be…

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Veteran Teacher Will Resign to Protest Common Core

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is one of the most powerful letters I have read. I hope Diane Sekula doesn’t quit. I hope she changes her mind and stays to fight. Veteran teacher to resign over Common…

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Taxpayer Savings Grants

After years of unsuccessful attempts to pass private school voucher legislation in Texas, proponents attempted a rebranding of sorts in 2011, when they introduced “taxpayer savings grants.” Don’t let the more marketable name fool you; these “grants” are simply private school vouchers. … Continue reading

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Does Anyone in Education Reform Care If Teaching is a Profession?

Originally posted on Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:
Bob Braun, retired veteran reporter for the New jersey Star Ledger and current independent blogger, reported earlier this month that state-appointed Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson announced that Newark teachers seeking graduate education would…

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March 27, 2015 – NATIONAL JOE DAY – NATIONAL SPANISH PAELLA DAY

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