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Tony Blair's back and working with Arne Duncan and ed "reformers". 2 madfloridian Nov 2014 Nov 2014 7 660
Saw a video on Twitter about callous way LA legislatures spoke of education and Katrina. 0 madfloridian Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 488
Submissiveness required by zero tolerance, no excuses. Loss of individuality by high stakes testing 5 madfloridian Oct 2014 Nov 2014 9 1037
Cuomo Calls Public Schools a "Monopoly." 23 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Nov 2014 3 1230
Steep Drops Seen In Teacher-Prep Enrollment Numbers 3 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 5 1148
Florida school must now teach Algebra to those who are really in need of math life skills. 9 madfloridian Oct 2014 Nov 2014 20 1817
whoever may be suffering due to charter schools, here in chicago it is the pedophiles. 3 mopinko Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 746
Brian Jones on: Cuomo, Education, Teachout and the Democratic Party. 2 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 636
English-speaking students misidentified as 'English learners' 2 RandySF Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 748
The Big Problem With Time's Teacher-Bashing Cover Story 2 eridani Oct 2014 Oct 2014 14 749
Special Ed teacher alarmed at amount of testing as she returns to public schools after 6 years. 7 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 19 1048
Florida's Mavericks Charter School has problems. Over 1000 pages of them. 1 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 758
With the First Early Decision Deadline Rapidly Approaching 2 Algernon Moncrieff Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 658
Former Teacher Calls Parent Trigger School 'Law-Breakingly Unprofessional' 0 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 13 682
Recommendation for 2014: CA State Supt of Public Instruction 0 Triana Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 553
Outstanding article at Plunderbund: Kasich’s Mishandling Of Higher Ed Is A Problem For Everyone 1 greatlaurel Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 599
State OKs Christel House Academy appeal to boost grade (school tied to Tony Bennett) 1 AwakeAtLast Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 600
This is cool... 5 YvonneCa May 2011 Oct 2014 1 1306
Toon: Happy Teachers Day 3 n2doc Sep 2014 Oct 2014 19 876
Renton high school student sues over ‘F’ 4 QED Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 850
K12 Online Charter Schools having lots of problems. 1 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 14 705
Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones 4 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 15 829
Bachelor of Arts degree now equivalent to a high school diploma 12 Thespian2 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 1256
Karen Lewis has brain tumor, not running for mayor 9 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 23 1443
(NC) Parent upset teacher not fired for attacking evolution, comparing public schools to Nazi death 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 845
The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class. 9 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1142
Figuring out which "grassroots" education groups are fake. 0 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 590
A Musical Fix for American Schools 1 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 16 647
Lewis Black positive rant about teachers 0 knitter4democracy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1104
"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 869
The Plot Against Public Education 2 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 648
Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations Is Harming American Universities 1 eridani Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 607
Philly Students Walkout As City Cancels Teachers' Contract ( Video ) 0 Jefferson23 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 585
The Games Charter Schools Play. 4 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 18 876
Let the Children Play: Schools Must Relearn Importance of Recess 6 Rhiannon12866 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 12 950
Charles P Pierce- Reading, Writing, Ransacking 1 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 724
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Democratic Congressional Candidate Kelly Westlund 5 mopinko Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 648
NYC ED Bureaucracy *STILL* Coming After Whistleblower Portelos 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 561
STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts 7 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 983
School Reform Commission Imposes Work Rules on Philadelphia Teachers 1 YoungDemCA Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 632
New report on charter school industry...$100 million taken in 15 states from public education. 3 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 936
Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics (with an Alternative Education emphasis)... 0 adirondacker Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 605
Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101! 2 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 700
Race to Nowhere airs on local PBS stations Sept 25- Oct 5. About education reform's dark side. 5 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 9 962
Charter schools, civil rights and the theft of education funds 2 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 696
Protesters pack meeting on education changes 1 lunasun Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 578
Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America 5 alp227 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 33 1164
Teacher fired protecting student from bullying - why due process is important. 9 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 1427
The "education market is ripe for disruption" Great article in The Nation. A must read. 4 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 725
Are these the best and worst states for teachers? 1 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 558
I missed this post in June from Peter Greene's blog. Anti-teacher trolls. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 609
Flipping the Classroom 8 TexasTowelie Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 774
Making a Splash on Campus-College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides 2 antigop Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 818
Cuomo: Still won't cater to teachers' union. Says he doesn't need their endorsement. 1 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 557
UK community wins battle to prevent their school from becoming an academy 0 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 459
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 2 xocet Jul 2014 Sep 2014 1 1039
Wesleyan, accused of harboring ‘Rape Factory,’ orders frats to admit women 9 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 735
Understanding Common Core is About Seeing a Much Larger Picture 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 608
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones 13 Android3.14 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 1130
Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools 4 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 726
no, no, no, no, no 0 rogerashton Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 528
Free online physics courses with Brian Greene 2 Shankapotomus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 12 689
Well written article from Alternet about the math common core. Makes a lot of great points. 15 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 11 1503
Student Debt Factories: The Scandal of For-Profit Colleges 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 483
I would never have expected this level of vitriol about a faulty test item. 16 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1560
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 18 1387
9 college freshmen dead in alcohol-related incidents in first weeks of new school year 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 667
How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks) 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 655
Teacher tells of throwing students to the "testing wolves." 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 796
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 7 liberal_at_heart Aug 2014 Sep 2014 11 829
New York State Teacher Evaluations Are Rigged 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 822
Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 889
State still owes city $2.5B for school funding 0 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 435
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 1010
26 school districts stock up on free military gear 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 677
The 2 groups suing NY teachers are feuding with each other. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 535
David Boies has a plan. Go state by state stripping teachers of due process. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 677
Satanists plan to send materials to Orange County schools 4 teach1st Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 703
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 2014 Sep 2014 31 3078
Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions 4 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 705
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