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Winter 2013

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    Stone Griffin Media (SGM) was an evolution of an earlier partnership that began in 2008 and has evolved into the preeminent multimedia boutique serving school administrators and educational leaders.
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    Sitting on 600-acres of oceanfront, Kua O Ka Lā Charter School in Hawai’i is not your typical charter school.

Charter School Education News

Essay | American Studies : Looking for America Beyond Its Borders
In a new globalist era, the United States is no longer the center of the universe ? or of an academic field.
Republicans See Political Wedge in Common Core
The health care law may be Republicans? favorite weapon against Democrats, but the Common Core is also roiling the party.
National Briefing | Plains: Kansas: First Lady?s Visit Draws Criticism
Some Topeka high school students and their parents said they would rather keep their graduation day just a family affair, an...
Go Forth and Conquer, but Postpone the Selfie
Bryant University in Rhode Island has told its graduating seniors not to take pictures of themselves with their cellphones w...
Motherlode Blog: Learning to Set a Goal for the Long Run
In a conversation they have had countless times since his reading disability was diagnosed in elementary school, a mother an...
Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments
Welcome to Motherlode?s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A qu...
Libraries Seek High-Speed Broadband
As more people use their local libraries to connect to the Internet, libraries are requesting funding for better services.
Motherlode Blog: My Daughter, Profoundly Disabled, Needs a School for Children Like Her
The consensus that children with disabilities are best educated in an inclusive classroom is in danger of hardening into dog...
Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks
If we don?t want our kids consuming marijuana, does that mean that they shouldn?t try to make money from it either? Three th...
Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks
If we don?t want our kids consuming marijuana, does that mean that they shouldn?t try to make money from it either? Three th...
Muslims in New York City Unite on Push to Add Holidays to School Calendar
The city?s Muslims do not often work together politically, but they have found common ground in the fight to close public sc...
Motherlode Blog: Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag
People around me had accepted me and my identity as part of their lives. Me, pregnant, seemed to me likely to throw a wrench...
Fault Lines Appear at Northwestern Over Union Vote
Students, professors and athletes are split on whether a union should be formed by the football team.