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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- And Hillary approves!WENN Pete Davidson ofSaturday Night Live‘s unique Christmas present to Hillary Clinton won’t be under her tree on December 25. Instead, it’s on his leg. “Wanted to get@hillaryclintona Chris
Britain’s Education Department just issued advice to colleges and universities on how to handle sexual harassment and violence between children, saying that adults on campus must make clear that neither will ever be tolerated and are not an
Reading Roger’s Sutton’s post about Patrick McDonnell’s Caldecott chances for his delightfulThe Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABCs (the Hard Way)*,made me think fondly McDonnell’s illustrations fo
The tax bill includes a 529 plan for K-12 tuition that will benefit the wealthy families who can put away $10,000 a year tax-free to save for private school. This article explains how the plan works. This is a giveaway to the families planning to sen
After extensive negotiations, a congressional conference committee has agreed to a final tax reform bill that could impact state and local funding and teachers' pocketbooks, as well as school choice.After extensive negotiations, a congressional confe
Awww.Clemens Bilan/Getty Images It feels like the Year 3000, because former Disney sweetheart Joe Jonas, once known for his Taylor Swift fling and over-straightened hair, is getting married — and his former bandmate and little brother could
William H. McRaven (right) announced Friday that he will step down as chancellor of the University of Texas System at the end of the academic year. McRaven became chancellor in 2015, after a 37-year career as a decorated military leader, including hi
Some things speak for themselves. Here is a transcript provided by the White House of remarks that press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made on Thursday, at a briefing with reporters when she was asked about the fifth anniversary of the massacre of
Tom Loud on episode 212 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tom Loud dropped out of high school because he didnt connect with his teachers. Someh
As readers know, I wrote an article <a href="http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/2017/12/13/charter-schools/108585724/“>about how to help Detroit public schools. After 25 years of charters, it should be obvious
Both states and Puerto Rico have some work to do to improve their plans for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act, according to the U.S. Department of Education.Both states and Puerto Rico have some work to do to improve their plans for impleme
That's where our intentionality lies in the U.S., where we're spending our hard-earned tax dollars--canned curricula designed to raise test scores and alternative school governance models, endless expensive tests--when over 100,000 NY City schoolchil
Happy holidays.Getty Images | Photo by Kevin Winter The best way to spread Christmas cheer is watching Justin Bieber create a holiday atmosphere. ‘Tis the season, and because this has been such a draining year (to put it mildly), take this
A proposal to tax some large private college endowments made it into the final version of a tax reform bill agreed to by House and Senate negotiators this week. The provision matches the more modest proposal included in the Senate tax bill passed thi
Many of the most valuable jobs of tomorrow depend on STEM education happening in todays classrooms. The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million IT jobs available but only 400,000 computer science graduates
The U.S. Education Department is proposing to delay by two years, to 2020, an Obama-era rule that wouldpush states to ensure that students of color are not over-represented in special education and put in programs because of racial bias. The departme
In November 2017, a presentation of Earthlearningidea activities was made in the Geopark of Central Catalonia. The activities were included as part of the training programme for tourist promoters working within the Geopark.  The photos have
Karen Voglesang on episode 209 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in he
As readers know, I wrote an article <a href="http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/2017/12/13/charter-schools/108585724/“>about how to help Detroit public schools. After 25 years of charters, it should be obvious
gOoDbYe My LoVeR AOL finally shut down its instant messaging service yesterday (December 15), and though it is gone, the late-night chats (so no one would need to use the phone at the same time), hot-pink Green Day lyrics carefully chosen because Ann
A former staffer for Virginia Rep. Bobby Scott, the top Democrat on the House education committee, alleged in news conference that he made inappropriate sexual advances to her several years ago.A former staffer for Virginia Rep. Bobby Scott, the top
The McNally Smith College of Music, a small forprofit institution in Minnesota, announced Thursday that it is shutting down all operations at the end of this semester, The Star Tribune reported. College officials cited declining enrollments and reven
President Trumps personal attacks and divisive rhetoric have complicated the jobs of many teachers in different areas. His refusal to accept the reality of climate change, for example, is a challenge to science teachers, and his repeated misstatement
Brett Bigham on episode 208 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Autistic children can struggle with unfamiliar places. However, one teacher of th
Retired teacher Christine Langhoff reports that Boston parents are organizing to fight the new assault on public schools.Unified enrollment and the Gates Compact are both intended to confuse parents and put charter schools on an equal footing. She wr
