High Stakes Testing is 'Toxic' Warns New NEA President
 

High Stakes Testing is 'Toxic' Warns New NEA President

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 22, 2014

This September, Lily Eskelsen García takes the helm of the 3 million-member NEA amid heated political battles over the future shape of U.S. classrooms.

 

'Future is Rich' for City College of San Franciso, Says Chancellor

 

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 20, 2014

“City College is not too big to fail, it’s too important to fail,” said CCSF Chancellor Art Tyler at a press briefing in San Francisco's Chinatown last week.

 

In Asia, Cheating to the Test

 

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 19, 2014

Cheating is a worldwide phenomenon, and is a challenge even here in the United States, but in Asia it has reached near-crisis levels.

 

Students Grade LBUSD's Local Control & Accountability Plan

 

Long Beach Voicewaves, News Report, Nisa Cheng, Posted: Aug 18, 2014

Parents, students and community leaders graded LBUSD on its plan for first-year implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula.

 

50 Years Later, 'Upward Bound' Still Vital

 

New America Media, First Person, Hector Perez-Roman, Posted: Aug 17, 2014

The college readiness program that began five decades ago in response to the federal "War on Poverty" is as needed today as it was back then.

 

We Did Not See This Coming, But We See Where It Came From

 

St. Louis American, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Aug 15, 2014

Michael Brown graduated in the much-discussed Normandy School District, an unaccredited district that expired not long before he was killed.

 

Quick to Punish

 

Catalyst Chicago, News Report, Sarah Karp, Posted: Aug 07, 2014

Hundreds of teens are arrested each year for drug offenses involving pot—offenses that may warrant only a ticket for adult Chicagoans.

 

Behind the Beard - A New Generation of Muslim American Leaders

 

New America Media, Profile, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jul 27, 2014

Salmon Hossein, a graduate student pursuing a joint MA in law and public administration, is part of a new generation of Muslim American leaders.

 

For New Grads, Depression After the Diploma

 

New America Media, News Feature, Raymond Fong, Posted: Jul 16, 2014

Many young people experience post-college depression. For most, the period marks the first time outside of a school setting, causing an identity crisis of sorts.

 

Isabelle Thuy Pelaud: How I Found Myself at UC Berkeley

 

New America Media, News Feature, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jul 01, 2014

How did a mixed race child in rural France end up as a professor of Asian American literature?

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