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I would never have expected this level of vitriol about a faulty test item. 16 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1170
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 18 1041
9 college freshmen dead in alcohol-related incidents in first weeks of new school year 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 549
How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks) 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 523
Teacher tells of throwing students to the "testing wolves." 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 656
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 7 liberal_at_heart Aug 2014 Sep 2014 11 627
New York State Teacher Evaluations Are Rigged 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 657
Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 694
State still owes city $2.5B for school funding 0 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 348
FL DOE stops K-2 testing for now. Thank a teacher who put her job on the line. 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 702
26 school districts stock up on free military gear 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 513
The 2 groups suing NY teachers are feuding with each other. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 441
David Boies has a plan. Go state by state stripping teachers of due process. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 531
Satanists plan to send materials to Orange County schools 4 teach1st Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 575
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 2014 Sep 2014 31 2588
Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions 4 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 541
The Conspiracy at PS 154 in the Bronx 0 SoBronxSchool Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 416
Interesting article at Alternet about homeschooling. 8 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 670
Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 487
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 2014 Sep 2014 14 1610
I don't know how much more of this Common Core bullshit I can take. 17 AtheistCrusader Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 2294
The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 592
New materials to explore, books to read, friendships to make. 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 358
On the First Day of Kindergarten 1 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 437
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1014
On the first day Primary School Science Teacher Kelly Hoffmaster wanted to get her students thinking 0 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 514
California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure 9 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 772
Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’ 4 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 739
Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out 0 Ka hrnt Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 391
This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 443
FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 380
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 508
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 724
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 446
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 1166
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 729
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 537
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 13 678
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 376
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 2014 Aug 2014 8 597
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 490
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 614
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 2014 Aug 2014 3 557
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 408
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 1013
SF teachers union still counting strike authorization votes 0 RandySF Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 405
Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don’t help kids learn — teachers do 7 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 877
Test scores, rating plunged at top elementary after Dallas ISD determined teachers had been cheating 1 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 573
Michelle Rhee drops out of school group 7 Starry Messenger Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 623
Charles P Pierce- Who the fck is Campbell Brown? 17 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 61 2111
Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly 2 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 20 796
UFT's Mulgrew Ridicules Common Core Critics; Threatens to "Punch You in the Face..." 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 949
My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure 7 SoBronxSchool Aug 2014 Aug 2014 21 1056
Keoni Wright, plaintiff in Campbell Brown's lawsuit, is a member of Michelle Rhee's Students First. 4 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 601
Toon: Back to testing 1 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 11 684
Whoopi Goldberg taking up fight against teachers. Post in GD 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 645
Classic Math vs. Common Core 4 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 756
Go Public: A day in the life of an american school district 3 HiPointDem Jul 2013 Aug 2014 7 1164
‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats 6 n2doc Jul 2014 Aug 2014 10 584
City Council Committee Puts the Brakes on Charter School Expansion 1 NJCher Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 421
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 5 elleng Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 790
Lively ( and funny) thread re. Campbell Brown in NY Forum 1 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 592
How The Koch Brothers Are Buying Their Way Into The Minds Of Public School Students 3 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 738
Two of Jeb's Chiefs for Change have anti-teachers-union op ed in WP. 3 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 789
Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 377
Her son has been suspended five times. He’s 3. 2 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 881
I posted more about Campbell Brown and Dan Senor and their attacks on teachers. 1 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 14 614
Here's why they REALLY want to end teacher tenure. 8 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 782
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 1012
Ravitch's very apt description of Arne Duncan. 10 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 31 1247
White House Adds New Disability Adviser 4 Jefferson23 Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 657
Gravy train charter schools and the EB-5 visa. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 7 535
THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BLAMES TEACHERS FOR A FAILED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM 13 newblewtoo Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 883
MICHAEL GOVE IS OUT AS BRITISH EDUCATION SECRETARY!!! 9 LeftishBrit Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 749
Great video compares charter school scandals to sub prime mortgages. Many similarities. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 568
New pro-public-school group. Democrats for Public Education. 1 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 856
AFT joins NEA with conditions, asks Arne to resign. 13 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 19 888
Unreal! NYDOE gave principals 24 hour notice to clean, clear space for Success Charter Academies. 5 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 586
Can the teachers' unions come back? 5 TexasTowelie Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 554
Study: Kids Bullied in Gym, Sports Avoid Future Activity 12 radicalliberal Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 1108
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