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Four New Education Bills Introduced: Rearranging No Child Left Behind’s Deck Chairs

Four New Education Bills Introduced: Rearranging No Child Left Behind’s Deck Chairs

Four New Education Bills Introduced: Rearranging No Child Left Behind's Deck Chairs By Linda Dobson What do you do when it's obvious very few schools will meet requirements of old education legislation like No Child Left Behind (NCLB)? If you're a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, you introduce more [...]

The Twilight Zone of Education Doublespeak

The Twilight Zone of Education Doublespeak

The Twilight Zone of Education Doublespeak By Linda Dobson Through conversations with friends, I know I'm not alone in feeling as if the world has turned into "The Twilight Zone" where nothing seems "right," whether it be politics, education, natural disasters, war, inflation, unemployment...well, you get the idea. Nothing, [...]

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

Part Two By Linda Dobson Many parents are beginning to see that in a classroom filled with 20 to 30 children, their child receives an equivalent fraction of attention. (A recent University of California Los Angeles project reveals the average schooled student receives seven minutes of personal attention for each day spent in the [...]

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

What Does No Child Left Behind (Morphed Into Race to the Top) Mean Exactly?

Part One By Linda Dobson Just as she has for 180 days each year for a little over a decade, Mary enters her eighth grade classroom in a small Louisiana school at least half an hour before the children arrive. While the room is still peaceful she plans to organize supplies for a morning science project and make sure she has all the necessary [...]

Public Schooling Revolt Begins; Will Last for Years – Part 3

Public Schooling Revolt Begins; Will Last for Years – Part 3

The last of a three part series on the Public Schooling Revolt By Linda Dobson Okay. So far the money well is running dry. There are almost as many administrators in schools as there are students. The federal government, which has no business messing in schooling in the first place, is now calling the tunes from Washington to which your [...]

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