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FL DOE stops K-2 testing for now. Thank a teacher who put her job on the line. 2 madfloridian 17 hrs ago 9 hrs ago 8 140
Satanists plan to send materials to Orange County schools 4 teach1st Yesterday 22 hrs ago 1 176
New York State Teacher Evaluations Are Rigged 3 Smarmie Doofus Sunday Yesterday 5 211
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 9 Sunday 31 1730
Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions 4 n2doc Friday Friday 6 199
The Conspiracy at PS 154 in the Bronx 0 SoBronxSchool Wednesday Wednesday 2 153
Toon: Happy Teachers Day 2 n2doc Wednesday Wednesday 19 281
Interesting article at Alternet about homeschooling. 8 greatlaurel Sep 8 Tuesday 6 343
Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 8 Tuesday 8 215
Teacher tells of throwing students to the "testing wolves." 2 madfloridian Sep 8 Sep 8 14 277
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 26 Sep 7 14 832
I don't know how much more of this Common Core bullshit I can take. 17 AtheistCrusader Sep 4 Sep 7 2 514
The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio 2 elleng Sep 5 Sep 5 1 264
New materials to explore, books to read, friendships to make. 2 elleng Sep 5 Sep 5 2 147
On the First Day of Kindergarten 1 elleng Sep 4 Sep 4 1 208
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 3 Sep 3 0 362
On the first day Primary School Science Teacher Kelly Hoffmaster wanted to get her students thinking 0 elleng Sep 3 Sep 3 5 287
California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure 9 Starry Messenger Sep 2 Sep 3 15 371
Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’ 4 unhappycamper Sep 3 Sep 3 2 300
Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out 0 Ka hrnt Sep 2 Sep 2 1 176
This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. 0 madfloridian Sep 2 Sep 2 4 202
FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Aug 29 Aug 29 2 169
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Aug 28 Aug 29 4 209
This is cool... 4 YvonneCa May 2011 Aug 29 1 688
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Aug 28 Aug 28 16 380
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Aug 28 Aug 28 7 158
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 23 Aug 27 8 606
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 6 liberal_at_heart Aug 26 Aug 27 11 270
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 22 Aug 26 5 373
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Aug 25 Aug 25 1 294
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 11 Aug 23 13 416
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Aug 23 Aug 23 2 191
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 22 Aug 22 8 315
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 21 Aug 22 5 211
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 21 Aug 21 2 401
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 19 Aug 20 3 244
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 20 Aug 20 1 224
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 17 Aug 18 4 507
SF teachers union still counting strike authorization votes 0 RandySF Aug 17 Aug 17 1 178
Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don’t help kids learn — teachers do 7 n2doc Aug 10 Aug 15 9 531
Test scores, rating plunged at top elementary after Dallas ISD determined teachers had been cheating 1 n2doc Aug 15 Aug 15 6 311
Michelle Rhee drops out of school group 7 Starry Messenger Aug 14 Aug 15 5 337
Charles P Pierce- Who the fck is Campbell Brown? 17 n2doc Aug 6 Aug 13 61 1614
Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly 2 n2doc Aug 12 Aug 12 20 464
UFT's Mulgrew Ridicules Common Core Critics; Threatens to "Punch You in the Face..." 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 10 Aug 11 2 438
My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure 7 SoBronxSchool Aug 10 Aug 11 21 687
Keoni Wright, plaintiff in Campbell Brown's lawsuit, is a member of Michelle Rhee's Students First. 4 madfloridian Aug 10 Aug 11 7 322
Toon: Back to testing 1 n2doc Aug 6 Aug 6 11 478
Whoopi Goldberg taking up fight against teachers. Post in GD 1 madfloridian Aug 5 Aug 5 5 386
Classic Math vs. Common Core 4 elleng Aug 5 Aug 5 2 403
Go Public: A day in the life of an american school district 3 HiPointDem Jul 2013 Aug 5 7 810
‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats 6 n2doc Jul 29 Aug 3 10 315
City Council Committee Puts the Brakes on Charter School Expansion 1 NJCher Jul 31 Jul 31 5 218
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 1 xocet Jul 30 Jul 30 1 419
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 5 elleng Jul 23 Jul 29 2 463
Lively ( and funny) thread re. Campbell Brown in NY Forum 1 Smarmie Doofus Jul 28 Jul 29 0 349
How The Koch Brothers Are Buying Their Way Into The Minds Of Public School Students 3 n2doc Jul 16 Jul 28 6 433
Two of Jeb's Chiefs for Change have anti-teachers-union op ed in WP. 3 madfloridian Jul 25 Jul 26 12 506
Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape 0 unhappycamper Jul 25 Jul 25 3 200
Her son has been suspended five times. He’s 3. 2 n2doc Jul 24 Jul 24 11 617
I posted more about Campbell Brown and Dan Senor and their attacks on teachers. 1 madfloridian Jul 24 Jul 24 14 318
Here's why they REALLY want to end teacher tenure. 8 Smarmie Doofus Jul 21 Jul 22 12 567
The principal who wrestles an F school to a C in one year gets demotion and pay cut 6 teach1st Jul 16 Jul 21 9 562
Ravitch's very apt description of Arne Duncan. 10 madfloridian Jul 12 Jul 17 31 785
White House Adds New Disability Adviser 4 Jefferson23 Jul 15 Jul 17 2 308
Gravy train charter schools and the EB-5 visa. 0 madfloridian Jul 17 Jul 17 7 247
THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BLAMES TEACHERS FOR A FAILED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM 13 newblewtoo Jul 13 Jul 16 6 618
MICHAEL GOVE IS OUT AS BRITISH EDUCATION SECRETARY!!! 9 LeftishBrit Jul 15 Jul 15 3 356
Great video compares charter school scandals to sub prime mortgages. Many similarities. 0 madfloridian Jul 15 Jul 15 11 384
New pro-public-school group. Democrats for Public Education. 1 madfloridian Jul 14 Jul 15 9 456
AFT joins NEA with conditions, asks Arne to resign. 13 madfloridian Jul 13 Jul 14 19 529
Unreal! NYDOE gave principals 24 hour notice to clean, clear space for Success Charter Academies. 5 madfloridian Jul 8 Jul 13 11 362
Can the teachers' unions come back? 5 TexasTowelie Jul 10 Jul 12 5 338
Study: Kids Bullied in Gym, Sports Avoid Future Activity 12 radicalliberal Jul 7 Jul 11 8 677
Cuomo's GOP Foe Hopes to Unite Left and Right Vs. Common Core 7 Smarmie Doofus Jul 11 Jul 11 5 270
School superintendent banned in NJ finds work in FL, brings banned colleagues with him. 2 madfloridian Jul 11 Jul 11 6 350
New Orleans-area school district agrees to rules protecting Hispanics 0 Eugene Jul 9 Jul 9 3 217
Centinela school board votes to fire high-paid superintendent 2 n2doc Jul 9 Jul 9 2 264
Another Teachers’ Union Could Call For Obama’s Education Secretary To Resign 10 Starry Messenger Jul 9 Jul 9 10 361
Is the Charter Movement Imploding? 11 Starry Messenger Jul 7 Jul 9 18 532
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