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Elementary School Education

Moms and Dads and School

Ron Berler | Posted 10.13.2013 | Impact
Ron Berler

All are complex problems, entwined in money, ideology and bureaucracy and exceedingly difficult to repair. But there is one broken element in public education that is apolitical in nature and costs zero to fix.

Don't Buy the Numbers

Ron Berler | Posted 07.24.2013 | Impact
Ron Berler

How do you define a failing school? Brookside Elementary is located in a pleasant, middle-class neighborhood of split levels and tidy ranch homes, in Norwalk, Conn., a 50-minute train commute from New York.

Teach Your Children Well

Ron Berler | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
Ron Berler

A teacher can't force-feed the importance of early education on disengaged parents, any more than he or she can legislate that parents learn English, or become more involved in their child's schooling.