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Afternoon Announcements: Senate Committee to Markup Bill to Rewrite NCLB

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June 04, 2013 07:49 pm


In a recent feature article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Professor Charles Rinehimer talks about the students that keep him inspired. NPR takes on the story and delves deeper, talking to other teachers and professors. NPR 

President Obama called on teachers to help bring “mental illness out of the shadows” by identifying and seeking help for children with mental health disorders. He cited statistics that only half of children who need mental health treatment receive it. EdSource

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, along with the HELP Committee Democrats, introduced a bill today that would re-write No Child Left Behind. The bill, Strengthening America’s Schools Act of 2013, would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and replace the failed tenets of No Child Left Behind. A markup will be held on June 11th. Senate Committee on Health, Education,
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What does a “close reading” look like in action? As teachers prepare to implement the Common Core State Standards, some are already using tenets in their classrooms. Education Week


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