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Posted March 23, 2011 in California Educator

Hardgrave

Four lessons to create a safe school

MYNDI HARDGRAVE IS PROUD TO BE the faculty adviser for the Gay-Straight Alliance — but she prays for the day when the club can be put to rest at Hanford West High School.

“Gay-Straight Alliances...

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Posted May 26, 2010 in California Educator

Teresa Basin

Is the traditional letter system changing?

When the West Contra Costa Unified School District adopted standards-based grades for elementary schools, report cards became more confusing for teachers, students and parents, says Gig Jenkins,...

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Posted May 26, 2010 in California Educator

Jessica Breed

Should grading be more consistent?

Some universities, including Stanford Law School, Yale University and UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law, have dropped letter grades and shifted to other forms of evaluation, such as “honors,”...

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Posted May 26, 2010 in California Educator

LynnMedeiros

Pluses and minuses of grading

When it comes to having marks alongside letter grades, there are, of course, pluses and minuses. Sierra College has gone back and forth on this policy and currently doesn’t allow them. So a student...

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Posted April 30, 2010 in California Educator

Encuentros

Encuentros program shows youths path to success

They stride confidently to the front of the class like business executives of the future, giving PowerPoint presentations to fellow classmates and teachers at Rancho Minerva Middle School in Vista....

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Posted April 30, 2010 in California Educator

pottery

Students create pottery, donate to the hungry

You might say that it took a pottery class to get Temecula Valley High School students, teachers, parents and the surrounding community all fired up for a good cause — fighting hunger.

Students...

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Posted April 30, 2010 in California Educator

Jamie Jauch

What makes a good school?

After visiting schools for 15 years, I have enough visitor’s badges to wallpaper an entire floor of CTA’s headquarters in Burlingame. I have visited schools in the inner city and the suburbs, schools...

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Posted March 31, 2010 in California Educator

dianeravitch

Diane Ravitch speaks at Urban Issues Conference

What teachers and their unions have been saying for years about the pitfalls of high-stakes testing and the dangers of privatizing public schools, education scholar Diane Ravitch confirms. “Congress...

Related Tags:Volume 14 Issue 6, Inside Educator, Make A Difference, Educator, Charter schools, ESEA-NCLB, Race to the Top, Testing, Educator Feature, Featured,

Posted March 29, 2010 in California Educator

Bay area

March 4 rallies - Bay Area

From school district “disaster” drills calling attention to the disastrous state cuts to bake sales with $1 million cupcakes to town hall meetings and rallies with parents and students, the San...

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Posted March 29, 2010 in California Educator

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March 4 rallies - Greater LA Area

“Stop Killing Public Education” said a sign waved by student Susan Gonzalez. She was one of thousands who came to the Wilson High School gym to protest the death of public education as we know it,...

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