Democratic Underground - madfloridian's Journal madfloridian's Journal Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:01:12 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:01:12 FL kindergarten teacher stands up to testing, FLDOE listens. No K-2 testing for now. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:56:32 Stunning WWII photos, pre-war to post-war. 20 sections. The Atlantic 2011. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:55:23 Teacher: No longer can I throw my students to the ‘testing wolves’ Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:53:57 Testing revolt brews in Florida as Miami schools chief urges delay in new exams Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:39:27 Eva will win. Money and power, and very friendly press. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:26:03 There are a lot of ways I could answer that. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:24:49 We have allowed ed reformers to say weird untrue things about teachers and students. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 21:29:38 Arne just stated he wants ALL students to have IB classes, pass all tests. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:33:50 Where American Teens Were Abused in the Name of God. Newsweek. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:43:53 This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:05:12 From the Dept. of Insane and Dangerous Overreactions to Fictional Threats Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:59:18 Three wealthy people donated 98.5% of funds to oppose FL marijuana initiative. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:09:14 The other water bucket challenge. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:54:40 Tales of beatings emerging from another FL school for boys near Okeechobee. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:40:55 FL man who griped about boy's lemonade stand now in trouble for doing business w/o license.. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:12:39 Koch brothers influence on Florida State University sets risky precedent. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:26:00 Conundrum. Rick Scott seizes high ground, to explore legal options against Arne's "punitive" policy. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:21:27 Arne Duncan may allow Rick Scott to look very good to teachers and parents. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:00:21 Tucson Weekly: Schools, Society And Snake Oil Salesmen Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:00:37 Found at Twitter. Warning to Tea Party...Don't Vote. lol Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:41:16 I wonder if Arne Duncan is trying to end the category of special education? Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:28:39 Florida leads nation in turning down Medicaid money. Dubious distinction, but makes Rick proud. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:46:21 Charter schools with troubled history apply in South Florida. District not allowed to deny them. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:47:11 Yes, NY tenured teachers can be fired. NY Education Code actually lists reasons for firing... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:05:16 Teachers accused of "sexist" attacks on Campbell Brown. They mentioned her hubby Dan Senor... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:00:07