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Mar
17

Pandemic Teacher Shortages Imperil In-Person Schooling 

The nation’s schools need thousands of more teachers, full-time and substitute, to keep classrooms open. “As exposure to the coronavirus forced thousands of teachers across the United States to stay home and quarantine this winter, administrators in the Washoe County School District, which serves 62,000 students in western Nevada, pulled out all the stops to […]

By John Russo | New Teacher
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Change to Common Core Testing

10-28-13 NY State concession to parent-groups scales back Common Core testing Javier C. Hernandez writes in the NY Times: “The New York State Education Department, responding to concerns that standardized exams in reading and math have become excessive and unwieldy, will seek to ease the burden of testing.” More here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/26/nyregion/new-york-state-seeks-to-scale-back-student-testing.html?emc=edit_tnt_20131025&tntemail0=y&_r=1&   Stay up to […]

By John Russo | Educational Policy
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