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On a hot mic, parents were said to want “their babysitters back”
"It's rational to be worried about the stigma associated with a disability diagnosis for students who do not in fact have disabilities. ...But there's also reason to think that it's a really big problem to not give student services who really need them."
Governor Scott Walker's reform of pensions, collective-bargaining for public employees saved $14 billion. Dire consequences predicted by unions failed to materialize.
The problem with "business as usual" control groups
The Education Exchange: Charters Are 43% More Productive Than Traditional Public Schools, a Study Finds
Seven-city comparison finds some schools doing more with less
Like televising courtroom proceedings or putting body-cams on police officers, it adds transparency.
The Education Exchange: NEA President Says Teacher Vaccine Priority Does Not Mean They Should Go Before the Elderly
"Prioritize educators" for shots, but not ahead of 85-year-olds
Avoid: "welcome back to school and get ready for the test tomorrow."
The Education Exchange: At Relay Graduate School of Education, a Practice-Based Approach to Preparing Teachers
"You don't learn to ride a bike by talking about it. ...You've got to get on the bike."
EdNext Podcast: Derrell Bradford on How a Nationwide Teacher Strike Has Closed In-Person Public Schools
"Catholic schools have figured this out, parochial schools have figured this out. It's amazing what masks and market pressure can do."