The untold data crisis at LDOE

Originally posted on Crazy Crawfish:
? ? There is a data crisis at LDOE. Almost all of the data collection systems are failing. The data, statistics and reports being generated are garbage. Data is being ferried back and forth between the department and school districts using Excel worksheets and through e-mail correspondence. This leaves many…

Ian McGregor’s Story, Educator

Growing up with a parent in the military had its ups and downs; by the time I was nine, I had already attended four different schools. The unifying factor of all four military-base schools was parental involvement. Having a parent involved in a student’s education is overtly necessary to maintain smooth transitions with the student’s…

What happened to community in schools?

Up until now, few parents have been united with each other or with educators for one reason or another. Some people believe the myths and stereotypes that linger about parents and educators. Some believe that the solutions implemented to date are valid and should be followed through. Some might even believe that competition is good…