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Senate Proposal Cuts Off Duncan at the Knees 7 LWolf Apr 9 Apr 10 9 549
Children And Society As Fair Game | Emanuele Corso 4 Tace Apr 9 Apr 9 10 460
Charter financing: Study finds too little accountability in California 0 alp227 Apr 9 Apr 9 2 275
Game on! Teaching science with games 0 Panich52 Apr 9 Apr 9 2 272
For some opting out of testing is easy. Those in public schools must fight battles. 0 madfloridian Apr 8 Apr 8 3 478
Arkansas school privatization bill fails 0 Panich52 Apr 6 Apr 6 4 450
Albany charter schools. The education model that fell apart. 2 madfloridian Apr 5 Apr 6 18 473
The R-Word and Teaching Kids about the Power of Language 2 elleng Mar 2015 Apr 6 2 426
Two more FL Republican state senators speak strongly against overtesting. Kudos to them. 1 madfloridian Apr 5 Apr 5 4 378
Learning Through Tinkering 3 elleng Apr 2015 Apr 5 4 348
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year fired today. Had been warned not to speak about being gay. 4 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 11 614
My post with the video of Republican FL state senator putting down Americans for Prosperity rep. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 11 541
The Right’s Fear of Education: What I Learned As a (Former) Conservative Military Man 5 Panich52 Mar 2015 Apr 2015 16 702
NY Dems pass Cuomo bill with "heavy hearts". One holds his nose. They hold a majority... 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 351
If you need proof standardized testing is setting students up for failure, just ask the students. 2 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 8 490
Stunning revelation Bill Gates has spent $2.3 Billion on Common Core – #PARCC 5 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 15 833
Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts 0 question everything Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 524
Former Dean is Victorious in Legal Fight with For-Profit College After Blowing the Whistle 0 swarmster Mar 2015 Mar 2015 6 409
Nancy Atwell. 3 LWolf Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 365
9 Billionaires Are About to Remake New York’s Public Schools—Here’s Their Story 3 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 404
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year placed on leave. Had been warned not to speak about being gay... 3 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 466
Kids have no idea what a VCR is. Nor VHS format. Makes me feel old. 5 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 469
Alan Singer: Teaching History the Pearson Way 2 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 418
FL Republican House votes to cut back on testing. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 455
Miami Herald column: Florida flunked the test, failed the kids. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 342
Caveon, Pearson's eye on internet...We "cast a really broad and deep net". 2 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 7 682
PA Gov Tom Wolf spares York city schools from being handed over to FL charter school company. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 17 667
Creationism teaching ban to be considered (in Scotland) 0 Erich Bloodaxe BSN Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 388
Bipartisan Bill to Repeal Common Core is Proposed in Washington State 4 eridani Feb 2015 Mar 2015 3 590
Bellevue College in WA is fast becoming my favorite school! 1 liberal_at_heart Mar 2015 Mar 2015 9 556
More about messed up Florida testing time. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 360
Study Shows NYC Charter School Suspensions Far Outpace Public School Ones 1 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 355
How conservatives capsized school reform 2 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 394
Testing company Pearson, NJ, spying on social media of students taking PARCC tests. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 452
Arizona cuts support for largest community colleges and Universities 4 n2doc Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 482
Kindergartners asked to ‘check out’ college scholarships and ‘select jobs’ 3 QED Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 394
Alaska legislature considers suspending reimbursements for school construction 0 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 284
(CA) State suspends use of test scores to measure school quality 1 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 409
Lake County parents organizing, fighting back, opting out. Videos. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 482
Lynn University To Track Student Attendance by iPad Location 4 Gidney N Cloyd Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 446
Testing company claims hacker attacks caused cancellation of Florida computer tests. 2 Sancho Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 422
When Kansas tests were hacked last year they trashed them. What will Florida do? 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 310
Thousands of comments delay WV science standards vote 1 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 404
Toon: What Happened to them? 2 n2doc Mar 2015 Mar 2015 7 607
"Bursting the dam" that protects public schools from commercial exploitation. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 8 368
What If My Favorite Thing To Do Is..... NOTHING? 0 Smarmie Doofus Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 373
Grade colleges on how well they teach teachers? Universities balk 3 alp227 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 424
Your Waitress, Your Professor 3 n2doc Dec 2014 Mar 2015 19 823
NY Success Academy Charter Will Send 9,000 Students To Pro-Charter Rally. Close school for day. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 389
My college survived the Great Depression and after a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees, 5 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 Mar 2015 6 491
I need some advice on our son. 44 RiffRandell Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 1617
How to opt-out of FL tests..VERY carefully. How some plan to do so. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 389
Empathy, not Expulsion, for Preschoolers at Risk 1 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 427
Pennsylvania SRC approves five charters, all with conditions, out of 39 applicants 3 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 349
Newark Students’ Protest Gets Them Meeting with Superintendent 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 279
Kansas Bill Could Send Teachers to Jail for Six Months for Teaching "Harmful" Materials 6 eridani Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 509
Why Reading and Writing on Paper Beat Digital Screens For Boosting Your Brain 3 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 399
Change of Heart: How the 'Mother of School Choice' Came to Reject School Vouchers 1 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 7 360
How Wall Street's Greedy Tentacles Sank Into Schools, Trapping Them in Massive Debts 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 336
Winnie, Bear Extraordinaire 0 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 402
Pre-Primary kids learned about magnets, domains, kinetic and potential energy today... 0 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 385
Powerful video 0 d_r Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 335
The debate over the existence of public schools 4 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 518
Third Way says NCLB testing must go on. Call us "anti-testing-and-accountability Democrats" 1 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 346
The Illusion of School Choice in New Orleans 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 402
Bad charter situation in Baltimore. Unpaid power bills, huge IRS tax liens. 0 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 6 408
Getting ready for STEMFest! 2 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 416
Black Girls Are Suspended from School Six Times More Often Than White Girls 6 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 489
Oklahoma Wants to Ban A.P. U.S. History, and There’s Nothing You Can Do About It 4 eridani Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 495
Rick Scott and FL ed chief say have fewer tests. I agree. 2 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 367
One Connecticut Public School Student Was Restrained Over 700 Times in One Year 1 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 340
OLSAT test. What is this? 1 AllyCat Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 375
Higher Ed: Technology, Art, Ethics and More Converge in 3-D Printing 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 328
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin: Let’s protect our children in schools 1 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 433
Higher Ed: 175 Years of History in 11 Minutes 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 358
The Anti-Standardized Testing Movement Claims a Victory in Chicago 0 eridani Feb 2015 Feb 2015 9 317
ESAs getting steam now. FL, AZ already turning state school money over to parents. 4 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 365
Excellent description of how FL's 2-tier education works. 0 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 8 447
More Is More | Emanuele Corso 4 Tace Feb 2015 Feb 2015 7 331
Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You 8 antigop Jan 2015 Feb 2015 11 1162
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