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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Teach the Teacher with Physicians for Haiti

Teach the Teacher with Physicians for Haiti

When we set out to see who we might want on The Justice Project Advisory Board we looked to friends and colleagues who were doing things in the world to make A Just Difference. One of our Advisory Board members is Zadok Sacks, the Co-Founder of Physicians for Haiti (P4H). P4H was founded the day after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti when a group of Boston-area physicians, realizing that Haiti would…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Professor Manou Eskandari Wins National Award

Professor Manou Eskandari Wins National Award

We want to give a huge congratulations to our Advisory Board member Professor Manou Eskandari for winning the esteemed Professor of the Year award by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Congrats Manou! Thursday, November 14, 2013 by KELSEY BRUGGER Santa Barbara City College received national recognition this week as Professor Manou Eskandari, chair of its Political Science department, was named Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for…

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The Justice Project | making a just difference | Blog | Bill Cirone: Common Core Is for the Common Good

Bill Cirone: Common Core Is for the Common Good

Bill Cirone from our Advisory Board discusses the Common Good: I have emphasized many times that America’s laser-like focus on test scores has done a disservice to our children by stripping away their joy of learning, cutting off much of their access to art and other important classes, and emphasizing rote memorization over critical thinking. In discussing international comparisons, I’ve written about the success of Finland, where, as part of…

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