2012 CNO – Thursday, March 22

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The current reform movement treats schools as if they were stores that can be opened or closed, staff hired or fired, and poverty ignored, Ravitch says.
Discussing solutions for educators, counselors, students, and parents.
Set high expectations in a positive, encouraging culture.
Walkthroughs can dramatically improve student achievement.

Be aware of factors that can interfere with learning and get tips on how to address them.
Go to the bookstore to check out the books that won the NAESP Foundation’s First Annual National Children’s Book of the Year Award Contest. The authors will be signing books throughout the conference.
Apply to help build a school in the Dominican Republic.