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FCC to devote $2 billion toward pushing Wi-Fi Internet at schools, libraries 0 littlemissmartypants Friday Friday 2 133
Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. 1 madfloridian Thursday Friday 4 171
ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good 6 unhappycamper Thursday Thursday 16 337
Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen 0 madfloridian Thursday Thursday 6 137
cross posting because no one in GD seems to care about education. 6 liberal_at_heart Tuesday Wednesday 11 231
I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? 33 madfloridian Tuesday Wednesday 14 725
United States: Boy held for 'killing pet dinosaur' (BBC) {or, that's what he wrote ...} 2 eppur_se_muova Aug 25 Aug 25 1 263
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today. 15 elleng Aug 23 Wednesday 8 545
Give a read to this post in GD about many reasons tenured NY teachers can be fired... 1 madfloridian Aug 23 Aug 23 2 162
D.C. Charter Leader Objects To Plan Setting Aside Seats For At-Risk Students 13 Jefferson23 Aug 22 Tuesday 5 326
What's wrong with "school reform"? 3 ellenrr Aug 22 Aug 22 8 280
Education Secretary Allows Reprieve on Test-Based Teacher Ratings. 3 elleng Aug 21 Aug 22 5 173
Fox Dem strategist Kirsten Powers at it again. Says teachers making "sexist" attacks.... 0 madfloridian Aug 21 Aug 21 2 376
Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March 0 Smarmie Doofus Aug 20 Aug 20 1 201
I'm contemplating asking Skinner to start a "College Parents" group 8 Algernon Moncrieff Aug 19 Aug 20 3 208
SF teachers union still counting strike authorization votes 0 RandySF Aug 17 Aug 17 1 156
Why Do Americans Stink at Math? 10 eridani Aug 17 Aug 18 4 454
Test scores, rating plunged at top elementary after Dallas ISD determined teachers had been cheating 1 n2doc Aug 15 Aug 15 6 279
Michelle Rhee drops out of school group 7 Starry Messenger Aug 14 Aug 15 5 298
Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly 2 n2doc Aug 12 Aug 12 20 431
Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’ 4 n2doc Aug 11 Aug 23 13 378
My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure 7 SoBronxSchool Aug 10 Aug 11 21 619
UFT's Mulgrew Ridicules Common Core Critics; Threatens to "Punch You in the Face..." 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 10 Aug 11 2 380
Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don’t help kids learn — teachers do 7 n2doc Aug 10 Aug 15 9 476
Keoni Wright, plaintiff in Campbell Brown's lawsuit, is a member of Michelle Rhee's Students First. 4 madfloridian Aug 10 Aug 11 7 273
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 5 360
Classic Math vs. Common Core 4 elleng Aug 5 Aug 5 2 359
City Council Committee Puts the Brakes on Charter School Expansion 1 NJCher Jul 31 Jul 31 5 191
A New Way to Pay for a Year of University? 1 xocet Jul 30 Jul 30 1 376
‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats 6 n2doc Jul 29 Aug 3 10 284
Lively ( and funny) thread re. Campbell Brown in NY Forum 1 Smarmie Doofus Jul 28 Jul 29 0 324
Two of Jeb's Chiefs for Change have anti-teachers-union op ed in WP. 3 madfloridian Jul 25 Jul 26 12 480
Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape 0 unhappycamper Jul 25 Jul 25 3 181
Her son has been suspended five times. He’s 3. 2 n2doc Jul 24 Jul 24 11 583
I posted more about Campbell Brown and Dan Senor and their attacks on teachers. 1 madfloridian Jul 24 Jul 24 14 279
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 12 523
