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In Chicago, Rahm Emanuel is in a showdown against teachers (how RE wants to restrict strikes) 3 alp227 Sep 2012 Sep 2012 3 822
Song for Chicago teachers 2 proud2BlibKansan Sep 2012 Sep 2012 2 520
Advice to Chicago Teachers: Steer Clear of Weingarten 0 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 2 425
Director of Private School Where Rahm Sends His Kids Opposes Using Testing for Teacher Evaluations 10 eridani Sep 2012 Sep 2012 9 1433
DU solidarity with Chicago teachers! 7 proud2BlibKansan Sep 2012 Sep 2012 10 837
Chicago teachers' strike opens up national conversation on education 'reform' 0 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 6 399
Central Falls RI bankruptcy deal gives bondholders 100%, cuts public pensions up to 55%. 6 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 8 1344
Can someone defend or at least explain the "standards" movement? 20 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2012 Sep 2012 5 2192
Evaluating ELLs for Special Needs a Challenge 1 proud2BlibKansan Sep 2012 Sep 2012 1 874
School vouchers 7 SHRED Sep 2012 Sep 2012 7 1246
It's A Far Cry 1 SoBronxSchool Jul 2012 Sep 2012 2 804
Obama appoints teacher-firer Javits to resolve disputes between rail carriers and union 8 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 9 1195
A Sampling Of The Best Of #SaidNoTeacherEver 3 proud2BlibKansan Sep 2012 Sep 2012 15 952
"Go into teaching. They'll always need teachers," I told my students... 5 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 8 940
"Won't Back Down" draws controversy 17 Starry Messenger Sep 2012 Sep 2012 7 2093
The Big Business of Charter Schools 5 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Sep 2012 5 971
"They can't punish without the data" (Opt out of high stakes testing) 4 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 7 718
Rhee tells it straight:“There's no longer sort of some assumed alliance between the Democratic Party 7 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 12 1145
"No Excuses" and the Culture of Shame: Why metrics don't matter 1 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 4 490
Pyongyang in NYC: Wherein a blogger compares Bloomberg to Kim Jong Il & Mao 0 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 1 366
Summary of research studies on Renaissance 2010 (Chicago) 0 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 3 382
Poverty Stressors Lead to Impaired Learning Ability in Children 7 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Sep 2012 5 1049
RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms 5 mopinko Aug 2012 Sep 2012 2 1745
'won't back down' sounds like it might be more effective than 'superman' 4 HiPointDem Aug 2012 Sep 2012 6 886
High Performing Charter Schools: Beating The Odds, Or Beating The Test? 0 livvy Sep 2012 Sep 2012 5 652
Today's Lead NY Times Editorial: Teachers Suck 12 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2012 Sep 2012 5 1616
Largest Chicago Teachers Union Meeting of the Century Votes Unanimously to Strike 4 HiPointDem Aug 2012 Sep 2012 9 846
Mayor Emanuel announces free fare card pilot program for select 5 CPS schools 40 mopinko Aug 2012 Aug 2012 2 3209
Investors seek to profit from privatizing public schools 0 antigop Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 557
Chicago Bd of Education Pleads Poverty but Budgets Millions for Strikebreaking & Union Busting 1 HiPointDem Aug 2012 Aug 2012 6 742
Support the Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012 0 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 10 1674
SF elementary school to native English speakers: You are on your own. 5 RandySF Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 1011
Big-City Districts Bail on Teacher-Incentive Grants 4 proud2BlibKansan Aug 2012 Aug 2012 4 795
The City, Standing Behind (SF) City College 0 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 3 487
Tea Party on Education 1 oldsarge54 Aug 2012 Aug 2012 2 591
Everything You've Heard About Failing Schools Is Wrong 4 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 10 1079
Cheaters Prosper: Disgraced Crescendo CEO Wins $240,000 Settlement 0 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 657
The Ravitch CNN Interview 2 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2012 Aug 2012 5 668
