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It’s starve, test, and destroy. How hunger games are coming to NY schools. 0 madfloridian 1 hr ago 1 hr ago 1 81
Robert Reich: Why College is Necessary, but Gets You Nowhere 0 eridani 21 hrs ago 21 hrs ago 13 222
22 yr old charter school owner outed by principal of his high school. More discrepancies as well. 2 madfloridian Yesterday Yesterday 8 378
toon- If testing is so great... 1 n2doc Yesterday Yesterday 11 264
Eva Moskowitz fundraiser brought almost 8 million to her Success Academy 1 madfloridian Monday Monday 1 185
Texas Approves Disputed History Texts for Schools 5 liberal N proud Sunday Sunday 4 301
Your children deserve better than this, first-grade teachers tell parents. 1 elleng Friday Friday 26 480
"They Spent 95 Million on that Thing and My Kids are in Trailers." 11 Smarmie Doofus Nov 16 Nov 16 40 1700
Seven TX charter schools that lost charter are still open for business. 2 madfloridian Nov 15 Nov 16 7 260
How the U.S. Government Could End the Student Debt Crisis Today 10 eridani Nov 13 Nov 14 15 399
Charter of Fools 3 n2doc Nov 12 Nov 12 8 254
Running a school on $160 1 n2doc Nov 11 Nov 11 9 224
States Listen as Parents Give Rampant Testing an F. 7 elleng Nov 10 Nov 10 12 267
Corporate ED "Reformers" Crash and Burn in Cal. 5 Smarmie Doofus Nov 7 Nov 9 7 340
I'm beginning to understand why people hate Common Core. 13 RandySF Nov 4 Nov 8 1 528
This Is What Happens When You Criticize Teach for America 12 eridani Oct 31 Nov 7 27 1454
Race to the Top: "Not Long For this World"? 1 Smarmie Doofus Nov 5 Nov 5 1 226
Tony Blair's back and working with Arne Duncan and ed "reformers". 2 madfloridian Nov 2 Nov 5 7 296
Saw a video on Twitter about callous way LA legislatures spoke of education and Katrina. 0 madfloridian Nov 4 Nov 4 2 185
Submissiveness required by zero tolerance, no excuses. Loss of individuality by high stakes testing 5 madfloridian Oct 25 Nov 2 9 366
Cuomo Calls Public Schools a "Monopoly." 23 Smarmie Doofus Oct 28 Nov 2 3 398
Steep Drops Seen In Teacher-Prep Enrollment Numbers 3 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2 Nov 2 5 310
Florida school must now teach Algebra to those who are really in need of math life skills. 9 madfloridian Oct 30 Nov 1 20 604
whoever may be suffering due to charter schools, here in chicago it is the pedophiles. 3 mopinko Oct 29 Oct 30 0 338
Brian Jones on: Cuomo, Education, Teachout and the Democratic Party. 2 Smarmie Doofus Oct 28 Oct 28 0 221
English-speaking students misidentified as 'English learners' 2 RandySF Oct 25 Oct 25 0 298
The Big Problem With Time's Teacher-Bashing Cover Story 2 eridani Oct 25 Oct 25 14 398
Special Ed teacher alarmed at amount of testing as she returns to public schools after 6 years. 7 madfloridian Oct 21 Oct 22 19 504
Florida's Mavericks Charter School has problems. Over 1000 pages of them. 1 madfloridian Oct 21 Oct 21 11 396
With the First Early Decision Deadline Rapidly Approaching 2 Algernon Moncrieff Oct 19 Oct 21 4 282
Former Teacher Calls Parent Trigger School 'Law-Breakingly Unprofessional' 0 Starry Messenger Oct 20 Oct 20 13 391
Recommendation for 2014: CA State Supt of Public Instruction 0 Triana Oct 19 Oct 19 1 267
Outstanding article at Plunderbund: Kasich’s Mishandling Of Higher Ed Is A Problem For Everyone 1 greatlaurel Oct 18 Oct 18 7 303
State OKs Christel House Academy appeal to boost grade (school tied to Tony Bennett) 1 AwakeAtLast Oct 15 Oct 17 3 219
This is cool... 5 YvonneCa May 2011 Oct 16 1 883
Toon: Happy Teachers Day 3 n2doc Sep 10 Oct 16 19 472
Renton high school student sues over ‘F’ 4 QED Oct 15 Oct 16 4 373
K12 Online Charter Schools having lots of problems. 1 madfloridian Oct 14 Oct 15 14 333
Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones 4 n2doc Oct 14 Oct 15 15 414
Bachelor of Arts degree now equivalent to a high school diploma 12 Thespian2 Oct 13 Oct 14 4 496
