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In case you missed it: Teacher ed, ELL, God in the stands

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Teach Your Teachers Well New York Times (opinion)
The director of Williams College's teaching program, Susan Engel, suggests treating teaching like a craft, with intensive mentoring.

Students remaining in English language classes too long, study shows Los Angeles Times
Even though nearly 70% of students in ELL classes were born in the U.S., nearly 30% remain in ELL classes in high school.

Barred From Field, Religious Signs Move to Stands New York Times
Fearing a lawsuit, a Bible-belt school barred religious signs from the football field, but that did not silence revelers.

The Answer Sheet: The feuding is getting in the way Washington Post
Moving past a polarized debate is an important point to keep in mind as contract negotiations and major reform continue here, too.

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