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While each state has a different structure and offers different opportunities, each union was created for the same purpose: amplifying the collective voice and power of teachers to create better contracts and education system for your students.
Startling and close to miraculous, the evolution of science and technology in the past few decades has marked us all in one way or another. Mankind has traveled a long way to reach a point where everything seems possible – and from many points of view, it is.
Education in America still shares roots with its old colonial master. The system of primary, secondary and higher education is familiar. Yet there are distinct differences between the two nations. Are they only cosmetic or can they indicate reasons the UK system is outperforming the US?
Canada has achieved educational success by recruiting high-level teachers, embracing its diversity and working together while still competing on a provincial level. What tips can the U.S. learn from our flourishing neighbor to the north?
The janitor in an American school is commonly an object of ridicule and disrespect, but not in Japan. Every student, rich or poor, average or exceptional, is doing the same type of work. Could students in the U.S. learn from the practice of cleaning up after themselves and others?
One day, you will have to decide. Which direction will your education take you? Are you on an academic course with an advanced degree and an intellectual career? Or are you better suited for hands-on constructive work? In many European schools, students are asked those questions at an early age.
If statistical trends continue, our poorly trained students will become mediocre workers in a world run by more educated international competitors. How can we reverse this trend? By making education a priority and honoring the men and women on the front lines of the battle.
As a teacher, you are faced with many challenges, but you may feel unprepared and even unqualified to offer assistance to a pregnant student. Learn about providing education and resources to help prevent pregnancies and aid teens who are already expecting.
Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization devoted to creating friendship opportunities between people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and those without. Learn about the origins of this group and how you can become involved.
One Detroit-area high school ranking as one of the state’s lowest scoring schools found a way to increase grades and graduation rates while decreasing discipline and failure rates in a matter of weeks.
Youth On Their Own (YOTO) is a Tucson, Arizona based nonprofit organization working to help students who lack the basic tools to succeed. Since 1986, YOTO has helped 10,500 6th through 12th graders find food, clothing and shelter. YOTO also provides financial assistance, support and guidance.
This year 6,000 charter schools are operating in the United States. Approximately 2 million students are enrolled in charter schools with nearly 1 million on wait lists to enroll. Over 600 more charter schools are expected to open next year. What’s all the fuss about?
Max Ventilla believes education has changed very little since 1900. You wouldn’t want a car built back then. Why will you accept an education that was? But who is Max Ventilla and why should you care what he thinks? Learn about a brand new way to educate your kids.