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Occupy DOE 2.0: The Battle for Public Schools and March to the White House: April 4-7. 2013 3 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 792
Teacher pink slips claim by Duncan not backed by evidence 2 alp227 Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 621
The World Bank as Prime Mover in the Global Privatization of Public Education: Mexico 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 502
Mexico has just arrested the head of their teachers' union, in the wake of an education reform bill. 1 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 538
The lines of influence in education 'reform' 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 9 611
Protecting White Kids From History. 6 HoosierRadical Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 802
Union Rep to NYC Teacher: Leave me the fuck alone. 2 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 862
OccupyTeachForAmerica 10 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 832
Wash Post: Five habits of great students: Lessons from top-ranked STEM school 19 n2doc Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 2171
Education Week: Leadership lessons from Donald Rumsfeld. Seriously. 2 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 2 512
Feds to cut $1.3 billion in education funding, but the tests will survive 6 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 759
NYC Teachers Hit Back... At Long *Friggin'* LAST. 8 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 13 904
There is no one in power who wants the populace to be better prepared to call bullshit 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 548
Ohanian: AFT took 1 million from Gates to promote CC. 1 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 2 552
Michael Gove: This Year's Academy (cross-posted from the UK forum) 0 LeftishBrit Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 381
Support the Garfield teachers (Seattle) 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 333
Ed deformers running stooge against Karen Lewis in next election? 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 2 514
How charter schools choose desirable students 18 proud2BlibKansan Feb 2013 Feb 2013 12 1355
California School District Sued Over Yoga Program. 7 elleng Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 954
Teachers' evaluations on steroids. 15 no_hypocrisy Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 1096
An MBA: The founder’s recipe for failure 2 Renew Deal Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 765
Farm Theme Boosts Enrollment in Rural Kansas School. 8 elleng Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 888
Has anyone here gone to EdCamp before? 0 knitter4democracy Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 372
Obama Goes With Science On Education and School Violence 3 toddmiller Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 592
Michelle Rhee: My Break With the Democrats 33 n2doc Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 2265
The emotional violence of the accountability regime 2 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 9 659
Let’s measure love (just like we measure teachers) 1 proud2BlibKansan Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 483
The disease is spreading to Canada ... 6 eppur_se_muova Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 724
The Loveliest Child 3 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 16 702
Simple spectrometer (cross-posted from Science) 1 caraher Feb 2013 Feb 2013 2 493
OECD: Reading performance inequality is high in the USA, but decreasing 2 muriel_volestrangler Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 553
The back of the class kid 8 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 825
An Open Letter to Bill Gates: Why Not Measure This? 8 Coyotl Feb 2013 Feb 2013 14 882
Pearson testing: no comment 2 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 547
Chicago heating up again 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 9 432
NY will share your child's private info with private companies w/o your permission. 7 madfloridian Jan 2013 Feb 2013 10 1202
Portelos: Value-Added for *Everyone* ! 3 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 694
Story Time’s Over Kindergartners—Time To Write Expository Essays! 10 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 1087
Corruption at CTC Placed Kids at Risk, Denied Teachers Credentials 1 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 8 752
Who’s Hurting NY’s Kids? Cuomo's Attack on Collective Bargaining 3 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 617
Skyrocketing Executive Pay and the Educational Salary Gap 2 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 681
Deasy Sued in Miramonte Molestation Scandal 1 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 526
Misguided Moralism From Both Sides of the Gun Debate 0 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 522
California Flunks Rhee’s Reform Ratings—Badge of Honor? 8 Modern School Jan 2013 Feb 2013 7 911
Another Domino Falls--UTLA Rolls Over and Accepts Student Test Data to Evaluate Teachers 0 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 391
To teach 2 ashling Feb 2013 Feb 2013 13 572
Deb Gist threatens sanctions for Rhode Island districts using seniority as a factor in layoffs 3 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 1026
xpost: books on math for grade school children 5 phantom power Jan 2013 Feb 2013 1 672
In a Memphis Cheating Ring, the Teachers Are the Accused 18 alp227 Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 1710
I think we just found out what "value added" means: 7 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 11 854
ATTENTION NYC TEACHERS: YOU HAVE BEEN HAD BY YOUR UNION 3 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Feb 2013 16 755
Sequestration and Head Start 6 Sadiedog Oct 2012 Jan 2013 1 1143
Question about financing college for a kid who's now in kindergarten. 6 Nay Jan 2013 Jan 2013 0 825
Powerful video in video section shows Chicago lawyer/parent in brilliant speech. 0 madfloridian Jan 2013 Jan 2013 4 456
Anger at UFT Building (Significant because NYC's UFT is the linchpin of control for AFT) 6 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 4 764
Video from Democracy Now on Seattle teachers and MAP 0 madfloridian Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 392
So you're visiting a college campus. What would you ask? 31 OmahaBlueDog Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 2120
Garfield (Seattle) Testing Boycott continued... 15 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 7 1128
"I was the perfect double threat: ignorant and arrogant." (A reformer reformed) {xpost} 3 eppur_se_muova Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 775
Test Your Public Ed Savvy 3 proud2BlibKansan Jan 2013 Jan 2013 8 590
CA Education. MY Governor on... 9 YvonneCa Jan 2013 Jan 2013 4 712
Re-Calculated Results in Pennsylvania Show Charter Schools Fail Their Own Hype 1 xchrom Jan 2013 Jan 2013 11 613
Website ban lifted Tuesday (+TSTA EMAIL) Teacher union site blocked, unblocked by district 5 mbperrin May 2012 Jan 2013 4 1101
Lean Production: Inside the war on public education [View all] 86 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 33 5584
Well ... what world DOES Bloomberg inhabit? 5 Smarmie Doofus Jan 2013 Jan 2013 2 728
"Weingarten ready to launch 1 of the most controversial crusades of her career: gun control" 9 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 855
Some charter schools admit sending students back to public schools. How they "counsel out" kids. 9 madfloridian Jan 2013 Jan 2013 13 1342
Alabama's two-year college chancellor wants to make college courses free for high school students 11 Redfairen Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 1011
Students love Khan Academy? 8 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 2076
Teacher Fired For Being Poor Role Model 8 Modern School Jan 2013 Jan 2013 7 1336
Fighting Education Shock Therapy 3 xchrom Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 583
Teachers' Lack of Rights at Work AND Home 7 Modern School Jan 2013 Jan 2013 7 777
LA state senator shows his ignorance asking for 'proof' of evolution 0 LongTomH Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 535
My Anti-Bullying Project (needs you) 0 knixphan Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 352
the latest on the school closings in chicago..... 3 madrchsod Jan 2013 Jan 2013 5 756
Online courses need human element to educate 3 Starry Messenger Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 639
Why Khan Academy Is The Wrong Answer 18 proud2BlibKansan Nov 2012 Jan 2013 10 1850
Will longer school year help or hurt US students? (AP/Yahoo!) 42 OmahaBlueDog Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 2180
Pop Quiz on Standardized Testing 0 xchrom Jan 2013 Jan 2013 8 454
movement to end high-stakes testing steps up in seattle 1 xchrom Jan 2013 Jan 2013 5 400
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