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Archive for September, 2006

DISD And Mexico Team Up…..

September 29, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

They have come to an agreement that will allow the DISD to hire forty bilingual teachers for the next school year.

I say it stinks that we do not have enough qualified legal US citizens to fill this job.

Parents Are looking To Countries Such….

September 29, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

as India for low cost e-tutoring.  The article says that tutor.com charges 40 bucks an hour US for online tutoring while TutorVista which uses mainly people from India costs 2.50 an hour.

The State Board Of Education In Maine….

September 29, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

says major changes are going to have to take place.  Shrink the school districts, raise class size, boost teacher pay, and extend the school year are just some of the propsalas they want to do.

More Students Are Taking AP Classes….

September 29, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

in the Cherokee County area.  Even the exam scores are going up.

Baltimore Talent Development High School Article….

September 28, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Gym, Uncategorized

This article by the USAToday people looks at how this school has such a low dropout rate. The school has a small population, no gym, no football team, no band, and wear uniforms. Over 90% of its students are in low-income families.
They also have up three video reports on this schools as well.

63 Middle Schools In The State Of Virginia….

September 28, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

have been given warnings based solely on bad math testing scores.