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Interesting article at Alternet about homeschooling. 8 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 858
Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 637
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 2014 Sep 2014 14 1993
I don't know how much more of this Common Core bullshit I can take. 17 AtheistCrusader Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 3799
The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 745
New materials to explore, books to read, friendships to make. 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 488
On the First Day of Kindergarten 1 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 557
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1624
On the first day Primary School Science Teacher Kelly Hoffmaster wanted to get her students thinking 0 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 610
California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure 9 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 942
Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’ 4 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 876
Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out 0 Ka hrnt Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 487
This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 546
FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 462
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 626
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 865
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 523
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 1593
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 959
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 645
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 13 812
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 481
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 2014 Aug 2014 8 724
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 612
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 712
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 2014 Aug 2014 3 722
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 498
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 1289
SF teachers union still counting strike authorization votes 0 RandySF Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 499
Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don’t help kids learn — teachers do 7 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 1075
Test scores, rating plunged at top elementary after Dallas ISD determined teachers had been cheating 1 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 660
Michelle Rhee drops out of school group 7 Starry Messenger Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 818
Charles P Pierce- Who the fck is Campbell Brown? 17 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 61 2349
Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly 2 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 20 911
UFT's Mulgrew Ridicules Common Core Critics; Threatens to "Punch You in the Face..." 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 1227
My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure 7 SoBronxSchool Aug 2014 Aug 2014 21 1258
Keoni Wright, plaintiff in Campbell Brown's lawsuit, is a member of Michelle Rhee's Students First. 4 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 735
Toon: Back to testing 1 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 11 791
Whoopi Goldberg taking up fight against teachers. Post in GD 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 769
Classic Math vs. Common Core 4 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 978
Go Public: A day in the life of an american school district 3 HiPointDem Jul 2013 Aug 2014 7 1308
‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats 6 n2doc Jul 2014 Aug 2014 10 748
City Council Committee Puts the Brakes on Charter School Expansion 1 NJCher Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 520
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 5 elleng Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 952
Lively ( and funny) thread re. Campbell Brown in NY Forum 1 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 709
How The Koch Brothers Are Buying Their Way Into The Minds Of Public School Students 3 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 890
Two of Jeb's Chiefs for Change have anti-teachers-union op ed in WP. 3 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 907
Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 469
Her son has been suspended five times. He’s 3. 2 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 1011
I posted more about Campbell Brown and Dan Senor and their attacks on teachers. 1 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 14 831
Here's why they REALLY want to end teacher tenure. 8 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 930
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 1190
Ravitch's very apt description of Arne Duncan. 10 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 31 1473
White House Adds New Disability Adviser 4 Jefferson23 Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 801
Gravy train charter schools and the EB-5 visa. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 7 645
THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BLAMES TEACHERS FOR A FAILED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM 13 newblewtoo Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 1079
MICHAEL GOVE IS OUT AS BRITISH EDUCATION SECRETARY!!! 9 LeftishBrit Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 934
Great video compares charter school scandals to sub prime mortgages. Many similarities. 0 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 670
New pro-public-school group. Democrats for Public Education. 1 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 1050
AFT joins NEA with conditions, asks Arne to resign. 13 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 19 1147
Unreal! NYDOE gave principals 24 hour notice to clean, clear space for Success Charter Academies. 5 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 724
Can the teachers' unions come back? 5 TexasTowelie Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 698
Study: Kids Bullied in Gym, Sports Avoid Future Activity 12 radicalliberal Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 1400
Cuomo's GOP Foe Hopes to Unite Left and Right Vs. Common Core 7 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 Jul 2014 5 739
School superintendent banned in NJ finds work in FL, brings banned colleagues with him. 2 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 816
New Orleans-area school district agrees to rules protecting Hispanics 0 Eugene Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 456
Centinela school board votes to fire high-paid superintendent 2 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 598
Another Teachers’ Union Could Call For Obama’s Education Secretary To Resign 10 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 10 838
Is the Charter Movement Imploding? 11 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 18 1028
Good to see an administrator speak out at AJC about Arne's policies. 12 madfloridian Jun 2014 Jul 2014 15 989
Ronald Reagan stuck it to millennials: A college debt history lesson no one tells 6 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 39 1807
NEA Calls for Secretary Duncan's Resignation 47 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 70 2261
Gotta love this Florida mom. Supports teachers, slams TPTB for testing extremism. 6 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 11 951
Good Riddance to Common Core Testing 2 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 16 694
For-profit college to sell most campuses 4 n2doc Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 764
this is not my rant. this is the rant from a psyche worker in chicago public schools. karen lewis. 17 mopinko Jun 2014 Jul 2014 1 1280
Great post at Muckety on widespread influence of Campbell Brown, hubby Dan Senor. 13 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 9 2040
I still post in GD in spite of posts dropping. Can't cross post here... 9 madfloridian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 12 844
CALIFORNIA EDUCATORS CALL FOR DUNCAN RESIGNATION 13 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 55 1302
Gates' Excuse for Poor Results of Educational Technology: "Unmotivated Students" 9 tinymontgomery Jul 2014 Jul 2014 8 976
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