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American Educator Spring 2007

By Alexander Russo — March 16, 2007 1 min read

Lots of good stuff in the Spring issue of the AFT’s American Educator, including:

Get Real: Children from low-income homes are academically behind when they enter kindergarten. To reach the same achievement level as their better-off peers, they will need to learn much more—and they will need to learn it faster. Here’s how we can help meet that challenge.

In the Zone: In Miami, the union and the district have partnered to create a “School Improvement Zone” that gives the district’s lowest-scoring schools the increased attention they need.

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