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A positive look ahead for 2012 in Minnesota public schools

Joe Nathan Column — Looking ahead for 2012, I’m optimistic about Minnesota schools, students and educators.  Reviewing more than 40 columns and more than 1,000 email responses in 2011, five issues emerge. • The enormous array of positive accomplishments for … Continue reading

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Respect for outstanding teaching

Joe Nathan Center for School Change   More than 30 people from several states commented on last week’s column about respecting effective teachers. Here are a few of their responses. Some suggested ways to honor excellent educators. Others discussed what … Continue reading

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Help a local public school do what it does best

Joe Nathan Column — At their best, what did schools and teachers do for you?   When I ask people this question, they often say things like: • They helped me find things I really enjoyed doing. • They helped me … Continue reading

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FL area part of growing charter school movement

Lakes International Language Academy, North Lakes Charter Academy Joe Nathan Education Columnist From about 10,000 students to about 39,000, from 100 to more than 2 million. Those are a few of the statistics that show how Forest Lake is a … Continue reading

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Area charter schools part of growing trend

Joe Nathan Center for School Change   From about 10,000 students to about 39,000, from 100 to more than two million. Those are a few of the statistics that show how Southeastern Minnesota is part of one of the most … Continue reading

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Minnesota charter schools part of a growing trend

Joe Nathan Column — From about 10,000 students to about 39,000, from 100 to more than 2 million. Those are a few of the statistics that show how Minnesota is a part of one of the most intriguing educational reforms … Continue reading

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What will promote greater respect for outstanding teaching?

by Joe Nathan Thisweek Newspapers More than 30 people from several states commented on my recent column about respecting effective teachers. Here are a few of their responses. Some suggested ways to honor excellent educators. Others discussed what some educators … Continue reading

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What will promote greater respect for outstanding teaching?

Joe Nathan ECM Guest Writer More than 30 people from several states commented on last week’s column about respecting effective teachers. Here are a few of their responses.   Some suggested ways to honor excellent educators. Others discussed what some … Continue reading

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What will promote greater respect for top teachers?

Readers appreciate writer’s focus on teachers Joe Nathan Education Columnist More than 30 people from several states commented on last week’s column about respecting effective teachers. Here are a few of their responses. Some suggested ways to honor excellent educators. … Continue reading

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What will promote greater respect for outstanding teaching?

Joe Nathan Column — More than 30 people from several states commented on last week’s column about respecting effective teachers.   Here are a few of their responses.   Some suggested ways to honor excellent educators. Others discussed what some educators can/are … Continue reading

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