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Steep Drops Seen In Teacher-Prep Enrollment Numbers 3 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 5 807
Florida school must now teach Algebra to those who are really in need of math life skills. 9 madfloridian Oct 2014 Nov 2014 20 1501
whoever may be suffering due to charter schools, here in chicago it is the pedophiles. 3 mopinko Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 581
Brian Jones on: Cuomo, Education, Teachout and the Democratic Party. 2 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 488
English-speaking students misidentified as 'English learners' 2 RandySF Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 546
The Big Problem With Time's Teacher-Bashing Cover Story 2 eridani Oct 2014 Oct 2014 14 606
Special Ed teacher alarmed at amount of testing as she returns to public schools after 6 years. 7 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 19 824
Florida's Mavericks Charter School has problems. Over 1000 pages of them. 1 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 617
With the First Early Decision Deadline Rapidly Approaching 2 Algernon Moncrieff Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 488
Former Teacher Calls Parent Trigger School 'Law-Breakingly Unprofessional' 0 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 13 576
Recommendation for 2014: CA State Supt of Public Instruction 0 Triana Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 438
Outstanding article at Plunderbund: Kasich’s Mishandling Of Higher Ed Is A Problem For Everyone 1 greatlaurel Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 480
State OKs Christel House Academy appeal to boost grade (school tied to Tony Bennett) 1 AwakeAtLast Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 467
This is cool... 5 YvonneCa May 2011 Oct 2014 1 1120
Toon: Happy Teachers Day 3 n2doc Sep 2014 Oct 2014 19 692
Renton high school student sues over ‘F’ 4 QED Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 681
K12 Online Charter Schools having lots of problems. 1 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 14 562
Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones 4 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 15 654
Bachelor of Arts degree now equivalent to a high school diploma 12 Thespian2 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 879
Karen Lewis has brain tumor, not running for mayor 9 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 23 1191
(NC) Parent upset teacher not fired for attacking evolution, comparing public schools to Nazi death 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 635
The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class. 9 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 881
Figuring out which "grassroots" education groups are fake. 0 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 478
A Musical Fix for American Schools 1 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 16 517
Lewis Black positive rant about teachers 0 knitter4democracy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 898
"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 696
The Plot Against Public Education 2 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 512
Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations Is Harming American Universities 1 eridani Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 480
Philly Students Walkout As City Cancels Teachers' Contract ( Video ) 0 Jefferson23 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 482
The Games Charter Schools Play. 4 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 18 730
Let the Children Play: Schools Must Relearn Importance of Recess 6 Rhiannon12866 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 12 717
Charles P Pierce- Reading, Writing, Ransacking 1 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 600
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Democratic Congressional Candidate Kelly Westlund 5 mopinko Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 473
NYC ED Bureaucracy *STILL* Coming After Whistleblower Portelos 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 448
STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts 7 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 709
School Reform Commission Imposes Work Rules on Philadelphia Teachers 1 YoungDemCA Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 505
New report on charter school industry...$100 million taken in 15 states from public education. 3 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 743
Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics (with an Alternative Education emphasis)... 0 adirondacker Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 478
Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101! 2 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 557
Race to Nowhere airs on local PBS stations Sept 25- Oct 5. About education reform's dark side. 5 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 9 739
Charter schools, civil rights and the theft of education funds 2 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 558
Protesters pack meeting on education changes 1 lunasun Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 452
Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America 5 alp227 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 33 958
Teacher fired protecting student from bullying - why due process is important. 9 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 1101
The "education market is ripe for disruption" Great article in The Nation. A must read. 4 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 576
Are these the best and worst states for teachers? 1 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 455
I missed this post in June from Peter Greene's blog. Anti-teacher trolls. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 466
Flipping the Classroom 8 TexasTowelie Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 579
Making a Splash on Campus-College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides 2 antigop Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 572
Cuomo: Still won't cater to teachers' union. Says he doesn't need their endorsement. 1 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 430
UK community wins battle to prevent their school from becoming an academy 0 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 350
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 2 xocet Jul 2014 Sep 2014 1 901
Wesleyan, accused of harboring ‘Rape Factory,’ orders frats to admit women 9 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 556
Understanding Common Core is About Seeing a Much Larger Picture 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 452
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones 13 Android3.14 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 821
Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools 4 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 546
no, no, no, no, no 0 rogerashton Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 446
Free online physics courses with Brian Greene 2 Shankapotomus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 12 554
Well written article from Alternet about the math common core. Makes a lot of great points. 15 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 11 1124
Student Debt Factories: The Scandal of For-Profit Colleges 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 378
I would never have expected this level of vitriol about a faulty test item. 16 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1140
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 18 1017
9 college freshmen dead in alcohol-related incidents in first weeks of new school year 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 532
How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks) 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 507
Teacher tells of throwing students to the "testing wolves." 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 639
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 7 liberal_at_heart Aug 2014 Sep 2014 11 601
New York State Teacher Evaluations Are Rigged 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 631
Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 674
State still owes city $2.5B for school funding 0 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 335
FL DOE stops K-2 testing for now. Thank a teacher who put her job on the line. 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 680
26 school districts stock up on free military gear 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 492
The 2 groups suing NY teachers are feuding with each other. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 428
David Boies has a plan. Go state by state stripping teachers of due process. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 509
Satanists plan to send materials to Orange County schools 4 teach1st Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 560
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 2014 Sep 2014 31 2516
Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions 4 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 525
The Conspiracy at PS 154 in the Bronx 0 SoBronxSchool Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 400
Interesting article at Alternet about homeschooling. 8 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 648
Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 461
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 2014 Sep 2014 14 1587
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