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Colorado superintendents unite in plea for money for K-12 education 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 274
GAO urges more transparency, fee changes for student debit cards 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 227
What Could be Wrong With ‘School Choice? 0 eridani Feb 2014 Feb 2014 8 320
Paying teachers @ $3/hr like a babysitter would give them salaries of $105,000/year. 12 eridani Jan 2014 Feb 2014 9 919
Principal stopped school’s shaming free lunch kids with hand stamps, says it got her fired 10 proud2BlibKansan Jan 2014 Feb 2014 49 1347
St. Paul teachers union heads mull strike vote; district braces 0 kickysnana Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 304
Tennessee teachers push back on evaluation process 1 alp227 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 7 602
Toon: Become a California Teacher! 4 n2doc Feb 2014 Feb 2014 41 1106
Question About Box Tops For Education 2 RiffRandell Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 404
Colorado Springs charter school in turmoil over leadership, contracts 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 332
Portland, Oregon, teachers vote to authorize strike 2 Eugene Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 320
What is a "Virtual Charter School"?? 6 Redfairen Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 405
Why Aren’t Prep Schools Following Corporate Reforms? By diane ravitch 12 Jefferson23 Jan 2014 Feb 2014 16 980
Long Beach City College experiments with tiered pricing 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 339
Toon- Rotten to the Common Core 3 n2doc Feb 2014 Feb 2014 7 454
Friend claims that teacher tenure enables child abuse 3 alp227 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 565
Mayor de Blasio has GOT to read this article. 1 Smarmie Doofus Jan 2014 Feb 2014 1 344
Republicans blitz four states with five creationism bills so far this year 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 410
Texas board changes textbook review rules after years of cultural battles 2 Eugene Jan 2014 Feb 2014 10 442
Toon- Merit Pay 5 n2doc Jan 2014 Jan 2014 21 878
What the PS 154 Bronx Community Needs to Know About the Common Core, And Now! 0 SoBronxSchool Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 291
Oh great. Developers starting to cash in on relaxed charter school limits 5 lutefisk Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 460
An Unsafe Environment at PS 154 in the Bronx as Students Run Amok,Yet Again 2 SoBronxSchool Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 437
DR Alison Coviello; EdD and Principal Misplaces The Flash at PS 154 in the Bronx 2 SoBronxSchool Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 490
I'm wondering what unionized teachers and others think of the following arrangement: 2 Smarmie Doofus Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 451
Cuomo Sweetens Pre-K Deal: ‘Whatever’ Mayor Needs 1 elleng Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 352
Why Don't Republicans Want School Vouchers in Places Republicans Actually Live? 1 n2doc Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 460
Admins harangue student journalist over editorial critical of school's naming policy 0 UrbScotty Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 313
Teachers Fight Over Loss Of Tenure, New Contracts (NC) 1 n2doc Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 389
A U.S. Teacher in Finland: Teaching Less, Collaborating More 1 n2doc Jan 2014 Jan 2014 7 399
Tuition-Free Public College Education Is Possible. Demand It. 2 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 7 414
Truly learning math makes wise thinkers 5 TexasTowelie Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 484
Houston school board bars race-based team names, mascots 0 Eugene Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 304
Birmingham, AL seeks authority to void tenure for teachers working in 'innovation zone' 0 Redfairen Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 335
City College of San Francisco wins round in accreditation battle 5 Starry Messenger Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 444
Record year for Ohio charter school failures is unnerving proponents 7 DonViejo Jan 2014 Jan 2014 13 529
Why I Defend Randi by Diane Ravitch 7 proud2BlibKansan Jan 2014 Jan 2014 8 695
