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Article courtesy of Forum for Education and Democracy

 

News and Views from
The Forum for Education and Democracy

 

 

April 17, 2007

in this issue

·  Teachers Network Releases NCLB Survey
·  Thanks Again!

     

Teachers Network Releases NCLB Survey

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In keeping with Deborah Meier's concern with invoking local wisdom when it comes to school improvement, we recommend to you the recently released survey from the Teachers Network. This survey of 5600 classroom teachers from all 50 states finds only 1% of respondents say NCLB is an effective way to assess the quality of schools and 60% report it is pushing teachers out of the profession. To see the results, click here or go to http://teachersnetwork.org for more information about the survey.

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Great Ideas
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Some people wake up with great ideas. But I’m a night person. Right before I fall asleep I think I’ve finally found just the right way to say what it is I’m thinking. Often when I wake up I've either forgotten it or it seems banal.

But here are two ideas that keep reoccurring, and it is morning now so I’m going to try to capture them.

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Thanks Again!

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This Spring's appeal for donations to match our Conveners' challenge was a great success. Thanks to all of you who participated by donating to The Forum last month. If you intended to donate to keep our newsletter free and expand our programming, there is still time. Just click here to go to our online donation site or send your check to The Forum for Education and Democracy, P.O. Box 216, Amesville, OH 45711.

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