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Entries by Elizabeth Hampton from 11/2010

Common Core State Standards: Challenges for High School Teachers

| Posted 11.08.2010 | Education

However, for Common Core State Standards to benefit students, school systems must create structures that assure foundational skills are acquired prior to entering high school.

Changing of the Guard: One MBA to Another

| Posted 11.12.2010 | Education

Many educators view Black's appointment as a perpetuation of the trend to manage large school systems via a business model. This tactic is met with contention because corporate objectives are starkly different than those of public education.

When Walking to School Is Unsafe

| Posted 11.19.2010 | Education

No child should feel unsafe on their walk to school. If we are to turn around struggling schools, we owe this issue a bit of attention. Our children's lives and futures depend on it.

How to Address Overcrowded Classrooms

| Posted 11.29.2010 | Education

If we are going to address the burgeoning class size problem, it is time to think outside the proverbial box that is our classrooms.