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Student-teacher relations rely on communication

May 8, 2013

  Students have heard of this before. A student doesn’t know his or her grade and has no idea how they are doing in the class. Teachers change what they have scheduled on the syllabus. These...

New Wisconsin Framework for Educator Effectiveness has flaws

November 16, 2011

State Schools Superintendent Tony Evers announced recently the state of Wisconsin will implement a new way to evaluate teachers. Known as the Wisconsin Framework for Educator Effectiveness, this new...

Student teaching at UW-W can be tough on students

October 26, 2011

Many of our fields of study have graduation requirements that go beyond sustaining a certain GPA and attaining credits. Whether it is community service hours, a writing requirement or student teaching,...

Education cuts bad for Wisconsin

March 11, 2011

Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal will affect numerous aspects of Wisconsinites’ lives including one UW-Whitewater holds near and dear to it’s heart:     Education. With a strong education...

Letters to the Editor

March 2, 2011

Opinions expressed in letters to the editor and staff commentaries do not reflect the views of the Royal Purple. A hard learned lesson Many of the voters who elected handsome young Scott Walker are...

Understand your First Amendment Privileges

March 2, 2011

In light of recent events in the Wisconsin legislative branch, it's important to review the fine line between the terms "right" and "privilege." This is something that should have been addressed...

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