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The Carlyle Group acquires a 48% stake in Bahcesehir Koleji, a private education provider in Turkey 0 antigop Jan 2012 Jan 2012 4 772
"God Bless America" in a public school 17 Xenolith Aug 2013 Aug 2013 2 2733
"Rubber Room" documentary is now out and is very good 0 duffyduff Jul 2013 Jul 2013 8 783
"Walking the Labyrinth of the Corporate-Owned Common Core" 2 Squinch Sep 2013 Sep 2013 6 1002
"You want kids to come to class? You want them to get excited?" 47 Addison May 2013 May 2013 7 5109
$500,000 payout to charter principal sparks outrage, call for probe 4 Doctor_J Oct 2012 Oct 2012 8 1233
"Believe in ESU": Students, Professors & Union Activists Rally Against Education Cuts [FULL VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 490
"Bursting the dam" that protects public schools from commercial exploitation. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 8 386
"Children of the Core": The Final Sacrifice 4 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2013 Nov 2013 3 747
"china teaches its kids to sit exams,sweden its kids to think"... 1 madrchsod Dec 2013 Dec 2013 7 759
"Go into teaching. They'll always need teachers," I told my students... 5 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 8 1217
"Good teachers are not good soldiers" Great post. 2 madfloridian Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 720
"Homework: New Research Suggests It May Be an Unnecessary Evil" by Alfie Kohn 37 Goblinmonger Nov 2012 Dec 2012 8 3470
"I Helped College Kids Cheat" Inside the Academic Fraud Industry 5 xchrom Nov 2012 Nov 2012 5 1532
"I was the perfect double threat: ignorant and arrogant." (A reformer reformed) {xpost} 3 eppur_se_muova Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 1102
"Imagine a school where the cool kids are the chess team" 21 Starry Messenger Oct 2012 Oct 2012 32 6167
"My Year Volunteering As A Teacher Helped Educate A New Generation Of Underprivileged Kids" 6 Starry Messenger Jul 2012 Jul 2012 8 2031
"No Excuses" and the Culture of Shame: Why metrics don't matter 1 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 4 748
"Race to Nowhere: the Dark Side of America's Achievement Culture". I wanna see this film. 6 NYC_SKP Apr 2012 Apr 2012 4 1776
"Race-based student goals prompt controversy in South Florida" 1 jody Oct 2012 Oct 2012 0 887
"Schools We Can Envy", by Diane Ravitch 4 Starry Messenger Feb 2012 Feb 2012 8 1505
"So now the corporate ed reformers are making a big movie about the "parent trigger."" 7 Starry Messenger Feb 2012 Feb 2012 10 1449
"They can't punish without the data" (Opt out of high stakes testing) 4 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 7 1025
"They Spent 95 Million on that Thing and My Kids are in Trailers." 11 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 40 2097
"This International Student Edition is for use outside the U.S." 3 mike_c Feb 2015 Feb 2015 14 503
"Values" are never taught in school? What school are they talking about? 2 RandySF May 2012 May 2012 2 1157
"We Need to Test These Kids on What They Know; Not What We Want Them to Know" 1 NYC_SKP Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 1206
"Weingarten ready to launch 1 of the most controversial crusades of her career: gun control" 9 HiPointDem Jan 2013 Jan 2013 6 1327
"When you really listen to a child read, 2 elleng Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 447
"With Rumors That Arne Duncan May Step Down as Sec. Of Ed,"...... 5 Smarmie Doofus Nov 2012 Dec 2012 7 1622
"Won't Back Down" draws controversy 17 Starry Messenger Sep 2012 Sep 2012 7 2645
'Act of Conscience' as Teachers Vow Permanent Boycott of Common Core 3 eridani Apr 2014 Apr 2014 9 627
'American Universities Are Addicted to Chinese Students' 5 eppur_se_muova Jun 1 Jun 1 2 365
'Survival of the fittest' mentality in Chicago 3 proud2BlibKansan Feb 2012 Feb 2012 3 1293
'Tis the season (when failing students go berserk) 2 NJCher Apr 2014 May 2014 4 626
'won't back down' sounds like it might be more effective than 'superman' 4 HiPointDem Aug 2012 Sep 2012 6 1199
(CA) Bill requires more disclosure from charter schools 3 Starry Messenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 5 776
(CA) State suspends use of test scores to measure school quality 1 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 425
