Tuesday, November 30, 2010
DREAM, expected to come up for a vote in the year-end lame-duck session of Congress, is catchy shorthand for Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors. Translation: The act would offer a path to citizenship – and economic prosperity -- for undocumented immigrants who were brought here as children age 15 or younger. . .
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Monday, November 29, 2010
usedgov: Celebrating 35 Years of IDEA
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is the legislative foundation for all services that students with disabilities receive in schools today. At the 35th anniversary of its passage, this video takes a look back to what the conditions were like before IDEA, and how its passage has changed the educational landscape for students with disabilities today
Sunday, November 28, 2010
Saturday, November 27, 2010
N.Y./Region: Neediest | A Teacher in Training - nytimes.com/video
After losing her eyesight, Libin Zhang, alone in a new country, rediscovers an old dream.
Friday, November 26, 2010
In Efforts to End Bullying, Some See Agenda By ERIK ECKHOLM, NYTimes
Lessons to teach acceptance of homosexuality, which have gained urgency after suicides, are causing culture wars. (Also checkout the audio clip from NYTimes Radio)
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Monday, November 22, 2010
Sunday, November 21, 2010
What are the roots and legacy of minstrelsy and the Scottsboro Trials? How can stereotypes be used not only to reinforce a bias, but also to satirize that very bias? In this lesson, students learn about the minstrel tradition, consider how it echoes through stereotypes of African-Americans today and explore the legacy of black stereotypes and the Scottsboro Trials in popular culture, history and literature.
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Online education is finding its way into more colleges, many of them public institutions facing tight budgets.
Friday, November 19, 2010
The numbers for China went up 30 percent in 2009-2010 academic year, a sign of the country’s booming economy.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
A recent revelation that the works of one scholar put a little-known university into a top league table is embarrassing for the business of academic ratings.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
More than half a million college students now use wireless devices to register class attendance and take quizzes.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
The California Supreme Court ruled that illegal immigrants can be eligible for the same reduced tuition at public colleges and universities as legal residents of the state.
Monday, November 15, 2010
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Friday, November 12, 2010
College applications can include as many as a dozen spaces for work and extracurriculars. Get busy?
Thursday, November 11, 2010
- Experiencing War (Voices of War): Stories from the Veterans History Project is the companion website for a book from the Veterans History Project.
- Veterans History Project is collecting oral histories, letters, diaries, and photos of America's war veterans
- Veterans Day provides resources for observing and learning about Veterans Day
- Veterans Day features a teachers guide that suggests classroom activities
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
The program, which was suspended last year, will be reinstated at the start of the next school year, and its AP exam will again be offered in May 2012.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
The Lower East Side public academy is being investigated after accusations of financial mismanagement and admissions irregularities.