Suing a preschool?

“Suit Faults Test Preparation at Preschool” by Jenny Anderson of the New York Times is an interesting article.  I am struck not by  the academic or philosophical implications or even by  the state of the educational system.  The issue at hand is at what point does a parent become proactive?  Does waiting until graduation to … More Suing a preschool?

Reggio Inspired Network of Minnesota

  The January Book Study (Reggio Children’s Dialogues With Places) has been moved from Sunday, January 2, 2011 to Sunday, January 30, 2011.  Location and time remain the same:  Open Book’s Coffee Gallery, 1011 Washington Ave., Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415.  3:00 – 4:30.  Contact for further information.  No fee to participate beyond purchase of the book.  Dialogues … More Reggio Inspired Network of Minnesota

Beachcomber Community School: Fanny Bay, Comox Valley

It must be noted that there is no such thing as one answer, at least not where education is concerned.  There are a multitude of students, parents, teachers, learning styles and perspectives.  With the abundance of energy levels, personalities and quirks it is foolish to think that Reggio is the answer for all.  Here is … More Beachcomber Community School: Fanny Bay, Comox Valley

CA Senate Bill 1381: Kindergarten Change

After much hard work teachers have finally been heard. Senate Bill 1381 is the change that California kindergartener needs. If passed all children starting kindergarten must be 5 years by Sept. 1 instead of Dec. 2. Click here for the Mercury article. Unlike other papers, this one gives you the background of the  grass-roots efforts … More CA Senate Bill 1381: Kindergarten Change