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- Friday night, July 3rd – CLASSROOM TEACHERS nationwide get another chance to be heard across the country on talk radio about the REAL issues in education July 1, 2015
- Progress! Another book by a teacher who gets it! June 8, 2015
- Some Advice Before You Become a Teacher May 19, 2015
- A Teacher View of Parents – 71% Great, 29% Difficult, 95% Clueless April 25, 2015
- Cancelling High School Electives, Arts, and Music – So Many Reasons, So Many Lies April 22, 2015
- Homeschooling – Career DoE bureaucrats could learn a lot from homeschoolers April 10, 2015
- The Atlanta School Cheating Convictions – So Wrong On So Many Levels April 7, 2015
- Teachers — another great chance for our voices to be heard nationwide this Monday, 6 April! April 4, 2015
- The PDP farce – wink, wink, nod, nod March 30, 2015
- DoE mandates now prevent teaching the curricula for an average of 35 minutes of every class period March 26, 2015
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Monthly Archives: January 2015
Guest passage: the voice of a music teacher. The tragedy when common core and standardized testing takes the joy of music away from students
I am pleased to post a passage submitted by an acclaimed music teacher and performer, Nathaniel C. Ashbaugh. His submission, below, is one of the dozens of teacher passages included in the new 2nd edition of Lifting the Curtain: The … Continue reading
Today I am pleased to post an outstanding guest blog by M. Shannon Hernandez that speaks directly to the hypocrisy of career DoE bureaucrats, who on one hand emphasize the obvious need for diversified teaching techniques, yet with the other … Continue reading
February 2nd: an all-too-rare chance for CLASSROOM TEACHERS to be heard on nationwide radio about the real problems with today’s education! Please join us!
Education of today’s children is a disaster – with SAT and ACT reporting only one-quarter of those taking their tests are ready for college, with 48% of new teachers quitting the profession within their first five years, and with a … Continue reading
Boston adds 40 minutes to the school day – once again career DoE bureaucrats use cosmetic surgery for a gaping wound
As a teacher, I should be the first to praise the addition of 40 minutes to my day. In a failed educational system, where career DoE bureaucrats in the past five years have already stolen 35 minutes of teaching time … Continue reading