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Weekly News Round-Up for January 25th
posted by: Melissa | January 25, 2019, 11:41 am   

Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, school choice, teacher strikes, funding, and more!

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Schools ‘that fit’ Week
posted by: Melissa | January 21, 2019, 04:29 pm   

This week's blog is written by Rena Youngblood, AAE's Director of Charter School Services.


It wouldn’t be hard to look at the 2019 calendar, see that Martin Luther King, Jr. Day falls during National School Choice Week, and incorporate beautifully accurate and still timely quotes to suggest that his message of civil rights included educational rights – specifically school choice rights. I get it. That’s exactly what I set out to do. Many of us truly believe the educational advantages of the wealthy, the privileged, top 10%, whatever you want to call them, should be available to everyone when it comes to parental choice. Many home buyers select homes based on their ‘good’ school districts. Some make the financial decision, even the financial sacrifice, to send children to private schools. What about that magnet school your son or daughter is qualified to attend? Aren’t you going to apply and take advantage of that public school option? And don’t forget the tutors we might seek out to give our children every advantage when it comes to their education. These are decisions many of us weigh.

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Weekly News Round-Up for January 18th
posted by: Melissa | January 18, 2019, 02:39 pm   

Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, a teacher strike, shut down effects, teacher raises, and more!

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The Best Study Strategies to Teach Your Students
posted by: Melissa | January 17, 2019, 04:28 pm   

We all want to help our students perform better, not just in our classes but throughout their academic careers. One of the key ways to do this is to help our students get the most out of their independent study time. No matter what age group you teach, chances are they’ve never been taught how to study.

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Teachers Pay Teachers and its Copyright Issues
posted by: Melissa | January 15, 2019, 02:23 pm   

Teachers Pay Teachers has become ubiquitous among educators. The website allows teachers who have developed curriculum materials for their classes, to sell that material to other teachers. For the teachers buying the materials, the website is a time-saver and means that they don’t have to worry about reinventing the wheel.

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