Friday, December 30, 2011
Imagine a high school where students can take classes as early as 7 a.m. or as late as 9 p.m. Some of the courses are taught face-to-face in the school, with others delivered online and still others taught through a mix of classroom and computer-based instruction.
Daily postings from the Keystone State Education Coalition now reach more than 1000 Pennsylvania education policymakers – school directors, administrators, legislators and members of the press via emails, website, Facebook and Twitter.
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Delco Times By JOHN KOPP, firstname.lastname@example.org
Miami Herald on
Penn Manor, Hempfield and
Manheim Township plan to unveil an “open campus” project that
is believed to be the first collaborative effort of its kind in Pennsylvania
New Era Lancaster Dec 28, 2011 23:01, BRIAN
WALLACE, Staff Writer
Imagine a high school where students can take classes as early as 7 a.m. or as late as 9 p.m.
Some of the courses are taught face-to-face in the school, with others delivered online and still others taught through a mix of classroom and computer-based instruction.
At this school, tuition is free and students can enroll in specialty courses such as Latin and business Spanish that their home schools don't offer.
“In addition to shutting the
Tucked in today's story about "Occupy 440" - a group of school nurses' protest against the
New York Times EDITORIAL Published:
The economic downturn is driving more and more families into the ranks of the poor and the “near poor” who barely make it from paycheck to paycheck. This pattern is chillingly clear from the rising numbers of formerly middle-class children now qualifying for free or low-cost meals under the federally financed school lunch program.
The editors at Education Week have handpicked memorable articles from 2011. Below are collections of ten of the most significant stories from our coverage of education over the past year.
This was written by Larry Ferlazzo, who teaches English at
Luther Burbank High School
in . He writes a popular blog for
teachers and is the author of three books. He is a member of the Teacher
Leaders Network. A version of this excerpt appeared on his blog,
“Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day.” Sacramento, California
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Donations flow from the Gates Foundation to the right wing American Legislative Exchange Council, whose conference attracts legislators from around the nation. The billionaire philanthropists' foundations help write the laws that tie teacher pay to test scores, destroy due process, erode pensions, and lower standards to enter the profession.
The Department of Education directs billions in taxpayer dollars to states, but only if they are willing to implement these very same terrible policies.