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K12 Online Charter Schools having lots of problems. 1 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 14 852
Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones 4 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 15 974
Bachelor of Arts degree now equivalent to a high school diploma 12 Thespian2 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 1524
Karen Lewis has brain tumor, not running for mayor 9 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 23 1681
(NC) Parent upset teacher not fired for attacking evolution, comparing public schools to Nazi death 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 1042
The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class. 9 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1466
Figuring out which "grassroots" education groups are fake. 0 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 721
A Musical Fix for American Schools 1 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 16 779
Lewis Black positive rant about teachers 0 knitter4democracy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1306
"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 1027
The Plot Against Public Education 2 Starry Messenger Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 789
Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations Is Harming American Universities 1 eridani Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 743
Philly Students Walkout As City Cancels Teachers' Contract ( Video ) 0 Jefferson23 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 709
The Games Charter Schools Play. 4 madfloridian Sep 2014 Oct 2014 18 1085
Let the Children Play: Schools Must Relearn Importance of Recess 6 Rhiannon12866 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 12 1163
Charles P Pierce- Reading, Writing, Ransacking 1 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 862
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Democratic Congressional Candidate Kelly Westlund 5 mopinko Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 837
NYC ED Bureaucracy *STILL* Coming After Whistleblower Portelos 0 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 676
STEM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts 7 antigop Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1220
School Reform Commission Imposes Work Rules on Philadelphia Teachers 1 YoungDemCA Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 755
New report on charter school industry...$100 million taken in 15 states from public education. 3 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 18 1123
Lynda Barry and Matt Groening Talk Love, Hate & Comics (with an Alternative Education emphasis)... 0 adirondacker Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 728
Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101! 2 elleng Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 868
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 1192
Charter schools, civil rights and the theft of education funds 2 n2doc Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 856
Protesters pack meeting on education changes 1 lunasun Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 720
Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America 5 alp227 Oct 2014 Oct 2014 33 1416
Teacher fired protecting student from bullying - why due process is important. 9 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 2062
The "education market is ripe for disruption" Great article in The Nation. A must read. 4 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 902
Are these the best and worst states for teachers? 1 QED Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 698
I missed this post in June from Peter Greene's blog. Anti-teacher trolls. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 771
Flipping the Classroom 8 TexasTowelie Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 989
Making a Splash on Campus-College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides 2 antigop Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1447
Cuomo: Still won't cater to teachers' union. Says he doesn't need their endorsement. 1 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 694
UK community wins battle to prevent their school from becoming an academy 0 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 583
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 2 xocet Jul 2014 Sep 2014 1 1192
Wesleyan, accused of harboring ‘Rape Factory,’ orders frats to admit women 9 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 921
Understanding Common Core is About Seeing a Much Larger Picture 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 827
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones 13 Android3.14 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 1481
Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools 4 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 916
no, no, no, no, no 0 rogerashton Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 633
Free online physics courses with Brian Greene 2 Shankapotomus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 12 888
Well written article from Alternet about the math common core. Makes a lot of great points. 15 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 11 1938
Student Debt Factories: The Scandal of For-Profit Colleges 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 602
I would never have expected this level of vitriol about a faulty test item. 16 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1899
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 18 1709
9 college freshmen dead in alcohol-related incidents in first weeks of new school year 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 806
How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks) 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 803
Teacher tells of throwing students to the "testing wolves." 3 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 969
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 7 liberal_at_heart Aug 2014 Sep 2014 11 1051
New York State Teacher Evaluations Are Rigged 4 Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 1044
Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 1074
State still owes city $2.5B for school funding 0 Sherman A1 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 581
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 1469
26 school districts stock up on free military gear 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 868
The 2 groups suing NY teachers are feuding with each other. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 650
David Boies has a plan. Go state by state stripping teachers of due process. 2 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 833
Satanists plan to send materials to Orange County schools 4 teach1st Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 850
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 2014 Sep 2014 31 3659
Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions 4 n2doc Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 925
The Conspiracy at PS 154 in the Bronx 0 SoBronxSchool Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 639
Interesting article at Alternet about homeschooling. 8 greatlaurel Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 1070
Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers... 4 Sancho Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 809
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 2014 Sep 2014 14 2496
I don't know how much more of this Common Core bullshit I can take. 17 AtheistCrusader Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 5503
The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 916
New materials to explore, books to read, friendships to make. 2 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 653
On the First Day of Kindergarten 1 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 684
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 2779
On the first day Primary School Science Teacher Kelly Hoffmaster wanted to get her students thinking 0 elleng Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 756
California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure 9 Starry Messenger Sep 2014 Sep 2014 15 1111
Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’ 4 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 1026
Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out 0 Ka hrnt Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 609
This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. 0 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 670
FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 592
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 767
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 1030
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Aug 2014 Aug 2014 7 644
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 2169
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 5 1267
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