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Teaching for America but longing for Haiti

Jessica Jean-Francois, a Haitian Teach for America recruit tells of the highs and lows of being a new teacher

Teaching for America but longing for Haiti
posted on: May 14, 2010 | author: Eno Alfred

A generation gap among teachers

Alternative certification programs like Teach for America has brought in professionals with no background in teaching to classrooms.

A generation gap among teachers
posted on: May 6, 2010 | author: Althea A. Fung

Judge reverses closings: 19 schools spared for now

In an unexpected wrist-slap to the Bloomberg administration, a Manhattan state supreme court judge halted the closing of 19 failing schools across the city yesterday.

Judge reverses closings: 19 schools spared for now
posted on: Mar 27, 2010 | author: Susan Sawyers

No comprendo? That’s no problem for Jessica Roberts

How do two English-speaking parents raise bilingual children? Jessica Roberts proves that where there’s a will, there’s a way.

No comprendo? That’s no problem for Jessica Roberts
posted on: Mar 14, 2010 | author: Megan Gibson

The ins and outs (and ups and downs) of dual language educat...

Dual language programs offer instruction in two languages. Just how they do so, gets a little complicated.

The ins and outs (and ups and downs) of dual language education.
posted on: Mar 14, 2010 | author: Megan Gibson

Always something going on

“The teachers really level the playing field,” Principal Cynthia Schneider says. “The relationship they build – or don’t build – with their students, that’s the key to everything.”

Always something going on
posted on: Feb 4, 2010 | author: Scott Sell

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