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RESPECT…Something New for Teachers???

It appears that the federal government and the Department of Education are engaged in yet another project linked with education.  The project has been called RESPECT…an acronym for Recognizing Educational Success, Professional Excellence and Collaborative Teaching.  This project was launched recently whenever President Obama presented the administration’s 2013 Budget.  It includes “a new $5 billion… Continue reading RESPECT…Something New for Teachers???

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What is Student PSEA?

More than 10,000 college students who are majoring in education have joined the state organization “for college students operated by college students” known as Student Pennsylvania State Education Association.  The state teachers association has supported this organization for many years.  The belief is that education majors need an outlet for current information related to educational… Continue reading What is Student PSEA?

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Is No Child Left Behind Old News?

On February 9, 2012, President Obama announced that 10 states would be released from the requirements of No Child Left Behind.  These states approved include Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.  “The administration is continuing to work closely with New Mexico, the eleventh state that requested flexibility in the… Continue reading Is No Child Left Behind Old News?

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Online Teachers – The Future for the Teaching Profession

In 1997, the first cyber school was created in Pennsylvania.  This school was a result of the closing of the Midland High School in Midland, PA.   The students from that high school were to be sent to neighboring districts.  The community and the school board members, however, wanted to find these students another option.  They… Continue reading Online Teachers – The Future for the Teaching Profession