Monthly Archives: August 2014

Help Teens by Helping them before they become High School Dropout

In a recent Wall Street Journal article by Jonathan House, companies in Carrollton, Ga. And several European companies with operations in the US are working with a few local school districts to replicate an apprenticeship program for high school dropouts. … Continue reading

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NYC Teachers Union Halts Black Teens Shooting Incidents

In a recent New York Post article, Al Sharpton and the New York Teachers Union are partnering in an anti-police rally in Staten Island. The United Federation of Teachers is a teachers union that represents some most teachers in New … Continue reading

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Brown Shooting Accentuates Need to Eliminate Classroom (Elcloomism)

As many reporters continue to speculate on the Michael Brown shooting, the racism that Blacks students face in education continues to resurface. A recent report by the Office of Civil Rights indicates that Black students are more likely to be … Continue reading

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How the Ferguson Police Chief can Reduce Michael Brown Shooting Racial Tension

In recent Wall Street Journal article, by Mark Peters and Ben Kesling, the authors emphasize that racial tensions in Ferguson Missouri have existed for decades. Organizations that have attempted to reduce racial tension include People Reaching Out for Unity and … Continue reading

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Ferguson Schools: How to respond to the Brown shooting

The recent Michael Brown shooting will have a tremendous impact on the local Ferguson-Florissant city and school district. The consequences for the city have already resulted in looting and additional conflicts with the police department. This is going to cause … Continue reading

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Classroom Seating That Reduces Student Discipline

As the school year draws near many teachers are considering, what can I do to make my job easier? New teachers may consider, what can I do to ensure that I survive my first year? What can I do to … Continue reading

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Classroom Management Techniques Graduates Students

In a recent Los Angeles Daily News article by Thomas Himes, Superintendent John Deasy has challenged 1,500 administrators to mentor students until they graduate from high school. He initialized this request during a back to school welcoming for administrators. During … Continue reading

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North Carolina Classroom Management Arsenal Ineffective

A recent Fox News article by Robert Gearty, informs readers of a continued North Carolina School District corporal punishment policy. The Onslow County Board is set to vote on repeal to the corporal punishment policy that will affect classroom management. … Continue reading

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New Common Core Curriculum Standards Alone Hinder Student Achievement

In a recent, article ‘Making Math Education Even Worse, Marina Ratner points out the challenges with replacing the California Math Curriculum Standards with the new Common Core Curriculum Standards. She points out that the Common Core Curriculum Standards amount to … Continue reading

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S&P Income Inequality Report

In a recent Wall Street Journal article Pedro Nicolaci Da Costa reported on a recent S&P income inequality report. S&P found that the rich and poor income inequality disparity could have lasting economic consequences. S&P pinpoints the education gap as … Continue reading

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