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Teacher Stands Up Against Testing

While many teachers have had enough, one teacher decided it was time to stand up and say something. One Kindergarten teacher in Gainesville…

Started by Jen Ryan

0 Dec 8

Higher Enrollment Means More Teachers

The school board is looking to hire 28 more teachers this year after enrollment after 10 days reached over 200 more than they planned for.…

Started by Jen Ryan

5 Nov 15
Reply by Lottie Simmons-Bethea

7 Questions To Ask At Parent Teacher Conferences

These are sort of like a physical for your child's progress at school. Sometimes you leave with tons of information and others you leave fe…

Started by Jen Ryan

0 Nov 13

Homeschooling advice--

I have decided to homeschool my children(next year). Letting them complete their school year now, or at least until I get more supplies/inf…

Started by Chelsey Frost

5 Oct 30
Reply by Jen Ryan

School Photo Tradition

What started out as a fluke has turned into a tradition for one boy. He has worn the same shirt for school pictures since he was in the 2nd…

Started by Jen Ryan

0 Oct 29

Teachers Plan Rally Before Board Meeting...

The teachers union is planning a rally before the board meeting to push for less testing in the schools. Many have stated their desire to g…

Started by Jen Ryan

0 Oct 14

Trinity Catholic School Ditches Traditional Textbooks

This year all students will access their books through the cloud. On either an iPad or tablet of some kind that the parents are responsible…

Started by Jen Ryan

2 Sep 30
Reply by 2girlsmom

Back to school blues for pups?

Many dogs whine and wait eagerly at the front door but eventually adjust to the absence of their young owners when they are in class. But m…

Started by Chris Wagner

1 Sep 16
Reply by Jen Ryan

School Testing Fatigue Causes National Movement

Teachers have been saying for years that students are forced to take an excessive number of state mandated tests. These tests can make or b…

Started by Jen Ryan

1 Sep 9
Reply by Heather O'Brien

How did the first day go? Share Your Pics!!

How did the first day of school for you guys go? Did your kiddos love their new teachers? Did you? Share your first day adventures and feel…

Started by Jen Ryan

7 Aug 28
Reply by Jen Ryan


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