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Food Programs for Schoolchildren Are Vital in Oregon
former Public Policy Manager, Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon
"Things are hard here for families," she says. She explained how most jobs are service job and are part-time and minimum wage. Fishing and timber jobs are very scarce, which is part of what makes this program so critical here.
Parents Ask School Board: 'Please Tax Me'
How Americans Voted On Key State Funding Measures For Schools
Creating an Environment for Life-Long Learners Through PTA
Director of the Portland Council PTA Clothing Center
My involvement with PTA began when my daughter entered school. I found there were many volunteer projects that I could be a part of to enhance the educational experience for every child.
Teacher: 'I Just Can't Help Wanting These Hot Young Boys ... And They Want Me'
New Teaching Artist Institute Launched by San Diego Young Audiences
John M. Eger
John M. Eger, Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and...
Art integration or teaching all disciplines through the arts, is gaining credibility in San Diego, and the Young Audiences effort here portends yet another victory for those advocating more art integration in the schools.
Educating for Democracy: Is There a Virtue in Virtual Education?
A report on the effectiveness of a "virtual school" company, K12, Inc., was released recently. It provides a serious warning to educational "innovators" who are moving in the direction of relying on technology as a substitute for teachers.
"Oregon, Oregon, Oregon"
Senior Director of Partnership Marketing, MSNBC
Believe it or not, 2012 is shaping up to be all about the Beaver State. With innocuous races for the Oregon legislature and an under the radar non-partisan race for statewide office, Oregon is the sleeper state up for grabs in 2012.
Promise Of The 'Flipped Classroom' Eludes Poorer School Districts
The Native American Mascot: Tribute or Stereotype?
Professor, Tufts University; Author
For many people the debate comes down to one question: tribute or stereotype? But there's also another, arguably more compelling way to answer this question: look to the data.
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Arbitrator: District Teachers Overworked, Underpaid
Why A School District Rejected $2.54 Million In Federal Funding
Portland Schools Superintendent, Officials Accused Of Violating Election Laws (VIDEO)
Snatching Defeat From the Mouth of Victory
Richard Lee Colvin
Visiting Fellow, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
"Let's take the politics out of education." In my many years observing and writing about American education I've probably heard variants of that phrase hundreds of times. It's naïve, of course.
Oregon House Passes Bill Expanding Online Charter Schools
It Takes a Community: The Secret to Fixing Our Nation's Schools
Martin J. Blank
President of the Institute for Educational Leadership
Let's modify top-down educational mandates such as No Child Left Behind to unleash the power of communities to adapt school models to neighborhood needs.
Superintendent Gives Up Salary To Save Staff, Doesn't Dent District Plans To Close Schools (WATCH)
Face To Face: Virtual Teachers Can't Replace The Real Thing
Founding producer at CNN
As an academic and media professional, I am troubled by educational policies that result in removing face-to-face teacher-student interaction from the learning equation.
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