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Department of Sleeping with the Enemy 3 HiPointDem Mar 2013 Mar 2013 2 664
Can Charlotte Danielson "cure" Down's Syndrome? (No.) 4 Smarmie Doofus Mar 2013 Mar 2013 5 1176
Andrew Hacker: Is Algebra Necessary? (PUUUUUUUUKE) [View all] 67 alp227 Jul 2012 Mar 2013 13 10608
An Open Challenge to Michelle Rhee and the Corporate Education Zombies 10 proud2BlibKansan Mar 2013 Mar 2013 16 1232
iCivics educational video games: 7 elleng Mar 2013 Mar 2013 2 975
Yesterday I substitute-taught a journalism class. 9 no_hypocrisy Mar 2013 Mar 2013 5 1223
toon 0 n2doc Mar 2013 Mar 2013 22 717
Video: NYC Union Faces Growing Insurgency: MORE 3 Smarmie Doofus Mar 2013 Mar 2013 7 792
REAL education, history, geography, social studies all together now! 0 elleng Mar 2013 Mar 2013 0 490
Grand Rapids teachers say paycheck cuts qualify them for food stamps 6 theaocp Mar 2013 Mar 2013 10 1082
Randi on Board of (Gates-funded) inBloom: AFT dues-paying members, how much will you stand for? 3 HiPointDem Mar 2013 Mar 2013 2 1230
Mr. Teachbad evaluates Michelle Rhee's reform efforts in DC 3 Reader Rabbit Mar 2013 Mar 2013 12 787
NYC Activist Mocks Randi's "Rosa Parks" Moment; Delivers a Punch in the Political Nose 8 Smarmie Doofus Mar 2013 Mar 2013 2 1098
NM Could Become First State With Pre-School Funding Constitutionally Guaranteed 3 appleannie1 Mar 2013 Mar 2013 4 637
WSJ: New Front in Charter Schools 6 antigop Mar 2013 Mar 2013 4 966
Adjuncts - a thought to possibly help each other 2 2Design Mar 2013 Mar 2013 2 576
Parents, Teachers and Community Take Back Their Schools 0 proud2BlibKansan Mar 2013 Mar 2013 6 601
Strongsville teachers strike spurs talk of SB5 and subsequent repeal, but issue unlikely to resurfac 0 Klukie Mar 2013 Mar 2013 3 588
23 Philly schools to close; some arrested at rally 2 Starry Messenger Mar 2013 Mar 2013 13 636
Pinch Me: Ravitch, et al. Announce New National *REAL* Reform Org: 4 Smarmie Doofus Mar 2013 Mar 2013 14 733
Student Debt Crisis play FOR PROFIT to be put on and livestreamed at College of Wooster 0 eridani Mar 2013 Mar 2013 6 592
Link to vimeo: "NYC Teachers Hit Back" ( "Whistleblowers" Public Forum) 6 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Mar 2013 5 929
Video from the MORE "Protect Free Speech from School 'Reform'" Forum, Part Two 0 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 465
Is anybody talking about the idea of "Guerrilla Education"? 5 Ken Burch Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 762
Occupy DOE 2.0: The Battle for Public Schools and March to the White House: April 4-7. 2013 3 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 900
Teacher pink slips claim by Duncan not backed by evidence 2 alp227 Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 707
The World Bank as Prime Mover in the Global Privatization of Public Education: Mexico 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 584
Mexico has just arrested the head of their teachers' union, in the wake of an education reform bill. 1 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 621
The lines of influence in education 'reform' 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 9 751
Protecting White Kids From History. 6 HoosierRadical Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 892
Union Rep to NYC Teacher: Leave me the fuck alone. 2 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 1011
OccupyTeachForAmerica 10 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 920
Wash Post: Five habits of great students: Lessons from top-ranked STEM school 19 n2doc Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 2560
Education Week: Leadership lessons from Donald Rumsfeld. Seriously. 2 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 2 581
Feds to cut $1.3 billion in education funding, but the tests will survive 6 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 825
NYC Teachers Hit Back... At Long *Friggin'* LAST. 8 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 13 1006
There is no one in power who wants the populace to be better prepared to call bullshit 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 612
Ohanian: AFT took 1 million from Gates to promote CC. 1 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 2 662
Michael Gove: This Year's Academy (cross-posted from the UK forum) 0 LeftishBrit Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 443
Support the Garfield teachers (Seattle) 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 395
