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Archive | March, 2012

Are Charter Schools the Way to Move Education Forward?

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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There’s been so much debate about charter schools that it’s hard to get a handle on how the public feels about this education option. I just read this article in the Editorial/Opinion section of the Seattle Times about the State of Washington debating whether it should become the 43rd state to adopt a charter-school law.

Top 12 Tips for New Teachers Starting Their Classroom Careers

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

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By Susan Shepard

Beginning a career in the education profession can be a challenging endeavor. Once you’ve completed your program coursework and you are ready to enter your field placement the real work begins. What we cannot teach you in the classroom is your passion and attitude toward the daily tasks that an educator faces. Every day is different and there is no possible way to determine what your day holds. 

Bulldogs Are Not Bullies

Monday, March 5, 2012

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by Charles W. Bindig, Ed.D.

I had the opportunity this weekend to visit Stonebridge High School in Loudoun County Virginia, and found two interesting visual artifacts that might significantly describe the current state of the American High School. My first observation was that the inhabitants of the building were identified by signage as either a bulldog or a visitor.

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