Teaching

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Engineering A Love For Science In Kids

Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.

09/08/2014

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California Teacher Tenure Policy Ruled Unconstitutional By LA Judge

California’s tenure protections for public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students.

06/10/2014

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Oakland Students Join Suit Demanding More Teaching During School

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has sued in Alameda Superior Court on behalf of students at seven schools claiming that the lack of teaching time “slowly rob[s] students of an equal education.”

05/29/2014

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San Jose State Halts Online Courses Months After Introduction

California State University, San Jose is suspending online courses for credit that were announced with great fanfare and backing from the governor in January, saying it wants to improve student performance.

07/18/2013

The “Tribute in Light” memorial at New York’s World Trade Center site on March 11, 2002.

Post-9/11 Generation Marks Distance From Historic Event

For the children born on Sept. 11, 2001, the decade has not shown them changes in America. Rather, they have always known things to be as they are — but for others, the scars linger.

08/11/2011

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