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 2008 Archives
November 2008
Textbooks can save you precious time, but they can also be bland, boring, or even wrong. Here's how some teachers get the best out of books. Also, child labor, block schedules, and an inside look at a reservation school in Wyoming.
October 2008
When it really comes down to it, what will decide your vote? Read what your colleagues would like the candidates to know. Also, teaching world languages, teachers caught on YouTube, and overly medicated students.

September 2008
Educators and experts weigh in on events that will affect you this school year. Also, co-teaching, classroom management tips, and a portrait of a border town school.

May 2008
Meet the NEA All-Stars in the game of politics. If our team wins, life will be better next season: More money! Less testing! Hooray for the kids, and for us! Also, silencing cyberbullies, the arts meet math and science, and preventing summer loss.
April 2008
Lack of funding, disrespect, and NCLB are driving many to leave the profession. What can we do to get them to stay? Also, identifying gang bangers, dealing with angry parents, and a warning about social networking profiles.
March 2008
It may seem like kids today are born with their own MySpace pages. But the high-tech future doesn't look as bright for those without ready access to technology. Also, school security staff, salary trends, adopted students, and sexualization of girls.
February 2008
Schools remain one of the safest places for students to be, but are we doing enough to reduce the risk of violence against educators? Also, the dish on school food, universal preschool, autistic students, teacher generation gaps, and test-stressed kids.
January 2008
NEA members are struggling under the crushing weight of student loan debt. See how it's hurting them and you. Also, children of immigrants caught in the crossfire, dropout prevention, good schools failing AYP, and volunteers in the classroom.

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