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  • Peter Smagorinsky

    Time to reform the reformers

    Posted in: CEE: Conference on English ...

    Arnold, J., & Smagorinsky, P. (2014, August 20).... more

  • Renee Wright

    RE: Literacy Committee

    Posted in: Adolescent Literacy

    Hi Mitchell, I'd like to add to the comments... more

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    RE: Literacy Committee

    Posted in: Adolescent Literacy

    I couldn't agree more with Nancy. And I'll also... more

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    Article: Less Testing, More Teaching

    Posted in: WLU: Whole Language Umbrell...

    Dear Joseoh, Informative article. Teachers... more


Eileen Blanco DoughertyEileen Blanco Dougherty

Eileen Blanco Dougherty is currently a special education kindergarten teacher within the New York City public school system. Her current position allows her to work with both children who do and do not have identified special needs, as well as with their families, within the classroom setting. Her practice focuses on the development of authentic inclusion of all children in early childhood education, as well as multiculturalism and collaboration with families.

Doughetry is a former recipient of the NCTE Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award and is currently the chair of the NCTE Early Childhood Education Assembly’s Affirmative Action Committee.

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Twitter Has the Chatter  When faculty members go online to discuss their peers’ work, many of them turn to Twitter.  Inside Higher Ed, August 19, 2014  

Dropping the Ball
  The Common Core State Standards Initiative is supposed to prepare K-12 students for higher education -- but college and university faculty members and administrators remain largely removed from planning and rolling out these new assessments and standards. So argues a new paper from the New American Foundation, which urges colleges and universities to get involved in the Common Core to ensure the program ends up doing what it was supposed to do.  Inside Higher Ed, July 22, 2014 

A Plethora of Recommendations Based on a Paucity of Evidence  CEE Chair Louann Reid writes in response to the latest teacher education report and rankings from the National Council on Teacher Quality.  NCTE Website, June 17, 2014