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What educational opportunities/experiences do ALL students deserve based on the virtue of being born?
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Tennessee one of four highest-scoring states in teacher quality ...

Tennessee teachers earned one of the highest overall grades in the nation on the National Council on Teacher Quality's 2011 State Teacher Policy Yearbook. Tennessee earned a B- and was one of only four states to receive ...
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What Works In Urban Education, Though No One Asks Me….. | Duncan Educational Consultants

What Works In Urban Education, Though No One Asks Me….. | Duncan Educational Consultants | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
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The "Bubble:" How a High-School Dropout Taught Me Capital ...

The "Bubble:" How a High-School Dropout Taught Me Capital ... | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Rereading my original post, I noticed that I had promised to tell how a high-school dropout had taught my UCLA apartment mate and me (when he and I were entering the Ph.D. program at UCLA in September 1972) capital ...
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Teacher tenure first attack point for Jindal - American Press

Teacher tenure first attack point for Jindal - American Press | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
OneNewsNowTeacher tenure first attack point for JindalAmerican PressBobby Jindal followed his opening education reform salvo, delivered during his inaugural address earlier this month, with a battle plan to improve the public system.
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What Parents Deserve to Know: Or Why Publishing Value-Added Teacher Data Makes Sense

What Parents Deserve to Know: Or Why Publishing Value-Added Teacher Data Makes Sense | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Yesterday’s one-sentence criticism of my friend Andy Rotherham’s argument against publishing Value-Added data on individual teacher performance (also a one-liner in his otherwise thoughtful Time column arguing for parents to push for teacher...
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Diane Ravitch spoke in Sacramento Friday on education reform. - Sacramento Bee

Diane Ravitch spoke in Sacramento Friday on education reform. - Sacramento Bee | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Diane Ravitch spoke in Sacramento Friday on education reform.Sacramento BeeRavitch, a research professor of education at New York University in New York City, wrote the best-seller "The Death and Life of the Great American School System," in which...
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Big Education Ape: How Do You Assess Understanding and Learning? « The Whole Child Blog « Whole Child Education

Big Education Ape: How Do You Assess Understanding and Learning? « The Whole Child Blog « Whole Child Education | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
How Do You Assess Understanding and Learning? « The Whole Child Blog « Whole Child Education: How Do You As...
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Mr. G's Blog: If We Really Want To Close The Achievement Gap . . .

Mr. G's Blog: If We Really Want To Close The Achievement Gap . . . | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Mr. G's Blog: If We Really Want To Close The Achievement Gap . ....
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ANN ARBOR: SCHOOLS: Beyond The Bricks: On MLK Day, thoughts on ending the achievement gap (video) - Ann Arbor Journal - Heritage Newspapers

ANN ARBOR: SCHOOLS: Beyond The Bricks: On MLK Day, thoughts on ending the achievement gap (video) - Ann Arbor Journal - Heritage Newspapers | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Southeastern Michigan Newspapers covering local news including local sports, video and multimedia coverage, and classified advertising.
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Stunningly reasonable achievement gap approach

Stunningly reasonable achievement gap approach | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
I didn’t think Arlington County superintendent Rob Smith knew what he was doing when he declared war on the achievement gap. It would hurt him, I warned. Guess who was right?
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With Race to Top Implications, Hawaii Teachers to Vote on New Contract

With Race to Top Implications, Hawaii Teachers to Vote on New Contract | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Hawaii's teachers will vote Thursday on a new, six-year contract that would establish a new teacher-evaluation system, tie pay raises partly to evaluations, and end a 5 percent salary reduction that Gov.
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The Data Wise Project | Harvard Graduate School of Education

By year's end, 80 percent of Poe's students were proficient in math. “We changed our school culture into one that focused on teacher collaboration and looking at the right data,” says Cordova. “We weren't just looking at the numbers.
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How to Involve Students in Formative Assessments

How to Involve Students in Formative Assessments | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Formative assessments track the pulse of learning in your classroom -- but should teachers be solely responsible for taking that pulse?
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Delaware High Dropout data reveals dropout prevention working for ...

Delaware High Dropout data reveals dropout prevention working for ... | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Last school year 2010-2011 the Delaware statewide high school dropout rate was 3.7% a 30 year low. But there is some disturbing trends within that data. The dropout rate for Black students increased while it went down for ...
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Philadelphia’s Fiscal and Academic Woes — and its Need to Embrace the Hollywood Model

Philadelphia’s Fiscal and Academic Woes — and its Need to Embrace the Hollywood Model | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
When Dropout Nation last turned its eyes to the City of Brotherly Love, it had just fired it superintendent, Arlene Ackerman, after a tenure wracked with enmity from nearly everyone in the city (especially over her rather sweet pay packages).
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The Dropout Nation Podcast: The Economic Power of High-Quality Education

The Dropout Nation Podcast: The Economic Power of High-Quality Education | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address provides an opportunity to fully understand how high-quality education transforms lives and communities — especially in an economic time in which every...
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Duncan to Give Districts Shot at Race to Top - Education Week News

Duncan to Give Districts Shot at Race to Top - Education Week News | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
OneNewsNowDuncan to Give Districts Shot at Race to TopEducation Week NewsIf there is going to be another competition, investing in school districts is the way to go, according to the Council of Great City Schools, based in Washington.
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Why You Should #SignForWholeChild

Why You Should #SignForWholeChild | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
ASCD is calling for a President's Council on the Whole Child, and to get this initiative started, we have 30 days to get 25,000 people to join the petition launched January 19 through the White House's We the People petition...
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In Case You Missed It

In Case You Missed It | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Here are some highlights from from ASCD from this past week: Educators nationwide urged to sign a petition calling for a President's council on the Whole Child. Please sign it to help promote better outcomes for all students.
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Staples Explains Federal Legislation to Rewrite Education Law - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Staples Explains Federal Legislation to Rewrite Education Law - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Staples Explains Federal Legislation to Rewrite Education LawWilliamsburg Yorktown DailySteven Staples, professor of educational planning, policy and leadership at the College of William and Mary, gave a presentation on the past, present and future...
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The Significance of Race in the Racial Gap in Academic Achievement by Pedro A. Noguera and Antwi Akom / Education Rights / In Motion Magazine

The Significance of Race in the Racial Gap in Academic Achievement by Pedro A. Noguera and Antwi Akom / Education Rights / In Motion Magazine | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
The Significance of Race in the Racial Gap in Academic Achievement by Pedro A.
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Best of Dropout Nation: Where the Boys Don’t Go in KC’s Sister City

Best of Dropout Nation: Where the Boys Don’t Go in KC’s Sister City | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Although in the shadows of Big K.C., Kansas City, Kansas City, K.S. struggles with similar academic woes.
Earlier this month, U.S.
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Darling-Hammond: Why Is Congress redlining our schools? - Washington Post (blog)

Darling-Hammond: Why Is Congress redlining our schools? - Washington Post (blog) | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Darling-Hammond: Why Is Congress redlining our schools?
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Keys for Successful Project Leadership

Keys for Successful Project Leadership | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
Today I read a blog by Mike Figliuolo of ThoughtLeaders. I really liked how he suggested that project management is really not the matter at hand, rather project leadership.
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On the Road with Dropout Nation: The Importance of Parent Power

On the Road with Dropout Nation: The Importance of Parent Power | P-16 Educational Equity & Opportunties | Scoop.it
On this inaugural edition of On the Road with Dropout Nation, Editor RiShawn Biddle speaks at last week’s Restoring Excellence in Education conference on the importance of expanding school choice, enacting Parent Trigger laws, and improving school...
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