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California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure 9 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 639
Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’ 4 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 619
Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out 0 Ka hrnt Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 313
This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 346
FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 299
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 414
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 623
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 344
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 924
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 599
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 449
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 13 577
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 293
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 2014 Aug 2014 8 497
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 393
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 518
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 2014 Aug 2014 3 445
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 332
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 800
SF teachers union still counting strike authorization votes 0 RandySF Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 316
Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don’t help kids learn — teachers do 7 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 744
Test scores, rating plunged at top elementary after Dallas ISD determined teachers had been cheating 1 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 487
Michelle Rhee drops out of school group 7 Starry Messenger Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 508
Charles P Pierce- Who the fck is Campbell Brown? 17 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 61 1952
Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly 2 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 20 683
UFT's Mulgrew Ridicules Common Core Critics; Threatens to "Punch You in the Face..." 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 691
My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure 7 SoBronxSchool Aug 2014 Aug 2014 21 922
Keoni Wright, plaintiff in Campbell Brown's lawsuit, is a member of Michelle Rhee's Students First. 4 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 484
Toon: Back to testing 1 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 11 589
Whoopi Goldberg taking up fight against teachers. Post in GD 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 523
Classic Math vs. Common Core 4 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 597
Go Public: A day in the life of an american school district 3 HiPointDem Jul 2013 Aug 2014 7 1037
‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats 6 n2doc Jul 2014 Aug 2014 10 465
City Council Committee Puts the Brakes on Charter School Expansion 1 NJCher Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 327
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 5 elleng Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 658
Lively ( and funny) thread re. Campbell Brown in NY Forum 1 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 489
How The Koch Brothers Are Buying Their Way Into The Minds Of Public School Students 3 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 620
Two of Jeb's Chiefs for Change have anti-teachers-union op ed in WP. 3 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 680
Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 300
Her son has been suspended five times. He’s 3. 2 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 776
I posted more about Campbell Brown and Dan Senor and their attacks on teachers. 1 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 14 474
Here's why they REALLY want to end teacher tenure. 8 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 686
The principal who wrestles an F school to a C in one year gets demotion and pay cut 6 teach1st Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 829
Ravitch's very apt description of Arne Duncan. 10 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 31 1080
White House Adds New Disability Adviser 4 Jefferson23 Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 534
Gravy train charter schools and the EB-5 visa. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 7 414
THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BLAMES TEACHERS FOR A FAILED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM 13 newblewtoo Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 756
MICHAEL GOVE IS OUT AS BRITISH EDUCATION SECRETARY!!! 9 LeftishBrit Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 630
Great video compares charter school scandals to sub prime mortgages. Many similarities. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 475
New pro-public-school group. Democrats for Public Education. 1 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 651
AFT joins NEA with conditions, asks Arne to resign. 13 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 19 745
Unreal! NYDOE gave principals 24 hour notice to clean, clear space for Success Charter Academies. 5 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 477
Can the teachers' unions come back? 5 TexasTowelie Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 447
Study: Kids Bullied in Gym, Sports Avoid Future Activity 12 radicalliberal Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 912
Cuomo's GOP Foe Hopes to Unite Left and Right Vs. Common Core 7 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 451
School superintendent banned in NJ finds work in FL, brings banned colleagues with him. 2 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 582
New Orleans-area school district agrees to rules protecting Hispanics 0 Eugene Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 278
Centinela school board votes to fire high-paid superintendent 2 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 377
Another Teachers’ Union Could Call For Obama’s Education Secretary To Resign 10 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 10 508
Is the Charter Movement Imploding? 11 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 18 687
Good to see an administrator speak out at AJC about Arne's policies. 12 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 15 660
Ronald Reagan stuck it to millennials: A college debt history lesson no one tells 6 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 39 1297
NEA Calls for Secretary Duncan's Resignation 47 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 70 1570
Gotta love this Florida mom. Supports teachers, slams TPTB for testing extremism. 6 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 665
Good Riddance to Common Core Testing 2 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 16 493
For-profit college to sell most campuses 4 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 533
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 1 879
Great post at Muckety on widespread influence of Campbell Brown, hubby Dan Senor. 13 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 1477
I still post in GD in spite of posts dropping. Can't cross post here... 9 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 519
CALIFORNIA EDUCATORS CALL FOR DUNCAN RESIGNATION 13 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 55 1018
Gates' Excuse for Poor Results of Educational Technology: "Unmotivated Students" 9 tinymontgomery Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 651
Will Anyone Stop Charter School Corruption? 1 eridani Jul 2014 Jul 2014 10 382
Ravitch: Do Public School Teachers Have Any Friends in the Obama Administration? 2 eridani Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 327
The big money and profits behind the push for charter schools 3 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 13 422
ASU English Professor Assaulted by Campus Police 1 NJCher Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 486
Just now saw this on Twitter. Makes me kind of proud. 14 madfloridian Jun 2014 Jun 2014 35 966
OK, Ed "Reformers"; You're ON! 7 Smarmie Doofus Jun 2014 Jun 2014 4 649
St. Paul schools looking to ease concerns about discipline, disorder 2 kickysnana Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 496
Rush-hour protest by teachers to target the Gates Foundation 4 ellenrr Jun 2014 Jun 2014 12 547
Montclair NJ rejects corporate deformers! 2 ellenrr Jun 2014 Jun 2014 6 393
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