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Stranger than Fiction: Nevada Teachers Union Giving Members a Gift Card to Vote for Harry Reid?
posted by: Alix | October 28, 2010, 09:22 am   

It should come as no surprise that teachers unions are putting up big bucks to support partisan politics this election cycle. Along with countless millions, the unions are pushing their "get out the vote" campaigns in some interesting ways during early voting this week. In Nevada, representatives from the teachers union are allegedly handing out Starbucks gift cards in exchange for a vote for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Continue Reading...
It’s Halloween!
posted by: Jill | October 27, 2010, 09:51 am   

Lurking in teachers' file cabinets for an entire year, the Halloween lesson plan only emerges for one or two classes each October–and yet, these lessons are often some of the most beloved lessons of the school year.
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Online Learning Changing the Game for Teachers and Students
posted by: Alix | October 26, 2010, 11:29 am   

The internet has revolutionized everything in our lives, from paying bills to shopping. Education is now well on its way to being revolutionized by the internet with online learning programs being adopted in school systems across the country. This technology is enabling teachers and students alike to tailor their day based on these new and innovative tools. Continue Reading...
AAE Federal Update October 25, 2010
posted by: Alix | October 25, 2010, 12:00 am   

DoEd Addresses Bullying Epidemic

In the wake of two recent suicides in connection to bullying, school systems across the country are reevaluating their policies relating to school discipline and harassment. Continue Reading...
NYC Teachers Union Fights to Keep Test Scores Secret
posted by: Alix | October 25, 2010, 11:51 am   

The New York City school system announced plans last week to work with the media to publish "value-added" scores and other data from nearly 12,000 teachers. For years, the information has been seen in private by administrators and the teachers themselves; however this release would allow the general public to see the raw data that's spells out teacher performance and student achievement. Continue Reading...
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