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Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K. 2 elleng Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 383
Alan Grayson on Living Through NYC's Legendary Teachers Strikes. 1 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 320
Grambling football dispute draws attention to cuts 0 exboyfil Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 305
What poor children need in school 1 n2doc Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 405
Favorite Teachers 13 jeffrey_pdx Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 1007
The Age of the Docile Educator 1 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2013 Oct 2013 6 524
Dear Michelle Rhee, Your School Privatization Schemes Were Hatched By Southern Segregationists 2 n2doc Oct 2013 Oct 2013 10 479
Why I Stopped Writing Recommendation Letters for Teach for America 1 caraher Oct 2013 Oct 2013 12 482
Cross posted from GD: 0 LWolf Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 289
Only 60 percent of students from Chicago's closed schools turn up at 'welcoming schools' 0 mopinko Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 364
Health insurance and math achievement... 4 Sancho Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 520
Philanthropy and Sycophancy 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2013 Oct 2013 6 343
Diane Ravitch television town hall 1 eridani Oct 2013 Oct 2013 8 385
Creepy Stuff at NYC Whistleblower's Dismissal Hearing 2 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2013 Oct 2013 6 789
Non-cognitive Variables--their importance in future success 1 Celebration Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 477
Caltech named best research university in the world -- again 3 struggle4progress Oct 2012 Oct 2013 2 716
Georgia 2013 COLLEGE-BOUND SENIORS SAT SCORES 6 n2doc Oct 2013 Oct 2013 4 848
Absolutely every teacher everywhere should play Bohemian Gravity for their students. UNBELIEVABLE 7 snagglepuss Sep 2013 Oct 2013 15 1022
Right-Wing Blog Pushes Private Schools Over Scandal, but Public Schools are More Accountable [VIDEO] 3 Counterpoint PA Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 555
The Apostate: An Interview With Diane Ravitch 0 DonViejo Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 308
Oregon school district wants to require college or trade school admission for grads 4 alp227 Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 548
Matt Damon visits CSUN to introduce NYU professor Diane Ravitch 1 Starry Messenger Oct 2013 Oct 2013 17 500
How Test Obsession is Killing Education 1 eridani Oct 2013 Oct 2013 8 425
Do You Know Where Your Ph.D.'s Are? 2 KansDem Sep 2013 Oct 2013 4 538
On the lighter side... 2 progressoid Sep 2013 Oct 2013 6 522
Giving kids iPads won't solve the education challenge 9 Renew Deal Aug 2013 Sep 2013 7 1163
Diane Ravitch: School privatization is a hoax, “reformers” aim to destroy public schools 19 Starry Messenger Sep 2013 Sep 2013 32 1554
New teacher ratings not dramatically different 3 mopinko Sep 2013 Sep 2013 1 521
Why the hottest trend in online education already has a cheating problem 7 n2doc Sep 2013 Sep 2013 5 851
Parent raises concerns about Killeen ISD students sitting in aisle of crowded school bus 1 unhappycamper Sep 2013 Sep 2013 2 476
The hidden truth behind Teach for America’s political empire 2 n2doc Sep 2013 Sep 2013 8 574
Problems that schools are expected to solve 1 n2doc Sep 2013 Sep 2013 8 510
Tennessee's House DEM Leader Kicks ED 'Reform's ASS. 3 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2013 Sep 2013 6 555
"Walking the Labyrinth of the Corporate-Owned Common Core" 2 Squinch Sep 2013 Sep 2013 6 639
Missing homework, late assignments matter little as Oregon schools grade exclusively on academic... 24 alp227 Sep 2013 Sep 2013 5 2435
Growing Charter School Chain Suspends Special Needs Kids in Bid to Raise Test Scores 6 eridani Sep 2013 Sep 2013 17 929
Guesses and Hype Give Way to Data in Study of Education 2 groovedaddy Sep 2013 Sep 2013 6 505
Christian School That Gave Creationist Quiz Is Mercifully Euthanized 3 n2doc Sep 2013 Sep 2013 7 692
A Star MOOC Professor Defects—at Least For Now 1 Starry Messenger Sep 2013 Sep 2013 2 398
It's Time To Fire "Bad" Union Leaders Like Randi Weingarten 20 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2013 Sep 2013 4 1638
