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E*X*C*E*L*L*E*N*T Teacher Maze F.A.Q.


How does one qualify to enter into the E*X*C*E*L*L*E*N*T Teacher Maze?


Certification by Teach for America is a sure bet but other routes are available, depending on individual contributions in the following categories:


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    INDEX OF THE EGGPLANT

  • NCLB Outrages

    The Children Left Behind: What happened to the students pushed out by high-stakes testing?

    Ohanian Comment: Although the story told here is a Texas story, Nathan makes clear that NCLB and its focus on test scores has done inestimable damage to countless young people nationwide. The 522 probably low scorers on the state test pushed out of high school in Birmingham, Alabama are mentioned in passing. Subscribe...
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    INDEX OF NCLB OUTRAGES


    NCLB In Your Face

    Ask About the Administration's Suggestions to Revise the ESEA

    You can borrow Stephen Krashen's fine questions for the Administration. Send them in! Use them for newspaper op eds. Share them with your PTA.

    by Kent Williamson, NCTE Executive Director

    NCTE members are invited to join Massie Ritsch and Brad Jopp from the U.S. Department of Education and ...
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    INDEX OF NCLB IN YOUR FACE


    NCLB Cartoon

    A Teaching Tool Shower Curtain

    Sold by Walmart. Regularly $49.25. Now on sale: $29.37.
    Each shower curtains comes with a 'Tips from a Teacher' card. According to the manufacturer, 'This helpful card encourages the use of specific and purposeful vocabulary when using the shower curtain as a teaching tool. This vocabulary is consistent with the vocabulary used by teachers.'

    This curtain is billed as Grade 2 Words. Grades 1 and 2 curtains are also available, as well as an ABC curtain. There are also addition facts and subtraction facts curtains.

    AND a SAT Vocabulary Shower Curtain:
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    Is there nowhere kids can be safe?

    INDEX OF NCLB CARTOONS


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