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Connections: What is passion-based learning?

We discuss “passion-based learning” with the co-founder of the MUSE School in Calabasas, California. Rebecca Amis says MUSE encourages children to...
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:39am
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Connections: Christopher Albrecht on steps for improving the Rochester City School District

The debate over next steps for improving the Rochester City School District continues, and 2018 New York State Teacher of the Year Christopher Albrecht...
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Fri, 08/30/2019 - 10:37am
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Connections: Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade

We sit down with Terry Dade , the new superintendent of the Rochester City School District. Dade signed a three-year contract with the district, and...
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Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:20am
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Connections: Should Regents exams be overhauled?

Should Regents exams be overhauled? It’s a question that the state Board of Regents plans to study this fall as it considers revisiting New York’s...
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:13am
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Connections: Discussing the University of Rochester EPO's progress report for East High School

When the University of Rochester signed on to serve as the Educational Partnership Organization (EPO) for struggling East High School, UR...
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Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:51am
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Connections: First-year teachers on their experiences in the classroom and the state of the teaching

With the 2018-2019 school year in the books, we sit down with teachers who just finished their first year in the classroom. We talk to them about the...
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Wed, 07/17/2019 - 10:19am
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Connections: 2018 New York State Teacher of the Year Christopher Albrecht on the state of education

We’re joined by Christopher Albrecht , the 2018 New York State Teacher of the Year. Last Friday, Albrecht – who is a fourth grade teacher in the...
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Fri, 06/28/2019 - 10:29am
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Connections: Debating "educationism"

This week, President Barack Obama tweeted a recommendation: he wants everyone to read venture capitalist Nick Hanauer’s piece on education in The...
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Fri, 06/21/2019 - 10:18am
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Connections: Debating a proposed state takeover of the Rochester City School Board

As reported by Tim Macaluso for CITY Newspaper and WXXI News, state education officials have drafted a plan to replace the Rochester Board of Education...
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Fri, 05/24/2019 - 6:30pm
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Connections: Chris Cerf on possible answers for the Rochester City School District

The Rochester Beacon is hosting an event focused on exploring possible answers for the Rochester City School District. On Monday afternoon, they host...
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Mon, 05/13/2019 - 11:18am
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