I hail from Mark Twain country. Thus, a little satire for this week's posting. - Steve
With Valentine’s Day nearing, my family just took its annual love survey.
On February 27th, the Opportunity to Learn Campaign will be hosting a webinar on racial justice with the Applied Research Center, an OTL ally. The webinar will provide advocates and organizers with valuable tools for framing and combating racial disparities in our nation's education system. Sign up here!
(This post originally appeared on FightingBob.com.)
Have you ever felt that you fell through the looking glass hand-in-hand with Alice to a place where up is down, north is really south, and wrong is actually right?
In the first in a series of policy proposals, the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign advocates the creation of Personal Opportunity Plans for every student who is one grade level or more behind in reading or math, giving them access to the academic, social and heathcare supports they need to get back on track.
Need some help developing or advocating for policies in your state to tackle school pushout and end the school-to-prison pipeline? Then look no further than this newly released state policy guide from the Opportunity to Learn Campaign!
This post is written by Bill Conway, an acclaimed social studies teacher in Janesville, WI.
Let's hear it for the advocates in Wisconsin who are pushing a proposal for fair funding for the state's public schools!
The following post was written by Steve Strieker, a veteran Social Studies teacher in Janesville, WI. This has been reposted, with Strieker's permission, from his blog "One Teacher's Perspective."
The Wisconsin Department of Administration recently sent out a press release praising Governor Scott Walker for his leadership in making the “largest deposit to our Rainy Day Fund in state history.”