But the teacher’s initial fear is giving way to something else. They are calling in sick in Miami-Dade. Their student allies are walking out of classrooms and into the streets in protest. Their parent allies have conducted a hunger strike and marched up and down the state on their behalf.
By Guest Blogger George, Many educators feel that the so-called “21st Century Learning” which advocates a more technology based and supposedly student-centered curriculum for the future is the magic bullet of educational reform. In this, they find themselves in perfect agreement with the companies which stand the most to gain from such an approach: those […]
Detroit Loses Race to the Top, thank God: Robert Bobb finally under the gun for ethics violations According to the Detroit Free Press, Michigan lost in the 1st round of the federal school funding program known as Race to the Top. However, Detroit teachers and their students know that this is a win for them […]
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