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DISD Celebrates Memorial Day in the Classroom

The Dickinson Independent School District (DISD), of Dickinson, TX., put their Memorial Day classroom time to good use, with patriotic music and lesson plans, in honor of the national holiday. Due to winter weather closings, back in January, the DISD was instructed to make up those missed classes, by holding school on Memorial Day. Choosing to make the most out of […]

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Concerns Loom Over Evaluation Pilots in New Jersey

A New Jersey teacher and principal evaluation system that initially was piloted in the 2011–2012 school year has expanded to include additional teachers and principals through 2013, and will expand to include all state school districts in 2014. Based on recommendations released in a March 2011 report from the New Jersey Educator Effectiveness Task Force established by Gov. Chris Christie, […]

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