Tag: 2011

February 2011

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State of the Teaching ProfessionLast month, President Obama spent a substantial portion of his State of the Union address (about 1,000 of the 7,000 words) on education. It is encouraging to see that education is once again being afforded the importance that most Americans think it deserves, especially during this time when all the press is interested in is...

January 2011

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Cautious OptimismAs we enter the New Year, we continue to be challenged economically which, in turn, aggravates social tensions. But there are signs to the optimists amongst us that suggest we are moving toward a more cooperative phase of development where education and educators are truly valued.As the new Congress begins, we may have extremists calling for the revocation...