Category Archives: KIPP

Implementing Justice in an Unjust Environment

Pattie Sloan and Joan Flora:  challenging the status quo The daunting task of managing a classroom of very active students is a juggling act for teachers that makes them part benevolent-dictator,  part subject-guru and part entertainer.  But if we truly want to create an equitable … Continue reading

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Moving Forward Requires Character

Pattie Sloan and Joan Flora:  two teachers challenging the status quo In many sectors of our country, public education is spinning in preparation for the Common Core roll-out in the fall.  Districts, schools, and classrooms are frantically preparing for this new movement in education as … Continue reading

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