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Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics (with an Alternative Education emphasis)... 0 adirondacker Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 666
Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101! 2 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 789
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 1078
Charter schools, civil rights and the theft of education funds 2 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 775
Protesters pack meeting on education changes 1 lunasun Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 646
Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America 5 alp227 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 33 1286
Teacher fired protecting student from bullying - why due process is important. 9 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 1899
The "education market is ripe for disruption" Great article in The Nation. A must read. 4 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 817
Are these the best and worst states for teachers? 1 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 625
I missed this post in June from Peter Greene's blog. Anti-teacher trolls. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 684
Flipping the Classroom 8 TexasTowelie Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 863
Making a Splash on Campus-College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides 2 antigop Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1342
Cuomo: Still won't cater to teachers' union. Says he doesn't need their endorsement. 1 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 625
UK community wins battle to prevent their school from becoming an academy 0 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 524
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 2 xocet Jul 2014 Sep 2014 1 1124
Wesleyan, accused of harboring ‘Rape Factory,’ orders frats to admit women 9 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 842
Understanding Common Core is About Seeing a Much Larger Picture 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 704
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones 13 Android3.14 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 1323
Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools 4 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 816
no, no, no, no, no 0 rogerashton Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 584
Free online physics courses with Brian Greene 2 Shankapotomus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 12 786
Well written article from Alternet about the math common core. Makes a lot of great points. 15 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 11 1707
Student Debt Factories: The Scandal of For-Profit Colleges 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 547
I would never have expected this level of vitriol about a faulty test item. 16 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1771
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 18 1540
9 college freshmen dead in alcohol-related incidents in first weeks of new school year 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 740
How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks) 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 743
Teacher tells of throwing students to the "testing wolves." 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 878
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 7 liberal_at_heart Aug 2014 Sep 2014 11 933
New York State Teacher Evaluations Are Rigged 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 925
Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 989
State still owes city $2.5B for school funding 0 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 507
FL DOE stops K-2 testing for now. Thank a teacher who put her job on the line. 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 1226
26 school districts stock up on free military gear 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 780
The 2 groups suing NY teachers are feuding with each other. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 596
David Boies has a plan. Go state by state stripping teachers of due process. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 754
Satanists plan to send materials to Orange County schools 4 teach1st Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 776
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 2014 Sep 2014 31 3434
Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions 4 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 808
The Conspiracy at PS 154 in the Bronx 0 SoBronxSchool Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 580
Interesting article at Alternet about homeschooling. 8 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 961
Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 727
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 2014 Sep 2014 14 2261
I don't know how much more of this Common Core bullshit I can take. 17 AtheistCrusader Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 5049
The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 842
New materials to explore, books to read, friendships to make. 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 569
On the First Day of Kindergarten 1 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 625
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 2389
On the first day Primary School Science Teacher Kelly Hoffmaster wanted to get her students thinking 0 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 686
California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure 9 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 1018
Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’ 4 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 953
Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out 0 Ka hrnt Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 551
This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 613
FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 538
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 699
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 948
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 587
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 2018
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 1118
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 734
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 13 899
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 568
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 2014 Aug 2014 8 800
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 686
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 788
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 2014 Aug 2014 3 810
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 563
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 1431
SF teachers union still counting strike authorization votes 0 RandySF Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 567
Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don’t help kids learn — teachers do 7 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 1194
Test scores, rating plunged at top elementary after Dallas ISD determined teachers had been cheating 1 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 725
Michelle Rhee drops out of school group 7 Starry Messenger Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 937
Charles P Pierce- Who the fck is Campbell Brown? 17 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 61 2471
Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly 2 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 20 998
UFT's Mulgrew Ridicules Common Core Critics; Threatens to "Punch You in the Face..." 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 1406
My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure 7 SoBronxSchool Aug 2014 Aug 2014 21 1366
Keoni Wright, plaintiff in Campbell Brown's lawsuit, is a member of Michelle Rhee's Students First. 4 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 817
Toon: Back to testing 1 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 11 872
Whoopi Goldberg taking up fight against teachers. Post in GD 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 856
Classic Math vs. Common Core 4 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 1312
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