Daily Archives: October 7, 2019

Why High-Poverty Schools Lose More Football Games

Story by Julie Chang Published on October 4, 2019 If Joe Frank Martinez, head football coach at South Austin’s Travis High School, could knock off a few items from his wishlist, he would have new helmets for his players, replace … Continue reading

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Andrea Gabor: To Succeed in Business, Major in the Liberal Arts

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Andrea Gabor blows up the myth that the path to success in business requires a major in business or that there is a “skills gap” in STEM subjects. If you want to…

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Nancy Flanagan: Why Are the Democratic Candidates Silent About Charter Schools?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Nancy Flanagan is a retired teacher in Michigan with long experience in the classroom and one of our best education bloggers. In this post, she wonders why the Democratic candidates are mostly mum…

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Jan Resseger: New Study Shows that Schools Don’t Fix Poverty

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Jan Resseger analyzes a new study by Sean Reardon of Stanford University that demonstrates what has been widely known for decades: Schools alone don’t cure poverty. Those who insist that they do…

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It’s Not a Flash Drive: Vaping News Teachers and Parents Can Use

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
I began my teaching career in 1991. When I think about my contemporary classroom experience and consider my professional world decades ago, I find myself often thinking, “Well, I didn’t see that…

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