Eastern Education Association

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Our Mission      

To provide the best educational environment possible for all Eastern students by working with the entire educational community, not only to create programs designed to meet the needs of students, but also to ensure that our members have the training, support and resources they need to meet the challenges of educating today’s children.

What country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence?

Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system dramatically, but how? One of the hottest trends in education reform lately is looking at the stunning success of the West’s reigning education superpower, Finland. Trouble is, when it comes to the lessons that Finnish schools have to offer, most of the discussion seems to be missing the point. Would you like to read more? Click the link below…

“What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland’s School Success”

William Johnson is a teacher at a public high school in Brooklyn who writes on education for the Web site Gotham Schools. Want to know why he is a bad teacher? Click the link below…

“Confessions of a Bad Teacher”


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