Monthly Archives: February 2017
The education system is the instrument a society uses to equip all its people to lead productive public lives and full personal lives according to their talent and interest. The Communications Committee, chaired by Chris Bonner, provides advice to the administration and board of education on messages, delivery vehicles, and focus to ensure clarity, accuracy, and transparency of all district communications to all stakeholders.
Whether it is consulting with communities on how the board will provide French Immersion programs or offer before and after school programs or name a new school, it is the local trustee who makes sure that the community has a direct way to express its views on vital education decisions that affect our day-to-day lives.
Provide every student with highly effective teachers, educational leaders, and all other school personnel necessary to achieve success consistent with measurable goals. Janet Campbell says she was trying to do the …Read More
Prepare them to meet requirements so that they can graduate from high school on time. Immigrant pupils only account for 13 percent of Texas LEP enrollments in grades PK to 12, reflecting that the issue is not one limited to recent immigrant students. While education reform is always a fraught issue on both the political left and right, Proposition 227 was particularly polarizing.
Most programs in California focus on Spanish and English, but we do have a lot of other languages represented. Virginia Collier and Wayne Thomas, professors in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University, have conducted one of the largest longitudinal studies ever, with more than 700,000 student records.
The campaign for English-only education signaled to many immigrant rights groups a rising sentiment of hostility to their cultures. Retention of already certified bilingual educators should be at the top of a list of priorities. The proposition …Read More
See the TV News Reports at the top of the Sidebar below to the right, just below this links section….and click on the photos! It is anticipated much of the teaching load for the position will be in the area of multicultural education; however, the person filling this position must be prepared to teach most of the other foundation courses as well. Postsecondary education administrators often need to be adept at working with computers so they can create and maintain databases and use computer programs to manage student and school records.
The 2018 budget, unveiled Tuesday, slashes discretionary funding for the Education Department by 13.5 percent and overall funding by 46.9 percent. Those who are opposed to English in India should either stop using english for communication, internet, postings on blogs, chatting and leave their jobs that necessitate using English in any form.
A Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with …Read More
A right to education has been recognized by some governments, including at the global level: Article 13 of the United Nations ‘ 1966 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights recognizes a universal right to education. Sanskritised India used to question everything until it came to a logical how many would believe that Charvakas the Atheists lived along theists in India 2000 years that time non believers and other religious sects were persecuted world now in our neighboring countries we can see the plight of other religious sects.
While I respect India’s tradition and heritage and believe that we must show greater sensitivity towards preserving it (and not break down historical mosques and let Nalanda crumble by lack of maintenance), I do believe that the power of the world remains with the curious, with those who attempt to learn (just as you did, by taking the pain to read …Read More
Did you know that it can take up to three years to develop a standardized test? Pearson provides a range of education products and services to institutions, governments and direct to individual learners that help people everywhere aim higher and fulfil their true potential. At Pearson Education quality and excellence converge in a $4 Billion publishing powerhouse.
Over the decades, Pearson PLC — now based in London — bought stakes in all manner of industries, including newspapers, amusement parks and even the Madame Tussauds wax museum. Conspiracy theorists sometimes suggest that Pearson has a sinister hold on federal and state education policy.
The universities retain authority over academics, but Pearson will design entire courses, complete with lecture PowerPoints, discussion questions, exams and grading rubrics. Advocates of whole-word instruction believe that being able to recognize a large number of sight words gives students a head start to literacy.
I regret my …Read More