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The Atlantic
September 23, 2014


For her exceptional book on the history of teaching, Dana Goldstein chose the title The Teacher Wars: The History of America’s Most Embattled Profession. In so doing, she joined an ongoing debate with reformers such as Stanford University’s Eric Hanushek, who wrote an article entitled “The War on Teachers is a Myth.” The stakes in this debate are high, ironically, because teaching polls as one of the most respected professions in the country. If political ideas are...

September 23, 2014

By Aaryn Valenzuela, Albany News, Weather, Sports

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - A new computer-based program at 8th St. Elementary School in Tifton is helping young people learn faster, and more effectively.

These days, young people almost always have a device in their hands, and now some schools are taking advantage of that, using computers to enhance learning.

"Its takes our class...

September 23, 2014

By Levi Ismail