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  • Fedde Academy in Hawaiian Gardens enacts ambitious change

    Fedde Academy in Hawaiian Gardens enacts ambitious change
    Like almost every teacher at this Hawaiian Gardens middle school, science instructor John Laird posts his students' standardized test results in the back of his classroom. But right next to them, Laird also put up his own evaluation. "This is my report...
  • Union leaders and teachers defend L.A. middle school's record

     
    L.A. Unified school improvement initiative criticized....
  • UC lecturers ratify new contract with university system

     
    University of California lecturers ratify labor deal with the 10-campus system....
  • Wear Purple on October 20 for Spirit Day: Help combat bullying

     
    October 20th, Spirit Day, gives all of us a unique chance to make a statement in support of LGBT youth and against bullying & harassment: Millions of Americans wear purple on Spirit Day as a sign of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...
  • Occupy L.A.: 72 people arrested in downtown protests

     
    Los Angeles police said Thursday night that 72 people had been arrested in protests downtown....
  • Florida (with B grade) leads states in teacher-quality survey

     
    Teacher quality: Seven states that toughened how they deal with teachers earned the top grades this year in an annual survey by the National Council on Teacher Quality....
  • High Point nurse has hope for Haiti after emotional fact-finding trip

     
    Driving down LaGrange Road in Orland Park never felt so good for High Point School nurse Donna Rehm, who recently returned from a four-day fact-finding …...
  • Anti-Michelle Rhee website traced back to teacher’s union

     
    Since I know how much love there is for Michelle Rhee (and Rhee-related news) among SchoolZone readers, I wanted to pass on this development: A site called RheeFirst.com, which goes after Michelle Rhee's track record in a very personal way, has been...
  • Senate Committee Plans All-Day Hearing On Vouchers.

     
    If You're Planning To Attend ... ... tomorrow's Senate Education Committee hearing on emerges.html">SB1, the legislation that would legalize school vouchers in PA, you'd better eat your Wheaties before work. The session in Hearing Room One of the North...
  • New Anti-Vouchers Group Emerges.

     
    Since You Can't Tell The Players ... ... without a scorecard, we're going to try to keep track of the personalities behind the coming fight over school vouchers in Pennsylvania. A new astroturf group calling itself "Pennsylvanians Opposed to School......
  • Among The Conservatives, Part I.

     
    About 800 Movement Conservatives ... ... packed into a hotel ballroom in suburban Harrisburg tonight for the annual Pennsylvania Leadership Conference. Participants from all parts of the state spent the afternoon attending seminars on limited government...