Home visits yield hope and cooperation

by John Rosales, photo above by Adam Bacher It is pushing 8:00 p.m. on a Tuesday and two teachers and a paraeducator from Roberts High School in Salem, Oregon, are wrapping up their second family home visit of the evening. As the sun sets on the carefully coiffed lawn of the Alvarez family, the Roberts’ … Continued


NEA President: Stop the Blame Game

Today on TheHill.com, NEA President Dennis Van Roekel pens a powerful op-ed about the need to talk about constructive changes in public education, and bring an immediate end to the educator bashing that has defined the dialogue about education reform in recent weeks and months. “When did teachers become the boogeyman for the myriad challenges … Continued

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