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Revisiting Segregation

Started Jan 23, 2011 0 Replies

Most of the time, I read a news story about something in education, and I think about it for about five minutes before letting it go, chalking it up to just another new smudge on the complicated…Continue

Tags: teaching, affluent, rich, economy, socioeconomics

Rich Kid, Poor Kid - Who gets the education? (originally posted 15 September 2009)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shakespeares Sister Nov 24, 2010. 2 Replies

Three weeks into the school year and I am busy preparing for my classes. Today, though, I am not preparing an actual lesson for the four out of six classes that I teach; I am instead preparing to…Continue

NCLB, RTT, and Hypocrisy: The Changing Face of Education (originally posted 12 November 2009 on DailyKos)

Started Nov 21, 2010 0 Replies

Before I commence with writing my diary, I have several caveats of which I wish to apprise readers:1. I realize there is a problem with teachers’ unions protecting teachers that should no longer be…Continue

Tags: curriculum, NCLB, teaching, students, testing

I have become a traitor (originally posted 22 January, 2010 on DailyKos)

Started Nov 21, 2010 0 Replies

As a public high school teacher, I should have faith in and believe in the ability of the public school system to properly educate a child. However, with private school options, and the increasing…Continue

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Revisiting Segregation

Posted on January 23, 2011 at 4:57pm 0 Comments

Most of the time, I read a news story about something in education, and I think about it for about five minutes before letting it go, chalking it up to just another new smudge on the complicated stained glass window that is public education.  The other day, though, I read the article “In N.C., a new battle on school integration," and I thought of little else during my…

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