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Charter school admissions, parents and homework, zero tolerance and using videos in the classroom: Required Reading 3/20

Okey dokey-here’s what we’ve got:

Some of the ins and outs of how Charter schools  can select their students. The issue of Backfill.

Are parents  helping kids with their homework really helping? Really?

So called “zero tolerance” has a lot of ridiculous aspects, like this kid who got suspended for having a razor after she took it away from another kid who was cutting.

If you use videos in your classes here’s a search tool that helps you look through a lot of different sources. And if you’re examining the use of videos in the classroom, you might want to look at this.

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Speecharella is a speech pathologist at a small public school district in a one of those states that is suspicious of teachers and other people with an unnatural fondness for taking courses and such.

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