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White House releases snapshot of plan to rate U.S. colleges 1 Eugene Friday Saturday 0 150
Your Waitress, Your Professor 2 n2doc Saturday Saturday 17 337
New York City’s best public schools are harder to get into than the Ivy Leagues 0 n2doc Friday Friday 0 151
12 Amazing Things Scientists Discovered This Year About People Who Listen to Music 8 antigop Dec 12 Thursday 44 3070
Video: Jeopardy Names a Category "Non-Common Core Math." 2 Smarmie Doofus Tuesday Wednesday 3 246
Music and Math -- the genius of Beethoven (video) 0 antigop Wednesday Wednesday 4 181
New video series on Antiacademics. 0 lenrely Wednesday Wednesday 1 146
The Myth of Chinese Super Schools 3 ellenrr Wednesday Wednesday 8 453
22 yr old charter school owner outed by principal of his high school. More discrepancies as well. 3 madfloridian Nov 25 Wednesday 11 569
Student writes how Jesus would give pot to the sick. Teacher put on admin leave, resigns. 12 madfloridian Dec 11 Wednesday 7 496
I'm hearing the same thing over and over: Statewide anti-bullying programs are a joke. 7 RandySF Dec 5 Wednesday 0 336
Osceola Co. teachers resign en masse over Common Core demands 0 Sancho Dec 10 Dec 10 16 377
The Model Town Project 1 elleng Dec 8 Dec 9 3 176
A Chicago Teacher Explains How Her School Fought Back Against Standardized Testing—And Won 1 eridani Dec 9 Dec 9 8 199
at my daughters' first school: EDITED 1 elleng Dec 7 Dec 7 3 388
The ACLU: Complaint Says Charter Schools Are Resegregating Public Education 21 QED Dec 6 Dec 6 32 875
Of Cosby, Students First, Campbell Brown and Whoopi. 1 Smarmie Doofus Dec 3 Dec 4 4 261
Why Children's Theatre Matters 3 antigop Dec 4 Dec 4 6 182
University of Alabama at Birmingham to end football program, citing costs 2 Eugene Dec 2 Dec 3 4 360
Teachers may lose tax break for school supplies 6 TexasTowelie Dec 2 Dec 2 13 570
Three Myths About Teacher Tenure 1 eridani Nov 30 Nov 30 13 358
Fortunately not every school in the country plays teach for the test. 0 elleng Nov 29 Nov 29 2 219
Just met a professor at a small MD college, 2 elleng Nov 29 Nov 29 6 377
Students to Teach for America CEOs: You Are ‘Complicit’ in Attacks on Public Education 2 eridani Nov 28 Nov 29 20 448
Looks like Arne phasing out local control in modifying test-taking for Special Education. 5 madfloridian Nov 27 Nov 27 16 407
It’s starve, test, and destroy. How hunger games are coming to NY schools. 1 madfloridian Nov 26 Nov 26 8 283
Robert Reich: Why College is Necessary, but Gets You Nowhere 0 eridani Nov 25 Nov 25 13 313
toon- If testing is so great... 1 n2doc Nov 25 Nov 25 14 373
Eva Moskowitz fundraiser brought almost 8 million to her Success Academy 1 madfloridian Nov 24 Nov 24 2 266
Texas Approves Disputed History Texts for Schools 5 liberal N proud Nov 23 Nov 23 5 406
Your children deserve better than this, first-grade teachers tell parents. 1 elleng Nov 21 Nov 21 26 571
"They Spent 95 Million on that Thing and My Kids are in Trailers." 11 Smarmie Doofus Nov 16 Nov 16 40 1801
Seven TX charter schools that lost charter are still open for business. 2 madfloridian Nov 15 Nov 16 7 351
How the U.S. Government Could End the Student Debt Crisis Today 10 eridani Nov 13 Nov 14 15 514
Charter of Fools 3 n2doc Nov 12 Nov 12 8 333
Running a school on $160 1 n2doc Nov 11 Nov 11 9 287
States Listen as Parents Give Rampant Testing an F. 7 elleng Nov 10 Nov 10 12 360
Corporate ED "Reformers" Crash and Burn in Cal. 5 Smarmie Doofus Nov 7 Nov 9 7 411
I'm beginning to understand why people hate Common Core. 13 RandySF Nov 4 Nov 8 1 628
This Is What Happens When You Criticize Teach for America 12 eridani Oct 31 Nov 7 27 1556
Race to the Top: "Not Long For this World"? 1 Smarmie Doofus Nov 5 Nov 5 1 319
Tony Blair's back and working with Arne Duncan and ed "reformers". 2 madfloridian Nov 2 Nov 5 7 377
