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Special Ed teacher alarmed at amount of testing as she returns to public schools after 6 years. 7 madfloridian Tuesday Wednesday 19 350
Florida's Mavericks Charter School has problems. Over 1000 pages of them. 1 madfloridian Tuesday Tuesday 11 297
With the First Early Decision Deadline Rapidly Approaching 2 Algernon Moncrieff Sunday Tuesday 4 212
Former Teacher Calls Parent Trigger School 'Law-Breakingly Unprofessional' 0 Starry Messenger Monday Monday 13 316
Recommendation for 2014: CA State Supt of Public Instruction 0 Triana Sunday Sunday 1 197
Outstanding article at Plunderbund: Kasich’s Mishandling Of Higher Ed Is A Problem For Everyone 1 greatlaurel Saturday Saturday 7 238
State OKs Christel House Academy appeal to boost grade (school tied to Tony Bennett) 1 AwakeAtLast Oct 15 Friday 3 158
This is cool... 5 YvonneCa May 2011 Oct 16 1 816
Toon: Happy Teachers Day 3 n2doc Sep 10 Oct 16 19 407
Renton high school student sues over ‘F’ 4 QED Oct 15 Oct 16 4 298
K12 Online Charter Schools having lots of problems. 1 madfloridian Oct 14 Oct 15 14 251
Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones 4 n2doc Oct 14 Oct 15 15 338
Bachelor of Arts degree now equivalent to a high school diploma 12 Thespian2 Oct 13 Oct 14 4 387
Karen Lewis has brain tumor, not running for mayor 9 Starry Messenger Oct 13 Oct 14 23 685
(NC) Parent upset teacher not fired for attacking evolution, comparing public schools to Nazi death 4 unhappycamper Oct 14 Oct 14 2 269
The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class. 9 elleng Oct 13 Oct 14 7 420
Figuring out which "grassroots" education groups are fake. 0 madfloridian Oct 12 Oct 12 9 246
A Musical Fix for American Schools 1 antigop Oct 11 Oct 12 16 274
Lewis Black positive rant about teachers 0 knitter4democracy Oct 12 Oct 12 7 426
"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 10 Oct 10 11 406
The Plot Against Public Education 2 Starry Messenger Oct 10 Oct 10 9 241
Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations Is Harming American Universities 1 eridani Oct 10 Oct 10 4 178
Philly Students Walkout As City Cancels Teachers' Contract ( Video ) 0 Jefferson23 Oct 9 Oct 9 4 251
The Games Charter Schools Play. 4 madfloridian Sep 30 Oct 9 18 390
Let the Children Play: Schools Must Relearn Importance of Recess 6 Rhiannon12866 Oct 6 Oct 8 12 372
Charles P Pierce- Reading, Writing, Ransacking 1 n2doc Oct 7 Oct 7 18 365
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Democratic Congressional Candidate Kelly Westlund 5 mopinko Oct 6 Oct 7 2 190
Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F' 3 n2doc Oct 6 Oct 7 5 292
NYC ED Bureaucracy *STILL* Coming After Whistleblower Portelos 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 6 Oct 6 1 183
STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts 7 antigop Oct 1 Oct 6 7 347
School Reform Commission Imposes Work Rules on Philadelphia Teachers 1 YoungDemCA Oct 6 Oct 6 4 259
New report on charter school industry...$100 million taken in 15 states from public education. 3 madfloridian Oct 5 Oct 6 18 451
Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics (with an Alternative Education emphasis)... 0 adirondacker Oct 4 Oct 4 5 282
Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101! 2 elleng Oct 3 Oct 3 2 277
Race to Nowhere airs on local PBS stations Sept 25- Oct 5. About education reform's dark side. 5 madfloridian Sep 27 Oct 3 9 432
Charter schools, civil rights and the theft of education funds 2 n2doc Oct 2 Oct 2 8 299
Protesters pack meeting on education changes 1 lunasun Oct 2 Oct 2 10 233
Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America 5 alp227 Oct 2 Oct 2 33 657
Teacher fired protecting student from bullying - why due process is important. 9 QED Sep 30 Sep 30 15 631
