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DevonRex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-01-10 04:07 PM
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16. Good news that the teachers' unions have a seat at the table. And great
about the RTTT money.
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  -American Federation of Teachers President praises Florida's Race to the Top award Radical Activist  Sep-01-10 03:11 PM   #0 
  - Funny how the DUers who spend most of their time attacking Obama's education policy aren't talking.  ClarkUSA   Sep-01-10 03:20 PM   #1 
  - heh, I don't have much trust in billionairs being able to set education  RandomThoughts   Sep-01-10 03:24 PM   #3 
  - How many billionaires do you know personally?  JuniperLea   Sep-01-10 03:27 PM   #6 
     - It only requiers knowledge of the system that moves money to people.  RandomThoughts   Sep-01-10 03:51 PM   #11 
        - You assume much...  JuniperLea   Sep-01-10 03:55 PM   #14 
           - 75% ??  RandomThoughts   Sep-01-10 04:11 PM   #17 
              - Wow...  JuniperLea   Sep-01-10 04:41 PM   #21 
                 - First off, if they got billions, it is very difficult for them to be able to  RandomThoughts   Sep-02-10 01:16 AM   #31 
  - They're too shy to talk  Radical Activist   Sep-01-10 03:53 PM   #12 
  - ...  Scurrilous   Sep-02-10 12:05 PM   #35 
  - Your point is?  WinkyDink   Sep-01-10 06:50 PM   #29 
  - Since I'm back to work, I'm not at DU for more than a few minutes.  LWolf   Sep-02-10 08:54 AM   #34 
  - Not a surprise. Union's been brought in. You should read Howard Zinn on unions after WWII  Nikki Stone1   Sep-01-10 03:23 PM   #2 
  - Yes, it's all a conspiracy.  ClarkUSA   Sep-01-10 03:24 PM   #4 
  - No, it's the buying off of top leadership. Happens all the time.  Nikki Stone1   Sep-01-10 03:50 PM   #10 
     - Where's your proof? Or is this another unproven smear of those who dare approve of Obama?  ClarkUSA   Sep-01-10 03:54 PM   #13 
     - Pretty amazing. For those of us who don't know, links to how this was accomplished?  Hekate   Sep-01-10 05:48 PM   #26 
  - heh  Radical Activist   Sep-01-10 03:29 PM   #8 
  - Thanks.  Scurrilous   Sep-01-10 03:27 PM   #5 
  - "work so promising"  JuniperLea   Sep-01-10 03:28 PM   #7 
  - Good for the Florida teachers getting  Cha   Sep-01-10 03:48 PM   #9 
  - And your point is?  MadHound   Sep-01-10 03:59 PM   #15 
  - Good news that the teachers' unions have a seat at the table. And great  DevonRex   Sep-01-10 04:07 PM   #16 
  - Great news for my state.  lamp_shade   Sep-01-10 04:17 PM   #18 
  - Not so great news for the other 41 states.  progressoid   Sep-01-10 04:47 PM   #22 
     - It is for mine.  LWolf   Sep-02-10 08:47 AM   #33 
  - K&R  NJmaverick   Sep-01-10 04:38 PM   #19 
  - ROFLOPOTOMUS !!1! Not exactly an endorsement.  progressoid   Sep-01-10 04:40 PM   #20 
  - Wow. I didn't know that RTTT pushed states to give unions a seat at the table!  Hekate   Sep-01-10 04:58 PM   #23 
  - States get points for including teacher unions and getting their approval.  Radical Activist   Sep-01-10 05:10 PM   #24 
  - Or the RTTT program could have just invited them to the table to begin with.  progressoid   Sep-01-10 05:13 PM   #25 
  - K&R  SunsetDreams   Sep-01-10 06:45 PM   #27 
  - Don't care; I'm NEA all the way.  WinkyDink   Sep-01-10 06:49 PM   #28 
     - IL-EA keeps endorsing Republcans.  Radical Activist   Sep-01-10 06:53 PM   #30 
        - Well, FEH. A pox on........  WinkyDink   Sep-02-10 08:16 AM   #32 

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