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The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national, non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.



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Weekly News Round-Up for June 16th

posted by Melissa | June 16, 2017, 10:06 am


We’re bringing to our members the education news that got our attention again this week. While there are a lot of stories about schools and teachers each week, these are the ones that we think you need to know about. This week, we have apprenticeships, the Broad Prize, testing and pension changes, and Dr. Dre.

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Why Rigorous Literacy Instruction is Essential for Lifelong Learning

posted by Melissa | June 15, 2017, 12:12 pm


By Eileen Murphy Buckley

This post was originally published on Getting Smart on June 4, 2017.


For my entire career as a teacher, I tried to instill a love of lifelong learning in my students. I wanted them to enjoy all the benefits and pleasures of an intellectual life long after they had left school. I considered it an essential goal of my work, not just an ideal. Today, the term “lifelong learning” has taken on an entirely new meaning to me–now it’s clear that it is an absolute imperative for economic success.

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Top 5 Must-See Things at National Charter School Conference 2017!

posted by Melissa | June 13, 2017, 08:20 am


Teachers, administrators, and others in the education world are gathering in Washington D.C. this week for the annual National Charter School Conference, which bills itself as the best learning and networking event for charter school educators, leaders, and advocates, so of course we’re there, too.

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