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As a newspaper columnist, Nancy Devlin, Ph.D. has written over 700 articles on subjects related to education and parenting. Welcome to her Classroom!

Chapter 4: Teacher Tenure

Teacher tenure laws are coming under close scrutiny, usually not in a pleasant way.  One headline read: “When teachers should be expelled from class.”  “New hope for getting rid of bad apples”.  The assumption seems to be that tenure permits … Continue reading

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ADHD… Is It Really?

There are no diagnostic tests for ADHD. Parents need to visit the school, question the principal about the number of students diagnosed with ADHD. Continue reading

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