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toon- If testing is so great... 1 n2doc Nov 2014 Nov 2014 14 775
Eva Moskowitz fundraiser brought almost 8 million to her Success Academy 1 madfloridian Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 716
Texas Approves Disputed History Texts for Schools 5 liberal N proud Nov 2014 Nov 2014 5 1102
Your children deserve better than this, first-grade teachers tell parents. 1 elleng Nov 2014 Nov 2014 26 1125
"They Spent 95 Million on that Thing and My Kids are in Trailers." 11 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 40 2567
Seven TX charter schools that lost charter are still open for business. 2 madfloridian Nov 2014 Nov 2014 7 829
How the U.S. Government Could End the Student Debt Crisis Today 10 eridani Nov 2014 Nov 2014 15 1238
Charter of Fools 3 n2doc Nov 2014 Nov 2014 8 853
Running a school on $160 1 n2doc Nov 2014 Nov 2014 9 726
States Listen as Parents Give Rampant Testing an F. 7 elleng Nov 2014 Nov 2014 12 963
Corporate ED "Reformers" Crash and Burn in Cal. 5 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 7 953
I'm beginning to understand why people hate Common Core. 13 RandySF Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 1448
This Is What Happens When You Criticize Teach for America 12 eridani Oct 2014 Nov 2014 27 2283
Race to the Top: "Not Long For this World"? 1 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 702
Tony Blair's back and working with Arne Duncan and ed "reformers". 2 madfloridian Nov 2014 Nov 2014 7 755
Saw a video on Twitter about callous way LA legislatures spoke of education and Katrina. 0 madfloridian Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 569
Submissiveness required by zero tolerance, no excuses. Loss of individuality by high stakes testing 5 madfloridian Oct 2014 Nov 2014 9 1243
Cuomo Calls Public Schools a "Monopoly." 23 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Nov 2014 3 1617
Steep Drops Seen In Teacher-Prep Enrollment Numbers 3 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 5 1598
Florida school must now teach Algebra to those who are really in need of math life skills. 9 madfloridian Oct 2014 Nov 2014 20 2008
whoever may be suffering due to charter schools, here in chicago it is the pedophiles. 3 mopinko Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 854
Brian Jones on: Cuomo, Education, Teachout and the Democratic Party. 2 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 767
English-speaking students misidentified as 'English learners' 2 RandySF Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 875
The Big Problem With Time's Teacher-Bashing Cover Story 2 eridani Oct 2014 Oct 2014 14 854
Special Ed teacher alarmed at amount of testing as she returns to public schools after 6 years. 7 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 19 1195
Florida's Mavericks Charter School has problems. Over 1000 pages of them. 1 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 857
With the First Early Decision Deadline Rapidly Approaching 2 Algernon Moncrieff Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 784
Former Teacher Calls Parent Trigger School 'Law-Breakingly Unprofessional' 0 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 13 778
Recommendation for 2014: CA State Supt of Public Instruction 0 Triana Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 633
Outstanding article at Plunderbund: Kasich’s Mishandling Of Higher Ed Is A Problem For Everyone 1 greatlaurel Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 689
State OKs Christel House Academy appeal to boost grade (school tied to Tony Bennett) 1 AwakeAtLast Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 705
This is cool... 5 YvonneCa May 2011 Oct 2014 1 1473
Toon: Happy Teachers Day 3 n2doc Sep 2014 Oct 2014 19 1059
Renton high school student sues over ‘F’ 4 QED Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 1012
K12 Online Charter Schools having lots of problems. 1 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 14 806
Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones 4 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 15 934
Bachelor of Arts degree now equivalent to a high school diploma 12 Thespian2 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 1446
Karen Lewis has brain tumor, not running for mayor 9 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 23 1623
(NC) Parent upset teacher not fired for attacking evolution, comparing public schools to Nazi death 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 983
The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class. 9 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1380
Figuring out which "grassroots" education groups are fake. 0 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 685
A Musical Fix for American Schools 1 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 16 732
Lewis Black positive rant about teachers 0 knitter4democracy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1266
"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 986
The Plot Against Public Education 2 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 746
Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations Is Harming American Universities 1 eridani Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 703
Philly Students Walkout As City Cancels Teachers' Contract ( Video ) 0 Jefferson23 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 672
The Games Charter Schools Play. 4 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 18 1016
Let the Children Play: Schools Must Relearn Importance of Recess 6 Rhiannon12866 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 12 1091
Charles P Pierce- Reading, Writing, Ransacking 1 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 820
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Democratic Congressional Candidate Kelly Westlund 5 mopinko Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 787
NYC ED Bureaucracy *STILL* Coming After Whistleblower Portelos 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 644
STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts 7 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1153
School Reform Commission Imposes Work Rules on Philadelphia Teachers 1 YoungDemCA Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 721
New report on charter school industry...$100 million taken in 15 states from public education. 3 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 1068
Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics (with an Alternative Education emphasis)... 0 adirondacker Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 691
Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101! 2 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 821
Race to Nowhere airs on local PBS stations Sept 25- Oct 5. About education reform's dark side. 5 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 9 1123
Charter schools, civil rights and the theft of education funds 2 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 812
Protesters pack meeting on education changes 1 lunasun Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 674
Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America 5 alp227 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 33 1337
Teacher fired protecting student from bullying - why due process is important. 9 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 1962
The "education market is ripe for disruption" Great article in The Nation. A must read. 4 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 853
Are these the best and worst states for teachers? 1 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 659
I missed this post in June from Peter Greene's blog. Anti-teacher trolls. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 719
Flipping the Classroom 8 TexasTowelie Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 910
Making a Splash on Campus-College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides 2 antigop Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1379
Cuomo: Still won't cater to teachers' union. Says he doesn't need their endorsement. 1 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 652
UK community wins battle to prevent their school from becoming an academy 0 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 546
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 2 xocet Jul 2014 Sep 2014 1 1144
Wesleyan, accused of harboring ‘Rape Factory,’ orders frats to admit women 9 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 875
Understanding Common Core is About Seeing a Much Larger Picture 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 749
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones 13 Android3.14 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 1384
Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools 4 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 859
no, no, no, no, no 0 rogerashton Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 606
Free online physics courses with Brian Greene 2 Shankapotomus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 12 830
Well written article from Alternet about the math common core. Makes a lot of great points. 15 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 11 1793
Student Debt Factories: The Scandal of For-Profit Colleges 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 568
I would never have expected this level of vitriol about a faulty test item. 16 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1824
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 18 1608
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