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Michelle Rhee: My Break With the Democrats 33 n2doc Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 2475
The emotional violence of the accountability regime 2 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 9 726
Let’s measure love (just like we measure teachers) 1 proud2BlibKansan Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 537
The disease is spreading to Canada ... 6 eppur_se_muova Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 808
The Loveliest Child 3 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 16 769
Simple spectrometer (cross-posted from Science) 1 caraher Feb 2013 Feb 2013 2 541
OECD: Reading performance inequality is high in the USA, but decreasing 2 muriel_volestrangler Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 612
The back of the class kid 8 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 905
An Open Letter to Bill Gates: Why Not Measure This? 8 Coyotl Feb 2013 Feb 2013 14 963
Pearson testing: no comment 2 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 596
Chicago heating up again 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 9 477
NY will share your child's private info with private companies w/o your permission. 7 madfloridian Jan 2013 Feb 2013 10 1315
Portelos: Value-Added for *Everyone* ! 3 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 752
Story Time’s Over Kindergartners—Time To Write Expository Essays! 10 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 1266
Corruption at CTC Placed Kids at Risk, Denied Teachers Credentials 1 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 8 856
Who’s Hurting NY’s Kids? Cuomo's Attack on Collective Bargaining 3 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 702
Skyrocketing Executive Pay and the Educational Salary Gap 2 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 751
Deasy Sued in Miramonte Molestation Scandal 1 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 603
Misguided Moralism From Both Sides of the Gun Debate 0 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 598
California Flunks Rhee’s Reform Ratings—Badge of Honor? 8 Modern School Jan 2013 Feb 2013 7 1019
Another Domino Falls--UTLA Rolls Over and Accepts Student Test Data to Evaluate Teachers 0 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 450
To teach 2 ashling Feb 2013 Feb 2013 13 650
Deb Gist threatens sanctions for Rhode Island districts using seniority as a factor in layoffs 3 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 1135
xpost: books on math for grade school children 5 phantom power Jan 2013 Feb 2013 1 733
In a Memphis Cheating Ring, the Teachers Are the Accused 18 alp227 Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 2033
I think we just found out what "value added" means: 7 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 11 942
ATTENTION NYC TEACHERS: YOU HAVE BEEN HAD BY YOUR UNION 3 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Feb 2013 16 813
Sequestration and Head Start 6 Sadiedog Oct 2012 Jan 2013 1 1264
Question about financing college for a kid who's now in kindergarten. 6 Nay Jan 2013 Jan 2013 0 938
Powerful video in video section shows Chicago lawyer/parent in brilliant speech. 0 madfloridian Jan 2013 Jan 2013 4 504
Anger at UFT Building (Significant because NYC's UFT is the linchpin of control for AFT) 6 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 4 871
Video from Democracy Now on Seattle teachers and MAP 0 madfloridian Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 434
So you're visiting a college campus. What would you ask? 31 OmahaBlueDog Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 2515
Garfield (Seattle) Testing Boycott continued... 15 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 7 1301
"I was the perfect double threat: ignorant and arrogant." (A reformer reformed) {xpost} 3 eppur_se_muova Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 856
Test Your Public Ed Savvy 3 proud2BlibKansan Jan 2013 Jan 2013 8 650
CA Education. MY Governor on... 9 YvonneCa Jan 2013 Jan 2013 4 786
Re-Calculated Results in Pennsylvania Show Charter Schools Fail Their Own Hype 1 xchrom Jan 2013 Jan 2013 11 669
Website ban lifted Tuesday (+TSTA EMAIL) Teacher union site blocked, unblocked by district 5 mbperrin May 2012 Jan 2013 4 1199