NYC Candidates Picking Sides in School "Reform" Struggle. Taking $$$ from Rhee's Group at Issue. 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2012 Aug 2012 2 549
Why Standardization Fails 1 Reader Rabbit Aug 2012 Aug 2012 7 667
I can't believe what this charter school did! 2 DebJ Aug 2012 Aug 2012 4 871
Lucy Calkins and Her Teacher's College Cult of Failure 3 SoBronxSchool Aug 2012 Aug 2012 1 1500
Take it from a teacher -- school has changed 5 antigop Aug 2012 Aug 2012 3 1122
Boy’s ejection from SF school illustrates struggles in violence prevention 3 RandySF Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 750
Chile student protesters occupy high schools (protesting private sector takeover of schools) 2 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 4 833
Stoning Teachers Raises Some Eyebrows 11 proud2BlibKansan Aug 2012 Aug 2012 13 1885
Who Is Behind The Privatization Of Education--Labor Fest Panel Video 9 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 5 1432
Eight problems with Common Core Standards 2 proud2BlibKansan Aug 2012 Aug 2012 8 1193
Boiling the frog 5 HiPointDem Aug 2012 Aug 2012 7 1021
Comics Journalism Takes on Education Reform 2 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 8 1030
Isaac Asimov predicted corporate school 'reform' in 1951 2 HiPointDem Aug 2012 Aug 2012 21 1315
Teacher on cursive: Worth its weight in gold 8 proud2BlibKansan Aug 2012 Aug 2012 3 1923
Teddy Roosevelt's great-grandson is a Broadie. Initiated the takedown in Pittsburgh. 0 HiPointDem Aug 2012 Aug 2012 3 748
School vouchers lead to strange bedfellows: Why a hard-core Republican group is backing Democratic c 1 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 1 795
To Increase Learning Time, Some Schools Add Days to Academic Year 9 alp227 Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 1320
Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (MO 5th) on teacher salaries: 1 proud2BlibKansan Aug 2012 Aug 2012 1 694
Marvin Hamlisch 6 elleng Aug 2012 Aug 2012 5 951
One Reason Why Merit Pay Fails 12 proud2BlibKansan Aug 2012 Aug 2012 12 1822
Man+Dinosaur=Tax Dollars at work in Education 6 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 3 1753
Private firms eyeing profits from public schools 3 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 8 1137
College enrollment shows signs of slowing 3 Rosa Luxemburg Aug 2012 Aug 2012 2 895
What are the pros & cons of taking the ACT/SAT as a Sophomore? 9 OmahaBlueDog Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 2635
Beware! Sneaky Reformer Trick in L.A. 1 proud2BlibKansan Aug 2012 Aug 2012 9 917
Education reform’s central myths 5 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 13 1507
Better than Common Core 2 proud2BlibKansan Aug 2012 Aug 2012 4 783
Michigan City Outsources All of Its Schools 2 antigop Aug 2012 Aug 2012 4 881
A Democratic Country Should Put Public Education Before Corporate Profits 3 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 6 875
(This Sunday in SF) Who is Behind Privatization of Public Education? 13 Starry Messenger Jul 2012 Aug 2012 12 1793
David (Sr WH Advisor) Axelrod's PR firm putting out ads attacking Chicago Teachers Union 2 HiPointDem Aug 2012 Aug 2012 8 1105
Pueblo's 'no-zero' grade scale to award half-credit for cheating 8 PavePusher Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 1039
Karen Lewis failed to go to the podium when Weingarten called her up before Biden's speech at 1 HiPointDem Aug 2012 Aug 2012 3 1365
USDOE probing local school district enforcement of residency requirements for possible racial bias 2 alp227 Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 907
Evidently Gore Vidal couldn't handle Algebra. 3 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2012 Aug 2012 2 1013
Lori Wheal Is Not Only a Master Teacher, But Master of Her Domain 0 SoBronxSchool Aug 2012 Aug 2012 3 771
Teachers union says too much focus put on testing 6 Starry Messenger Jul 2012 Aug 2012 14 1095
No Consultant Left Behind 2 proud2BlibKansan Jul 2012 Jul 2012 5 706
How well does Khan Academy teach? 3 proud2BlibKansan Jul 2012 Jul 2012 5 1376
Karen Lewis and Michael Mulgrew team up in call for Solidarity at the AFT Convention 2012 0 proud2BlibKansan Jul 2012 Jul 2012 2 563
AFT Convention 3 proud2BlibKansan Jul 2012 Jul 2012 6 724
@AFT - Chicago Teachers Show Displeasure at Unconditional Obama Endorsement 4 proud2BlibKansan Jul 2012 Jul 2012 2 937
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