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*If Any Charter School Needs a Union, It’s Urban Prep* 0 Starry Messenger 10 hrs ago 10 hrs ago 10 138
Reich: Ten Ideas to Save the Economy #5: How to Reinvent Education 0 eridani Saturday Saturday 4 136
Teachers using pens and paper in the classroom “not fair” to students, Microsoft official says 6 MisterP Wednesday Thursday 1 308
I posted Peter Greene's post about the stupidity of scripted test directions... 1 madfloridian Wednesday Wednesday 5 202
Testing glitches aside, Stewart is praised for stabilizing Florida's education system 0 Sancho Wednesday Wednesday 2 101
Platinum Pay in Ivory Towers 1 n2doc Wednesday Wednesday 5 157
Supreme Court Punts On Special Ed, ADA Cases 0 Jefferson23 Tuesday Tuesday 2 144
Let the kids learn through play. 3 elleng May 17 May 18 4 195
Message to My Freshman Students 4 TexasTowelie May 17 May 17 1 268
North Carolina To Teachers: No Free Speech For You! | Crooks and Liars 1 Panich52 May 17 May 17 2 269
Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F' 4 n2doc Oct 2014 May 16 5 586
Many states mislead the public about whether students are proficient 1 Panich52 May 16 May 16 2 162
Canadian Teachers Union Leading the Way on LGBT Issues 1 Smarmie Doofus May 14 May 16 0 162
What’s the Point of a Professor? 15 n2doc May 9 May 13 4 524
An Adjunct’s Farewell 4 n2doc May 12 May 13 8 259
Juan Gonzalez: Feds did not keep track of over 3 billion going to charter schools. 7 madfloridian May 8 May 10 12 387
Why My Charter School Needs a Union 0 Starry Messenger May 9 May 9 8 173
Texas high school that doesn't teach sex ed surprised by chlamydia outbreak 3 eridani May 6 May 7 5 309
John Oliver perfectly sums up everything that’s wrong with standardized testing 5 Starry Messenger May 4 May 5 16 310
Building Hope$: Big charter, big money, big prizes, big hou$e$ 2 Starry Messenger May 4 May 4 4 205
Fraud, Waste, and Lies: Charter Schools Cheating Communities Out of Millions of Dollars 0 eridani May 3 May 3 12 286
How to Lose $1 Billion: Yeshiva University Blows Its Future on Loser Hedge Funds 0 eridani May 3 May 3 0 216
Arne has nerve to threaten fed intervention over opt outs. Blames parents for test anxiety. 4 madfloridian Apr 27 Apr 29 9 314
NBC: Amid Funding Cuts, Will LSU Have to Declare 'Bankruptcy'? 0 Algernon Moncrieff Apr 26 Apr 26 2 266
So, the college search that began two years ago ended today 12 Algernon Moncrieff Apr 25 Apr 26 3 353
Schools Warned On Pushing Families Into Due Process 2 Jefferson23 Apr 24 Apr 24 3 249
An Alternative To Failed Education ‘Reform’ (If We Want One) 0 eridani Apr 24 Apr 24 7 185
America Is Criminalizing Black Teachers 3 eridani Apr 16 Apr 23 10 421
This Article May Be Illegal: Lifting the Veil of Silence on Standardized Testing 4 eridani Apr 23 Apr 23 6 324
11-year-old has criminal and felony charges against him for kicking trash can in school 14 eridani Apr 13 Apr 22 15 488
Many U.S. schools still resist challenging all their students. 0 elleng Apr 21 Apr 21 2 175
Big testing opt out in NY this week. 0 madfloridian Apr 19 Apr 19 3 197
My rant about what I think teachers might do in 2016. 0 madfloridian Apr 18 Apr 18 5 418
DeBlasio said they must stop enabling Moskowitz. But Cuomo to hold huge fundraiser for her. 1 madfloridian Apr 15 Apr 15 5 344
Eva Moskowitz Success Academy and the restroom usage rules. Unacceptable. 1 madfloridian Apr 14 Apr 14 3 431
Someone Calculated How Many Adjunct Professors Are on Public Assistance, and the Number Is Startling 5 n2doc Apr 13 Apr 13 21 607
HEY HARRISON AND THE REST OF NEW YORK STATE IT'S TIME TO OPT OUT!!! 0 SoBronxSchool Apr 12 Apr 12 5 246
7 N.Y. Teachers of the Year blast Cuomo 1 n2doc Apr 12 Apr 12 7 244
Senate Proposal Cuts Off Duncan at the Knees 7 LWolf Apr 9 Apr 10 9 422
Children And Society As Fair Game | Emanuele Corso 4 Tace Apr 9 Apr 9 10 362
Charter financing: Study finds too little accountability in California 0 alp227 Apr 9 Apr 9 2 187
Game on! Teaching science with games 0 Panich52 Apr 9 Apr 9 2 185
