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Dream On: Stressed Students at the End of DACA

Amethyst Hinton Sainz Current Affairs, Education Policy, Life in the Classroom, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership

Policies, local and national, shape our classroom practices, our instructional decisions and our interactions with students and colleagues.   Sometimes, that connection is hard to see, especially when policies create a culture of silence which makes it difficult to track

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Revising Results-Based Funding

Beth Maloney Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Social Issues

Results-Based Funding With little fanfare last month, 288 schools in Arizona received the first payout of results-based funding, the largest education initiatives outlined in the Governor’s State of the State address. The initiative became SB1530, a $38.63 million bonus for

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Organized Chaos or The Prepared Learning Environment (Continued)

Yolanda Wheelington Books, Education, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Professional Development, Social Issues

During our first glance at the prepared learning environment, we looked at how freedom, structure and order, and beauty are key elements that answer the developmental needs of elementary children to create structure. Today, we will look at the last

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