The "education market is ripe for disruption" Great article in The Nation. A must read. 4 greatlaurel Sep 26 Sep 29 15 330
Are these the best and worst states for teachers? 1 QED Sep 29 Sep 29 4 268
I missed this post in June from Peter Greene's blog. Anti-teacher trolls. 2 madfloridian Sep 27 Sep 28 6 245
Flipping the Classroom 8 TexasTowelie Sep 25 Sep 28 0 352
Making a Splash on Campus-College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides 2 antigop Sep 28 Sep 28 1 231
Cuomo: Still won't cater to teachers' union. Says he doesn't need their endorsement. 1 madfloridian Sep 27 Sep 27 3 228
UK community wins battle to prevent their school from becoming an academy 0 n2doc Sep 26 Sep 26 2 182
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 2 xocet Jul 30 Sep 26 1 578
Wesleyan, accused of harboring ‘Rape Factory,’ orders frats to admit women 9 unhappycamper Sep 23 Sep 26 1 307
Understanding Common Core is About Seeing a Much Larger Picture 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 26 Sep 26 6 252
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones 13 Android3.14 Sep 25 Sep 25 4 427
Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools 4 Starry Messenger Sep 25 Sep 25 8 267
no, no, no, no, no 0 rogerashton Sep 25 Sep 25 0 316
Free online physics courses with Brian Greene 2 Shankapotomus Sep 25 Sep 25 12 344
Well written article from Alternet about the math common core. Makes a lot of great points. 15 greatlaurel Sep 23 Sep 24 11 479
Student Debt Factories: The Scandal of For-Profit Colleges 1 unhappycamper Sep 23 Sep 24 4 207
I would never have expected this level of vitriol about a faulty test item. 16 madfloridian Sep 21 Sep 23 1 683
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 22 Sep 23 18 632
9 college freshmen dead in alcohol-related incidents in first weeks of new school year 2 unhappycamper Sep 22 Sep 22 3 329
How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks) 1 unhappycamper Sep 21 Sep 22 6 302
Teacher tells of throwing students to the "testing wolves." 3 madfloridian Sep 8 Sep 21 15 389
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 7 liberal_at_heart Aug 26 Sep 21 11 376
New York State Teacher Evaluations Are Rigged 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 14 Sep 21 6 364
Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids 3 unhappycamper Sep 19 Sep 21 4 308
State still owes city $2.5B for school funding 0 Sherman A1 Sep 21 Sep 21 1 202
FL DOE stops K-2 testing for now. Thank a teacher who put her job on the line. 3 madfloridian Sep 16 Sep 19 8 386
26 school districts stock up on free military gear 3 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 18 9 295
The 2 groups suing NY teachers are feuding with each other. 0 madfloridian Sep 17 Sep 17 9 270
David Boies has a plan. Go state by state stripping teachers of due process. 2 madfloridian Sep 17 Sep 17 7 289
Satanists plan to send materials to Orange County schools 4 teach1st Sep 15 Sep 15 1 301
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 2014 Sep 14 31 1919
Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions 4 n2doc Sep 12 Sep 12 7 302
The Conspiracy at PS 154 in the Bronx 0 SoBronxSchool Sep 10 Sep 10 2 227
Interesting article at Alternet about homeschooling. 8 greatlaurel Sep 8 Sep 9 7 447
Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 8 Sep 9 8 298
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 26 Sep 7 14 1078
I don't know how much more of this Common Core bullshit I can take. 17 AtheistCrusader Sep 4 Sep 7 2 798
The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio 2 elleng Sep 5 Sep 5 1 362
New materials to explore, books to read, friendships to make. 2 elleng Sep 5 Sep 5 2 220
On the First Day of Kindergarten 1 elleng Sep 4 Sep 4 1 283
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 3 Sep 3 0 478
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