CHECK YOUR CISGENDER PRIVILEGE, SAMANTHAShutterstock As with most dated television series, many plot lines and jokes on Sex and the City do not age well. The show served as a powerful moment in pop culture and was progressive in more ways in one &amp
U.S. Secretary Betsy DeVos and her team will be taking a second look at regulations for the part of the Every Student Succeeds Act that deals with accountability, testing, standards, and more.U.S. Secretary Betsy DeVos and her team will be taking a s
Oxford Dictionaries has announced its 2017 Word of the Year: youthquake. The word is a noun that is "a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people." Other finalists for the
President Trump’s personal attacks and divisive rhetoric have complicated the jobs of many teachers in different areas. His refusal to accept the reality of climate change, for example, is a challenge to science teachers, and his repeated m
Joe Fatheree on episode 207 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Global Teacher Prize finalist Joe Fatheree talks about what great teachers do. He
Retired teacher Christine Langhoff reports that Boston parents are organizing to fight the new assault on public schools.Unified enrollment and the Gates Compact are both intended to confuse parents and put charter schools on an equal footing. She wr
Harry dipped Hermione in hot sauce. Harry Potter fans have been grappling for the past decade with how to say goodbye to the beloved series — but a brand-new chapter revives Harry, Ron, and Hermione for a four-page journey readers won&#
Thursday marked five years since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Asked about how to prevent such incidents in the future, Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded by discussing efforts to tighten b
Blog: Confessions of a Community College DeanA new correspondent writes:   I have been working at a medium-sized, multi-campus community college district in flyover country for a decade. After years as a full-time faculty member, at
  What is the purpose of public education that welcomes all students? It may seem like a simple question, but the answer lies at the heart of one of the most important and heated debates in education. That came into stark relief a few years
Basil Marin on episode 206 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Basil Marin @basil_marin takes us on a journey to help at risk children with
An audit of a charter school in Chico, California, found possible financial fraud. California has a weak charter law and one of the worst records in the nation for holding charter schools accountable and monitoring fraud. A former Blue Oak Charter Sc
Harry dipped Hermione in hot sauce. Harry Potter fans have been grappling for the past decade with how to say goodbye to the beloved series — but a brand-new chapter revives Harry, Ron, and Hermione for a four-page journey readers won&#
Maryland's plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act needs improvement when it comes to identifying low-performing schools, setting goals, and more, the U.S. Department of Education says.Maryland's plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds
Category: Conditionally AcceptedJeana Jorgensen explores the potential professional costs of teaching about trauma as an adjunct professor. Job Tags: FACULTY JOBSAd keywords: facultyEditorial Tags: Career AdviceSho
In 1931, a 5-year-old boy who was born deaf boarded a train in Newark, alone, for the 868-mile ride to St. Louis. There, he attended the Central Institute for the Deaf (CID) for the next 10 years, learning to communicate and otherwise function in a w
Vicki Davis on episode 205 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter When I first started teaching, I used to believe some things about the profession that I just dont believe an
An audit of a charter school in Chico, California, found possible financial fraud. California has a weak charter law and one of the worst records in the nation for holding charter schools accountable and monitoring fraud. A former Blue Oak Charter Sc
My kind of holiday.VIEW GALLERY Chocolate lovers unite! December 16 marks Chocolate Covered Anything Day, and by anything I mean anything.Today is the day for everyone to experiment with your favorite cacao. Sure, a Hersey’s bar by itself t
Nearly every state included some sort of strategy to beef up career readiness in its plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, according toNearly every state included some sort of strategy to beef up career readiness in its plan to implement
Column: Intellectual AffairsPeaceful protest carries no guarantee against violence. In mid-May, Recep Tayyip Erdoan, the president of Turkey, came to the United States to meet with Donald Trump, who had made haste to congratulate him on winn
  If you listen to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos talk about traditional public schools, you could get the impression that they are pretty much all the same. She repeatedly talks about how they are designed in “old factory model&a
The following article was written by a graduate student and Celia Oyler, his professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. In this article, co-written by a teacher and a professor, the authors examine possible explanations for why Adam (first a
*Cries uncontrollably.*VIEW GALLERY The Star Wars franchise just wasn’t the same after the passing of actress Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia, a monumental role that spanned across decades. Fisher passed almost exactly a year ago, a
Democrats attempted unsuccessfully to restore provisions governing teacher preparation into the GOP-backed PROSPER Act, as well as grant and loan programs that involve teachers.Democrats attempted unsuccessfully to restore provisions governing teache