December 17, 2014

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Delaware News

Middletown Transcript
Agriculture science teacher at Everett Meredit5h Middle receives distinguished recognition
Brynn Mulvihill, a teacher at Everett Meredith Middle College, has been recognized as a single of the leading agriculture science teachers in the state and was also picked in August as the recipient of a scholarship issued by the National Association of Agriscience Educators.

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Boston Globe
Their budgets strained, college students turn to campus meals pantries
In Massachusetts, twelve of the state’s 29 public campuses operate pantries, some of which are pupil-run. 7 other campuses supply vouchers for cafeteria meals, run meals drives, or consider other actions to distribute meals to needy college students, in accordance to an informal survey by state officials.

Training Week
Most New York teachers rated effective
Nine out of 10 New York City school teachers were rated successful or extremely efficient in the very first year of state-mandated evaluations.

Utah schools performance holds regular
A new round of state college rankings finds about half of Utah’s public colleges earn a B grade.

Maryland teachers union calls for suspension of kindergarten tests
The Maryland state teachers’ union is calling on the state to suspend its new kindergarten-readiness check, saying that it requires as well significantly time away from instruction and helps make developmentally inappropriate demands on kids.

The anti-TFA protests are misguided
A commentary by Howard Fuller, Regional Board of Directors Member, Teach for America-Milwaukee
Historically, the group United Students Against Sweatshops has organized campus demonstrations all around everything from the functioning conditions behind the generating of school apparel to the treatment of food-service staff.

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