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Calif. School District Will Get Rid Of Controversial Armored Vehicle San Diego officials had said the 18-ton MRAP would be used only as a rescue vehicle, in extreme circumstances but that didn't satisfy the plan's critics.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2014 3:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Harmony Project Offers More Than Just Music In LA With public schools across the country cutting music instruction to save money, the Harmony Project in Los Angeles is trying to make up the difference. The nonprofit offers free music lessons to kids.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2014 11:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Academy chain accused of 'privatisation by stealth' over plan to outsource jobs Academy Enterprise Trust wants for-profit body to take over non-teaching posts such as librarians and secretaries Continue reading...
The Guardian | Sep 20, 2014 11:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Secret Teacher: having a colleague's child in my class is a nightmare Should I tell an interfering fellow teacher the truth about her daughters bad work and behaviour? Continue reading...
The Guardian | Sep 20, 2014 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How to make the most of tomatoes The humble tomato is a scientific marvel. What gives it its flavour? And why shouldnt you keep them in the fridge? All this, plus three easy, fresh tomato sauce recipes, below... Continue reading...
The Guardian | Sep 20, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teachers: are exam papers being marked fairly? share your experiences Following reports of inconsistent marking across GCSE and A-level papers this summer, we're inviting teachers and markers to share their experiences Email your comments and contact details to rebecca.ratcliffe@theguardian.com Continue reading...
The Guardian | Sep 20, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
O.C. teacher opposed to cat dissections sues school district A former English teacher at Newport Harbor High School is suing Newport-Mesa Unified, alleging that district administrators retaliated against her after she publicly questioned the need for students to dissect cat carcasses.
Los Angeles Times | Sep 20, 2014 03:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Jersey Teacher Is Charged With Sexual Assault of 5 Students Nicole Dufault, a teacher at Columbia High School in Maplewood, who was arrested this week for having sex with three students, is charged with sexually assaulting two more students.
New York Times | Sep 20, 2014 02:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can This Grassroots Movement Change the Way Teachers Think About Race? A new coalition of educators, parents, and students hopes to catalyze greater racial and cultural understanding in Gothams schools. At least, thats one of the goals of a new petition from EduColor, a grassroots organization attempting to ramp up discussio
Yahoo! News | Sep 19, 2014 11:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Future Tense: Disrupting the Playground To see technologys future, look no further than nursery school.
New York Times | Sep 19, 2014 10:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend