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IEPs for All


Regarding Daniel E. Kinnaman’s column about Individualized Education Plans for all students (“Change Every Child Needs,” October 2008), it’s something I have been talking about for years. I would like to take a closer look at your plan next month. My superintendent has discussed his desire to create a more individual curriculum plan. We have about 430 students in pre-K12. Although we have budget limitations, we do quite well offering a varied curriculum to our students, as well as college credit courses through our neighboring junior college.

10/2008

Tricky “Curriki”


Thanks for mentioning Curriki.org in Kurt Dyrli’s blog (Product Posts, Aug. 6, 2008) about “free, open source ? curricula?” As pointed out in Dyrli’s blog, there are challenges to this innovative approach to educational content, most notably:

07/2008

06/2008

05/2008

Supporting Site Review


I'm speechless! The review of our Web site ("How Well Does This Web Site Work?" March 2008) is such a wonderful article. There are many people who are going to be excited about this, and the suggestions are great. I will pass on the link so all can see. Thanks to contributing writer Kurt Dyrli for his time and efforts.

Keeping Libraries on Administrators' Radars


I am the librarian at Rochester High School at Rochester (Ill.) CUSD 3A district. Several years ago I responded to District Administration concerning an article on reading in which there was no mention of libraries and librarians. However, I was delighted to read an article that focused on libraries and librarians ("Addressing Adolescent Literacy," January 2008).

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