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John Locke: An Education Progressive Ahead of His Time? John Locke: An Education Progressive Ahead of His Time?
Philosopher John Locke's advice on schooling remains relevant for educators even after three centuries, writes researcher Peter Gibbon. Read more.
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Teacher Shortage: Myth or Reality?
"What is causing a teacher shortage—or at least the repeated reporting of one?" asks opinion blogger Peter Greene. "What is the actual problem?" Read more.
(View From the Cheap Seats)
Indiana Preschool Program Bans Undocumented Children
Federal policy requiring that public schools serve all students regardless of immigration status extends only as far as kindergarten, leaving preschool a matter of state policy. Read more.
( Early Years)
Principals Tell Scott Walker: Your War on 'Big Government' Isn't Helping Schools
A group of 35 principals from the southern Wisconsin area wrote to Gov. Scott Walker arguing that in the current policy and political climate, districts simply don't have enough power. Read more.
(State EdWatch)
Fact-Checking John Oliver on Sex Education (Spoiler: He Was Accurate)
(Rules for Engagement)
Arizona Mulls Cut Scores: Two-Thirds of Students Would Miss the Mark
(Curriculum Matters)
Do Not Mess With School Funds, Ala. Chief Warns Lawmakers
(State EdWatch)
Atlanta Schools Hire Architect of Contentious School Takeover Legislation
(District Dossier)
Enter If You Dare: The Preston School of Industry
(Full Frame)
Leaders: Do You Lack Follow Through?
(Finding Common Ground)
Research vs. Conventional Wisdom: Teacher Jobs Lost During the Great Recession
(Rick Hess Straight Up)
Resources and Strategies to Make the Study of World Religions More Meaningful
(Global Learning)
Income-Share Agreements Pay for College
(Walt Gardner's Reality Check)
Can Crowdfunding Pay for Teacher PD?
(The Startup Blog: Ed Tech From the Ground Up)
1. 9 Mistakes New Teachers Make (Opinion)
2. Since Michael Brown, Police Shot and Killed 53 Teenagers. Who Were They? (Inside School Research Blog)
3. Is There a Teacher Shortage? That Depends How You Frame It (Teaching Now Blog)
4. Professional Development Is Useless! Or Not. (Teacher in a Strange Land Blog)
5. Districts Facing Teacher Shortages Look for Lifelines

+ Special Education Teacher Highline Public Schools, Burien, WA
+ School Governance Specialist Athlos Academies, Boise, ID
+ Director, Product Management NWEA, Multiple Locations
+ Multiple Vacancies Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Multiple Locations
+ Superintendent, Rockridge CUSD #300, IL Rockridge Community Unit School District #300, IL, Taylor Ridge, IL
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