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    New UNC-G ed school leader: Reason for optimism?

    posted October 25, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    View in your browser. Welcome One of North Carolina’s top schools of education will soon have a new dean. According to UNC-Greensboro Provost David H.
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    Is public education a form of welfare?

    posted October 18, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    View in your browser. Welcome According to University of Pennsylvania professor Michael Katz, "Welfare is the most despised public institution…
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    Social Studies Standards Redux

    posted October 11, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    View in your browser. Welcome Does United States history still begin in 1877? In this week’s newsletter, read about proposed changes to North Carolina’s…
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    Follow the Money, Education Edition

    posted October 4, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    View in your browser. Welcome State education officials are shelling out millions of taxpayer dollars to Wireless Generation, a New York-based education technology company.
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    Obama’s Muddled Education Agenda

    posted September 29, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    View in browser. Welcome The following is a humorous example of what happens when you try to facilitate learning, rather than convey knowledge. For…
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    Race to the Top feeds political patronage

    posted September 20, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    View in your browser. Welcome If a good teacher, like a candle, "consumes itself to light the way for others," then perhaps burnout is not so bad…
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    Hot in Cleveland

    posted September 13, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    View in your browser. This week, I have the pleasure of attending the annual State Policy Network meeting in Cleveland, Ohio. The good news? The free-market think…
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    ‘A sound mind in a sound body.’

    posted August 30, 2010 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    View in your browser. Welcome I have had two important questions on my mind. Where does the next president of the University…

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