The popular PACE referral program is here until the end of September. You, as a PACE member, will receive $25 for every new member you recruit at the $180 professional level until the end of the month. Receive a free PACE membership ($180 value) if you recruit three professional members during August or September.
Englewood, CO – The Professional Association of Colorado Educators (PACE), the state’s only non-union teachers association, is pleased to announce that it has awarded ten scholarships for PACE members to attend the Rachel’s Challenge Summit – "Soar to New Heights, Renew Your Mind, and Inspire Your Heart” in Denver, June 23 – 26, 2010. PACE’s contribution of nearly $3,000 will cover the full fee for ten Colorado educators to attend the event.
The March 2010 issue of Education Matters (now available for non-members to read and download) includes an article about a recent study of the federal Head Start program, "Head Start Lags Behind." The study reveals "few sustained benefits" for the students, despite the program costing $7 billion per year. In fact, the results are even less promising when, as the article's author, Lindsey Burke notes, it becomes clear the Department of Health and Human Services study used less rigorous standards when measuring data.