For some opting out of testing is easy. Those in public schools must fight battles. 0 madfloridian Apr 8 Apr 8 3 395
Arkansas school privatization bill fails 0 Panich52 Apr 6 Apr 6 4 359
Albany charter schools. The education model that fell apart. 2 madfloridian Apr 5 Apr 6 18 372
The R-Word and Teaching Kids about the Power of Language 2 elleng Mar 28 Apr 6 2 336
Two more FL Republican state senators speak strongly against overtesting. Kudos to them. 1 madfloridian Apr 5 Apr 5 4 296
Learning Through Tinkering 3 elleng Apr 4 Apr 5 4 244
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year fired today. Had been warned not to speak about being gay. 4 madfloridian Apr 3 Apr 4 11 531
My post with the video of Republican FL state senator putting down Americans for Prosperity rep. 1 madfloridian Apr 3 Apr 3 11 456
The Right’s Fear of Education: What I Learned As a (Former) Conservative Military Man 5 Panich52 Mar 15 Apr 2 16 606
NY Dems pass Cuomo bill with "heavy hearts". One holds his nose. They hold a majority... 1 madfloridian Apr 2 Apr 2 1 266
If you need proof standardized testing is setting students up for failure, just ask the students. 2 eridani Mar 31 Mar 31 8 394
Stunning revelation Bill Gates has spent $2.3 Billion on Common Core – #PARCC 5 eridani Mar 28 Mar 30 15 724
Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts 0 question everything Mar 28 Mar 28 3 417
Former Dean is Victorious in Legal Fight with For-Profit College After Blowing the Whistle 0 swarmster Mar 27 Mar 27 6 328
Nancy Atwell. 3 LWolf Mar 25 Mar 25 1 286
9 Billionaires Are About to Remake New York’s Public Schools—Here’s Their Story 3 Starry Messenger Mar 20 Mar 24 5 333
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year placed on leave. Had been warned not to speak about being gay... 3 madfloridian Mar 22 Mar 22 4 396
Kids have no idea what a VCR is. Nor VHS format. Makes me feel old. 5 madfloridian Mar 20 Mar 20 4 408
Alan Singer: Teaching History the Pearson Way 2 eridani Mar 18 Mar 19 5 336
FL Republican House votes to cut back on testing. 0 madfloridian Mar 19 Mar 19 5 379
Miami Herald column: Florida flunked the test, failed the kids. 1 madfloridian Mar 18 Mar 18 2 274
Caveon, Pearson's eye on internet...We "cast a really broad and deep net". 2 madfloridian Mar 17 Mar 18 7 585
PA Gov Tom Wolf spares York city schools from being handed over to FL charter school company. 0 madfloridian Mar 17 Mar 17 17 599
Creationism teaching ban to be considered (in Scotland) 0 Erich Bloodaxe BSN Mar 16 Mar 16 5 335
Bipartisan Bill to Repeal Common Core is Proposed in Washington State 4 eridani Feb 2015 Mar 16 3 494
Bellevue College in WA is fast becoming my favorite school! 1 liberal_at_heart Mar 16 Mar 16 9 498
More about messed up Florida testing time. 0 madfloridian Mar 15 Mar 15 3 303
Study Shows NYC Charter School Suspensions Far Outpace Public School Ones 1 Panich52 Mar 14 Mar 15 4 298
How conservatives capsized school reform 2 Panich52 Mar 9 Mar 14 1 343
Testing company Pearson, NJ, spying on social media of students taking PARCC tests. 0 madfloridian Mar 14 Mar 14 4 392
Arizona cuts support for largest community colleges and Universities 4 n2doc Mar 10 Mar 13 3 431
Kindergartners asked to ‘check out’ college scholarships and ‘select jobs’ 3 QED Mar 12 Mar 12 4 335
Alaska legislature considers suspending reimbursements for school construction 0 Panich52 Mar 12 Mar 12 0 247
(CA) State suspends use of test scores to measure school quality 1 Starry Messenger Mar 12 Mar 12 5 355
Lake County parents organizing, fighting back, opting out. Videos. 1 madfloridian Mar 11 Mar 11 2 437
Lynn University To Track Student Attendance by iPad Location 4 Gidney N Cloyd Mar 10 Mar 10 1 371
Testing company claims hacker attacks caused cancellation of Florida computer tests. 2 Sancho Mar 9 Mar 10 1 379
When Kansas tests were hacked last year they trashed them. What will Florida do? 0 madfloridian Mar 10 Mar 10 3 275
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