November 2005: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Washington Post Source Apr 7, 2011
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Apr 07, 2011 Once the hobby of tech geeks, iPhone jailbreaking now a lucrative industry
QUOTE: Within minutes, the computer science major can download code onto his customers’ iPhones and fling open the portal to an alternative world of apps and software that Apple condemns... The practice has now evolved into a lucrative industry with millions of consumers.
Washington Post Apr 22, 2008 Parents of Special-Ed Students Oppose Changing Consent Rule
QUOTE: A proposed revision of Virginia's special education rules is triggering widespread protests among parents of disabled students, who say it would strip them of power in negotiating their children's education.
Washington Post Jan 24, 2008 Math Classes At Elementary Schools Prompt Parents' Outcry: Petition Says Curriculum Is Disservice to Students
QUOTE: A group of Prince William County parents is mounting a campaign to repeal a new elementary school math curriculum...Parents in the group...say that the Investigations curriculum is putting their children behind grade level and is too convoluted.
Washington Post Apr 15, 2007 Author's Poverty Views Disputed Yet Utilized: Materials Have Guided Va., Md. Teachers
QUOTE: According to Ruby K. Payne, a consultant to school systems locally and nationwide, teachers should know a few things about poor people...At the American Educational Research Association's annual conference in Chicago last week, professors from the University of Texas at Austin delivered a report on Payne that argued that more than 600 of her descriptions of poverty in "Framework" cannot be proved true.
Washington Post Jun 06, 2006 How Bad Do You Have to Go?: At Some Schools, It's Bathroom Breaks vs. Grades
QUOTE: Some schools have an extra-credit incentive program, which is not universally embraced among parents or within academic circles. Although advocates say the passes...maximize classroom time, critics say it is unfair to give anyone an academic advantage based on something as unacademic as bathroom habits.
Washington Post May 18, 2006 Does Higher Per-Pupil Spending Guarantee Success? The Numbers Say No
QUOTE: As county governments in Northern Virginia continue finalizing their budgets...one number always stands out: their school divisions' cost per pupil....it can be difficult or unfair to compare districts whose sizes differ by magnitudes.
Washington Post Nov 28, 2005 Even Mediation Agency Has Boardroom Politics: Ex-Chief of Staff Says Appointee Targeted Her
QUOTE: ...the National Mediation Board may need some mediating. A former chief of staff of the board filed complaints against the agency last year, saying she was targeted by a Bush-appointed board member who she says was responsible for her eventual dismissal.
Washington Post Oct 10, 2005 A Differing Definition Of Justice: Acquitted of Abuse, Va. Teacher Fired
QUOTE: For the veteran teacher, it was a jarring lesson: You can be acquitted by the legal system, but school boards operate in another realm of justice -- one that is rarely witnessed by the public and in which the rules are different.
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