Saw a video on Twitter about callous way LA legislatures spoke of education and Katrina. 0 madfloridian Nov 4 Nov 4 2 235
Submissiveness required by zero tolerance, no excuses. Loss of individuality by high stakes testing 5 madfloridian Oct 25 Nov 2 9 482
Cuomo Calls Public Schools a "Monopoly." 23 Smarmie Doofus Oct 28 Nov 2 3 502
Steep Drops Seen In Teacher-Prep Enrollment Numbers 3 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2 Nov 2 5 420
Florida school must now teach Algebra to those who are really in need of math life skills. 9 madfloridian Oct 30 Nov 1 20 932
whoever may be suffering due to charter schools, here in chicago it is the pedophiles. 3 mopinko Oct 29 Oct 30 0 429
Brian Jones on: Cuomo, Education, Teachout and the Democratic Party. 2 Smarmie Doofus Oct 28 Oct 28 0 278
English-speaking students misidentified as 'English learners' 2 RandySF Oct 25 Oct 25 0 371
The Big Problem With Time's Teacher-Bashing Cover Story 2 eridani Oct 25 Oct 25 14 469
Special Ed teacher alarmed at amount of testing as she returns to public schools after 6 years. 7 madfloridian Oct 21 Oct 22 19 605
Florida's Mavericks Charter School has problems. Over 1000 pages of them. 1 madfloridian Oct 21 Oct 21 11 453
With the First Early Decision Deadline Rapidly Approaching 2 Algernon Moncrieff Oct 19 Oct 21 4 341
Former Teacher Calls Parent Trigger School 'Law-Breakingly Unprofessional' 0 Starry Messenger Oct 20 Oct 20 13 452
Recommendation for 2014: CA State Supt of Public Instruction 0 Triana Oct 19 Oct 19 1 321
Outstanding article at Plunderbund: Kasich’s Mishandling Of Higher Ed Is A Problem For Everyone 1 greatlaurel Oct 18 Oct 18 7 362
State OKs Christel House Academy appeal to boost grade (school tied to Tony Bennett) 1 AwakeAtLast Oct 15 Oct 17 3 303
This is cool... 5 YvonneCa May 2011 Oct 16 1 955
Toon: Happy Teachers Day 3 n2doc Sep 2014 Oct 16 19 541
Renton high school student sues over ‘F’ 4 QED Oct 15 Oct 16 4 476
K12 Online Charter Schools having lots of problems. 1 madfloridian Oct 14 Oct 15 14 387
Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones 4 n2doc Oct 14 Oct 15 15 490
Bachelor of Arts degree now equivalent to a high school diploma 12 Thespian2 Oct 13 Oct 14 4 594
Karen Lewis has brain tumor, not running for mayor 9 Starry Messenger Oct 13 Oct 14 23 912
(NC) Parent upset teacher not fired for attacking evolution, comparing public schools to Nazi death 4 unhappycamper Oct 14 Oct 14 2 409
The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class. 9 elleng Oct 13 Oct 14 7 612
Figuring out which "grassroots" education groups are fake. 0 madfloridian Oct 12 Oct 12 9 347
A Musical Fix for American Schools 1 antigop Oct 11 Oct 12 16 409
Lewis Black positive rant about teachers 0 knitter4democracy Oct 12 Oct 12 7 690
"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 10 Oct 10 11 530
The Plot Against Public Education 2 Starry Messenger Oct 10 Oct 10 9 385
Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations Is Harming American Universities 1 eridani Oct 10 Oct 10 4 339
Philly Students Walkout As City Cancels Teachers' Contract ( Video ) 0 Jefferson23 Oct 9 Oct 9 4 377
The Games Charter Schools Play. 4 madfloridian Sep 30 Oct 9 18 533
Let the Children Play: Schools Must Relearn Importance of Recess 6 Rhiannon12866 Oct 6 Oct 8 12 554
Charles P Pierce- Reading, Writing, Ransacking 1 n2doc Oct 7 Oct 7 18 495
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Democratic Congressional Candidate Kelly Westlund 5 mopinko Oct 6 Oct 7 2 348
Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F' 3 n2doc Oct 6 Oct 7 5 435
NYC ED Bureaucracy *STILL* Coming After Whistleblower Portelos 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 6 Oct 6 1 325
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