Lean Production: Inside the war on public education [View all] 86 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 33 6328
Well ... what world DOES Bloomberg inhabit? 5 Smarmie Doofus Jan 2013 Jan 2013 2 806
"Weingarten ready to launch 1 of the most controversial crusades of her career: gun control" 9 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 970
Some charter schools admit sending students back to public schools. How they "counsel out" kids. 9 madfloridian Jan 2013 Jan 2013 13 1495
Alabama's two-year college chancellor wants to make college courses free for high school students 11 Redfairen Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 1115
Students love Khan Academy? 8 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 2424
Teacher Fired For Being Poor Role Model 8 Modern School Jan 2013 Jan 2013 7 1479
Fighting Education Shock Therapy 3 xchrom Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 643
Teachers' Lack of Rights at Work AND Home 7 Modern School Jan 2013 Jan 2013 7 862
LA state senator shows his ignorance asking for 'proof' of evolution 0 LongTomH Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 597
My Anti-Bullying Project (needs you) 0 knixphan Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 408
the latest on the school closings in chicago..... 3 madrchsod Jan 2013 Jan 2013 5 834
Online courses need human element to educate 3 Starry Messenger Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 703
Why Khan Academy Is The Wrong Answer 18 proud2BlibKansan Nov 2012 Jan 2013 10 1970
Will longer school year help or hurt US students? (AP/Yahoo!) 42 OmahaBlueDog Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 2499
Pop Quiz on Standardized Testing 0 xchrom Jan 2013 Jan 2013 8 501
movement to end high-stakes testing steps up in seattle 1 xchrom Jan 2013 Jan 2013 5 448
Josh Edelman ID'd in test cheating cover-up 4 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 7 1067
College Enrollment decreasing because of High Tuition 5 AProgressiveThinker Jan 2013 Jan 2013 0 1007
You are the leaders 0 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 7 318
Karen Lewis: Social Justice Unionism IS Trade Unionism 8 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 13 1041
At edX, Distance Learning Moves to an Open-Source Honors Track 26 Renew Deal Dec 2012 Jan 2013 0 1953
Milken is ready to milk us in WA State 7 HiPointDem Nov 2012 Jan 2013 7 905
HISD teachers walk out of contracts in high numbers, union says 7 AnneD Jan 2013 Jan 2013 5 1231
‘Frontline’ raises questions about test-score tampering under Rhee 9 proud2BlibKansan Jan 2013 Jan 2013 13 948
Karen lewis talks guillotines; limbaugh attacks 5 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 5 884
Pedagogy of the Depressed: experiences as a special ed student in the 1990s. 5 n2doc Jan 2013 Jan 2013 5 1145
Why public education should be scrapped 44 Left Turn Only Dec 2012 Jan 2013 1 3002
“Elections shouldn’t exist”: The new war on school boards 1 proud2BlibKansan Jan 2013 Jan 2013 11 677
The Great Montessori Schism 4 xchrom Dec 2012 Jan 2013 0 1238
Ailing Philadelphia District Plans to Close 37 Schools 3 alp227 Dec 2012 Jan 2013 4 709
To the "Beloved Community" of Education Activists 12 HiPointDem Dec 2012 Jan 2013 20 1410
Teacher 2 HiPointDem Dec 2012 Dec 2012 8 642
Why the good ones leave 10 HiPointDem Dec 2012 Dec 2012 15 1194
Can Rocketship Launch a Fleet of Successful, Mass-Produced Schools? 23 proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 Dec 2012 6 1947
Michigan 2-year colleges now can offer bachelor's degrees 2 Redfairen Dec 2012 Dec 2012 2 820
Visiting MI capitol on Tuesday...need suggestions 12 TruthTeller Dec 2012 Dec 2012 3 1352
California fails to win waivers from restrictive No Child Left Behind education law 7 Starry Messenger Dec 2012 Dec 2012 4 967
Failing Schools? Record Number of Americans Have Bachelor's Degrees 15 Modern School Apr 2012 Dec 2012 2 1958
For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall 5 n2doc Dec 2012 Dec 2012 9 1753
Milton school superintendent resigns over Facebook photo 2 proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 Dec 2012 0 913
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