Bullying Resources Available in Spanish

StopBullying.gov, an initiative of the US Department of Education's Office of Safe and Healthy Students, has launched a new Spanish website: http://espanol.stopbullying.gov/. Like the English-language version, the new site provides teachers, parents and community leaders with the resources they need to prevent bullying. It contains research and best practices on cyberbullying,…
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Successful School Practices

I’ve just finished three different pieces that include lists of successful practices of inner city schools. The first is a book, Sweating the Small Stuff by David  Whitman in which Whitman describes 6 schools ( 4 charters; a parochial high school; and a neighborhood public high school) that have narrowed the achievement…
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From Alfred Tatum on Literacy

(Re) Authorizing Literacy Practices for African American Boys by Alfred W. Tatum, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago The education of young children has been discussed for more than two centuries in the United States. However, we are in our infancy discussing instructional practices and methods that advance the reading…
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