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Charter school of 11,000 students drops foreign language 5 eridani 9 hrs ago 3 hrs ago 7 264
Getting Low-Income Kids Ready for College Means Skipping the Test Prep Status Quo 0 eridani 10 hrs ago 10 hrs ago 1 98
("drown the bunnies") The Latest: Faculty Asks University's President to Resign 0 Eugene 19 hrs ago 19 hrs ago 5 178
Son of maintenance worker gets perfect score on AP Calculus exam -- 1 of 12 in the world to do so 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 28 Yesterday 17 437
The controversy at Mount St. Mary’s goes national after professors are fired 4 Eugene Tuesday Wednesday 3 347
Standardized Testing 2 aswanson Monday Tuesday 0 190
University of Phoenix Owner, Apollo Education Group, Will Be Taken Private 0 Eugene Monday Monday 4 165
English Lit 2 aswanson Monday Monday 1 188
Arts Education 1 aswanson Monday Monday 2 156
School Funding 1 aswanson Monday Monday 0 115
Detroit school system's manager to step down this month 1 Eugene Feb 2 Feb 2 1 126
Chicago teachers' bargaining team rejects contract offer 0 Eugene Feb 1 Feb 1 2 87
This from a high school classmate of mine: 2 elleng Jan 30 Feb 1 8 318
Alabama legislature is looking for an excuse to cut teachers' tenure (al.com) 2 eppur_se_muova Jan 27 Jan 31 0 206
Transdisciplinarity: Thinking Inside and Outside the Box 1 elleng Jan 29 Jan 29 0 184
College application questions about police contact under scrutiny 1 Eugene Jan 29 Jan 29 5 168
Alabama schools now allowed to use non-certified teachers 8 n2doc Jan 28 Jan 29 2 487
Teachers' union sues Detroit schools, demands removal of emergency manager 0 Eugene Jan 28 Jan 28 3 110
Educators Deserve A Raise, But The Proposed Merit Pay Bill Has Serious Flaws (al.com) 1 eppur_se_muova Jan 27 Jan 27 0 125
RAISE Act Of 2016 Is Fatally Flawed (Larry Lee) 0 eppur_se_muova Jan 27 Jan 27 0 137
My Young Son Should Dream, Not Have Testing Nightmares 2 eridani Jan 23 Jan 26 7 272
So How Do You Know They Got It? Showing Evidence of Learning 2 elleng Jan 25 Jan 25 0 195
Kommon Kore Krazies Drive Another All-Star Teacher Into Retirement 0 Smarmie Doofus Jan 25 Jan 25 5 227
12 Ways to Avoid Student Humiliation 2 elleng Jan 20 Jan 21 1 349
University president allegedly says struggling freshmen are bunnies that should be drowned 6 n2doc Jan 20 Jan 21 5 416
How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers 3 elleng Jan 17 Jan 17 5 297
"You want kids to come to class? You want them to get excited?" 48 Addison May 2013 Jan 15 7 6128
A University of Louisville job ad excluded whites and Asians. Is that OK? 3 n2doc Dec 17 Jan 12 0 625
Bernie: “I’m not in favor of privately run charter schools." 7 madfloridian Jan 7 Jan 7 19 651
Cities look at subsidized housing to stem teacher shortages 10 nitpicker Jan 3 Jan 7 11 547
The Responsive Classroom: "Why Is Everyone So Nice Here?" 3 elleng Jan 2 Jan 2 12 349
6 Reasons Your Kid Could Have Less Standardized Testing in 2016 2 eridani Dec 29 Dec 30 7 335
Obama to cancel millions in student loans swindled by Rubio-supported Corinthian Colleges 1 eridani Dec 8 Dec 30 12 389
Another school educator scandal 5 nitpicker Dec 29 Dec 29 11 948
Arne's leaving. More charter school scandals coming out. 3 madfloridian Dec 24 Dec 24 17 482
Study Finds Unions Improve Teacher Quality, Lead To Lower Dropout Rates 1 eridani Dec 12 Dec 23 7 215
Any GED teachers here? I have a couple of questions. nt 2 ellenrr Dec 16 Dec 16 0 353
Using Creativity to Boost Young Children’s Mathematical Thinking 3 elleng Dec 14 Dec 15 1 418
A 4th Grade standardized test practice question from my 4th grade daughter 18 hughee99 Dec 8 Dec 12 3 877
New report: Charter schools great at making money for private business, not much else 3 eridani Dec 12 Dec 12 11 328
A boy told his teacher she can't understand him because she's white. Her response is on point. 3 eridani Dec 10 Dec 11 20 847
