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California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure 9 Starry Messenger Sep 2 Sep 3 15 505
Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’ 4 unhappycamper Sep 3 Sep 3 2 408
Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out 0 Ka hrnt Sep 2 Sep 2 1 256
This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. 0 madfloridian Sep 2 Sep 2 4 272
FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Aug 29 Aug 29 2 238
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Aug 28 Aug 29 4 295
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Aug 28 Aug 28 16 476
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Aug 28 Aug 28 7 233
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 23 Aug 27 9 718
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 22 Aug 26 5 507
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Aug 25 Aug 25 1 368
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 11 Aug 23 13 489
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Aug 23 Aug 23 2 251
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 22 Aug 22 8 406
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 21 Aug 22 5 284
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 21 Aug 21 2 460
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 19 Aug 20 3 338
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 20 Aug 20 1 282
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 17 Aug 18 4 652
SF teachers union still counting strike authorization votes 0 RandySF Aug 17 Aug 17 1 228
Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don’t help kids learn — teachers do 7 n2doc Aug 10 Aug 15 9 633
Test scores, rating plunged at top elementary after Dallas ISD determined teachers had been cheating 1 n2doc Aug 15 Aug 15 6 374
Michelle Rhee drops out of school group 7 Starry Messenger Aug 14 Aug 15 5 413
Charles P Pierce- Who the fck is Campbell Brown? 17 n2doc Aug 6 Aug 13 61 1715
Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly 2 n2doc Aug 12 Aug 12 20 539
UFT's Mulgrew Ridicules Common Core Critics; Threatens to "Punch You in the Face..." 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 10 Aug 11 2 550
My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure 7 SoBronxSchool Aug 10 Aug 11 21 793
Keoni Wright, plaintiff in Campbell Brown's lawsuit, is a member of Michelle Rhee's Students First. 4 madfloridian Aug 10 Aug 11 7 385
Toon: Back to testing 1 n2doc Aug 6 Aug 6 11 522
Whoopi Goldberg taking up fight against teachers. Post in GD 1 madfloridian Aug 5 Aug 5 5 446
Classic Math vs. Common Core 4 elleng Aug 5 Aug 5 2 478
Go Public: A day in the life of an american school district 3 HiPointDem Jul 2013 Aug 5 7 861
‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats 6 n2doc Jul 29 Aug 3 10 375
City Council Committee Puts the Brakes on Charter School Expansion 1 NJCher Jul 31 Jul 31 5 261
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 5 elleng Jul 23 Jul 29 2 524
Lively ( and funny) thread re. Campbell Brown in NY Forum 1 Smarmie Doofus Jul 28 Jul 29 0 402
How The Koch Brothers Are Buying Their Way Into The Minds Of Public School Students 3 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 28 6 482
Two of Jeb's Chiefs for Change have anti-teachers-union op ed in WP. 3 madfloridian Jul 25 Jul 26 12 553
Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape 0 unhappycamper Jul 25 Jul 25 3 243
Her son has been suspended five times. He’s 3. 2 n2doc Jul 24 Jul 24 11 670
I posted more about Campbell Brown and Dan Senor and their attacks on teachers. 1 madfloridian Jul 24 Jul 24 14 353
Here's why they REALLY want to end teacher tenure. 8 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 610
The principal who wrestles an F school to a C in one year gets demotion and pay cut 6 teach1st Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 636
Ravitch's very apt description of Arne Duncan. 10 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 31 862
White House Adds New Disability Adviser 4 Jefferson23 Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 355
Gravy train charter schools and the EB-5 visa. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 7 285
THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BLAMES TEACHERS FOR A FAILED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM 13 newblewtoo Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 663
MICHAEL GOVE IS OUT AS BRITISH EDUCATION SECRETARY!!! 9 LeftishBrit Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 426
Great video compares charter school scandals to sub prime mortgages. Many similarities. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 415
New pro-public-school group. Democrats for Public Education. 1 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 533
AFT joins NEA with conditions, asks Arne to resign. 13 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 19 601
Unreal! NYDOE gave principals 24 hour notice to clean, clear space for Success Charter Academies. 5 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 398
Can the teachers' unions come back? 5 TexasTowelie Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 369
Study: Kids Bullied in Gym, Sports Avoid Future Activity 12 radicalliberal Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 735
Cuomo's GOP Foe Hopes to Unite Left and Right Vs. Common Core 7 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 354
School superintendent banned in NJ finds work in FL, brings banned colleagues with him. 2 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 401
New Orleans-area school district agrees to rules protecting Hispanics 0 Eugene Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 235
Centinela school board votes to fire high-paid superintendent 2 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 297
Another Teachers’ Union Could Call For Obama’s Education Secretary To Resign 10 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 10 389
Is the Charter Movement Imploding? 11 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 18 576
Good to see an administrator speak out at AJC about Arne's policies. 12 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 15 561
Ronald Reagan stuck it to millennials: A college debt history lesson no one tells 6 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 39 1129
NEA Calls for Secretary Duncan's Resignation 47 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 70 1413
Gotta love this Florida mom. Supports teachers, slams TPTB for testing extremism. 6 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 510
Good Riddance to Common Core Testing 2 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 16 425
For-profit college to sell most campuses 4 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 456
this is not my rant. this is the rant from a psyche worker in chicago public schools. karen lewis. 17 mopinko Jun 2014 Jul 2014 1 738
Great post at Muckety on widespread influence of Campbell Brown, hubby Dan Senor. 13 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 878
I still post in GD in spite of posts dropping. Can't cross post here... 9 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 421
CALIFORNIA EDUCATORS CALL FOR DUNCAN RESIGNATION 13 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 55 912
Gates' Excuse for Poor Results of Educational Technology: "Unmotivated Students" 9 tinymontgomery Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 474
Will Anyone Stop Charter School Corruption? 1 eridani Jul 2014 Jul 2014 10 325
Ravitch: Do Public School Teachers Have Any Friends in the Obama Administration? 2 eridani Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 262
The big money and profits behind the push for charter schools 3 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 13 366
ASU English Professor Assaulted by Campus Police 1 NJCher Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 400
Just now saw this on Twitter. Makes me kind of proud. 14 madfloridian Jun 2014 Jun 2014 35 883
OK, Ed "Reformers"; You're ON! 7 Smarmie Doofus Jun 2014 Jun 2014 4 529
St. Paul schools looking to ease concerns about discipline, disorder 2 kickysnana Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 331
Rush-hour protest by teachers to target the Gates Foundation 4 ellenrr Jun 2014 Jun 2014 12 404
Montclair NJ rejects corporate deformers! 2 ellenrr Jun 2014 Jun 2014 6 320
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