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"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 1009
The Plot Against Public Education 2 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 771
Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations Is Harming American Universities 1 eridani Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 725
Philly Students Walkout As City Cancels Teachers' Contract ( Video ) 0 Jefferson23 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 692
The Games Charter Schools Play. 4 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 18 1060
Let the Children Play: Schools Must Relearn Importance of Recess 6 Rhiannon12866 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 12 1133
Charles P Pierce- Reading, Writing, Ransacking 1 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 843
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Democratic Congressional Candidate Kelly Westlund 5 mopinko Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 813
NYC ED Bureaucracy *STILL* Coming After Whistleblower Portelos 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 662
STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts 7 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1193
School Reform Commission Imposes Work Rules on Philadelphia Teachers 1 YoungDemCA Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 740
New report on charter school industry...$100 million taken in 15 states from public education. 3 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 1101
Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics (with an Alternative Education emphasis)... 0 adirondacker Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 712
Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101! 2 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 846
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 1165
Charter schools, civil rights and the theft of education funds 2 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 834
Protesters pack meeting on education changes 1 lunasun Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 702
Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America 5 alp227 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 33 1377
Teacher fired protecting student from bullying - why due process is important. 9 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 2012
The "education market is ripe for disruption" Great article in The Nation. A must read. 4 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 879
Are these the best and worst states for teachers? 1 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 681
I missed this post in June from Peter Greene's blog. Anti-teacher trolls. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 749
Flipping the Classroom 8 TexasTowelie Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 960
Making a Splash on Campus-College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides 2 antigop Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1418
Cuomo: Still won't cater to teachers' union. Says he doesn't need their endorsement. 1 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 678
UK community wins battle to prevent their school from becoming an academy 0 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 566
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 2 xocet Jul 2014 Sep 2014 1 1170
Wesleyan, accused of harboring ‘Rape Factory,’ orders frats to admit women 9 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 902
Understanding Common Core is About Seeing a Much Larger Picture 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 794
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones 13 Android3.14 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 1446
Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools 4 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 895
no, no, no, no, no 0 rogerashton Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 621
Free online physics courses with Brian Greene 2 Shankapotomus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 12 862
Well written article from Alternet about the math common core. Makes a lot of great points. 15 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 11 1881
Student Debt Factories: The Scandal of For-Profit Colleges 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 588
I would never have expected this level of vitriol about a faulty test item. 16 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1874
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 18 1665
9 college freshmen dead in alcohol-related incidents in first weeks of new school year 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 790
How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks) 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 788
Teacher tells of throwing students to the "testing wolves." 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 946
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 7 liberal_at_heart Aug 2014 Sep 2014 11 1023
New York State Teacher Evaluations Are Rigged 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 1013
Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 1054
State still owes city $2.5B for school funding 0 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 561
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 1438
26 school districts stock up on free military gear 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 846
The 2 groups suing NY teachers are feuding with each other. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 637
David Boies has a plan. Go state by state stripping teachers of due process. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 814
Satanists plan to send materials to Orange County schools 4 teach1st Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 831
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 2014 Sep 2014 31 3609
Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions 4 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 895
The Conspiracy at PS 154 in the Bronx 0 SoBronxSchool Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 627
Interesting article at Alternet about homeschooling. 8 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 1046
Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 790
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 2014 Sep 2014 14 2450
I don't know how much more of this Common Core bullshit I can take. 17 AtheistCrusader Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 5403
The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 899
New materials to explore, books to read, friendships to make. 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 632
On the First Day of Kindergarten 1 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 670
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 2718
On the first day Primary School Science Teacher Kelly Hoffmaster wanted to get her students thinking 0 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 743
California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure 9 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 1085
Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’ 4 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 1007
Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out 0 Ka hrnt Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 594
This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 656
FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 579
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 751
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 1009
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 630
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 2133
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 1235
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 791
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 2014 Aug 2014 13 958
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 619
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 2014 Aug 2014 8 855
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 740
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 828
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 2014 Aug 2014 3 874
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 617
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 1495
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