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New Teachers Report For Duty

New Teachers Report For Duty

With more than a decade and a hallway setting them apart, two of Magnolia Elementary's newest teachers do share one thing in common – what ... Read More
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Posted: Jul. 29, 2015 12:03

What a fight over Shakespeare means for public education

What a fight over Shakespeare means for public education

In 1973, only 9 percent of Americans said they had "very little" trust in public education, according to Gallup's report on confidence in public ... » Read More
Posted: Jul. 28, 2015 10:19 a.m. | What a fight over Shakespeare means for public education Comments 0 Comments
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Teacher unions and civil rights groups battle over future of No Child Left Behind

Teacher unions and civil rights groups battle over future of No Child Left Behind

When the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a new education bill to replace the increasingly unworkable and unpopular No Child Left Behind law last week ... » Read More
Posted: Jul. 24, 2015 11:49 a.m. | Teacher unions and civil rights groups battle over future of No Child Left Behind Comments 0 Comments
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New Orleans charter challenged on kindergarten admissions testing

New Orleans charter challenged on kindergarten admissions testing

A New Orleans parent whose kindergartener took a test for admission to a selective public charter school wants to know more about the test and ... » Read More
Posted: Jul. 23, 2015 11:29 a.m. | New Orleans charter challenged on kindergarten admissions testing Comments 0 Comments
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OHS Student Attends Future Physician Conference

OHS Student Attends Future Physician Conference

What arrived as a simple piece of mail addressed to Oakdale High School’s Breanna Morgan, manifested itself into an amazing and eye-opening opportunity.

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2015 11:36 a.m. | OHS Student Attends Future Physician Conference Comments 0 Comments
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'The Tradition of Enquiry': Oxford education weekend Day Two recap

'The Tradition of Enquiry': Oxford education weekend Day Two recap

Saturday was the second day of Oxford’s education weekend, and scholars again brought their various expertise to fulfill the vision of what the tradition ... » Read More
Posted: Jul. 20, 2015 8:19 a.m. | 'The Tradition of Enquiry': Oxford education weekend Day Two recap Comments 0 Comments
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Student-led campaigns pushing universities to divest in for-profit prisons

Student-led campaigns pushing universities to divest in for-profit prisons

A student-led campaign led to Columbia University becoming the first university in the United States to divest from prison corporations.
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Posted: Jul. 16, 2015 12:49 a.m. | Student-led campaigns pushing universities to divest in for-profit prisons Comments 0 Comments
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GOP governors running for President tout, tweak and run from their education records

GOP governors running for President tout, tweak and run from their education records

Some of the Republican Party’s most promising presidential candidates in 2016 are governors or former governors running on their executive experience. Unlike senators, whose ... » Read More
Posted: Jul. 15, 2015 11:59 p.m. | GOP governors running for President tout, tweak and run from their education records Comments 0 Comments
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Jones Travels Abroad To Teach Teachers

Jones Travels Abroad To Teach Teachers

 

Like most Oakdale Joint Unified teachers, Magnolia Transitional Kindergarten Teacher Michelle Jones has been enjoying a little respite from her classroom setting and getting recharged ...

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Posted: Jul. 15, 2015 12:01 p.m. | Jones Travels Abroad To Teach Teachers  Comments 0 Comments
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