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Building Hope$: Big charter, big money, big prizes, big hou$e$ 2 Starry Messenger May 2015 May 2015 4 942
Fraud, Waste, and Lies: Charter Schools Cheating Communities Out of Millions of Dollars 0 eridani May 2015 May 2015 12 619
How to Lose $1 Billion: Yeshiva University Blows Its Future on Loser Hedge Funds 0 eridani May 2015 May 2015 0 548
Arne has nerve to threaten fed intervention over opt outs. Blames parents for test anxiety. 4 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 9 741
NBC: Amid Funding Cuts, Will LSU Have to Declare 'Bankruptcy'? 0 Algernon Moncrieff Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 576
So, the college search that began two years ago ended today 12 Algernon Moncrieff Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 1055
Schools Warned On Pushing Families Into Due Process 2 Jefferson23 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 621
An Alternative To Failed Education ‘Reform’ (If We Want One) 0 eridani Apr 2015 Apr 2015 7 483
America Is Criminalizing Black Teachers 3 eridani Apr 2015 Apr 2015 10 840
This Article May Be Illegal: Lifting the Veil of Silence on Standardized Testing 4 eridani Apr 2015 Apr 2015 6 713
Many U.S. schools still resist challenging all their students. 0 elleng Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 487
Big testing opt out in NY this week. 0 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 505
My rant about what I think teachers might do in 2016. 0 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 755
DeBlasio said they must stop enabling Moskowitz. But Cuomo to hold huge fundraiser for her. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 853
Eva Moskowitz Success Academy and the restroom usage rules. Unacceptable. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 901
Someone Calculated How Many Adjunct Professors Are on Public Assistance, and the Number Is Startling 5 n2doc Apr 2015 Apr 2015 21 1111
HEY HARRISON AND THE REST OF NEW YORK STATE IT'S TIME TO OPT OUT!!! 0 SoBronxSchool Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 568
7 N.Y. Teachers of the Year blast Cuomo 1 n2doc Apr 2015 Apr 2015 7 935
Senate Proposal Cuts Off Duncan at the Knees 7 LWolf Apr 2015 Apr 2015 9 914
Children And Society As Fair Game | Emanuele Corso 4 Tace Apr 2015 Apr 2015 10 732
Charter financing: Study finds too little accountability in California 0 alp227 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 463
Game on! Teaching science with games 0 Panich52 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 465
For some opting out of testing is easy. Those in public schools must fight battles. 0 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 678
Arkansas school privatization bill fails 0 Panich52 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 660
Albany charter schools. The education model that fell apart. 2 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 18 834
The R-Word and Teaching Kids about the Power of Language 2 elleng Mar 2015 Apr 2015 2 691
Two more FL Republican state senators speak strongly against overtesting. Kudos to them. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 614
Learning Through Tinkering 3 elleng Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 602
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year fired today. Had been warned not to speak about being gay. 4 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 11 870
My post with the video of Republican FL state senator putting down Americans for Prosperity rep. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 11 777
The Right’s Fear of Education: What I Learned As a (Former) Conservative Military Man 5 Panich52 Mar 2015 Apr 2015 16 1050
NY Dems pass Cuomo bill with "heavy hearts". One holds his nose. They hold a majority... 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 570
If you need proof standardized testing is setting students up for failure, just ask the students. 2 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 8 747
Stunning revelation Bill Gates has spent $2.3 Billion on Common Core – #PARCC 5 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 15 1218
Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts 0 question everything Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 887
Former Dean is Victorious in Legal Fight with For-Profit College After Blowing the Whistle 0 swarmster Mar 2015 Mar 2015 6 629
Nancy Atwell. 3 LWolf Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 663
9 Billionaires Are About to Remake New York’s Public Schools—Here’s Their Story 3 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 673
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year placed on leave. Had been warned not to speak about being gay... 3 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 755
Kids have no idea what a VCR is. Nor VHS format. Makes me feel old. 5 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 822
Alan Singer: Teaching History the Pearson Way 2 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 695
FL Republican House votes to cut back on testing. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 662
Miami Herald column: Florida flunked the test, failed the kids. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 576
Caveon, Pearson's eye on internet...We "cast a really broad and deep net". 2 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 7 985
PA Gov Tom Wolf spares York city schools from being handed over to FL charter school company. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 17 912
Creationism teaching ban to be considered (in Scotland) 0 Erich Bloodaxe BSN Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 612
Bipartisan Bill to Repeal Common Core is Proposed in Washington State 4 eridani Feb 2015 Mar 2015 3 915
Bellevue College in WA is fast becoming my favorite school! 1 liberal_at_heart Mar 2015 Mar 2015 9 816
More about messed up Florida testing time. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 569
Study Shows NYC Charter School Suspensions Far Outpace Public School Ones 1 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 599
How conservatives capsized school reform 2 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 607
Testing company Pearson, NJ, spying on social media of students taking PARCC tests. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 710
Arizona cuts support for largest community colleges and Universities 4 n2doc Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 945
Kindergartners asked to ‘check out’ college scholarships and ‘select jobs’ 3 QED Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 639
Alaska legislature considers suspending reimbursements for school construction 0 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 493
(CA) State suspends use of test scores to measure school quality 1 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 633
Lake County parents organizing, fighting back, opting out. Videos. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 697
Lynn University To Track Student Attendance by iPad Location 4 Gidney N Cloyd Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 719
Testing company claims hacker attacks caused cancellation of Florida computer tests. 2 Sancho Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 653
When Kansas tests were hacked last year they trashed them. What will Florida do? 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 527
Thousands of comments delay WV science standards vote 1 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 651
Toon: What Happened to them? 2 n2doc Mar 2015 Mar 2015 7 851
"Bursting the dam" that protects public schools from commercial exploitation. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 8 573
What If My Favorite Thing To Do Is..... NOTHING? 0 Smarmie Doofus Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 611
Grade colleges on how well they teach teachers? Universities balk 3 alp227 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 733
Your Waitress, Your Professor 3 n2doc Dec 2014 Mar 2015 19 1288
NY Success Academy Charter Will Send 9,000 Students To Pro-Charter Rally. Close school for day. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 719
My college survived the Great Depression and after a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees, 5 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 Mar 2015 6 857
I need some advice on our son. 44 RiffRandell Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2529
How to opt-out of FL tests..VERY carefully. How some plan to do so. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 596
Empathy, not Expulsion, for Preschoolers at Risk 1 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 905
Pennsylvania SRC approves five charters, all with conditions, out of 39 applicants 3 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 607
Newark Students’ Protest Gets Them Meeting with Superintendent 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 507
Kansas Bill Could Send Teachers to Jail for Six Months for Teaching "Harmful" Materials 6 eridani Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 752
Why Reading and Writing on Paper Beat Digital Screens For Boosting Your Brain 3 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 648
Change of Heart: How the 'Mother of School Choice' Came to Reject School Vouchers 1 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 7 593
How Wall Street's Greedy Tentacles Sank Into Schools, Trapping Them in Massive Debts 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 557
Winnie, Bear Extraordinaire 0 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 627
Pre-Primary kids learned about magnets, domains, kinetic and potential energy today... 0 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 601
Powerful video 0 d_r Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 611
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