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Children And Society As Fair Game | Emanuele Corso 4 Tace Apr 2015 Apr 2015 10 719
Charter financing: Study finds too little accountability in California 0 alp227 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 453
Game on! Teaching science with games 0 Panich52 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 456
For some opting out of testing is easy. Those in public schools must fight battles. 0 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 670
Arkansas school privatization bill fails 0 Panich52 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 650
Albany charter schools. The education model that fell apart. 2 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 18 812
The R-Word and Teaching Kids about the Power of Language 2 elleng Mar 2015 Apr 2015 2 680
Two more FL Republican state senators speak strongly against overtesting. Kudos to them. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 606
Learning Through Tinkering 3 elleng Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 592
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year fired today. Had been warned not to speak about being gay. 4 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 11 856
My post with the video of Republican FL state senator putting down Americans for Prosperity rep. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 11 765
The Right’s Fear of Education: What I Learned As a (Former) Conservative Military Man 5 Panich52 Mar 2015 Apr 2015 16 1039
NY Dems pass Cuomo bill with "heavy hearts". One holds his nose. They hold a majority... 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 559
If you need proof standardized testing is setting students up for failure, just ask the students. 2 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 8 737
Stunning revelation Bill Gates has spent $2.3 Billion on Common Core – #PARCC 5 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 15 1211
Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts 0 question everything Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 877
Former Dean is Victorious in Legal Fight with For-Profit College After Blowing the Whistle 0 swarmster Mar 2015 Mar 2015 6 617
Nancy Atwell. 3 LWolf Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 649
9 Billionaires Are About to Remake New York’s Public Schools—Here’s Their Story 3 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 662
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year placed on leave. Had been warned not to speak about being gay... 3 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 740
Kids have no idea what a VCR is. Nor VHS format. Makes me feel old. 5 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 804
Alan Singer: Teaching History the Pearson Way 2 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 687
FL Republican House votes to cut back on testing. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 656
Miami Herald column: Florida flunked the test, failed the kids. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 567
Caveon, Pearson's eye on internet...We "cast a really broad and deep net". 2 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 7 969
PA Gov Tom Wolf spares York city schools from being handed over to FL charter school company. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 17 903
Creationism teaching ban to be considered (in Scotland) 0 Erich Bloodaxe BSN Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 600
Bipartisan Bill to Repeal Common Core is Proposed in Washington State 4 eridani Feb 2015 Mar 2015 3 906
Bellevue College in WA is fast becoming my favorite school! 1 liberal_at_heart Mar 2015 Mar 2015 9 806
More about messed up Florida testing time. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 558
Study Shows NYC Charter School Suspensions Far Outpace Public School Ones 1 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 586
How conservatives capsized school reform 2 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 598
Testing company Pearson, NJ, spying on social media of students taking PARCC tests. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 700
Arizona cuts support for largest community colleges and Universities 4 n2doc Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 930
Kindergartners asked to ‘check out’ college scholarships and ‘select jobs’ 3 QED Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 623
Alaska legislature considers suspending reimbursements for school construction 0 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 482
(CA) State suspends use of test scores to measure school quality 1 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 623
Lake County parents organizing, fighting back, opting out. Videos. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 687
Lynn University To Track Student Attendance by iPad Location 4 Gidney N Cloyd Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 705
Testing company claims hacker attacks caused cancellation of Florida computer tests. 2 Sancho Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 639
When Kansas tests were hacked last year they trashed them. What will Florida do? 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 516
Thousands of comments delay WV science standards vote 1 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 641
Toon: What Happened to them? 2 n2doc Mar 2015 Mar 2015 7 842
"Bursting the dam" that protects public schools from commercial exploitation. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 8 563
What If My Favorite Thing To Do Is..... NOTHING? 0 Smarmie Doofus Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 602
Grade colleges on how well they teach teachers? Universities balk 3 alp227 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 723
Your Waitress, Your Professor 3 n2doc Dec 2014 Mar 2015 19 1272
NY Success Academy Charter Will Send 9,000 Students To Pro-Charter Rally. Close school for day. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 704
My college survived the Great Depression and after a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees, 5 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 Mar 2015 6 846
I need some advice on our son. 44 RiffRandell Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2501
How to opt-out of FL tests..VERY carefully. How some plan to do so. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 584
Empathy, not Expulsion, for Preschoolers at Risk 1 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 892
Pennsylvania SRC approves five charters, all with conditions, out of 39 applicants 3 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 597
Newark Students’ Protest Gets Them Meeting with Superintendent 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 499
Kansas Bill Could Send Teachers to Jail for Six Months for Teaching "Harmful" Materials 6 eridani Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 741
Why Reading and Writing on Paper Beat Digital Screens For Boosting Your Brain 3 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 635
Change of Heart: How the 'Mother of School Choice' Came to Reject School Vouchers 1 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 7 580
How Wall Street's Greedy Tentacles Sank Into Schools, Trapping Them in Massive Debts 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 548
Winnie, Bear Extraordinaire 0 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 618
Pre-Primary kids learned about magnets, domains, kinetic and potential energy today... 0 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 592
Powerful video 0 d_r Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 600
The debate over the existence of public schools 4 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 802
Third Way says NCLB testing must go on. Call us "anti-testing-and-accountability Democrats" 1 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 540
The Illusion of School Choice in New Orleans 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 615
Bad charter situation in Baltimore. Unpaid power bills, huge IRS tax liens. 0 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 6 623
Getting ready for STEMFest! 2 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 736
Black Girls Are Suspended from School Six Times More Often Than White Girls 6 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 788
Oklahoma Wants to Ban A.P. U.S. History, and There’s Nothing You Can Do About It 4 eridani Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 721
Rick Scott and FL ed chief say have fewer tests. I agree. 2 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 608
One Connecticut Public School Student Was Restrained Over 700 Times in One Year 1 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 569
OLSAT test. What is this? 1 AllyCat Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 688
Higher Ed: Technology, Art, Ethics and More Converge in 3-D Printing 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 500
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin: Let’s protect our children in schools 1 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 626
Higher Ed: 175 Years of History in 11 Minutes 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 554
The Anti-Standardized Testing Movement Claims a Victory in Chicago 0 eridani Feb 2015 Feb 2015 9 473
ESAs getting steam now. FL, AZ already turning state school money over to parents. 4 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 649
Excellent description of how FL's 2-tier education works. 0 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 8 638
More Is More | Emanuele Corso 4 Tace Feb 2015 Feb 2015 7 583
Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You 8 antigop Jan 2015 Feb 2015 11 1951
What do you think of the College Board? 5 Algernon Moncrieff Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 719
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