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Shotgun shell, threatening social media post prompt extra police at Mundelein High School


Does this sound familiar? Officials at Mundelein High School say there’s no threat to students or staff, but additional police officers have been requested to ease growing tensions at the school after a shotgun shell was found in a bathroom … Continue reading

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Suicide Risk Amongst Children and Youths on the Autism Spectrum


Research has examined the frequency of suicide ideation and attempts, as well as risk factors in children and teens with autism. The percentage of children with autism who had suicidal ideation or attempts was found to be significantly greater than … Continue reading

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Leyden High Schools Implements An E-Learning Day In Lieu of A Traditional Snow Day


Leyden High School District 212 is implementing the E-Learning Day program tomorrow, Friday, February 9, that allows the District to provide electronic instruction for students when Illinois schools are closed because of inclement weather such as snow tomorrow. The e-learning … Continue reading

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How a 574-year-old school is preparing for a world without classrooms


    What does a nearly six-century-old private school that charges $54,000 a year in tuition do when confronted with start-ups with bright ideas about how education should work? If you’re Eton College, alma mater to much of the British … Continue reading

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Diane Ravitch and the Angry Rebellion against Common Core


http://www.governing.com/gov-institute/funkhouser/col-diane-ravitch-rebellion-common-core-state-standards-education.html

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Will the Common Core Backlash Return in 2014?


http://www.governing.com/topics/education/gov-common-core-backlash-comeback.html

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A Battle Over School Reform: Michelle Rhee vs. Diane Ravitch


http://www.governing.com/topics/education/gov-michelle-rhee-versus-diane-ravitch.html

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Joanne Yatvin: The Common Core Standards May Be Harmful to Children


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Common Core’s odd approach to teaching Gettysburg Address


Common Core’s odd approach to teaching Gettysburg Address.

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Anthony Cody: Common Core and RoboGrading


Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Anthony Cody wonders in this post whether the Common Core standards are designed to facilitate computer grading of student essays. Cody includes a commentary by Alice Mercer, who describes a writing task on…

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