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    Don’t Forget the Mediocre Kids!

    Don’t Forget the Mediocre Kids!
    In Being a teacher from TJ on a Journey, TJ Shay writes, “A few days ago, I posted this on Facebook, ‘Teacher thought for the day..... If I grew up exactly like my student did, with the same advantages and disadvantages, the same parents, the same life, I would act the same way they do. Sure, as we get older, we ...
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    Jon Stewart Slams Fox News for Scapegoating Teachers

    Jon Stewart Slams Fox News for Scapegoating Teachers
    Chalk it up to his mom being an educator. Jon Stewart was in rare form last night as he skewered the non-stop scapegoating of public school teachers by contrasting it to the media's (especially Fox News') fawning coverage of Wall Street. Stewart satirically showed multiple instances where reporters, talking heads and politicians demand sacrifices from teachers and other public employees in ...
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    How Do We Get More Community College Students to Graduate?

    How Do We Get More Community College Students to Graduate?
    President Obama tells us that by 2020, we need an additional eight million more Americans to graduate from college. The pressure is now on for community colleges to deliver. This is the time of year Inver Hills Community College Vice President Barbara Read stands in the door of the admissions office and greets new students with a four-word question: “What is ...
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