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On March 17, 2020 I became aware of a real possibility that my high school students and I (their Law/ Government teacher) were going to get an early Spring Break. The Corona Virus had just come to the US for me in the form of a teacher friend returning from China the week before. He … More @JennyJustice 555: How “Tik Tok” is Becoming a Platform for Education & Creative Collaboration
CLICK TITLE HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE: Banning Cellphones in School is Good For Students A new study, covering more than 130,000 students across England, looks at how cellphone policies have changed since 2001. by Phil Nobile, Newsday / May 20, 2015 Flickr/Intel Free Press A new study by the London School of Economics found that … More When Schools Ban Smartphones- Many Students Perform Better Academically
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https://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/student-loan-ranger/articles/2017-04-05/student-loan-borrowers-dont-panic-about-forgiveness-eligibility Last week, the Student Loan Ranger heard from a lot of panicked student loan borrowers who had read about a lawsuit that several borrowers and the American Bar Association filed against the Department of Education. These individuals had submitted employment verification certificates under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program and were initially told that … More Student Loan Forgiveness 2017- Don’t Panic (YET)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE, et al., Plaintiffs v. Civil Action No. 16-1534 (JEB) U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, et al., Defendants. Disclaimer: I am not an expert in Indian or Environmental Law. I am a Lawyer/ Activist/ Educator with a sincere interest in the rights and … More Short Synopsis of 58 page Court Opinion- Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. Army Corps of Engineers #nodapl
Education for Autonomy Speaker Collective member, Irene Monica Sanchez, shares spectacular insight into the importance of preserving and celebrating our children’s second language. Excerpt below…link to full article at end. Published on TeleSUR September 7, 2016. ___________________________________________________________ The video of a school bus driver’s violent outburst against a Latino child shows that we are still … More Enforced Assimilation- “English Only versus “Dirty Spanish”
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The Obama administration released guidelines Wednesday that highlight the civil rights of students learning English as a second language, who under federal law are guaranteed targeted help and a high-quality public education. There are about 5 million English-language learners in the United States, or about 9 percent of all public school students, and the number is increasing. … More Federal Rights of English Language Learners- Are Teachers Following the Law?
The author of this blog posting is a public school teacher who will remain anonymous. I will not reveal my district or my role due to the intense legal ramifications for exercising my Constitutional First Amendment rights in a public forum. I was compelled to sign a security form that stated I would not be … More The PARCC Test: Exposed