Gravy train charter schools and the EB-5 visa. 0 madfloridian Jul 17 Jul 17 7 223
The principal who wrestles an F school to a C in one year gets demotion and pay cut 6 teach1st Jul 16 Jul 21 9 529
How The Koch Brothers Are Buying Their Way Into The Minds Of Public School Students 3 n2doc Jul 16 Jul 28 6 411
White House Adds New Disability Adviser 4 Jefferson23 Jul 15 Jul 17 2 278
Great video compares charter school scandals to sub prime mortgages. Many similarities. 0 madfloridian Jul 15 Jul 15 11 363
MICHAEL GOVE IS OUT AS BRITISH EDUCATION SECRETARY!!! 9 LeftishBrit Jul 15 Jul 15 3 327
New pro-public-school group. Democrats for Public Education. 1 madfloridian Jul 14 Jul 15 9 417
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 6 589
Ravitch's very apt description of Arne Duncan. 10 madfloridian Jul 12 Jul 17 31 735
Cuomo's GOP Foe Hopes to Unite Left and Right Vs. Common Core 7 Smarmie Doofus Jul 11 Jul 11 5 243
School superintendent banned in NJ finds work in FL, brings banned colleagues with him. 2 madfloridian Jul 11 Jul 11 6 320
Can the teachers' unions come back? 5 TexasTowelie Jul 10 Jul 12 5 315
New Orleans-area school district agrees to rules protecting Hispanics 0 Eugene Jul 9 Jul 9 3 202
Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today 28 n2doc Jul 9 Jul 14 31 1615
Another Teachers’ Union Could Call For Obama’s Education Secretary To Resign 10 Starry Messenger Jul 9 Jul 9 10 342
Centinela school board votes to fire high-paid superintendent 2 n2doc Jul 9 Jul 9 2 241
Unreal! NYDOE gave principals 24 hour notice to clean, clear space for Success Charter Academies. 5 madfloridian Jul 8 Jul 13 11 338
Study: Kids Bullied in Gym, Sports Avoid Future Activity 12 radicalliberal Jul 7 Jul 11 8 633
Is the Charter Movement Imploding? 11 Starry Messenger Jul 7 Jul 9 18 499
Ronald Reagan stuck it to millennials: A college debt history lesson no one tells 6 unhappycamper Jul 6 Jul 6 39 1016
Gotta love this Florida mom. Supports teachers, slams TPTB for testing extremism. 6 madfloridian Jul 5 Jul 6 11 445
NEA Calls for Secretary Duncan's Resignation 47 Starry Messenger Jul 5 Jul 6 70 1337
Good Riddance to Common Core Testing 2 unhappycamper Jul 5 Jul 5 16 369
For-profit college to sell most campuses 4 n2doc Jul 4 Jul 4 8 415
Great post at Muckety on widespread influence of Campbell Brown, hubby Dan Senor. 13 madfloridian Jul 4 Jul 4 9 635
I still post in GD in spite of posts dropping. Can't cross post here... 9 madfloridian Jul 4 Jul 4 12 380
Will Anyone Stop Charter School Corruption? 1 eridani Jul 3 Jul 3 10 291
Ravitch: Do Public School Teachers Have Any Friends in the Obama Administration? 2 eridani Jul 3 Jul 3 11 235
CALIFORNIA EDUCATORS CALL FOR DUNCAN RESIGNATION 13 Starry Messenger Jul 2 Jul 3 55 865
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 13 326
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 15 498
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 1 677
St. Paul schools looking to ease concerns about discipline, disorder 2 kickysnana Jun 29 Jun 30 0 288
Montclair NJ rejects corporate deformers! 2 ellenrr Jun 28 Jun 28 6 280
Rush-hour protest by teachers to target the Gates Foundation 4 ellenrr Jun 27 Jun 29 12 339
Daily Kos Labor digest: Teachers face firing for speaking out for their students 4 eridani Jun 26 Jun 27 7 309
Unbelievable use of surveillance tactics in Belleview NJ. 1 madfloridian Jun 25 Jun 25 1 296
My economic life has become a sinking ship.... 30 citizen blues Jun 25 Jun 26 62 1599
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