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ellycat3 March 13, 2009


Four newly elected Moon Area School Board members have vowed to stop an estimated $81.6 million plan to build a new high school and turn the...

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hopkinsatl May 28, 2008


I came across this article at USA Today regarding the difficulties...

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teachnmom March 12, 2009


This is an even more timely question as numerous teachers across the nation are receiving RIF notices right now. Before... More »

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jennis March 12, 2009


Is teacher tenure helping public education, or hurting it? What's the compelling reason for making it so very hard to... More »

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sharie001 March 10, 2009


Hi, I've started a new group, and invite you all to join. The group provides a lot of info that can help students, parents, teachers,...

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vacekd1001 March 11, 2009


Hey, everyone sharie's group has a wealth of information. I am sure you will enjoy it.

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MagnetMom March 2, 2009


I saw in a report over the weekend that a teacher had gotten rid of chairs in her fourth grade class after receiving a $400 grant to purchase...

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drjohnson March 2, 2009


I had posted this in another group but it's relevant here.I think it would be asking for less trouble than balls. Those... More »

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MagnetMom March 2, 2009


drjohnson, I definitely didn't want to try to speak for parents of kids with LD and attention difficulties, but... More »

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MagnetMom February 10, 2009


The AP published a story yesterday here: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gaJy8kEZgin9Rs0u_MGkdAAJRcnAD968AJDO0 In...

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hockeymum February 10, 2009


Scholastic is a little disapointing to myself and child now. We rarely find interesting books to purchase. For the younger... More »

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MSMomm February 10, 2009


I would have to agree about worrying about the little stuff. Scholastic fundraisers are good for the schools and the... More »

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mistablitz January 24, 2009


I received a DonorsChoose.org gift card from this GreatSchools. What a great site DonorsChoose.org is. My daughter and I decided to give to a...

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tjlove February 10, 2009


That's great that your daughter helped you choose a project to donate to. Thanks for coming back and letting us know!

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MagnetMom February 8, 2009


The Santa Ana School District is considering lowering graduation requirements from 240 units to 220 units.  The four classes, typically...

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Debora February 9, 2009


I think your question is quite valid. I have a couple of takes on the situation (of course!): one, the policy... More »

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MagnetMom February 9, 2009


Debora, thanks for responding. I too am torn. I don't want to water down the requirements, but I got a D in... More »

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MagnetMom December 17, 2008


I've been making the rounds on blogs and websites this week, attempting to gauge the reaction to the departure of LAUSD Superintendent David...

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MSMomm December 18, 2008


I believe the problem is that there are too many groups with their own agendas, and one person cannot please everyone.... More »

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andyhanfmann February 8, 2009


An article in Ed Week, perhaps called, "Gains Post NCLB Attributed to Teacher Decison" would lead one to think not... More »

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CorinneGregory December 12, 2008


Here's one everyone should have an opinion on: We all hear about the "ills" in our education system as depicted in the media,...

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sharie001 February 5, 2009


1. misuse, abuse, and wasting funds 2. Zero tolerance policies and unjust inconsistant discipline 3.... More »

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daretothink February 6, 2009


1. NCLB lowers self esteem in children, when they don't pass the test. It takes the joy out of learning. 2. NCLB... More »


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