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Archive for September, 2009

The News & Observer Reports…

September 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on Wake County schools showing a smaller increase in the amount of students going to school.

They also report on Wake diversity policy that could be going away.

The Indy Star Reports…

September 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on almost 200 Carmel Clay area teachers protesting at a board meeting.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer Reports…

September 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on Gov. Strickland who says that the schools in the state would loose 851 million bucks for education if 17,750 slot machines are not installed at seven horse tracks in the state.

Pearson Foundation….

September 29, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

is out with an early childhood education survey results.

Some results:

74% say it very important for kids under five to have pre-reading skills.

65% say it is a major problem that kids under five lack this skill.

69% say early childhood education receives too little media attention.

Learning Point Associates Is Out…

September 29, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

with a report looking at the “The Stock Market Game” program schools can use. When it came to math scores in grades 4-6 and in the 7-10 grade group they found substantial change in math scores.

Education Week Looks…

September 29, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

at the new book “The Secret of TSL” by William G. Ouchi. The book says that schools that have less “total student load”(TSL) do better.