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By: Annie Condron
This fall, Chicago public school officials voted on opening a gay-friendly high school to combat the alarming dropout and suicide rate of gay and lesbian students. The school didn't get enough votes...
By: Annie Condron
Education is a field filled with buzzwords, from RTI to collaborative development to differentiated instruction to student-centered learning and beyond. The latest trend in this time of “change” is...
By: Annie Condron
With Gossip Girl scheduled for some summer guilty pleasure viewing, I wondered if there are real life gossip girl sites out there and what/if schools and teachers should do anything about them....
To some, private schools represent “the enemy,” the hated place where vouchers send the money that public schools needs, and they’re taking over. But what’s the truth about private schools? According...
By: David Sadker and Karen Zittleman
There is a lot of talk about single sex schools these days, but we already have more sex segregation than most of us realize...
By: Annie Condron
Welcome to the Verizon Wireless Western Civ FinalAs a calculus teacher, Tom Farber solves problems. When administrators at Farber’s high school cut his copy budget from $500 to $316, he came up with...
By: Annie Condron
Online classes require students to take ownership of their work, be self-directed learners, practice time management and learn computer literacy along with their subject matter. All of these skills...
By: Science Under the Microscope
A new NYC charter school and its hefty pay checks have everybody buzzing. The recent announcement of the initial eight-member teaching faculty of the new The Equity Project School (TEP) in New York...

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