Banner Ad that summarizes why I dislike Business Schools 3 ThoughtCriminal Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 595
Nine students sue state of California for 'ineffective' teachers (Al Jazeera) 2 alp227 Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 523
A poverty, not education, crisis in U.S. 2 elleng Dec 2013 Jan 2014 7 425
A Ghost Town With a Quad 1 n2doc Nov 2013 Jan 2014 8 539
Charter school con man admits to $7.2 million fraud 7 n2doc Jan 2014 Jan 2014 22 798
Who are the Power Brokers behind the Common Core State Standards? 7 n2doc Jan 2014 Jan 2014 11 646
So I am considering starting a website 0 blur256 Jan 2014 Jan 2014 10 353
U.S. acts to keep minority, disabled students out of jail 1 Eugene Jan 2014 Jan 2014 4 259
Clinton Pitches KKR-Backed College Chain Amid Controversy 0 n2doc Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 337
Education, wealth and school quality 17 NewJeffCT Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 796
Dial back group work 4 jeffrey_pdx Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 446
Downingtown (PA) school ranks first in state performance scores 1 modrepub Dec 2013 Jan 2014 1 318
Librarian: With Emanuel’s pension plan “...I got two feet in the grave” 8 Starry Messenger Nov 2013 Jan 2014 7 837
An *Educator* for Chancellor! "As absurd as that sounds." 11 Smarmie Doofus Dec 2013 Jan 2014 9 698
Students Of New York City Tell Their New Mayor How Standardized Testing Squashes The Learning Bug 1 eridani Dec 2013 Dec 2013 10 358
Is Bloomberg's DOE Destroying Evidence of Possible Criminality? 0 Smarmie Doofus Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 307
"china teaches its kids to sit exams,sweden its kids to think"... 1 madrchsod Dec 2013 Dec 2013 7 523
North Carolina Home Schools To Get Public School Money 5 n2doc Dec 2013 Dec 2013 2 583
Subtract Teachers, Add Pupils: Math of Today’s Jammed Schools 1 n2doc Dec 2013 Dec 2013 9 428
Agree or disagree: Kids from poor and working-class families do not have the opportunities... 11 YoungDemCA Nov 2013 Dec 2013 6 874
UFT REP, Whistleblower, "Celebrates" 600 Days in Rubber Room 0 Smarmie Doofus Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 345
University of Utah explores using free, online, open-source textbooks 2 Redfairen Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 502
Sentence Cut in Texas for School Official Jailed in Test Scandal 0 n2doc Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 334
The assault on Indiana schools proceeds 1 caraher Dec 2013 Dec 2013 7 404
The renewed war on the veteran teacher 20 proud2BlibKansan Sep 2013 Dec 2013 17 1587
Ponder This: Privately-Paid Advisors Embedded in NYS Dept of Ed..... 4 Smarmie Doofus Dec 2013 Dec 2013 9 527
The PISA 2012 scores show the failure of 'market based' education reform 0 Redfairen Dec 2013 Dec 2013 6 304
Test Prep/Diagnostics Gone Wild? 11 grntuscarora Nov 2013 Dec 2013 5 745
Rhee backs out of debate with Ravitch 7 eridani Nov 2013 Dec 2013 14 846
What’s Good For Bill Gates Turns Out To Be Bad For Public Schools 7 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 8 725
What business is it of the government to fund high-quality preschool and child care? 1 Addison Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 326
How Poverty Impacts Students' Test Scores, In 4 Graphs 8 Starry Messenger Nov 2013 Dec 2013 11 764
Teaching While Black and Blue 1 n2doc Nov 2013 Dec 2013 6 470
Is Education ‘Reform’ Wrecking the Common Core? 10 eridani Oct 2013 Nov 2013 9 906
MO state senator asks education commissioner to step down 0 proud2BlibKansan Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 351
Do College Professors Deserve a Living Wage? 23 n2doc Sep 2013 Nov 2013 8 1910
Six Questions for Teach for America 0 Jefferson23 Nov 2013 Nov 2013 6 389
Seattle judge to hear arguments on Washington charter schools 0 eridani Nov 2013 Nov 2013 4 282
Populist school board candidate beats challenger's $250,000 worth of negative ads 4 eridani Nov 2013 Nov 2013 10 649
How to study in Germany (for a U.S. citizen)? 2 Tab Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 415
Education commissioner’s emails create flap in Missouri 0 proud2BlibKansan Nov 2013 Nov 2013 3 357
I Never Thought I'd Want To High-Five A Teacher For Yelling At A Student, But I Was Wrong 5 eridani Nov 2013 Nov 2013 17 1277
Stop This Train: The Common Core and the Uncommon Student 1 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2013 Nov 2013 6 456
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