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Education Funding Opinion Manchin Just Downsized the Dems’ Massive Education Spending Plans
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin may have blown a gaping hole in the education community’s hopes for supersized new federal outlays.
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Student Well-Being Opinion What 9/11 Can Teach Us Today
We can only guess at what weighs on other people. Hurts and wounds are not always visible on the outside.
Pamela Cantor
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Teaching Opinion Wanted: Students to Write About This School Year
Classroom Q&A is inviting teachers to have their students write about their school experiences for publication here.
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Families & the Community Opinion How to Preserve the Good Parts of Pandemic Schooling
Yes, there have been a few silver linings for student well-being in the pandemic. Let’s not lose them now.
Laura Clary & Tamar Mendelson
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Social Studies Opinion We Faced History on 9/11. Kids Today Are, Too
On the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, a teacher explains how to help students understand the day's significance.
Brandon Graves
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Members of the military are seen on the grounds of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial before the start of the September 11th Pentagon Memorial Observance at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2018.
Members of the military are seen on the grounds of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial before the start of the Sept. 11 observance at the site in 2018.
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Reading & Literacy Opinion What Great Reading Instruction Is Made Of
Let's focus on specific teaching practices, not confusing labels like "balanced literacy."
Irene C. Fountas & Gay Su Pinnell
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Children reading books in front of books.
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Teacher Preparation Opinion How Prep Programs Can Help New Teachers
Do the teachers and administrators stepping into the classroom or school office for the first time during the pandemic have what they need?
Linda S. McKee
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