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    Gay Teacher Under Fire

    Gerry Crane had hit his stride. A talented high school music teacher, he was loved by students and parents-lauded as one of the best teachers at his school. Gerry had reconciled his conservative religious upbringing with his identity as a gay man, finding an affirming spiritual home in a local church. He enjoyed a close circle of loving friends and had found the love of his life. In October 1995, ... Read more

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  • Testing for Kindergarten

    Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Ace the Tests for: Public School Placement, Private School Admissions, Gifted Program Qualification

    by Karen Quinn ...
    Karen Quinn has successfully taught hundreds of parents how to prepare their children for testing, and Testing For Kindergarten is her ultimate, comprehensive guide to having fun while teaching to the underlying abilities every test assesses.Whether your child is going to a private kindergarten or a public school, he or she will most likely be tested—and placed in classrooms according to those ... Read more

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  • The Public School Advantage

    Why Public Schools Outperform Private Schools

    Nearly the whole of America’s partisan politics centers on a single question: Can markets solve our social problems? And for years this question has played out ferociously in the debates about how we should educate our children. From the growth of vouchers and charter schools to the implementation of No Child Left Behind, policy makers have increasingly turned to market-based models to help ... Read more

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  • Heading in the Right Direction

    A Public School Guy's Experience in a Private School

    by David Bryan ...
    In 1995, a group of courageous educators, parents and children came together to create a school with a simple - perhaps simplistic - assumption: that things that often alienate people from one another - ethnicity, skin color, socioeconomic class - might instead be tools that bring people together. Referred to for years as "a social experiment," New Roads School in Santa Monica, CA became an ... Read more

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  • The benefits provided by a public school and a private school for its female teachers

    Bachelor Thesis from the year 2013 in the subject Pedagogy - The Teacher, Educational Leadership, grade: 98.00, , course: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Human Resources, language: English, abstract: The main objective of this study was to determine and analyze the Benefits provided by Public School X and Private School Y to its female teachers in terms of their (1) Salary ... Read more

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  • A Profile On Private Schools And Public Schools

    Basic Information on Public School vs. Private School To Guide You On Selecting The Best School Setting That Will Help Your Child Develop and Excel

    Which school can give the best possible education to your child? Do you get him into private school or public school? This is a very basic question, yet very critical decision, any parent is faced with and deliberates on from the time the child is born until he gets to school age. The only way you can come to a decision and appease yourself that you’ve decided right for your child is to: 1.    ... Read more

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  • Private And Public School Partnerships

    Sharing Lessons About Decentralization

    by Jean Madsen ...
    The presentation of a practical model showing how three schools dealt with privatization. This study asks whether privatization is a means of improving education and discusses the issues central to successful privatization including the choices for parents. ... Read more

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  • Public School I Love You Not

    After enjoying life at home, Geoffrey was soon to find out that boarding school was no easy journey. At the age of eight he suffered the pain of abandonment from his family after being delivered into the claws of his prep school headmaster. He soon learnt by which methods he could best survive the rules and punishments of both preparatory and public school. Pushed to achieve a scholarship to ... Read more

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  • Love Stories

    Language, Private Love, and Public Romance in Georgia

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    In the remote highlands of the country of Georgia, a small group of mountaindwellers called the Khevsurs used to express sexuality and romance in ways that appear to be highly paradoxical. On the one hand, their practices were romantic, but could never lead to marriage. On the other hand, they were sexual, but didn't correspond to what North Americans, or most Georgians, would have called sex. ... Read more

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  • American Public School Finance

    Designed for aspiring school leaders, this text presents the realities of school finance policy and issues, as well as the tools for formulating and managing school budgets. In an era of dwindling fiscal support for public schools, increasing federal mandates, and additional local budget requirements, educational leaders must be able to articulate sound finance theory and application. The authors ... Read more

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  • Public School Superhero

    Illustrated by Cory Thomas ...
    Inner city middle school student Kenny Wright imagines himself as a superhero-but when he faces peer pressure and bullying, can he find his strength in real life?Kenny Wright is a kid with a secret identity. In his mind, he's Stainlezz Steel, super-powered defender of the weak. In reality, he's a chess club devotee known as a "Grandma's Boy," a label that makes him an easy target for bullies. ... Read more

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  • William Frantz Public School

    A Story of Race, Resistance, Resiliency, and Recovery in New Orleans

    series History of Schools and Schooling
    Why should you care about what happened to William Frantz Public School? Yes, Ruby Bridges entered the iconic doors of William Frantz in 1960, but the building’s unique role in New Orleans school desegregation is only one part of the important history of this school. Many additional and equally important stories have unfolded within its walls and the neighborhoods surrounding it. These stories ... Read more

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