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Should we “trust teachers” much more than we do now?  A recently published, intriguing, important book urges “yes.”    The book  Trusting Teachers with School Success is important in part because it has been endorsed by a variety of educators and education activists, many of whom strongl...Read More
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Announcements of upcoming retirements in the Elk River Area School District staff were made at Monday’s regular board meeting. They are as follows: •Diana Anderson, 32 years •Sharon Becklin, 35 years •Carol Churchill, 35 years •Paula Donnelly, 26 years •Corinne Flatgard, 38 years •Nanc...Read More
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Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year, Jackie Roehl, was excited to enter her classroom for the 15th year at Edina High School Tuesday, Sept. 4. She’s excited, because she and her fellow English teachers are trying a new strategy of teaching 120 sophomores an enriched English curriculum. Trying someth...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School District hosted a pep rally of sorts for more than 850 teachers preparing for Tuesday’s start of the 2012–13 school year. It included plenty of pomp and circumstance with the District 728 Marching Cadets fresh off a summer filled with parades and tro...Read More
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I worked in the Elk River school district for over 20 years as a teacher at VandenBerge and at Elk River High School. I was surrounded by teachers and administrators who were dedicated, hard working, and professional. Day after day, the teachers crafted lessons that challenged and inspired their stu...Read More
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