The problem seems evident in the language. We 'adopt' programs. We 'purchase' materials. We 'integrate' technology. We even 'train' teachers. For all of the changing programs referenced, how many teachers actually changed their practice?
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The lack of educational quality is bumping up against an increasing rigor in the final exams for high school. The result: entire schools where they are barely able to pass three or four students.
The two makeshift poker tables in William Snyder's math classroom at George Mason High School were buzzing as Daniel Fletcher, 17, debated what to do ...
It's easy to tell, right away, how decidedly the Blue Rock School in West Nyack, NY, has departed from the norm.
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