President Obama Signs Education Law, Leaving 'No Child' Behind 1 nitpicker Dec 11 Dec 11 2 302
What can we learn from the spectacular failure of Obama-era school "reform"? 3 Smarmie Doofus Dec 10 Dec 11 7 363
Avoiding "Learned Helplessness" 5 elleng Nov 2015 Dec 11 3 461
Charter schools are a ‘gravy train,’ say researchers 3 n2doc Dec 10 Dec 10 14 404
A Mother’s Touching Way of Teaching 0 Mary A. Osborne Dec 9 Dec 9 1 284
A teacher gave her 8-year-old students iPads and discovered one huge drawback 34 n2doc Dec 8 Dec 8 43 2653
Supporting Young Children's Friendships 3 elleng Oct 2015 Dec 7 0 375
Macri nixes talk show producer as Secretary of University Policy nominee after political firestorm. 0 forest444 Dec 6 Dec 6 0 257
All Aboard the Kindergarten Express 1 elleng Dec 4 Dec 5 0 292
His class attendance went from 40% to 93%. Because of a garden? 5 eridani Oct 2015 Dec 3 37 787
Learning Together and Giving Thanks 0 elleng Dec 3 Dec 3 0 197
Google Pledges Funds For Special Education 5 Jefferson23 Dec 1 Dec 1 0 360
The Place Where Ranking Schools Proves They're Actually Equal 2 elleng Nov 30 Nov 30 3 305
PhDs need real jobs too 4 n2doc Nov 30 Nov 30 6 387
Today's Doonesbury 3 n2doc Nov 22 Nov 22 20 710
A shift toward private schools/colleges means a shift away from secular education. 2 eppur_se_muova Nov 19 Nov 19 2 304
Montgomery County moves ahead with plans to scrap high school finals. 1 elleng Nov 17 Nov 17 1 297
After Video of Calif. Police Breaking Up Teachers Union Meeting Goes Viral, School Apologizes 2 eridani Nov 2015 Nov 2015 34 860
The Big Education Fight In The Democratic Party 0 eridani Nov 2015 Nov 2015 7 351
Got in trouble at work today over common core. 4 elephant hunter Nov 2015 Nov 2015 7 522
So: Are There Any Actual Policy Distinctions Between Sanders and Clinton on Education? 3 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2015 Nov 2015 1 348
Texas abstinence-only high school struggling to deal with chlamydia epidemic 13 eridani Nov 2015 Nov 2015 30 1370
TeachStrong 0 eridani Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 303
Court hears case of home-schoolers who didn't teach their kids because they expected to be raptured 3 Panich52 Nov 2015 Nov 2015 8 402
Alabama Education Official Warns Of 'Homosexualist' Common Core Takeover 5 riversedge Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 402
Counter-Insurgency in the Classroom 0 eridani Nov 2015 Nov 2015 6 279
Bike and read in the classroom! 4 eridani Nov 2015 Nov 2015 3 321
Contemplating Doing Something Radical For Myself 7 Duckfan Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 371
Poison pill in budget deal involving student debt robocalls 1 Democrats_win Nov 2015 Nov 2015 5 419
Florida College Wants to Make Professors Underbid Each Other on Salary 3 n2doc Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 409
Alabama Teacher Of The Year Resigns After State Calls Her Unqualified 3 eridani Oct 2015 Oct 2015 6 447
I wonder if Mr. Obama has any *real* idea.... 8 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2015 Oct 2015 6 528
White House looks to new rules to curb student debt 0 nitpicker Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 276
Special ed teacher quits: ‘I just cannot justify making students cry anymore’ 3 elleng Oct 2015 Oct 2015 13 597
Standardized Tests are a Form of Racial Profiling 1 eridani Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 346
Jindal loses suit against Common Core 0 Panich52 Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 380
House Passes DC Private School Vouchers Program Reauthorization 0 Panich52 Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 326
Obama Administration Calls for Limits on Testing in Schools. 3 elleng Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 372
Landmark Look at US Charter System Reveals Waste, Fraud, 'Ghost Schools' 8 eridani Oct 2015 Oct 2015 27 666
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