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Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 8 Sep 9 8 307
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 26 Sep 7 14 1092
I don't know how much more of this Common Core bullshit I can take. 17 AtheistCrusader Sep 4 Sep 7 2 851
The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio 2 elleng Sep 5 Sep 5 1 370
New materials to explore, books to read, friendships to make. 2 elleng Sep 5 Sep 5 2 224
On the First Day of Kindergarten 1 elleng Sep 4 Sep 4 1 284
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 3 Sep 3 0 487
On the first day Primary School Science Teacher Kelly Hoffmaster wanted to get her students thinking 0 elleng Sep 3 Sep 3 5 364
California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure 9 Starry Messenger Sep 2 Sep 3 15 521
Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’ 4 unhappycamper Sep 3 Sep 3 2 424
Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out 0 Ka hrnt Sep 2 Sep 2 1 263
This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. 0 madfloridian Sep 2 Sep 2 4 277
FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Aug 29 Aug 29 2 244
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Aug 28 Aug 29 4 304
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Aug 28 Aug 28 16 483
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Aug 28 Aug 28 7 239
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 23 Aug 27 9 731
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 22 Aug 26 5 513
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Aug 25 Aug 25 1 370
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 11 Aug 23 13 494
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Aug 23 Aug 23 2 254
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 22 Aug 22 8 411
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 21 Aug 22 5 290
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 21 Aug 21 2 463
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 19 Aug 20 3 341
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 20 Aug 20 1 286
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 17 Aug 18 4 667
SF teachers union still counting strike authorization votes 0 RandySF Aug 17 Aug 17 1 232
Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don’t help kids learn — teachers do 7 n2doc Aug 10 Aug 15 9 641
Test scores, rating plunged at top elementary after Dallas ISD determined teachers had been cheating 1 n2doc Aug 15 Aug 15 6 378
Michelle Rhee drops out of school group 7 Starry Messenger Aug 14 Aug 15 5 420
Charles P Pierce- Who the fck is Campbell Brown? 17 n2doc Aug 6 Aug 13 61 1729
Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly 2 n2doc Aug 12 Aug 12 20 543
UFT's Mulgrew Ridicules Common Core Critics; Threatens to "Punch You in the Face..." 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 10 Aug 11 2 560
My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure 7 SoBronxSchool Aug 10 Aug 11 21 802
Keoni Wright, plaintiff in Campbell Brown's lawsuit, is a member of Michelle Rhee's Students First. 4 madfloridian Aug 10 Aug 11 7 388
Toon: Back to testing 1 n2doc Aug 6 Aug 6 11 528
Whoopi Goldberg taking up fight against teachers. Post in GD 1 madfloridian Aug 5 Aug 5 5 450
Classic Math vs. Common Core 4 elleng Aug 5 Aug 5 2 489
Go Public: A day in the life of an american school district 3 HiPointDem Jul 2013 Aug 5 7 869
‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats 6 n2doc Jul 2014 Aug 3 10 386
City Council Committee Puts the Brakes on Charter School Expansion 1 NJCher Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 264
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 5 elleng Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 531
Lively ( and funny) thread re. Campbell Brown in NY Forum 1 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 414
How The Koch Brothers Are Buying Their Way Into The Minds Of Public School Students 3 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 496
Two of Jeb's Chiefs for Change have anti-teachers-union op ed in WP. 3 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 561
Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 252
Her son has been suspended five times. He’s 3. 2 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 681
I posted more about Campbell Brown and Dan Senor and their attacks on teachers. 1 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 14 359
Here's why they REALLY want to end teacher tenure. 8 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 613
The principal who wrestles an F school to a C in one year gets demotion and pay cut 6 teach1st Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 651
Ravitch's very apt description of Arne Duncan. 10 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 31 870
White House Adds New Disability Adviser 4 Jefferson23 Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 362
Gravy train charter schools and the EB-5 visa. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 7 292
THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BLAMES TEACHERS FOR A FAILED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM 13 newblewtoo Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 671
MICHAEL GOVE IS OUT AS BRITISH EDUCATION SECRETARY!!! 9 LeftishBrit Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 428
Great video compares charter school scandals to sub prime mortgages. Many similarities. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 420
New pro-public-school group. Democrats for Public Education. 1 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 543
AFT joins NEA with conditions, asks Arne to resign. 13 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 19 608
Unreal! NYDOE gave principals 24 hour notice to clean, clear space for Success Charter Academies. 5 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 403
Can the teachers' unions come back? 5 TexasTowelie Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 372
Study: Kids Bullied in Gym, Sports Avoid Future Activity 12 radicalliberal Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 743
Cuomo's GOP Foe Hopes to Unite Left and Right Vs. Common Core 7 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 364
School superintendent banned in NJ finds work in FL, brings banned colleagues with him. 2 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 407
New Orleans-area school district agrees to rules protecting Hispanics 0 Eugene Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 238
Centinela school board votes to fire high-paid superintendent 2 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 300
Another Teachers’ Union Could Call For Obama’s Education Secretary To Resign 10 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 10 397
Is the Charter Movement Imploding? 11 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 18 583
Good to see an administrator speak out at AJC about Arne's policies. 12 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 15 572
Ronald Reagan stuck it to millennials: A college debt history lesson no one tells 6 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 39 1146
NEA Calls for Secretary Duncan's Resignation 47 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 70 1436
Gotta love this Florida mom. Supports teachers, slams TPTB for testing extremism. 6 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 517
Good Riddance to Common Core Testing 2 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 16 433
For-profit college to sell most campuses 4 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 460
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 1 742
Great post at Muckety on widespread influence of Campbell Brown, hubby Dan Senor. 13 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 997
I still post in GD in spite of posts dropping. Can't cross post here... 9 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 426
CALIFORNIA EDUCATORS CALL FOR DUNCAN RESIGNATION 13 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 55 921
Gates' Excuse for Poor Results of Educational Technology: "Unmotivated Students" 9 tinymontgomery Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 491
Will Anyone Stop Charter School Corruption? 1 eridani Jul 2014 Jul 2014 10 328
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