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Pawlenty to unveil education reform bill

Tim Pugmire, Minnesota Public Radio, April 19, 2010 – St. Paul, Minn. — Gov. Tim Pawlenty is holding a press conference Monday to unveil his comprehensive education reform bill. DFL legislative leaders are urging Pawlenty to get personally involved in education reform discussions planned this week at the Capitol. A public hearing is scheduled Tuesday […]

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Building a Better Teacher

Elizabeth Green, New York Times, March 2, 2010 – ON A WINTER DAY five years ago, Doug Lemov realized he had a problem. After a successful career as a teacher, a principal and a charter-school founder, he was working as a consultant, hired by troubled schools eager — desperate, in some cases — for Lemov […]

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A school on the edge

Doug Belden, Pioneer Press, December 28, 2009 – Suburban Carver Elementary has missed federal testing targets for four straight years, and teachers and students are feeling the stress as they strive to meet the demands of No Child Left Behind — and avoid closure. First in an occasional series: The federal No Child Left Behind […]

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