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Teachers & Teaching: Labor Day Roundup

By Alexander Russo — September 03, 2007 1 min read

Film Chronicles Teacher’s Fight for Respect NPR
The Education of Ms. Groves, a four-part documentary, follows a sixth-grade schoolteacher as she struggles to gain respect from her new students in Atlanta’s public school system.

Teachers: Be subversive Salon.com
Salon spoke to Kozol from his home in Byfield, Mass., about the fun of first graders, the trouble with “utilitarian” teaching, and why No Child Left Behind is “the worst education legislation” in 40 years.

Teachers in Trouble, Parents Ignored -- Part I Washington Post (Jay Mathews)
Today, and in the next two columns, I will describe four cases at more length, and follow with a column of reader reactions, and one on how experts in parental issues think these cases should have been handled. PLUS: Teachers in Part II, Part III.

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