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A Teacher at Central Falls HS Will Not Vote for Obama [View all] 134 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 15 13760
This message was self-deleted by its author [View all] 105 NYC_SKP Sep 2012 Oct 2012 0 10876
Lean Production: Inside the war on public education [View all] 86 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 33 9515
Why Not Teacher Evaluations by Students? [View all] 82 Addison May 2013 May 2013 0 6395
I get so tired of people gritching that "teachers get all summer off" We get paid for 186 days [View all] 67 demtenjeep Mar 2012 Mar 2012 31 10316
Andrew Hacker: Is Algebra Necessary? (PUUUUUUUUKE) [View all] 67 alp227 Jul 2012 Mar 2013 13 14701
do you think teachers need a dress code? [View all] 56 demtenjeep Jul 2012 Jul 2012 3 6918
Tell me about Charlotte Danielson, please. [View all] 55 femmocrat Feb 2014 Mar 2014 2 9969
Former NYC School Chancellor Joel Klein Is Not Telling the Whole Truth About His Personal History [View all] 50 xchrom Oct 2012 Oct 2012 12 8413
"You want kids to come to class? You want them to get excited?" 48 Addison May 2013 Jan 2016 7 7415
NEA Calls for Secretary Duncan's Resignation 47 Starry Messenger Jul 2014 Jul 2014 70 2860
Why public education should be scrapped 44 Left Turn Only Dec 2012 Jan 2013 1 4739
I need some advice on our son. 44 RiffRandell Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2681
Will longer school year help or hurt US students? (AP/Yahoo!) 42 OmahaBlueDog Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 4137
Mayor Emanuel announces free fare card pilot program for select 5 CPS schools 40 mopinko Aug 2012 Aug 2012 2 5639
Just so very sad tonight. 40 Starry Messenger Dec 2012 Dec 2012 4 3159
Teacher’s resignation letter: ‘My profession … no longer exists’ 40 n2doc Apr 2013 May 2013 72 7520
A teacher’s perspective: Firing Day at a Charter School 40 proud2BlibKansan Jun 2013 Jun 2013 61 6713
How does one flunk 5th grade? 38 FirstLight Mar 2013 Apr 2013 7 5329
"Homework: New Research Suggests It May Be an Unnecessary Evil" by Alfie Kohn 37 Goblinmonger Nov 2012 Dec 2012 8 4792
I wish SOME charter school critics would stop being hypocrites. 36 RandySF Jul 2012 Jul 2012 5 4999
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 35 madfloridian Aug 2014 Sep 2014 14 2556
A teacher gave her 8-year-old students iPads and discovered one huge drawback 34 n2doc Dec 2015 Dec 2015 43 3452
Michelle Rhee: My Break With the Democrats 33 n2doc Feb 2013 Feb 2013 7 3572
I'd like to serve as the host of this group 32 proud2BlibKansan Dec 2011 Dec 2011 12 6636
A final message to my students after my firing 32 wilsonbooks Jun 2013 Jun 2013 37 4520
So you're visiting a college campus. What would you ask? 31 OmahaBlueDog Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 4726
My economic life has become a sinking ship.... 30 citizen blues Jun 2014 Jun 2014 62 2805
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 30 n2doc Jul 2014 Sep 2014 31 3740
Fired today as a substitute teacher -- for doing my job correctly 30 no_hypocrisy Nov 2016 Nov 2016 44 3016
This message was self-deleted by its author 28 NYC_SKP Feb 2012 Feb 2012 7 3907
Bill Cosby signs on with 'students first' 28 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 3 4339
Suggestions for teaching geography to a kindergartner? 27 RandySF Feb 2012 Feb 2012 0 4291
Teacher tenure: a Fairfax schools firing case 27 proud2BlibKansan Jun 2012 Jun 2012 3 6040
Diane Ravitch Praises Randi Weingarten on Her Blog and All Hell Breaks Loose 27 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2013 Jul 2013 5 3582
Please send good thoughts and prayers my way. . . 27 citizen blues Sep 2016 Sep 2016 53 1404
Did you know that Hilary Rosen, the Democratic operative who attacked Ann Romney for "never 26 HiPointDem May 2012 May 2012 11 4761
It's official: We will be Catholic school parents in August. Any advice? 26 RandySF May 2012 Jun 2012 2 4209
Catch Phrases and Word Salad from a K-6 LAUSD school. 26 NYC_SKP Jul 2012 Jul 2012 0 6353
