Daisy’s Perfect Word

Daisy’s Perfect Word is a story about a young girl who is looking for the perfect word to give her teacher as a going away present.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • A young girl, Daisy, who loves language, searches for the perfect word to give her teacher as…

‘I know they are going to die.’ This foster father takes in only terminally ill children

By Hailey Branson-Potts for The LA Times The children were going to die. Mohamed Bzeek knew that. But in his more than two decades as a foster father, he took them in anyway — the sickest of the sick in Los Angeles County’s sprawling foster care system. He has buried about 10 children. Some died in his arms. Now, Bzeek spends long days…

Ask Dr. Blank: How do you feel about accountability in education?

Accountability—the idea of holding schools, districts, educators, and students responsible for results—has become the most-recent watchword in education. In more and more states and districts, policymakers are moving to reward achievement and punish failure in schools, in an effort to ensure that children are getting a good education and that tax dollars aren’t being wasted. How do you feel about…

Happy President’s Day!

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President Pennybaker

President Pennybaker is a story about a young boy who decides to run for president.  The book is reviewed by Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • This book is about a young boy who is prompted to run for president after feeling dissatisfied by the rules his parents have forced upon him (clean his room, brush teeth, etc)….