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FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants 21 hrs ago 21 hrs ago 2 109
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Thursday Yesterday 4 150
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Thursday Thursday 16 321
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Thursday Thursday 6 128
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 6 liberal_at_heart Tuesday Wednesday 10 210
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 33 madfloridian Tuesday Wednesday 14 700
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Monday Monday 1 257
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Saturday Wednesday 8 524
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Saturday Saturday 2 158
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 22 Tuesday 5 323
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 22 Aug 22 8 272
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 21 Aug 22 5 169
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 21 Aug 21 2 371
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 20 Aug 20 1 200
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 19 Aug 20 3 207
SF teachers union still counting strike authorization votes 0 RandySF Aug 17 Aug 17 1 153
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 17 Aug 18 4 442
Test scores, rating plunged at top elementary after Dallas ISD determined teachers had been cheating 1 n2doc Aug 15 Aug 15 6 278
Michelle Rhee drops out of school group 7 Starry Messenger Aug 14 Aug 15 5 296
Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly 2 n2doc Aug 12 Aug 12 20 427
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 11 Saturday 13 370
My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure 7 SoBronxSchool Aug 10 Aug 11 21 606
UFT's Mulgrew Ridicules Common Core Critics; Threatens to "Punch You in the Face..." 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 10 Aug 11 2 370
Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don’t help kids learn — teachers do 7 n2doc Aug 10 Aug 15 9 466
Keoni Wright, plaintiff in Campbell Brown's lawsuit, is a member of Michelle Rhee's Students First. 4 madfloridian Aug 10 Aug 11 7 270
Charles P Pierce- Who the fck is Campbell Brown? 17 n2doc Aug 6 Aug 13 61 1581
Toon: Back to testing 1 n2doc Aug 6 Aug 6 11 445
Whoopi Goldberg taking up fight against teachers. Post in GD 1 madfloridian Aug 5 Aug 5 5 359
Classic Math vs. Common Core 4 elleng Aug 5 Aug 5 2 352
City Council Committee Puts the Brakes on Charter School Expansion 1 NJCher Jul 31 Jul 31 5 189
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 1 xocet Jul 30 Jul 30 1 373
‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats 6 n2doc Jul 29 Aug 3 10 278
Lively ( and funny) thread re. Campbell Brown in NY Forum 1 Smarmie Doofus Jul 28 Jul 29 0 321
Two of Jeb's Chiefs for Change have anti-teachers-union op ed in WP. 3 madfloridian Jul 25 Jul 26 12 477
Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape 0 unhappycamper Jul 25 Jul 25 3 177
Her son has been suspended five times. He’s 3. 2 n2doc Jul 24 Jul 24 11 581
I posted more about Campbell Brown and Dan Senor and their attacks on teachers. 1 madfloridian Jul 24 Jul 24 14 278
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 5 elleng Jul 23 Jul 29 2 435
Here's why they REALLY want to end teacher tenure. 8 Smarmie Doofus Jul 21 Jul 22 12 520
Gravy train charter schools and the EB-5 visa. 0 madfloridian Jul 17 Jul 17 7 219
The principal who wrestles an F school to a C in one year gets demotion and pay cut 6 teach1st Jul 16 Jul 21 9 518
How The Koch Brothers Are Buying Their Way Into The Minds Of Public School Students 3 n2doc Jul 16 Jul 28 6 410
