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Reform Matters: June 12, 2013
posted by: Ruthie | June 12, 2013, 08:09 PM   

Welcome to the Association of American Educators' online biweekly publication, Reform Matters. This education reform-focused publication features both original AAE content and a compilation of the latest news from the growing education reform community.

As the largest national non-union professional association for educators, AAE is a non-partisan choice for teachers across the country. We are proud to be member-driven and only take positions on issues after our members are surveyed at a majority. The studies, articles, and policies showcased in this newsletter have not necessarily been endorsed by AAE; however, by sharing new and innovative trends in education policy, we hope to educate and empower our members by examining new possibilities in education.

Feel free to forward this email on to colleagues, or encourage them to join our email list. We hope that you will provide us with feedback and consider submitting an article or study for consideration.

 AAE Blog Roll: Don't forget to bookmark the AAE blog and the AAE Charters blog for original daily posts on trends in education reform and professional development.
AAE in the News: Teachers Need a Professional Association, Not a Union

"...In the wake of a rapidly changing profession and educational climate, we need to embrace professional associations for teachers as the wave of the future. Recognizing that teachers require both a voice in the reform dialogue and needed benefits, professional associations offer a modern approach to representation and advocacy and promise a new era of professionalism where teachers are given a proper seat at the table..." Click here to read the full article. 

Education Technology & Blended Learning  

One Minnesota district relies on video and job-embedded coaching to improve teachers' tech skills. 'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills, Digital Directions, 6/11/13

Plugging In: Obama wants faster Internet in US schools. Would you pay $5 a year for it?, Christian Science Monitor, 6/6/13

How will technology impact the teaching profession? Digital Trends Shifting the Role of Teachers, Education Week, 5/22/13

Teacher Topics    

Grouping students by ability is regaining popularity in many schools and teachers are sounding off. Grouping Students by Ability Regains Favor in Classroom, The New York Times, 6/9/13

Teacher Opinion: Get Rid of Forced Union Representation, Free to Teach, 6/5/13 

How should teachers prepare for the classroom? The Case for Alternative, or Even No Teacher Certification, Heartland, 6/8/13

Charter Schools, Choice & Reform Advocacy

Will NCLB soon be overhauled? The Latest: Democrats Reject GOP No Child Left Behind Option, Associated Press, 6/11/13

According to new data, many dropouts attempt to return. Many Dropouts Try-and Fail-to Return to School, Education Week, 6/6/13

Public Charter School Survey: Most Charters Don't Have Sufficient Room to Grow, Charters & Choice Blog, 6/10/13

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