Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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Honors Classes: The Need for More Diversity – Part II

By on March 28, 2013

In my recent Edutopia post, I posed a problem that is plaguing many schools today: that of racial inequity in our honors classes.  Many of us at the middle school level are wondering what our role is in bridging gaps

Sharing the Responsibility: Should Senior Citizens be Exempt from Funding Education?

Sharing the Responsibility: Should Senior Citizens be Exempt from Funding Education?

By on December 4, 2011

I work in a Title I school district some 15 minutes away from home. I live in a school district, however, that is ranked in the top 4% of those in my state. Our state assessment scores rank 125 points

TV Review: Glee (updated)

TV Review: Glee (updated)

By on May 20, 2009

OK, I admit it.  I watched Glee last night on Fox after American Idol just because Ryan Seacrest told me to. Stand aside Lean On Me, Teachers, Dangerous Minds, and Freedom Writers.  This new fall program, whose pilot aired last