Common Core Standards:"... Homosexuals Do Not Exist." 26 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2012 Jul 2012 4 8151
Went to my 25th Back-to-school night last night and heard something I haven't come across before. 26 FSogol Sep 2012 Sep 2012 0 4096
At edX, Distance Learning Moves to an Open-Source Honors Track 26 Renew Deal Dec 2012 Jan 2013 0 3181
Teacher blogger fired. 26 proud2BlibKansan Jun 2013 Jun 2013 5 3892
Changes to school History Books in Texas. No more Thomas Jefferson. 25 TexasPaganDem Apr 2012 May 2012 34 6030
I heard a fellow teacher say- 24 digonswine Dec 2012 Dec 2012 0 3366
Has Bill Gates Purchased the Teachers Unions? 24 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2013 Jul 2013 7 2993
Missing homework, late assignments matter little as Oregon schools grade exclusively on academic... 24 alp227 Sep 2013 Sep 2013 5 6883
4 Things Worse than Not Learning to Read in Kindergarten 24 elleng May 2016 May 2016 30 1962
Can Rocketship Launch a Fleet of Successful, Mass-Produced Schools? 23 proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 Dec 2012 6 3460
Do College Professors Deserve a Living Wage? 23 n2doc Sep 2013 Nov 2013 8 3271
Cuomo Calls Public Schools a "Monopoly." 23 Smarmie Doofus Oct 2014 Nov 2014 3 1881
Do our schools need Less science with Higher quality? 22 Boojatta Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 3574
Is Putting Boys and Girls in Separate Classrooms Legal? 22 redqueen Aug 2012 Sep 2012 1 4404
Check out this picture of Matt Damon 22 proud2BlibKansan Oct 2012 Oct 2012 65 5258
Wisconsin Worker Sent Home For Wearing Union Shirt to Work 21 Modern School Jan 2012 Jan 2012 5 4276
Do I have an IDEA/ADA case? 21 aspieextrodinare Apr 2012 Apr 2012 2 3911
High school teachers, help me out here. 21 proud2BlibKansan Jun 2012 Jul 2012 1 3385
"Imagine a school where the cool kids are the chess team" 21 Starry Messenger Oct 2012 Oct 2012 32 7014
Teaching in 2012 - Teachers...Is It Worth It? 21 NeedleCast Dec 2012 Dec 2012 0 2777
The ACLU: Complaint Says Charter Schools Are Resegregating Public Education 21 QED Dec 2014 Dec 2014 32 1899
I retired today. 20 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2012 Jul 2012 21 3293
Can someone defend or at least explain the "standards" movement? 20 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2012 Sep 2012 5 3578
Is poverty destiny? Ideology vs. evidence in school reform 20 Starry Messenger Sep 2012 Dec 2012 7 3896
It's Time To Fire "Bad" Union Leaders Like Randi Weingarten 20 Smarmie Doofus Jul 2013 Sep 2013 4 3131
The renewed war on the veteran teacher 20 proud2BlibKansan Sep 2013 Dec 2013 17 2903
I just ran across this at Twitter. A rant from a father of a special education student. 20 madfloridian Sep 2014 Sep 2014 18 1755
Anti-teacher-union “Won’t Back Down” flunks at box office 19 Starry Messenger Oct 2012 Oct 2012 21 2983
Indignities that our children face. 19 rainin Dec 2012 Dec 2012 1 3277
Wash Post: Five habits of great students: Lessons from top-ranked STEM school 19 n2doc Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 3909
Amy Bishop, Christopher Dorner personality and false accusation 19 JackN415 May 2013 Jun 2013 2 2745
Diane Ravitch: School privatization is a hoax, “reformers” aim to destroy public schools 19 Starry Messenger Sep 2013 Sep 2013 32 2928
Should a High School Graduate 19 Riftaxe May 2014 May 2014 0 1599
Heretical question: Why do public school teachers need tenure? 18 RandySF Feb 2012 Feb 2012 0 4244
Bullying of Teachers Pervasive in Many Schools 18 Reader Rabbit May 2012 May 2012 10 3666
NC Teacher: “I Quit” 18 proud2BlibKansan Oct 2012 Oct 2012 37 4231
Why Khan Academy Is The Wrong Answer 18 proud2BlibKansan Nov 2012 Jan 2013 10 3061
In a Memphis Cheating Ring, the Teachers Are the Accused 18 alp227 Feb 2013 Feb 2013 4 3435
How charter schools choose desirable students 18 proud2BlibKansan Feb 2013 Feb 2013 12 2436
Does Class Size Count? 18 elleng May 2013 Jun 2013 1 3292
My niece wants to opt-out ( from testing) her three ps kids. 18 Smarmie Doofus May 2013 May 2013 2 2726
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