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The Naked Ideology of School Reform

The Naked Ideology of School Reform | My dream school | Scoop.it
If Chicagoans fail to recognize the deeper systemic issues underlying their failing schools, the teachers' strike may play right into the hands of Emanuel, who stands to profit politically, and the charter school corporations, which stand to profit...
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Out of school, out of work: Experts see bleak future for the young in many nations - Washington Post

Out of school, out of work: Experts see bleak future for the young in many nationsWashington PostPARIS — Recessions around the world have pushed a growing number of young people out of education and out of the workforce, according to a report Tuesday...
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Gillard calls on states to join 'national crusade' on school funding - Sydney Morning Herald

Gillard calls on states to join 'national crusade' on school funding - Sydney Morning Herald | My dream school | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldGillard calls on states to join 'national crusade' on school fundingSydney Morning HeraldPrime Minister Julia Gillard will take her plan for a new school funding model that would cost about $6.5 billion to the states and...
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Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities

Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities | My dream school | Scoop.it
Reporter Sarah D. Sparks spent the last five years writing about federal and state education regulations. Now covering education research, she can most often be found with a double-shot mocha in one hand and the latest academic journal in the other.
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Why Creative Geniuses Hated School

Why Creative Geniuses Hated School | My dream school | Scoop.it
Three creative geniuses explain why they hated formal education.
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Oklahoma Districts Calling For Testing Reform

Oklahoma Districts Calling For Testing Reform | My dream school | Scoop.it
A growing number of school districts around the nation have adopted statements that are sometimes misconstrued as Anti-Testing Resolutions. I have even used that term on this blog a couple of times...
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ABC News 24 - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

RT @ABCNews24: And now, @Greens Leader @SenatorMilne & spokeswoman for schools @PennyWrites speaking on school funding reform http://t.co/AhggUgUN...
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NEA - What we can learn from Finland’s successful school reform

NEA - What we can learn from Finland’s successful school reform | My dream school | Scoop.it
Finland wasn’t always at the top in international student achievement competitions. The story of how they got there holds lessons for America.
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Truth about Policymakers? | Larry Cuban on School Reform and ...

Truth about Policymakers? | Larry Cuban on School Reform and ... | My dream school | Scoop.it
I read Rick Hess's books and blog. He is clear, crisp, and provocative in his positions. A former social studies teacher and professor, he is Resident Scholar and Director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise ...
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We name the school losers the Prime Minister Julia Gillard vows to rescue

JULIA Gillard has pledged "no school will lose a dollar" under her funding shake-up despite shock research revealing 3000 public and private schools could emerge as losers.
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National School Reform Faculty®

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The National School Reform Faculty promotes the use of Critical Friends Groups, as a specific type of professional learning community, to empower educators and have a direct positive impact on students, classrooms and student performance.
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Morning Wink 8-17 AM Posts #soschat #edreform - Big Education Ape

Morning Wink 8-17 AM Posts #soschat #edreform - Big Education Ape | My dream school | Scoop.it
The focus was on how new organizations like DFER and 50CAN are seeking to mobilize parents when it comes to policy debates over school reform. .... by Congressman Luis V.
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Implementing Indiana's 'Putting Students First' agenda: Early lessons and potential futures - Education - AEI

Implementing Indiana's 'Putting Students First' agenda: Early lessons and potential futures - Education - AEI | My dream school | Scoop.it
RT @AEI: Ground-level implementation is critical for successful school reform. A new study about Indiana's reform agenda.
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School reform group wants more consistent, good arts education - The Denver Post

School reform group wants more consistent, good arts education - The Denver Post | My dream school | Scoop.it
Arts instruction is robust in some Denver schools, not so good in others, and opportunities for students to excel in the arts is often a matter of economic status, a new report by A+Denver Schools contends.
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Education in Morocco: A new school year with some new touches

Education in Morocco: A new school year with some new touches | My dream school | Scoop.it
Upon the new school year, the minister of education has made a few statements about some fundamental changes that would alter the educational system in Morocco.
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Could you have your dream school?

Could you have your dream school? | My dream school | Scoop.it
Our new competition could help you to change your school for the better, with a prize of £5,000 for the winning ideas...
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Class war: Gillard's shift on schools | theage.com.au

Class war: Gillard's shift on schools | theage.com.au | My dream school | Scoop.it
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Decades ago, when the Finnish school system was...

Decades ago, when the Finnish school system was... | My dream school | Scoop.it
“Decades ago, when the Finnish school system was badly in need of reform, the goal of the program that Finland instituted, resulting in so much success today, was never excellence.
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President Obama’s Call to Halt Teacher Layoffs Leaves School Librarians Out | School Library Journal

President Obama’s Call to Halt Teacher Layoffs Leaves School Librarians Out | School Library Journal | My dream school | Scoop.it
President Obama’s Call to Halt Teacher Layoffs Leaves School Librarians Out http://t.co/SQMN8ADP #libraries #biblioteca #budgetcuts...
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Gillard's new school funding plan - Bundaberg News Mail

Gillard's new school funding plan - Bundaberg News Mail | My dream school | Scoop.it
SCHOOLS will have to produce performance plans outlining how they will improve students' results in exchange for increased funding and control.
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Quotation In NY Times Pinpoints The Issue I Have With “School Reformers” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Quotation In NY Times Pinpoints The Issue I Have With “School Reformers” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | My dream school | Scoop.it
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Are our teachers making the grade?

Are our teachers making the grade? | My dream school | Scoop.it
Are our teachers making the grade?...
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Lessons Learned: How a Progressive New School Adapts to - KQED

Lessons Learned: How a Progressive New School Adapts to - KQED | My dream school | Scoop.it
When we envision a well-rounded, progressive education for our kids, we think of a vibrant environment that nurtures students' passions, provides structure for rich and deep learning, a place where kids can get their hands on ...
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Education chief Duncan on reform and back to school | SouthCoastToday.com

Education chief Duncan on reform and back to school | SouthCoastToday.com | My dream school | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — A more well-rounded curriculum with less focus on a single test. Higher academic standards and more difficult classwork. Continued cuts to extracurricular and other activities because of the tough economy.
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Big Education Ape Nite Cap 8-17-12 #SOSCHAT #EDCHAT #P2

Big Education Ape Nite Cap 8-17-12 #SOSCHAT #EDCHAT #P2 | My dream school | Scoop.it
Schools Matter: Public Education Being Set on Fire: Public Education Being Set on Fire by Judy Rabin Colleges of education can no longer hide the truth about what's in store for future public school teachers.Barbara Madeloni at UMASS Amherst led...
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