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Time to Put Forward a New Reform Agenda

Time to Put Forward a New Reform Agenda | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
Deborah Meier—visionary teacher and founder of successful small schools in New York City and Boston—and Pedro Noguera—author and director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education—debate issues relevant to schools, teachers, and students.
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As a Young Student

As a Young Student | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
The student we're tracking -- where is he or she the following year, or in 20 years? More importantly, who is that student in twenty years? And which learning experiences are responsible?
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Has the Election Compromised Education Reform?

Has the Election Compromised Education Reform? | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
Results across the country show the fragility of the reform agenda...
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Here comes another tech bubble — in education

Here comes another tech bubble — in education | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
I'm the kind of guy who worries when something gets too popular, and I'm starting to wonder if that's the case with technology in education.
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Romney and Obama hail New Orleans' charter schools as a model for America

Romney and Obama hail New Orleans' charter schools as a model for America | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
After Katrina, New Orleans rolled out a scheme to allow public money to follow kids into private education.
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NC Teacher: “I Quit”

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A letter from a disgusted teacher: I QUIT Kris L. Nielsen Monroe, NC 28110 Union County Public Schools Human Resources Department 400 North Church Street Monroe, NC 28112 October 25, 2012 To All it...
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How to Fix the Schools

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In Chicago, they’re fighting over the wrong things. Just look at what the top-performing education systems do.
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Not picking sides: a parent’s view on the strike - Chicago Sun-Times

Not picking sides: a parent’s view on the strike - Chicago Sun-Times | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
I was really hoping that my daughter would be back in school Monday. She misses her new teacher (and I miss and love the teachers at our neighborhood school, too). Am I disappointed? Yes.
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Joel Klein: Enormous Resistance to Change in K-12 System

Joel Klein: Enormous Resistance to Change in K-12 System | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
Jason Tomassini recently joined Education Week as a reporter covering business and innovation. He has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Reuters, and other news organizations.
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Survey Reveals Cultural Differences to Ed. Tech.

Survey Reveals Cultural Differences to Ed. Tech. | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
Katie Ash and Ian Quillen are staff writers for Education Week Digital Directions.
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Diane Ravitch's The Death and Life of the Great American School System.

Diane Ravitch's The Death and Life of the Great American School System. | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
Barack Obama inherited George W. Bush's war—not just in Iraq and Afghanistan, but also in the nation's public schools.
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We All Support the Teacher

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Matt Greenfield is the managing director of Rethink Education, a venture fund focused exclusively on early- and growth-stage education technology startups.
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Pearson CEO to Step Down at End of the Year

Pearson CEO to Step Down at End of the Year | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
Jason Tomassini is a staff writer for Education Week, covering the education industry, entrepreneurship, and innovative approaches to learning. He has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Reuters, and other news organizations.
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What’s So Great About Schools in Finland?

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Finland has been hailed for exemplifying the ideal model of a thriving, innovative education system that prioritizes the most important stakeholders: studen...
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The Most Beautiful and Imaginative Public Schools in the World - Flavorwire

The Most Beautiful and Imaginative Public Schools in the World - Flavorwire | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill...
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Eduwonk » Blog Archive » Chicago Teachers Strike: Bet Your Bottom Dollar They Lose The Blues Today?

Eduwonk » Blog Archive » Chicago Teachers Strike: Bet Your Bottom Dollar They Lose The Blues Today? | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
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This Cleveland Honors Student Went from Homeless to Harvard - Education - GOOD

This Cleveland Honors Student Went from Homeless to Harvard - Education - GOOD | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
David Boone slept on park benches, but thanks to the interventions of caring educators, now he's a freshman in Cambridge.
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A Teacher in Dialogue with the Gates Foundation: Five Exchanges over Core Issues in Education

A Teacher in Dialogue with the Gates Foundation: Five Exchanges over Core Issues in Education | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
Anthony Cody spent 24 years working in Oakland schools, 18 of them as a science teacher at a high needs middle school. He is National Board certified, and now leads workshops with teachers focused on Project Based Learning.
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Value-Added is Not a Magical Black Box

Value-Added is Not a Magical Black Box | E.A.R. to the Ground | Scoop.it
Sara Mead is a senior associate with Bellwether Education Partners who writes about education policy, with particular attention to early childhood education, school reform, and improving educational outcomes for low-income students.
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