Monthly Archives: June 2019

“The children come first. At the end of

“The children come first. At the end of the day, we have to make sure that the resources needed to protect the children are available,” Pelosi said in a statement to Democrats before the vote.

…the board then chose to hire someone

…the board then chose to hire someone like Austin Beutner, who has had absolutely no experience in the classroom or running schools, but comes from a corporate and business background.

RT @ValaAfshar: I would rather have ques

RT @ValaAfshar: I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can’t be questioned.

—Professor Richard Feynman

Here’s what we know — and don’t know — a

Here’s what we know — and don’t know — about what to expect next year for high-needs students, teacher contract promises, lowest-performing schools and parent engagement efforts.

In all, 61 employees will lose jobs; 188

In all, 61 employees will lose jobs; 188 will be demoted and get lower pay; 537 will be reassigned but not lose pay. The anticipated savings is $42 million in the central office.

Many argue that online curriculum can be

Many argue that online curriculum can be tailored to individual students , giving it the potential to promote greater student achievement than can be realized in traditional brick-and-mortar schools. These claims are not supported by the research evidence.


RT @APAPublicInt: .@APA supports keeping

RT @APAPublicInt: .@APA supports keeping children & families together and opposes holding children in custody, especially for long periods of time. Learn more about APA’s immigration advocacy: #ChildrensWeek2019

A onetime buydown for PERS & STRS pensio

A onetime buydown for PERS & STRS pension systems by adopting the May Revision’s proposed $3.15 billion in onetime General Funds and redirecting a portion of these funds to address CalPERS unfunded liabilities as

“…I’m a good progressive but I just

“…I’m a good progressive but I just don’t think this is the right thing,'” Garcetti said, “and then locked arms with Donald Trump’s biggest funder in the state…

MT @Getting_Smart: Helping students lear

MT @Getting_Smart: Helping students learn to make good use of personalized learning, flexible scheduling, and multi-age groupings. Check out & learn about the Habits of Work utilized by the Harrisburg School District. @nacol