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Language arts teacher, 30, accused of oral sex in her empty classroom with teen boy student
Language arts teacher, 30, accused of oral sex in her empty classroom with teen boy studentA Florida teacher was arrested Monday after allegedly spending the past two years in a sexual relationship with a teen student -- at their homes and in the classroom. Valeria Costadoni, the head of the language arts department at Miami Arts Charter School ...read more
Source: Fox News
Published on Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:46:00 GMT
Literacy progress grows in local schools ahead of reading law
Literacy progress grows in local schools ahead of reading lawThe 2017 Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress showed a drop in English language arts scores after seeing a slight increase in some grade levels in 2016. The highest scorers were fifth-graders, with 51 percent testing as advanced or proficient.read more
Source: Holland Sentinel
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 05:16:00 GMT
No-Nonsense Educator Named D.C. Public Schools’ 2018 Teacher of the Year
No-Nonsense Educator Named D.C. Public Schools’ 2018 Teacher of the YearMore than half of Tumeka Coleman’s 40 students came into her third grade English Language Arts classroom in September performing below their grade level. “When they come to me, I have to teach them where they are and then fast-forward them to where ...read more
Source: Afro American Newspaper
Published on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:00:00 GMT
The Three "Rs" Beginning with Reorganization in Florham Park Schools
The Three In the end, they want to make sure students can make a real-world application with them. When it comes to English-Language Arts (ELA), they adopted a reading and writing workshop curriculum from Columbia University and their Teachers College program.read more
Source: TAPinto.net
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:47:00 GMT
Lexia Debuts New PowerUp Literacy Program, Enhancing Core English Language Arts Instruction for Non-Proficient Readers in Grades Six and Above
Lexia Debuts New PowerUp Literacy Program, Enhancing Core English Language Arts Instruction for Non-Proficient Readers in Grades Six and Above“Schools and districts need to prepare all middle and high school students, including non-proficient readers, for college and careers, so closing the literacy achievement gap in grades 6-12 is often a matter of special concern. That’s especially true ...read more
Source: einpresswire.com
Published on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:54:00 GMT
Crews Lake thespians overcome the odds
Crews Lake thespians overcome the oddsSPRING HILL — It’s 8:30 a.m. — "homeroom" period in school speak — when kids in the Crews Lake Middle School drama club file into an empty chorus room to begin rehearsing under the direction of language arts teacher Kristen Sykora. There’s only ...read more
Source: Tampa Bay Times
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:15:00 GMT
Could you pass 3rd grade reading? Try some M-STEP questions
Could you pass 3rd grade reading? Try some M-STEP questionsBelow, you can try your hand at some sample questions from the third-grade English language arts portion of the M-STEP. But first, a quick note about the six sample questions: These are from the paper-and-pencil version of the M-STEP. Students also can ...read more
Source: MLive.com
Published on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:20:00 GMT
A Day In the Life of a 12- (Almost 13!) Year-Old Brooklynite
A Day In the Life of a 12- (Almost 13!) Year-Old BrooklyniteIt's annoying when he walks by a record store because he has to stop in and look. 1:20 p.m.: In English Language Arts we start watching a movie of the book we just finished, called "A Raisin in the Sun." It was cool, but didn't really have what the book did.read more
Source: Advertising Age
Published on Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:42:00 GMT
Don’t toss link between tests and high school graduation
Don’t toss link between tests and high school graduationLast year’s compromise law eliminated the requirement that students pass a state end-of-course exam in biology, while keeping the mandate that students show proficiency in math and English language arts. Significantly, the plan moves the high-stakes ...read more
Source: The Seattle Times
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:21:00 GMT
FD school foundation names grant recipients
FD school foundation names grant recipientsThe entire board is thrilled to be able to fund these initiatives.” Grants include: – $7,092 for English Language Arts books for all first-grade students. – $4,600 for Makerspace equipment for the Duncombe Elementary School Library. – $4,450 for ...read more
Source: The Messenger
Published on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 23:16:00 GMT