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Students Of New York City Tell Their New Mayor How Standardized Testing Squashes The Learning Bug 1 eridani Dec 2013 Dec 2013 10 458
Is Bloomberg's DOE Destroying Evidence of Possible Criminality? 0 Smarmie Doofus Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 392
"china teaches its kids to sit exams,sweden its kids to think"... 1 madrchsod Dec 2013 Dec 2013 7 692
North Carolina Home Schools To Get Public School Money 5 n2doc Dec 2013 Dec 2013 2 720
Subtract Teachers, Add Pupils: Math of Today’s Jammed Schools 1 n2doc Dec 2013 Dec 2013 9 589
Agree or disagree: Kids from poor and working-class families do not have the opportunities... 11 YoungDemCA Nov 2013 Dec 2013 6 1231
UFT REP, Whistleblower, "Celebrates" 600 Days in Rubber Room 0 Smarmie Doofus Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 469
University of Utah explores using free, online, open-source textbooks 2 Redfairen Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 628
Sentence Cut in Texas for School Official Jailed in Test Scandal 0 n2doc Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 454
The assault on Indiana schools proceeds 1 caraher Dec 2013 Dec 2013 7 518
The renewed war on the veteran teacher 20 proud2BlibKansan Sep 2013 Dec 2013 17 1875
Ponder This: Privately-Paid Advisors Embedded in NYS Dept of Ed..... 4 Smarmie Doofus Dec 2013 Dec 2013 9 647
The PISA 2012 scores show the failure of 'market based' education reform 0 Redfairen Dec 2013 Dec 2013 6 393
Test Prep/Diagnostics Gone Wild? 11 grntuscarora Nov 2013 Dec 2013 5 932
Rhee backs out of debate with Ravitch 7 eridani Nov 2013 Dec 2013 14 1077
What’s Good For Bill Gates Turns Out To Be Bad For Public Schools 7 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 8 913
What business is it of the government to fund high-quality preschool and child care? 1 Addison Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 429
How Poverty Impacts Students' Test Scores, In 4 Graphs 8 Starry Messenger Nov 2013 Dec 2013 11 1041
Teaching While Black and Blue 1 n2doc Nov 2013 Dec 2013 6 594
Is Education ‘Reform’ Wrecking the Common Core? 10 eridani Oct 2013 Nov 2013 9 1134
MO state senator asks education commissioner to step down 0 proud2BlibKansan Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 474
Do College Professors Deserve a Living Wage? 23 n2doc Sep 2013 Nov 2013 8 2274
Six Questions for Teach for America 0 Jefferson23 Nov 2013 Nov 2013 6 513
Seattle judge to hear arguments on Washington charter schools 0 eridani Nov 2013 Nov 2013 4 381
Populist school board candidate beats challenger's $250,000 worth of negative ads 4 eridani Nov 2013 Nov 2013 10 822
How to study in Germany (for a U.S. citizen)? 2 Tab Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 536
Education commissioner’s emails create flap in Missouri 0 proud2BlibKansan Nov 2013 Nov 2013 3 454
I Never Thought I'd Want To High-Five A Teacher For Yelling At A Student, But I Was Wrong 5 eridani Nov 2013 Nov 2013 17 1724
Stop This Train: The Common Core and the Uncommon Student 1 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2013 Nov 2013 6 586
How Our Public Schools Became a ‘Communist Threat’ 0 eridani Nov 2013 Nov 2013 13 478
Toon- When do we learn how to read? 1 n2doc Nov 2013 Nov 2013 13 614
Common Core Protesters 4 LynnTTT Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 646
Arne Duncan: ‘White suburban moms’ upset that Common Core shows their kids aren’t ‘brilliant’ 10 duffyduff Nov 2013 Nov 2013 7 1502
Uh-oh. Suburbia seems to be turning on Common Core. Video. 2 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2013 Nov 2013 5 738
NYC Parents to DOE : No, You Will *NOT* Test Our 4-Year Olds. 4 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2013 Nov 2013 17 971
Darien, Ct Board of Education found in violation of IDEA ( Heroic SLP's memo ) 2 Jefferson23 Nov 2013 Nov 2013 5 1077
Another day, another fishy charter school 6 n2doc Nov 2013 Nov 2013 31 1418
Mindup, Hawn Foundation, Goldie Hawn, Press Club links 0 kickysnana Nov 2013 Nov 2013 4 573
The Myth of 'I'm Bad at Math' 12 eridani Nov 2013 Nov 2013 8 1505
From my article, "Teaching is Not Rocket Science; it’s More Important" 2 texshelters Nov 2013 Nov 2013 6 614
Surprise state visit finds problems at Hope Academy charter school 1 proud2BlibKansan Nov 2013 Nov 2013 11 608
