Joel Carrillo

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Race and the Standardized Testing Wars

WHEN the parents of more than 200,000 pupils in the third through eighth grades in New York chose to have their children sit out standardized state tests last spring, major civil rights organizations were quick to condemn their decision, along with similar movements in Colorado, Washington and New …

Swimming lessons help with childrens' maths results, study finds

Swimming classes help middle class children boost their maths grades, a study by UCL has revealed.<p>Children who take part in organised sports and physical activities were one and a half times more likely to reach higher than expected grades in their maths test at the end primary school at age 11, it …

Project-based learning and math - Innovation: Education

How much do you want to change the world?<p>As project-based learning gives students a way to tackle authentic problems in the world and accomplish …

“11,000 smart, committed teachers can change the world”: A group of working Philadelphia teachers is looking to upset the status quo of the teachers union

<b>Amy Roat (AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>Up for a vote: “Social justice unionism,” in which every teachers union member participates in educational change<p>Emma Eisenberg<p>January 24, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>“I am sick of austerity,” Yaasiyn Muhammad, a teacher of African-American history at Central High School told a crowd …

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These Photos of Winter Storm Jonas as Seen from Space Are Incredible

Courtesy of astronaut Scott Kelly.<p>The photos taken of Winter Storm Jonas from the sidewalks, highways, and backyards of the East Coast show mounds of snow and stranded motorists, an entire chunk of the country hunkered down to wait out the blizzard. Up in the International Space Station, NASA …