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September 25, 2013 – 821 views
Association of Educators
Governor of Florida, Rick Scott recently took a decision that shook everyone. Taking a major move, he removed the state from the Common Core association. This consortium is also called as Partnership for Assessing Readiness for College and Career. Many other States and cities of the US like New York, Arizona, New Jersey, Illinois, New Mexico Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and some others are a part of... Full Story 
September 18, 2013 – 750 views
Association of Educators
The US Department of Education has given an offer to the different states to suspend the tests which are to be conducted in spring, if they administer field tests which are designed by the common-assessment consortia which includes math and English/Language arts. The States that take the option are not required to report the field tests results as stated in the federal guidance on statewide testing... Full Story 
September 17, 2013 – 812 views
Association of Educators
Bullying has always made the victims want to go home and take refuge. Cyber bullying is similar to other forms of bullying, the major difference is that it can be constant. Student suicides and even murders have been accounted to cyber bullying. Students that are victims could just as well be the bully the next moment... Full Story 
September 11, 2013 – 793 views
Association of Educators
Teachers finally get a slight breather now that the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has decreased the cost by about six hundred dollars. This pocket saver is so that teachers can now take up professional courses other than the National Board to help them with their careers rather than having to worry about the fees so much. The drop in price was partly facilitated by a generous donation of 3.7 million... Full Story 
September 4, 2013 – 857 views
Association of Educators
There has been a long-running debate between school officials and the Education Department with regard to the implementation of PBIS in their schools. A few officials believe that the Department is violating the rules by enforcing schools to adopt the practice. Although Congress amended the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in... Full Story 
August 16, 2013 – 782 views
Association of Educators
Dealing with children with disabilities can be difficult for school authorities. Children with disabilities are not treated like normal kids as they come under the purview of IDEA or Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. There are procedural safeguards within this Act. They cannot be arbitrarily removed from their parent approved program... Full Story 
August 5, 2013 – 777 views
Association of Educators
Drug abuse is known to be one of the biggest problems the country faces, especially given the fact that the most involved age group happens to be the teenage crowd. It is important to spread the word of the dangers of drug abuse on our bodies as well as our minds. While teenage children today see the... Full Story 
July 18, 2013 – 850 views
Association of Educators
In a traditional classroom, students might become passive listeners and as some material is not engaging enough for them. In a flipped classroom, the students are active participants which makes the students put in the extra effort to understand the concepts being taught knowing very well that the knowledge will be used for practical purpose the next day at class... Full Story