Michael G. Sheppard

Activist, Game Changer

Category: Education Policy (Page 3 of 3)

Teacher Accountability, Who is Really to Blame?

Since the early 1990s, the standard and accountability movement for teacher led instructions has dominated the political discourse and reform efforts in the United States. This movement is based on the theory that three principles will ultimately improve the nation’s education system. The first adheres to the academic standards or what is required for student […]

Toxic Culture of Education: Joshua Katz

Common Core Facts

If you want to know more about Common Core Standards, please check out the site here: Common Core Site

What can Common Core do for Education?

In light of the Republican and Democratic debates, education has become one of the most popular topics discussed in politics. One path towards a solution since the Bush’s No Child Left Behind act back in 2001 is the controversial, and somewhat unwelcome, Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The Common Core standards are designed to build […]

The Two Sides of the Coin: Poverty and Education

Many Americans believe that the major problem within public education is the lack of focus within the administration of a school. They even go as far as to blame the teachers for not providing the adequate time and skills needed for their child to grow and learn on a day-to-day basis. This type of mentality […]

On The Front Lines: Educators and Veterans Share Symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

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