The quality of education being delivered varies across private and public schools. Teachers can use movies about historical events to teach students how to critically view films and compare facts with the often-fictionalized versions depicted in Hollywood movies, writes Pennsylvania high-school history and government teacher Benjamin Barbour.
The EWG recommended that the state of Texas increase funding for public education, but that was met with stern disapproval from many on the Commission. With the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board scheduled to vote Thursday whether to give Superintendent Warren Drake authority to lay off employees, the two teacher unions are suspicious of what they’re hearing.
The West is generally envied by the East for its quality of education, the reason why a number of students from the East choose colleges in the West (only the rich are able to do so). In this blog post, Barbour suggests that teachers rely on other resources for facts about historical events and assign students to rewrite movie scenes to more accurately portray historical events.
The most cogent comment was made by Gina Perez (El Paso), who questioned why TEA would be included with the entities encouraging high standards for teacher preparation when it allows charter districts and DOI districts to exempt themselves from those same standards.
For more than 30 years, Education Week has been the most respected voice in education journalism. Santelises and some other members of Chiefs for Change are advocating for knowledge in their states or districts, but most education leaders aren’t focused on the issue (including some members of Chiefs for Change). The purpose of the public school finance system and the relationship between state and local funding.
Until Wednesday, Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen has said he would prefer to give school districts flexibility on how to use additional funding and that he does not favor a key Senate proposal for $5,000 teacher pay raises. Chalkbeat is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering one of America’s most important stories: the effort to improve schools for all children, especially those who have historically lacked access to a quality education.
After a lengthy debate, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday agreed to give Superintendent Warren Drake authority to lay off employees, but not before hearing it from some of those 6,000 individuals whose jobs are potentially in jeopardy.
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The Seattle Times Education section covers schools at the district, state and federal level. Estacado High is one of 64 public middle schools and high schools in 32 states awarded a total of $67,000 to aid sports programs affected by tight budgets. Baton Rouge Magnet again clocked in as the top public school in its area and came in at fifth statewide behind four New Orleans area schools and No. 377 in the nation.
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