Monthly Archives: March 2013

An extraordinary education doesn’t come free

Carl Hankey is an extraordinary school. Just this past year our middle school teacher Sherri George was recognized as Capistrano Unified’s Middle School Teacher of the Year, and our elementary school earned the California Department of Education’s Distinguished School Award! … Continue reading

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IB and Common Core

California is one of more than 40 states that have either adopted Common Core Standards or have some version of them. Federal Common Core Standards were developed by educators and state governors to ensure public education is “robust and relevant to … Continue reading

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Sometimes the most obvious ideas are also the most compelling. We often believe that students must be “taught,” forgetting that children have an intrinsic desire to learn. TED.com recently recognized a researcher who demonstrated that if we merely give kids … Continue reading

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Money in Education

Now that the Federal Government is officially in sequestration, it’s a good time to see how that impacts education. The National Education Association says it means cutting services for millions of students and eliminating tens of thousands of education jobs. … Continue reading

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