Archives for May 2008

Prominent Teachers Leaving The Blogosphere

Summer is a time for change for both teachers and students. The CEA Blog would like to wish the following teachers a fond farewell; they’re leaving their current teaching assignments behind, and leaving the profession temporarily, if not permanently.

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Edu-Blogosphere Potpurri

nclb_lrg.gifImpeachment in Pennsylvania, recess tag reinstated, manipulated by manipulatives, a principal volunteering to work for $1 and benefits, the hammer as NCLB, DC directives and NCLB changed to NCCLU.

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Eduwonkette: A Nation At Risk

 Eduwonkette is the pseudonym for an as-yet unidentified education blogger who “takes a serious, if sometimes irreverent look at some of the most contentious education policy debates”. Eduwonkette posts on her eponymous blog at Education Week.

Over the past month, the education world has wrangled over the legacy of A Nation at Risk.  Some love it. Others hate it. But all have argued that the report itself changed the face of American education.  Writing in USA Today, Greg Toppo bestowed the report with human agency, “Twenty-five years ago this week, Americans awoke to a forceful little report that, depending on your point of view, either ruined public education or saved it.”

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