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Florida's Mavericks Charter School has problems. Over 1000 pages of them. 1 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 527
With the First Early Decision Deadline Rapidly Approaching 2 Algernon Moncrieff Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 396
Former Teacher Calls Parent Trigger School 'Law-Breakingly Unprofessional' 0 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 13 502
Recommendation for 2014: CA State Supt of Public Instruction 0 Triana Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 366
Outstanding article at Plunderbund: Kasich’s Mishandling Of Higher Ed Is A Problem For Everyone 1 greatlaurel Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 411
State OKs Christel House Academy appeal to boost grade (school tied to Tony Bennett) 1 AwakeAtLast Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 371
This is cool... 5 YvonneCa May 2011 Oct 2014 1 1020
Toon: Happy Teachers Day 3 n2doc Sep 2014 Oct 2014 19 588
Renton high school student sues over ‘F’ 4 QED Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 556
K12 Online Charter Schools having lots of problems. 1 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 14 459
Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones 4 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 15 556
Bachelor of Arts degree now equivalent to a high school diploma 12 Thespian2 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 666
Karen Lewis has brain tumor, not running for mayor 9 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 23 1022
(NC) Parent upset teacher not fired for attacking evolution, comparing public schools to Nazi death 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 512
The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class. 9 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 714
Figuring out which "grassroots" education groups are fake. 0 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 397
A Musical Fix for American Schools 1 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 16 440
Lewis Black positive rant about teachers 0 knitter4democracy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 748
"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 576
The Plot Against Public Education 2 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 421
Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations Is Harming American Universities 1 eridani Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 397
Philly Students Walkout As City Cancels Teachers' Contract ( Video ) 0 Jefferson23 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 410
The Games Charter Schools Play. 4 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 18 628
Let the Children Play: Schools Must Relearn Importance of Recess 6 Rhiannon12866 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 12 601
Charles P Pierce- Reading, Writing, Ransacking 1 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 528
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Democratic Congressional Candidate Kelly Westlund 5 mopinko Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 389
Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F' 3 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 478
NYC ED Bureaucracy *STILL* Coming After Whistleblower Portelos 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 364
STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts 7 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 585
School Reform Commission Imposes Work Rules on Philadelphia Teachers 1 YoungDemCA Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 415
New report on charter school industry...$100 million taken in 15 states from public education. 3 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 624
Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics (with an Alternative Education emphasis)... 0 adirondacker Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 410
Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101! 2 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 460
Race to Nowhere airs on local PBS stations Sept 25- Oct 5. About education reform's dark side. 5 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 9 621
Charter schools, civil rights and the theft of education funds 2 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 478
Protesters pack meeting on education changes 1 lunasun Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 383
Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America 5 alp227 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 33 846
Teacher fired protecting student from bullying - why due process is important. 9 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 903
The "education market is ripe for disruption" Great article in The Nation. A must read. 4 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 474
Are these the best and worst states for teachers? 1 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 379
I missed this post in June from Peter Greene's blog. Anti-teacher trolls. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 379
Flipping the Classroom 8 TexasTowelie Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 489
Making a Splash on Campus-College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides 2 antigop Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 425
Cuomo: Still won't cater to teachers' union. Says he doesn't need their endorsement. 1 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 342
UK community wins battle to prevent their school from becoming an academy 0 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 279
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 2 xocet Jul 2014 Sep 2014 1 787
Wesleyan, accused of harboring ‘Rape Factory,’ orders frats to admit women 9 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 441
Understanding Common Core is About Seeing a Much Larger Picture 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 368
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones 13 Android3.14 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 692
Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools 4 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 422
no, no, no, no, no 0 rogerashton Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 392
Free online physics courses with Brian Greene 2 Shankapotomus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 12 466
Well written article from Alternet about the math common core. Makes a lot of great points. 15 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 11 884
Student Debt Factories: The Scandal of For-Profit Colleges 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 311
I would never have expected this level of vitriol about a faulty test item. 16 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 899
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 18 821
9 college freshmen dead in alcohol-related incidents in first weeks of new school year 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 439
How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks) 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 418
Teacher tells of throwing students to the "testing wolves." 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 545
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 7 liberal_at_heart Aug 2014 Sep 2014 11 497
New York State Teacher Evaluations Are Rigged 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 524
Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 509
State still owes city $2.5B for school funding 0 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 267
FL DOE stops K-2 testing for now. Thank a teacher who put her job on the line. 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 508
26 school districts stock up on free military gear 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 379
The 2 groups suing NY teachers are feuding with each other. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 346
David Boies has a plan. Go state by state stripping teachers of due process. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 409
Satanists plan to send materials to Orange County schools 4 teach1st Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 455
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 2014 Sep 2014 31 2220
Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions 4 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 429
The Conspiracy at PS 154 in the Bronx 0 SoBronxSchool Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 312
Interesting article at Alternet about homeschooling. 8 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 557
Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 376
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 2014 Sep 2014 14 1346
I don't know how much more of this Common Core bullshit I can take. 17 AtheistCrusader Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 1488
The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 454
New materials to explore, books to read, friendships to make. 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 271
On the First Day of Kindergarten 1 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 339
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 620
On the first day Primary School Science Teacher Kelly Hoffmaster wanted to get her students thinking 0 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 411
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