Ji Zha’s Pledge

Ji Zha (576-484 B.C.) was the youngest son of the King Shou Meng of Wu state, in the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. He was very much respected by Confucius. Confucius praised him at least four times in his teachings. According to “Shiji”, or “The Records of the Grand Historian”, King Shou Meng …

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Teachers, Parents, Students Marching To Support Public Education In Detroit

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A rally to support public education is scheduled in southwest Detroit. Teachers, parents and students are expected to gather at 11 a.m. Saturday in Clark Park. The event is part of a national march scheduled to take place in Washington and about a dozen other cities. “Public education is under attack across …

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The Purpose of Education – Creating Responsible, Productive Citizens

“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards”. – Anatole France The purpose of education is to create responsible, productive and socially contributing citizens – people who can provide for their own families as well as contribute to their …

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Union leaders blast Education Department over lawsuit delay

The leaders of two powerful teachers unions in New Mexico blasted the state Public Education Department on Friday for causing a delay in a District Court hearing for a lawsuit over the state’s teacher evaluation system. First District Court Judge David Thomson has postponed a hearing in the case for the second time this year …

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