The Real 21st-Century Problem in Public Education is Poverty 2 Starry Messenger Nov 2013 Nov 2013 9 684
"Believe in ESU": Students, Professors & Union Activists Rally Against Education Cuts [FULL VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 437
"Children of the Core": The Final Sacrifice 4 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2013 Nov 2013 3 687
The charter-school lie: Market-based education gambles with our children 3 DonViejo Nov 2013 Nov 2013 5 702
Shameful! Yes, Some New Jersey Students Have To Go To Schools That Look Like This 2 mfcorey1 Nov 2013 Nov 2013 5 790
FOUR IMPORTANT MYTHBUSTERS ABOUT THE COMMON CORE 2 proud2BlibKansan Oct 2013 Oct 2013 7 720
Mayor Rahm to Prosser High: Beat it! 3 n2doc Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 618
damn that rahm emanuel 0 mopinko Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 592
Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K. 2 elleng Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 626
Alan Grayson on Living Through NYC's Legendary Teachers Strikes. 1 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 482
Grambling football dispute draws attention to cuts 0 exboyfil Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 490
What poor children need in school 1 n2doc Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 630
Favorite Teachers 13 jeffrey_pdx Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 1379
The Age of the Docile Educator 1 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2013 Oct 2013 6 714
Dear Michelle Rhee, Your School Privatization Schemes Were Hatched By Southern Segregationists 2 n2doc Oct 2013 Oct 2013 10 772
Why I Stopped Writing Recommendation Letters for Teach for America 1 caraher Oct 2013 Oct 2013 12 744
Cross posted from GD: 0 LWolf Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 437
Only 60 percent of students from Chicago's closed schools turn up at 'welcoming schools' 0 mopinko Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 507
Health insurance and math achievement... 4 Sancho Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 805
Philanthropy and Sycophancy 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2013 Oct 2013 6 524
Diane Ravitch television town hall 1 eridani Oct 2013 Oct 2013 8 547
Creepy Stuff at NYC Whistleblower's Dismissal Hearing 2 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2013 Oct 2013 6 1176
Non-cognitive Variables--their importance in future success 1 Celebration Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 959
Caltech named best research university in the world -- again 3 struggle4progress Oct 2012 Oct 2013 2 938
Georgia 2013 COLLEGE-BOUND SENIORS SAT SCORES 6 n2doc Oct 2013 Oct 2013 4 1286
Absolutely every teacher everywhere should play Bohemian Gravity for their students. UNBELIEVABLE 7 snagglepuss Sep 2013 Oct 2013 15 1253
Right-Wing Blog Pushes Private Schools Over Scandal, but Public Schools are More Accountable [VIDEO] 3 Counterpoint PA Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 749
The Apostate: An Interview With Diane Ravitch 0 DonViejo Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 473
Oregon school district wants to require college or trade school admission for grads 4 alp227 Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 904
Matt Damon visits CSUN to introduce NYU professor Diane Ravitch 1 Starry Messenger Oct 2013 Oct 2013 17 745
How Test Obsession is Killing Education 1 eridani Oct 2013 Oct 2013 8 590
Do You Know Where Your Ph.D.'s Are? 2 KansDem Sep 2013 Oct 2013 4 715
On the lighter side... 2 progressoid Sep 2013 Oct 2013 6 789
Giving kids iPads won't solve the education challenge 9 Renew Deal Aug 2013 Sep 2013 7 1661
Diane Ravitch: School privatization is a hoax, “reformers” aim to destroy public schools 19 Starry Messenger Sep 2013 Sep 2013 32 2058
New teacher ratings not dramatically different 3 mopinko Sep 2013 Sep 2013 1 757
Why the hottest trend in online education already has a cheating problem 7 n2doc Sep 2013 Sep 2013 5 1068
Parent raises concerns about Killeen ISD students sitting in aisle of crowded school bus 1 unhappycamper Sep 2013 Sep 2013 2 1258
The hidden truth behind Teach for America’s political empire 2 n2doc Sep 2013 Sep 2013 8 772
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