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Building blocks: Parents form play-based preschool

...peers to base his behaviors on, he would be well adapted to successfully enter the more rigid structure in the public school system when he is old enough. Bethune said parents can gain from being involved in their child's preschool experience...
Willy Dunne: Participate to get things done

...rather than simply complain.As my daughter grew, I better understood the importance of education and of our public school system. I got to know the school staff and learned much from them. I joined the school Site Council, participated in...
Op-ed: Bernie's conspiracy theory

...beneath them are denied the means of ascent. Clearly, the country must have a rotten, utterly unaccountable public school system - and so it does. Yes, the billionaire class has a lot to answer for.Even if you have a dim view of the wealthy...
Cal Thomas: Taylor Swift's bad investment

Pop star Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to the New York City public school system. Swift, who was named the world's sixth most powerful celebrity by Forbes magazine, has commendably performed numerous acts...
Rhetoric paints inaccurate picture of local education system

A recent opinion piece on a local radio station's website made the oft heard claim that our country's public school system is failing. The comments were broad, without citation and stated that all improvement attempts have failed...
Gather the facts, get the full story

...duplicable was avoided. Having your PhD degree revoked did not appear to be a desirable result. As a product of our public school system, a private college, and several state universities and a science-math teacher for 10 years in Kenai Central...
Stormtroopers, a Wookie and a CPAC

...pupil than any state in the nation; we're number 32 in results. It's not just about putting more money in the public school system, it's trying something new and that's what charter schools are all about." Rescuing children has always...
Proposed constitutional amendment would degrade quality of education

...and socio-economic disadvantages, who will readily accept them and provide the same quality of service as the public school system? In all of these cases the state's public schools have been required to develop systems of care that deliver...
Legislative negotiators seek education resolution

...too, from members of the public and other lawmakers that they weren't getting the value they wanted from the public school system."The concern is that we want to see some performance improvements before we, the Legislature, step up and...
Knudsen, Chenault ready for election day issue that has been important to him for years and that he has fought for additional K-12 funding for the public school system. "We need to do some fine tuning of it, but I'm willing to work with the school district and try to find the...


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