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DON'T MISS THIS; How America Is Breaking Public Education; Forbes gets it right!

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'The ultimate dream of public education is incredibly simple. Students,  would go to a classroom, receive top-notch instruction from a passionate, well-informed teacher, would work hard in their class, & would come away with a new set of skills, talents, interests, and capabilities. Like any job involving an interaction with other people, teaching is as much of an art as it is a science. By taking away the freedom to innovate, we aren't improving the outcomes of the worst teachers; we're simply telling the good ones that their skills & talents aren't needed here.Education reforms like No Child Left BehindRace To The Top, & the Every Student Succeeds Act have held teachers accountable for their students' performances. but public education is more broken than ever. The reason is that we've disobeyed the cardinal rule of success in any industry: treating your workers like professionals.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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