(CA) Suspensions at Richmond High Plummet 1 Starry Messenger Feb 2012 Feb 2012 6 1047
(NC) Parent upset teacher not fired for attacking evolution, comparing public schools to Nazi death 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 672
(New York) City Limits School Staff’s Contact With Students via Social Media 4 alp227 May 2012 May 2012 0 2536
(Not) Ending Bullying Through Exaggeration and Misinformation 0 Modern School Nov 2012 Nov 2012 1 682
(NY) City Plans to Offer Buyouts to Idled Teachers 2 alp227 May 2012 May 2012 2 945
(This Sunday in SF) Who is Behind Privatization of Public Education? 13 Starry Messenger Jul 2012 Aug 2012 12 2233
(UK) Schools get power to remove poor teachers within a term 1 alp227 Jan 2012 Jan 2012 2 1017
(When there's a contract they) Call Me Maybe (Musical interlude from young chicago teachers) 0 HiPointDem Sep 2012 Sep 2012 4 954
*Diane Ravitch interview on NewsHour now. 3 elleng Jun 2012 Jun 2012 5 1097
*If Any Charter School Needs a Union, It’s Urban Prep* 0 Starry Messenger May 25 May 25 10 330
*Schools that Change Communities, PBS. 3 elleng Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 910
.Centers See New Faces Seeking Test Prep. 0 elleng Apr 2013 Apr 2013 1 793
10 ways to oppose high-stakes standardized tests 3 proud2BlibKansan Jun 2012 Dec 2012 7 1195
11-year-old has criminal and felony charges against him for kicking trash can in school 16 eridani Apr 2015 Jun 14 17 729
12 Amazing Things Scientists Discovered This Year About People Who Listen to Music 8 antigop Dec 2014 Dec 2014 44 3640
14 Year Old Tasered by Police at San Diego Middle School 5 Modern School Feb 2012 Feb 2012 1 1512
2 charter schools allowed some families to bypass lotteries 0 xchrom Dec 2011 Dec 2011 1 619
2+2=5 2 Smarmie Doofus Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 836
20 school lunches from around the world. 12 RandySF Oct 2012 Oct 2012 2 2877
22 yr old charter school owner outed by principal of his high school. More discrepancies as well. 3 madfloridian Nov 2014 Dec 2014 11 925
22-year old ... running a for-profit charter school. 5 GeorgeGist May 2013 Jun 2013 15 1211
23 Philly schools to close; some arrested at rally 2 Starry Messenger Mar 2013 Mar 2013 13 794
26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System 3 eridani Dec 2012 Dec 2012 6 1819
26 school districts stock up on free military gear 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 514
3 articles about Deion Sanders charter school being shut down this week. 1 madfloridian Feb 2015 Feb 2015 7 478
5 Reasons Why the Common Core Standards are not Good for Teaching and Learning 1 proud2BlibKansan May 2012 May 2012 8 1294
5 ways teacher unions have bargained to help their students 0 proud2BlibKansan Apr 2012 Apr 2012 12 866
50 myths and lies about public schools 4 n2doc Mar 2014 Mar 2014 10 944
55% of Oakland’s African American Males At Risk of Not Graduating 1 Modern School May 2012 May 2012 1 816
6 Reasons Teachers Unions Are Good for Kids 4 proud2BlibKansan Aug 2012 Dec 2012 13 1516
7 N.Y. Teachers of the Year blast Cuomo 1 n2doc Apr 2015 Apr 2015 7 380
9 Billionaires Are About to Remake New York’s Public Schools—Here’s Their Story 3 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 433
9 college freshmen dead in alcohol-related incidents in first weeks of new school year 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 551
@AFT - Chicago Teachers Show Displeasure at Unconditional Obama Endorsement 4 proud2BlibKansan Jul 2012 Jul 2012 2 1292
A bit of The Learning Classroom 4 elleng Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 1309
A Boy Praises the Principal of His Brooklyn School, and a Fund-Raising Campaign Takes Off. 1 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 8 517
A Bronx Student Thanks Mayor Bloomberg For The Education He Has Received 2 SoBronxSchool Dec 2011 Dec 2011 5 763
A call for President Obama to change course on education 16 proud2BlibKansan Nov 2012 Nov 2012 13 1832
A Chicago Teacher Explains How Her School Fought Back Against Standardized Testing—And Won 1 eridani Dec 2014 Dec 2014 8 394
A degree in education 12 Riftaxe Dec 2012 Dec 2012 0 1518
A Democratic Country Should Put Public Education Before Corporate Profits 3 Starry Messenger Aug 2012 Aug 2012 6 1163
A dozen problems with charter schools 2 Starry Messenger May 2014 May 2014 22 773
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