Stand for Children

Type: Organization
Name: Stand for Children
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Early education urgently needed for later success

RECENT MCAS scores in Boston and around the state show promising gains at Jeremiah Burke High, UP Academy Dorchester and other schools that have benefited from greater innovation and flexibility in staffing, time and curriculum (“’” Page A1, Sept. 19 ... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Rose Foundation continues role as a deep enemy of public education

thecherrycreeknews.com -The Rose Foundation of Denver has become a key check writer to some of the most anti-public schools organizations in the state, including Stand for Children and A+ Denver. Rose gave $75,000 to Stand for Children, commonly known ... [Published Cherry Creek News - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Arizona’s Future: Arizona Leadership Forum

American Graduate Day is coming up. It’s a day when PBS stations around the nation dedicate hours of programming that showcase efforts to keep students on the path to graduation. Eight, Arizona PBS is joining that movement, and will kick off a new “American ... [Published Eight Arizona PBS - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Tully: Indy council leader cynically snubs parents

Ashley Thomas brought her 3-year-old daughter, Hope, (seen here) to Tuesday night’s City-County Council committee hearing. The two sat through a three-hour meeting so that Thomas could testify about a proposed preschool program but, along with other supporters, ... [Published Indianapolis Star - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Researcher, advocate, lawmaker debate schools superintendents' role in student success

To explore the role of superintendents, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune invited study co-author Matthew Chingos to debate the findings with Rayne Martin, executive director of Stand for Children Louisiana. Also participating in Wednesday's online chat was ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Education live chat: do school superintendents matter?

A new study concludes that public school superintendents deserve little credit for broad student achievement. Rather, researchers said, academic success grows from many people within school systems working together.It's a particularly noteworthy topic ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dems block funding for preschool plan as meeting erupts

The Indianapolis City-County Council’s finance committee voted to table funding for Mayor Greg Ballard’s $50 million preschool expansion plan and quickly adjourned a three-hour meeting Tuesday night as several people hoping to testify for the plan shouted ... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Despite pullback on ballot issue, push on teacher tenure, evaluations isn’t over in Missouri

It really should be hard to change the Missouri Constitution, Kate Casas says.So the fact that the campaign behind the Amendment 3 ballot initiative abruptly pulled back last week doesn’t mean the movement is dead.“We just need a longer runway,” she ... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core forum set

22:01Advocate staff reportSept. 15, 2014Leaders With Vision is holding a forum Thursday on the Common Core debate.The public is invited to the event at the Drusilla Place ballroom, 3482 Drusilla Lane.The panelists are: Noel Hammett, former member of the ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan To Bring 5th Annual Back-To-School Bus Tour To Alabama And Tennessee

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan   will bring his fifth annual   back-to-school bus tour   to Alabama and Tennessee on   Tuesday, where he will visit Birmingham, Huntsville and Chattanooga.  Mr. Duncan will discuss President Obama’s My Brother’s ... [Published Chattanoogan - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Influential education group announces endorsements

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - An influential education reform group is announcing its endorsement and financial backing of nearly two dozen Illinois legislative candidates in the November election. Stand for Children is an Oregon-based education reform ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

OKC, Tulsa superintendents weigh in on teacher shortage

Oklahoma teachers are underpaid and undervalued and need more support from administrators to be effective, leaders of the state’s two largest school districts said Thursday.Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Rob Neu, speaking at a luncheon hosted ... [Published NewsOK.com - Sep 05 2014]

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Martin agreed, saying, "There are not enough great superintendent candidates and supports in place to help school boards recruit and place great student-centered leaders."
"Let's not throw up our hands now before the changes have had a chance to make a difference for students" she said
Emanuel spokeswoman Kelley Quinn pointed out that Emanuel contributed $50,000 to Quinn's campaign and said he "will continue his efforts to support the governor though this election."

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Early education urgently needed for later success [Published Boston Globe - Sep 28 2014]
Rose Foundation continues role as a deep enemy ... [Published Cherry Creek News - Sep 24 2014]
Arizona’s Future: Arizona Leadership Forum [Published Eight Arizona PBS - Sep 23 2014]
John Mac’s fate put in the hands of ad hoc comm... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Sep 23 2014]
Tully: Indy council leader cynically snubs parents [Published Indianapolis Star - Sep 18 2014]
Here’s what mom, ignored by Indy council, would... [Published Indianapolis Star - Sep 18 2014]
Researcher, advocate, lawmaker debate schools s... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 18 2014]
Education live chat: do school superintendents ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 17 2014]
Dems block funding for preschool plan as meetin... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Despite pullback on ballot issue, push on teach... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 17 2014]
Do school superintendents matter? Join the educ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 16 2014]
Common Core forum set [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 16 2014]
Classrooms are crowded but paying for fix will ... [Published HeraldNet - Sep 14 2014]
Drury leads Neerhof in contributions in 58th Ho... [Published Lake Forester - Sep 09 2014]
Oklahoma Watch: Forum focuses on ways to make O... [Published NewsOK.com - Sep 07 2014]
New! [Published Enid News and Eagle - Sep 07 2014]
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan To Bring 5... [Published Chattanoogan - Sep 05 2014]
Influential education group announces endorsements [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 05 2014]
OKC, Tulsa superintendents weigh in on teacher ... [Published NewsOK.com - Sep 05 2014]
Democrats, unions pour money into key races [Published Education News Colorado - Sep 03 2014]
Common Core, PARCC tests in Colorado reveal une... [Published Denver Post - Aug 31 2014]
State to lose NCLB waiver [Published Examiner Enterprise - Aug 29 2014]
Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot [Published Chicago Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Leadership, Political Winds Buffet Education Ad... [Published Education Week - Aug 25 2014]
Louisiana Parents Report Ridicule By Pro-Common... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 30 2014]
HD 34: A primary with a serious choice [Published BlueOregon - May 08 2014]
Is Oklahoma backing off accountability push in ... [Published McAlester News-Capital - Apr 24 2014]
Continued ... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Apr 19 2014]
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Louisiana Parents Report Ridicule By Pro-Common... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 30 2014]
Members of grassroots parent groups fighting to defeat the Common Core standards in Louisiana knew they were up against tough and well-funded competition in the form of special interest groups lobbying for the nationalized education standards. What ...
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In Oregon, politicians are free to sell themselves to whoever wants to pay. Loren Parks wants to give you $40,000? Hey, no problem. Just one catch: you have to enter that fact into ORESTAR, and anyone, anywhere, can then see who your buyers are. Our ...
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