Posts Tagged as "teachers"

We Just Don’t Get It — Education is ALL About the Teachers

Jun. 30, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

As I often peruse articles on education, I am forever baffled by the lack of meaningful ideas about the direction it should take.


Take Teacher Quality Seriously

Jun. 6, 2012 / By
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By Sharee Lopez,

Sharee Lopez is a fellow with New America Media’s Youth Education Fellowship...

Study Shows Continuation Schools in California Unsuccessful

May. 22, 2012 / By
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By Stephanie Espinoza, May 21, 2012

Stephanie Espinoza is a fellow with New America Media’s Youth Education Fellowship...

CAHSEE: More Than An Exit Exam

May. 7, 2012 / By
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By Sharee Lopez, May 5, 2012

Sharee Lopez is a fellow with New America Media’s Youth Education Fellowship...

For Minority Kids, Preschool Narrows Education Gap

May. 3, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Yolanda Arenal, Posted: May 03, 2012

Celia Rubi Medina is quick to raise her hand when her teacher asks about the meaning of the word, metamorphosis...

A Sense of “Despair” Hangs Over Community College Campus

Apr. 8, 2012 / By
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Amigos 805, Commentary, David Magallanes , Posted: Apr 08, 2012

As I walk across campus at the community college where I teach, I sometimes get the impression that I can almost hear my own footsteps as I walk toward my classroom or to an office I need to visit...

Parents: The Missing Engine Behind School Reform

Mar. 26, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Mar 26, 2012
Modesto E. Abety-Gutierrez, President of The Children’s Trust (with the mic), along with other panel speakers, including (from left) Liz Looney, Service Manager with City Year Miami; Principal Pablo Ortiz with Miami Edison Senior High School; School Board member Raquel A...

Suspensions at Richmond High Plummet

Feb. 28, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Donny Lumpkins and Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Feb 28, 2012



PeaceBuilders: Teaching Peace in our Communities

Jan. 10, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves recently interviewed Michelle Molina, CEO of PeaceBuilders  violence prevention curriculum and professional development program for grades pre-K to 12 whose goal is to transform the climate and culture of any environment to one which is cooperative, productive, and academically successful...


Dec. 29, 2011 / By
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Gardner Academy, San Jose Unified School District


By Eliana Cespedes, La Oferta

SAN JOSE, Calif...

Teachers Do More with Less But Learning Losses Inevitable

Dec. 21, 2011 / By
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New America Media/ Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Jane Xiao, Posted: Dec 18, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO – Jenny Trac runs the newcomer program at Visitacion Valley Middle School...

After Multiple Suspensions, Fresno Student Hit Rock Bottom

Dec. 16, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Video, First Person: Amelia Garrido / Video: The kNOw Youth Media,Posted: Dec 13, 2011

When I began middle school, I thought school would be a breeze...