White House Adds New Disability Adviser 4 Jefferson23 Jul 15 Jul 17 2 260
Great video compares charter school scandals to sub prime mortgages. Many similarities. 0 madfloridian Jul 15 Jul 15 11 362
MICHAEL GOVE IS OUT AS BRITISH EDUCATION SECRETARY!!! 9 LeftishBrit Jul 15 Jul 15 3 323
New pro-public-school group. Democrats for Public Education. 1 madfloridian Jul 14 Jul 15 9 415
AFT joins NEA with conditions, asks Arne to resign. 13 madfloridian Jul 13 Jul 14 19 498
THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BLAMES TEACHERS FOR A FAILED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM 13 newblewtoo Jul 13 Jul 16 6 588
Ravitch's very apt description of Arne Duncan. 10 madfloridian Jul 12 Jul 17 31 729
Cuomo's GOP Foe Hopes to Unite Left and Right Vs. Common Core 7 Smarmie Doofus Jul 11 Jul 11 5 240
School superintendent banned in NJ finds work in FL, brings banned colleagues with him. 2 madfloridian Jul 11 Jul 11 6 317
Can the teachers' unions come back? 5 TexasTowelie Jul 10 Jul 12 5 310
New Orleans-area school district agrees to rules protecting Hispanics 0 Eugene Jul 9 Jul 9 3 201
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 28 n2doc Jul 9 Jul 14 31 1603
Another Teachers’ Union Could Call For Obama’s Education Secretary To Resign 10 Starry Messenger Jul 9 Jul 9 10 340
Centinela school board votes to fire high-paid superintendent 2 n2doc Jul 9 Jul 9 2 239
Unreal! NYDOE gave principals 24 hour notice to clean, clear space for Success Charter Academies. 5 madfloridian Jul 8 Jul 13 11 336
Study: Kids Bullied in Gym, Sports Avoid Future Activity 12 radicalliberal Jul 7 Jul 11 8 623
Is the Charter Movement Imploding? 11 Starry Messenger Jul 7 Jul 9 18 487
Ronald Reagan stuck it to millennials: A college debt history lesson no one tells 6 unhappycamper Jul 6 Jul 6 39 1013
Gotta love this Florida mom. Supports teachers, slams TPTB for testing extremism. 6 madfloridian Jul 5 Jul 6 11 439
NEA Calls for Secretary Duncan's Resignation 47 Starry Messenger Jul 5 Jul 6 70 1336
Good Riddance to Common Core Testing 2 unhappycamper Jul 5 Jul 5 16 365
For-profit college to sell most campuses 4 n2doc Jul 4 Jul 4 8 413
Great post at Muckety on widespread influence of Campbell Brown, hubby Dan Senor. 13 madfloridian Jul 4 Jul 4 9 626
I still post in GD in spite of posts dropping. Can't cross post here... 9 madfloridian Jul 4 Jul 4 12 378
Will Anyone Stop Charter School Corruption? 1 eridani Jul 3 Jul 3 10 290
Ravitch: Do Public School Teachers Have Any Friends in the Obama Administration? 2 eridani Jul 3 Jul 3 11 233
CALIFORNIA EDUCATORS CALL FOR DUNCAN RESIGNATION 13 Starry Messenger Jul 2 Jul 3 55 863
Gates' Excuse for Poor Results of Educational Technology: "Unmotivated Students" 9 tinymontgomery Jul 2 Jul 3 8 412
The big money and profits behind the push for charter schools 3 Starry Messenger Jul 2 Jul 2 13 324
ASU English Professor Assaulted by Campus Police 1 NJCher Jul 1 Jul 1 4 332
Good to see an administrator speak out at AJC about Arne's policies. 12 madfloridian Jul 1 Jul 8 15 497
this is not my rant. this is the rant from a psyche worker in chicago public schools. karen lewis. 17 mopinko Jun 30 Jul 4 1 673
St. Paul schools looking to ease concerns about discipline, disorder 2 kickysnana Jun 29 Jun 30 0 285
Montclair NJ rejects corporate deformers! 2 ellenrr Jun 28 Jun 28 6 279
Rush-hour protest by teachers to target the Gates Foundation 4 ellenrr Jun 27 Jun 29 12 335
Daily Kos Labor digest: Teachers face firing for speaking out for their students 4 eridani Jun 26 Jun 27 7 308
Unbelievable use of surveillance tactics in Belleview NJ. 1 madfloridian Jun 25 Jun 25 1 295
My economic life has become a sinking ship.... 30 citizen blues Jun 25 Jun 26 62 1595
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