Dr. Steven Paine, the brand new West Virginia Schools Superintendent, is utilizing Finland as a mannequin for reforming West Virginia’s instructional system. Last April, the Administration articulated a imaginative and prescient for strengthening and reforming CTE nationwide through the release of a Blueprint for Transformation of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act In the Blueprint, the Administration laid out a plan to coach our way to an economic system constructed to final by graduating more of our highschool students prepared for school and profession by way of efficient CTE programs.
Bill Moyers remained a stalwart presence on the air and on-line, and stays an inspiration to all of us who cherish his native Texas progressive populism that refuses to dismiss the moral dimensions of political economic system within the face of an all out assault on public discourse maintained by the proper libertarians of the Chicago School of economics who’ve come to dominate Obama Education coverage.
When academics, union leaders and training ministers meet again in New York this March for the second OECD co-sponsored International Summit of the Teaching Profession , they will little doubt take as a place to begin their conclusion from final yr’s Summit: that high-quality educating forces are created through deliberate coverage decisions, and by engaging strong academics as active brokers at school reform, not simply using them to implement plans designed by others.
There seems to be a stark philosophical distinction between the approach being taken by the Chancellor in DCPS and that being taken in all the encompassing jurisdictions – Montgomery, Prince Georges, and Fairfax; between Chancellor Rhee’s strategy and that advocated by schooling researchers, academic testing experts, and that supported by those that for many years have advocated the creation of an expert trainer workforce.
The summit, being held in Zurich, Switzerland, from 20 – 21 February 2008, is the place the place industry leaders from shippers, logistics providers, carriers, ports and government our bodies will collect to discuss the business case for greening their provide chains through transportation and logistics initiatives, and on the same time, discover ways to lower your expenses, and enhance effectivity and buyer relations.