At Charter Schools, Short Careers by Choice 9 groovedaddy Aug 2013 Sep 2013 3 1537
Obama Proposes Linking Federal Aid to New College Ranking 1 eridani Aug 2013 Aug 2013 2 393
Worst governor ever! Calls for an education conference...then... 8 Sancho Aug 2013 Aug 2013 25 1881
Cost Of College Eclipses Inflation By 27 Percent in Last Five Years 3 votesparks Aug 2013 Aug 2013 5 511
civil Rights groups call for Arne Duncan's ouster!! 18 Orlandodem Aug 2013 Aug 2013 49 1870
New state report card proves Ohio’s charter school experiment has failed 1 votesparks Aug 2013 Aug 2013 7 487
Ravitch: Please Help Krugman Understand the Common Core 2 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2013 Aug 2013 9 766
Only Teachers Would Put-up With This. 4 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2013 Aug 2013 14 754
True Grit... or fail. 0 defacto7 Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 402
The Folly of a Preemptive & Deceptive Attack on Diane Ravitch's New Book 8 Starry Messenger Aug 2013 Aug 2013 6 776
Chile: The Most Pro-Market School System in the World, Part 1 1 duffyduff Aug 2013 Aug 2013 5 577
Candidates See Cincinnati as Model for New York Schools. 1 elleng Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 504
"God Bless America" in a public school 17 Xenolith Aug 2013 Aug 2013 2 1712
Bill Gates is wrong 13 proud2BlibKansan Jul 2013 Aug 2013 25 1282
Mentally troubled students overwhelm schools 7 azurnoir Jul 2013 Aug 2013 11 1153
AP Exclusive: GOP Donor's School Grade Changed 4 caraher Jul 2013 Aug 2013 6 860
Is There a Conflict of Interest at PS 154 Concerning DR Alison Coviello; PhD and Principal? 0 SoBronxSchool Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 486
Trying something new re: "Help a DUer" 1 OneGrassRoot Aug 2013 Aug 2013 6 466
Can you recommend a program for free or low-cost college textbooks? 9 OneGrassRoot Jul 2013 Jul 2013 2 1166
DR Alison Coviello; PhD and Principal, Puts PS 154 in the Bronx on LOCK DOWN!!! 0 SoBronxSchool Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 638
City College of San Francisco: 99% vs. corporate education reform 0 Starry Messenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 3 586
About those PISA scores and Exxon Mobil commercials: 5 proud2BlibKansan Jul 2013 Jul 2013 6 839
Newark Teachers Union endorses TFA-linked "Teachers Village" -- a round robin of corruption... 0 HiPointDem Jul 2013 Jul 2013 3 626
Why did you become a teacher? 11 chervilant Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1136
Does Principal, DR Alison Coviello; PhD, of PS 154 in the Bronx Believe in Students First? 3 SoBronxSchool Jul 2013 Jul 2013 3 820
The MOOC Racket 3 n2doc Jul 2013 Jul 2013 3 670
What Parents Want for Education Policy 8 eridani Jul 2013 Jul 2013 9 834
Cover Up at IS 162 in the Bronx? Let's Ask District 7 Superintendent Yolanda Torres 0 SoBronxSchool Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 552
In E-Mails, Former Indiana Governor Wanted Scholars Silenced (COHE) 7 eppur_se_muova Jul 2013 Jul 2013 7 732
Poverty is what’s crippling public education in the US—not bad teachers 3 n2doc Jul 2013 Jul 2013 6 868
Where are the kid coders? Not in U.S. schools 2 Renew Deal Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 693
Aaron Osmond, Utah State Senator, Calls For End To Mandatory Education 11 SunSeeker Jul 2013 Jul 2013 14 1387
NYT Editorial: The Trouble With Testing Mania 3 n2doc Jul 2013 Jul 2013 7 778
Why is UFT President Leading Attacks on Eliot Spitzer? 5 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2013 Jul 2013 2 891
PA Republicans Increase Prison Funding While Lying About Slashing Education Funding [VIDEO] 3 Counterpoint PA Jul 2013 Jul 2013 5 593
California holds out against Obama's education vision 5 n2doc Jul 2013 Jul 2013 11 775
Money for charter schools balloons during Mayor Bloomberg's tenure 0 alp227 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 5 490
Diane Ravitch Praises Randi Weingarten on Her Blog and All Hell Breaks Loose 27 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2013 Jul 2013 5 1733
Are you a BadAss Teacher? 5 proud2BlibKansan Jul 2013 Jul 2013 5 775
Go Public: A day in the life of an american school district 1 HiPointDem Jul 2013 Jul 2013 6 590
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