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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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Tag Archives: Music and the arts
An extended version of my Huffington Post blog The decline in music and arts courses in our schools is shocking. Even the most stressed-out classroom teacher will admit music and arts teachers have it worse than the rest of us. … Continue reading
Five outstanding teachers — the best of the best! The top prize winners in our call for submissions to share teacher views of the REAL problems with education.
There were so many outstanding entries to our call for submissions that selecting the three best was almost impossible. Two of them stood out clearly, but a half-dozen others were excellent candidates for the final prize. In the end, we … Continue reading
High school administrators continue to routinely cancel arts and music classes in favor of test preparation classes, while falsely claiming “…the reason was budget issues.”
Our 3rd finalist for inclusion in the chapters of the 2nd edition of Lifting the Curtain: The disgrace we call urban high school education is a powerful look at the loss of arts and music in our schools. Regina Paul … Continue reading