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Five Miles Away, A World Apart: One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America

How is it that, half a century after Brown v. Board of Education, educational opportunities remain so unequal for black and white students, not to mention poor and wealthy ones? In his important new book, Five Miles Away, A World Apart, James E. Ryan answers this question by tracing the fortunes of two schools in […]

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Financing Schools and Educational Programs: Policy, Practice, And Politics

Al Ramirez writes on the subject of how the public schools in the United States are financed and how other funds are raised for educational programs in elementary and secondary schools. A context for public school finance is provided throughout the volume by grounding each topic in historical, policy, political, and common practice, so the […]

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Pell City Schools Educational Foundation Program awards over $20k to area teachers

The Pell City Schools Education Foundation Program awarded over 93 grants with a total of $20,263 to teachers within the Pell City School System.

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Participatory Action Research for Educational Leadership: Using Data-Driven Decision Making to Improve Schools

Follow the author on Twitter! Alana James has a new twitter feed titled AR4Everything, which covers action research and reports on interesting facts. “Finally we have a data-driven text on participatory action research for educational leaders. Through thoughtful examples and guided instruction, this text makes the case that the complex issues of today and tomorrow […]

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MS Board of Education wants a state takeover for Noxubee County schools

Source: WLBT Source: MDE JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – The Mississippi State Board of Education has determined an extreme emergency situation exists in the Noxubee County School District.  The Board is now asking Governor Phil Bryant to declare a state of emergency for the school district. The Board of Education is acting on the […]

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New education foundation formed in Saco to provide resources for public schools

From left, Michael Burman, Stephen Shiman, Tracey Collins and Tony Palleschi, members of Saco STEAM, an education foundation that recently formed to support public schools in Saco stand in front of C.K. Burns School. LIZ GOTTHELF/Journal Tribune SACO — A new educational foundation has formed in Saco, its mission is to advocate for educational resources […]

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The ABCs of Educational Testing: Demystifying the Tools That Shape Our Schools

Amplify your assessment literacy. Formative, data-driven, high-stakes―we all know the buzzwords surrounding educational testing. But we often shelve our understanding of these because they are overwhelmingly complex. Those who care about our schools and students―teachers, administrators, policymakers, parents, citizens―will discover how and why testing should be taken upon ourselves to advance. Using a nontechnical approach, […]

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Teaching Science for Understanding in Elementary and Middle Schools

“This book comes at just the right time, as teachers are being encouraged to re-examine current approaches to science instruction.” –Lynn Rankin, Director, Institute for Inquiry, Exploratorium “Easy to read and comprehend with very explicit examples, it will be foundational for classroom teachers as they journey from novice teacher of science to expert.” –Jo Anne […]

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The Brain-Targeted Teaching Model for 21st-Century Schools

A powerful guide for applying brain research for more effective instruction The Brain-Targeted Teaching Model for 21st-Century Schools serves as a bridge between research and practice by providing a cohesive, proven, and usable model of effective instruction. Compatible with other professional development programs, this model shows how to apply educational and cognitive neuroscience principles into classroom […]

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Ikevan 1pc Kids Baby Dancing Stand Colorful Rocking Giraffe Wooden Spring Toy Educational Toy Thumb Doll for Children, Shows, Playtime, Schools

We don’t offer the choice of color and style,we will send the product at random,hope you can understand Feature: 100% brand new and high quality. Quantity: 1 Material: Wooden Control Mode: Control By Wire Suit For 0-3 Years Old Kids Color: Random Size: 18*5*5cm/7.1*2.0*2.0″ Package Content: 1X Kids Intelligence Toy Dancing Stand Colorful Rocking Giraffe […]

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Ikevan 1 Set 12PC Environment-friendly plastic Cutting Fruit Vegetable Pretend Play Children Kid Educational Toy for Children, Shows, Playtime, Schools

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Ikevan 1Set Kids Child Toys Wooden Numbers Mathematics Early Learning Counting Educational Toys for Children, Kindergarten, Playtime, Schools

Feature: 100% brand new and high quality. Quantity:1Set Wonderful wooden toy gift for child kids Wooden mathematical game for kids to learn simple maths calculation Material: Wood Size: Picture shows There is a little clock, can provide the children play Size:26cm x 17.5cm x 2.7cm Package Content: 1 Set Wood Mathematics Toy Product Features Size:26cm […]

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Ikevan 1 pc 139pcs Magnetic Toys Educational Toy Variety Pulling Toys Similar Puzzle Construction Building Blocks Fancy Toys for Kids,Kindergarten, Playtime, Schools

Feature: 100% brand new and high quality. Quantity: 1Set/139pcs Suits for kids above 3 years-old Funny, newness, interesting, cute, lovely A great gift for your baby, your kids will like it very much To inspire your baby’s brain vitality and mimagination ability Color: Colorful Note: not include battery There are many is tie-in, can make […]

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