Ed deformers running stooge against Karen Lewis in next election? 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 2 584
How charter schools choose desirable students 18 proud2BlibKansan Feb 2013 Feb 2013 12 1553
California School District Sued Over Yoga Program. 7 elleng Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 1086
Teachers' evaluations on steroids. 15 no_hypocrisy Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 1211
An MBA: The founder’s recipe for failure 2 Renew Deal Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 874
Farm Theme Boosts Enrollment in Rural Kansas School. 8 elleng Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 1006
Has anyone here gone to EdCamp before? 0 knitter4democracy Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 434
Obama Goes With Science On Education and School Violence 3 toddmiller Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 682
Michelle Rhee: My Break With the Democrats 33 n2doc Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 2537
The emotional violence of the accountability regime 2 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 9 743
Let’s measure love (just like we measure teachers) 1 proud2BlibKansan Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 550
The disease is spreading to Canada ... 6 eppur_se_muova Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 825
The Loveliest Child 3 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 16 786
Simple spectrometer (cross-posted from Science) 1 caraher Feb 2013 Feb 2013 2 558
OECD: Reading performance inequality is high in the USA, but decreasing 2 muriel_volestrangler Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 627
The back of the class kid 8 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 920
An Open Letter to Bill Gates: Why Not Measure This? 8 Coyotl Feb 2013 Feb 2013 14 984
Pearson testing: no comment 2 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 615
Chicago heating up again 0 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 9 491
NY will share your child's private info with private companies w/o your permission. 7 madfloridian Jan 2013 Feb 2013 10 1334
Portelos: Value-Added for *Everyone* ! 3 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 5 771
Story Time’s Over Kindergartners—Time To Write Expository Essays! 10 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 1287
Corruption at CTC Placed Kids at Risk, Denied Teachers Credentials 1 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 8 885
Who’s Hurting NY’s Kids? Cuomo's Attack on Collective Bargaining 3 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 6 729
Skyrocketing Executive Pay and the Educational Salary Gap 2 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 765
Deasy Sued in Miramonte Molestation Scandal 1 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 619
Misguided Moralism From Both Sides of the Gun Debate 0 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 615
California Flunks Rhee’s Reform Ratings—Badge of Honor? 8 Modern School Jan 2013 Feb 2013 7 1043
Another Domino Falls--UTLA Rolls Over and Accepts Student Test Data to Evaluate Teachers 0 Modern School Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 464
To teach 2 ashling Feb 2013 Feb 2013 13 667
Deb Gist threatens sanctions for Rhode Island districts using seniority as a factor in layoffs 3 HiPointDem Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 1165
xpost: books on math for grade school children 5 phantom power Jan 2013 Feb 2013 1 751
In a Memphis Cheating Ring, the Teachers Are the Accused 18 alp227 Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 2094
I think we just found out what "value added" means: 7 Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 Feb 2013 11 955
ATTENTION NYC TEACHERS: YOU HAVE BEEN HAD BY YOUR UNION 3 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Feb 2013 16 831
Sequestration and Head Start 6 Sadiedog Oct 2012 Jan 2013 1 1303
Question about financing college for a kid who's now in kindergarten. 6 Nay Jan 2013 Jan 2013 0 968
Powerful video in video section shows Chicago lawyer/parent in brilliant speech. 0 madfloridian Jan 2013 Jan 2013 4 517
Anger at UFT Building (Significant because NYC's UFT is the linchpin of control for AFT) 6 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 4 898
Video from Democracy Now on Seattle teachers and MAP 0 madfloridian Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 452
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