Laptops from IT Guys

IT Guys from Denver came out last month to give us recycled laptops.  This has been a helpful tool in our classrooms so that more students have access during class for writing and research purposes.  You can see their blog post here.   They also made a fun video about...

Extended School Year Services

This week, something hit hard on the home front: Extended School Year services, the limitations the law puts on the wording of these services, and the impact this has on special education students that continue to fall further and further behind their peers in...

NYC School Experiment – Part 1

This came across my desk this morning. Perhaps I was vaguely aware of it, but until now I have not paid attention to it. However, as part of furthering the dream of meeting the needs of kids educationally, it is important to me to see what others are doing. Is this...

Jail for Moms who Want More for Their Kids

I almost didn’t believe it when I saw it….. Mom Sentenced to Jail for Sending her Kids to a Better School Seriously? Wow. I understand she falsified records, bad. But the father of the children lived within the good district and they wouldn’t allow...