Karen Lewis has brain tumor, not running for mayor 9 Starry Messenger Oct 13 Oct 14 23 811
(NC) Parent upset teacher not fired for attacking evolution, comparing public schools to Nazi death 4 unhappycamper Oct 14 Oct 14 2 344
The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class. 9 elleng Oct 13 Oct 14 7 528
Figuring out which "grassroots" education groups are fake. 0 madfloridian Oct 12 Oct 12 9 293
A Musical Fix for American Schools 1 antigop Oct 11 Oct 12 16 329
Lewis Black positive rant about teachers 0 knitter4democracy Oct 12 Oct 12 7 612
"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 10 Oct 10 11 465
The Plot Against Public Education 2 Starry Messenger Oct 10 Oct 10 9 313
Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations Is Harming American Universities 1 eridani Oct 10 Oct 10 4 252
Philly Students Walkout As City Cancels Teachers' Contract ( Video ) 0 Jefferson23 Oct 9 Oct 9 4 307
The Games Charter Schools Play. 4 madfloridian Sep 30 Oct 9 18 459
Let the Children Play: Schools Must Relearn Importance of Recess 6 Rhiannon12866 Oct 6 Oct 8 12 464
Charles P Pierce- Reading, Writing, Ransacking 1 n2doc Oct 7 Oct 7 18 430
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Democratic Congressional Candidate Kelly Westlund 5 mopinko Oct 6 Oct 7 2 255
Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F' 3 n2doc Oct 6 Oct 7 5 353
NYC ED Bureaucracy *STILL* Coming After Whistleblower Portelos 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 6 Oct 6 1 248
STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts 7 antigop Oct 1 Oct 6 7 430
School Reform Commission Imposes Work Rules on Philadelphia Teachers 1 YoungDemCA Oct 6 Oct 6 4 324
New report on charter school industry...$100 million taken in 15 states from public education. 3 madfloridian Oct 5 Oct 6 18 519
Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics (with an Alternative Education emphasis)... 0 adirondacker Oct 4 Oct 4 5 342
Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101! 2 elleng Oct 3 Oct 3 2 338
Race to Nowhere airs on local PBS stations Sept 25- Oct 5. About education reform's dark side. 5 madfloridian Sep 27 Oct 3 9 502
Charter schools, civil rights and the theft of education funds 2 n2doc Oct 2 Oct 2 8 364
Protesters pack meeting on education changes 1 lunasun Oct 2 Oct 2 10 293
Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America 5 alp227 Oct 2 Oct 2 33 740
Teacher fired protecting student from bullying - why due process is important. 9 QED Sep 30 Sep 30 15 703
The "education market is ripe for disruption" Great article in The Nation. A must read. 4 greatlaurel Sep 26 Sep 29 15 406
Are these the best and worst states for teachers? 1 QED Sep 29 Sep 29 4 318
I missed this post in June from Peter Greene's blog. Anti-teacher trolls. 2 madfloridian Sep 27 Sep 28 6 305
Flipping the Classroom 8 TexasTowelie Sep 25 Sep 28 0 415
Making a Splash on Campus-College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides 2 antigop Sep 28 Sep 28 1 310
Cuomo: Still won't cater to teachers' union. Says he doesn't need their endorsement. 1 madfloridian Sep 27 Sep 27 3 283
UK community wins battle to prevent their school from becoming an academy 0 n2doc Sep 26 Sep 26 2 233
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 2 xocet Jul 2014 Sep 26 1 669
Wesleyan, accused of harboring ‘Rape Factory,’ orders frats to admit women 9 unhappycamper Sep 23 Sep 26 1 358
Understanding Common Core is About Seeing a Much Larger Picture 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 26 Sep 26 6 306
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones 13 Android3.14 Sep 25 Sep 25 4 518
Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools 4 Starry Messenger Sep 25 Sep 25 8 355
no, no, no, no, no 0 rogerashton Sep 25 Sep 25 0 367
Free online physics courses with Brian Greene 2 Shankapotomus Sep 25 Sep 25 12 404
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