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Education: A Predictor of Longer Life

Education: A Predictor of Longer Life | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
If you want to know how long you will live, you might stop fretting over genetics and family history and instead look at your educational achievements. Education is certainly not the only variable associated ...
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6 Ways Principals Can Connect With Students

6 Ways Principals Can Connect With Students | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
6 Ways Principals Can Connect With Students http://t.co/S4yvirPL #ocprincipals #rcs21 @hickeygroup...
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Race Has Nothing to do with You: principal disparities in south africa

Race Has Nothing to do with You: principal disparities in south africa | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
For example, the average (mean) principal salary was $29580 for Black schools, significantly more for principals of Coloured schools ($43500), and a sizable jump for leaders of White schools ($77250).
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Education overpriced - Boston Herald

Education overpriced - Boston Herald | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
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Consortia Provide Preview of Common Assessments

Consortia Provide Preview of Common Assessments | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
Experts suggest test-makers will be challenged to write items that will measure the depth of knowledge expected.
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Don’t be worn down by the School District’s IEP Delay Strategy

Don’t be worn down by the School District’s IEP Delay Strategy | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is excruciatingly SLOW, but then again I can’t think of any Federal law that acts quickly!!!
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A Romney-Ryan Department of Education: If You Don’t Like Obama-Duncan Take a Look at the Alternative.

A Romney-Ryan Department of Education: If You Don’t Like Obama-Duncan Take a Look at the Alternative. | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
In the 2008 presidential election there was no incumbent – both candidates crossed the country, TV screens and social media. Speech after speech, sound bite after sound bite, endless appearan...
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How to build self-esteem in special education students - by Suzanne Rose - Helium

How to build self-esteem in special education students - by Suzanne Rose - Helium | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
Some special education students can have difficulty with self-esteem.  It may be hard for some of them to deal with their various issues, and..., Suzanne Rose (How to build self-esteem in special education students
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Principals Own the Morale of Teachers

Principals Own the Morale of Teachers | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
Prior to leading the National Education Association and the N.C. Association of Educators, John Wilson taught special education for 23 years. He is a past chair of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, the Learning First Alliance, and the N.C.
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DC official to lead Pr. George's schools - Washington Post

DC official to lead Pr. George's schools - Washington Post | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
DC official to lead Pr. George's schoolsWashington PostA veteran educator who has worked in Virginia and the District has been selected to run the Washington region's third-largest school system on a temporary basis.
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Barb Shelly | Despite challenges, some area schools still shine - Kansas City Star

Barb Shelly | Despite challenges, some area schools still shine - Kansas City Star | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
Barb Shelly | Despite challenges, some area schools still shineKansas City StarIt was Center School District, with a minority enrollment of 76 percent and seven of 10 students qualifying for free or discounted lunches, meeting all of the state's...
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Education: A Predictor of Longer Life

Education: A Predictor of Longer Life | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
If you want to know how long you will live, you might stop fretting over genetics and family history and instead look at your educational achievements. Education is certainly not the only variable associated ...
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Temple University to launch financial-aid fund-raising campaign

Temple University to launch financial-aid fund-raising campaign | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
Temple University will kick off a $100 million fund-raising campaign in the fall specifically targeted at financial aid, as it continues a concerted effort to roll back the cost of education.
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Philadelphia Neighborhoods

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North Philladelphia: Undocumented and Unafraid (RT @andrewmendelson: #Templeu Journalism's http://t.co/8GIr8dkJ won 1st pl for best online news site at @AEJMC.
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DOJ: District operates ‘school to prison’ pipeline | New Black Woman

DOJ: District operates ‘school to prison’ pipeline | New Black Woman | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
New Black Woman - It's time for a revolution!
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Back to school: How parent involvement affects student achievement (At a glance)

Back to school: How parent involvement affects student achievement (At a glance) | Urban School Reform | Scoop.it
Do all the PTA meetings, take-home flyers and Back to School nights actually generate increases in student achievement? (RT @smconstantino: Gr8 research summary on effects of fam eng on achievement.
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