Daily Archives: February 11, 2019

Tinker at 50: Historic Student Rights Case | NewseumED

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
The Supreme Court ruled on the landmark student rights case, Tinker v. Des Moines, 50 years ago this month. Use our resources, including virtual classes and videos with Mary…

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Does TFA (Illegally) Take A Side On Recent Teacher Strikes?

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
When teachers in a school district decide to go on strike, Teach For America corps members who teach in public schools in that district have a decision to make.  This happened in the…

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The Trouble with Test-Obsessed Principals

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? ? When I was a child, I couldn’t spell the word “principal.” ? I kept getting confused with its homonym “principle.” ? I remember Mr. Vay, the friendly head of our middle school, set me…

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New Orleans Charter Schools Must Include Parents/Alumni as Board Members

Originally posted on deutsch29:
If school choice is about empowering parents (also see here and here and here), it seems that charter school boards would necessarily– automatically– definitely– include among their memberships the very parents who have been supposedly empowered. New…

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