Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 9, 2013: Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report

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link] Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 7, 2013 : Feds want data protected in Trombetta cyber charter fraud case [link] Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report Yinzercation Blog September 8, 2013 The PA Department of Education just distributed the results of last year’s PSSA testing. 5 – House Democratic Policy Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today the committee will hold a hearing about Pennsylvania’s public education and funding cuts from 2 p.m.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

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Charter school champions, parent activists, a public school student, a teacher and other residents who testified before the House Democratic policy committee all agreed on at least one point: They want the state to come up with a more equitable way of allocating money to schools. "We''re

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013: Teaching? Piece of cake. Everybody knows you can pick that up in just five weeks….

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013 : Teaching? The panel will include: Ron Cowell, President of The Education Policy and Leadership Center ; Corinna Vecsey Wilson, PCN Host of the "Focus on Education" programs; Deborah Dunstone, President, Pennsylvania PTA; Sylvia P.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013: Supt. Hite: “We cannot allow the city, the state, the School District, or anybody else to think that this is normal”

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013 : Supt. House Democratic Policy Committee property tax hearing held in Montgomery County Storify by Evan Brandt at Pottstown Mercury September 9, 2013 The Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee is holding hearings across the state to learn how cuts to state funding of education are affecting property taxes.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013: Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students?

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013 : Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students? Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy.

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12 ways to evaluate speaking gigs for gender bias

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Is there a harrassment policy for the conference? Ideally, you''d want to see gender balance in the selection committee, but recent research focused on two scientific conferences showed that " having at least one woman member of the convening team correlated with a significantly higher proportion of invited female speakers and reduced the likelihood of an all-male symposium roster."

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One of my bureaus booked me to keynote close an upcoming womens health symposium for 2,500 attendees  yes, specifically women, my favorite audience, and closing to a well-known celebrity actress (Geena Davis, of Thelma and Louise and the hit new TV series Commander in Chief). Tapping into the symposium theme, and with full permission (and excitement) of the event creators, I adopted "Heart of A Woman" for the title of my book.

Famous Speech Friday: Japan First Lady Akie Abe's keynote in English

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Perhaps you do not expect a keynote address from a high-level international symposium on coastal resilience, a climate change issue, to make the cut for Famous Speech Friday, even if it is given by the wife of the Prime Ministerr of Japan, Akie Abe. Connect the poetry to the policy: The sea walls, of course, would separate the forest from the sea. In short, it was a poetic, nuanced, smart policy speech.in

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