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An Adjunct’s Farewell 4 n2doc May 2015 May 2015 8 1004
Juan Gonzalez: Feds did not keep track of over 3 billion going to charter schools. 7 madfloridian May 2015 May 2015 12 1073
Why My Charter School Needs a Union 0 Starry Messenger May 2015 May 2015 8 612
Texas high school that doesn't teach sex ed surprised by chlamydia outbreak 3 eridani May 2015 May 2015 5 791
John Oliver perfectly sums up everything that’s wrong with standardized testing 5 Starry Messenger May 2015 May 2015 16 951
Building Hope$: Big charter, big money, big prizes, big hou$e$ 2 Starry Messenger May 2015 May 2015 4 1141
Fraud, Waste, and Lies: Charter Schools Cheating Communities Out of Millions of Dollars 0 eridani May 2015 May 2015 12 730
How to Lose $1 Billion: Yeshiva University Blows Its Future on Loser Hedge Funds 0 eridani May 2015 May 2015 0 622
Arne has nerve to threaten fed intervention over opt outs. Blames parents for test anxiety. 4 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 9 830
NBC: Amid Funding Cuts, Will LSU Have to Declare 'Bankruptcy'? 0 Algernon Moncrieff Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 656
So, the college search that began two years ago ended today 12 Algernon Moncrieff Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 1188
Schools Warned On Pushing Families Into Due Process 2 Jefferson23 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 723
An Alternative To Failed Education ‘Reform’ (If We Want One) 0 eridani Apr 2015 Apr 2015 7 563
America Is Criminalizing Black Teachers 3 eridani Apr 2015 Apr 2015 10 951
This Article May Be Illegal: Lifting the Veil of Silence on Standardized Testing 4 eridani Apr 2015 Apr 2015 6 816
Many U.S. schools still resist challenging all their students. 0 elleng Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 573
Big testing opt out in NY this week. 0 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 585
My rant about what I think teachers might do in 2016. 0 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 843
DeBlasio said they must stop enabling Moskowitz. But Cuomo to hold huge fundraiser for her. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 974
Eva Moskowitz Success Academy and the restroom usage rules. Unacceptable. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 1028
Someone Calculated How Many Adjunct Professors Are on Public Assistance, and the Number Is Startling 5 n2doc Apr 2015 Apr 2015 21 1240
HEY HARRISON AND THE REST OF NEW YORK STATE IT'S TIME TO OPT OUT!!! 0 SoBronxSchool Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 660
7 N.Y. Teachers of the Year blast Cuomo 1 n2doc Apr 2015 Apr 2015 7 1173
Senate Proposal Cuts Off Duncan at the Knees 7 LWolf Apr 2015 Apr 2015 9 1082
Children And Society As Fair Game | Emanuele Corso 4 Tace Apr 2015 Apr 2015 10 818
Charter financing: Study finds too little accountability in California 0 alp227 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 554
Game on! Teaching science with games 0 Panich52 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 539
For some opting out of testing is easy. Those in public schools must fight battles. 0 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 757
Arkansas school privatization bill fails 0 Panich52 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 740
Albany charter schools. The education model that fell apart. 2 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 18 994
The R-Word and Teaching Kids about the Power of Language 2 elleng Mar 2015 Apr 2015 2 770
Two more FL Republican state senators speak strongly against overtesting. Kudos to them. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 694
Learning Through Tinkering 3 elleng Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 691
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year fired today. Had been warned not to speak about being gay. 4 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 11 972
My post with the video of Republican FL state senator putting down Americans for Prosperity rep. 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 11 863
The Right’s Fear of Education: What I Learned As a (Former) Conservative Military Man 5 Panich52 Mar 2015 Apr 2015 16 1137
NY Dems pass Cuomo bill with "heavy hearts". One holds his nose. They hold a majority... 1 madfloridian Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 656
If you need proof standardized testing is setting students up for failure, just ask the students. 2 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 8 839
Stunning revelation Bill Gates has spent $2.3 Billion on Common Core – #PARCC 5 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 15 1311
Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts 0 question everything Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 966
Former Dean is Victorious in Legal Fight with For-Profit College After Blowing the Whistle 0 swarmster Mar 2015 Mar 2015 6 706
Nancy Atwell. 3 LWolf Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 744
9 Billionaires Are About to Remake New York’s Public Schools—Here’s Their Story 3 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 761
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year placed on leave. Had been warned not to speak about being gay... 3 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 850
Kids have no idea what a VCR is. Nor VHS format. Makes me feel old. 5 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 942
Alan Singer: Teaching History the Pearson Way 2 eridani Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 775
FL Republican House votes to cut back on testing. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 746
Miami Herald column: Florida flunked the test, failed the kids. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 655
Caveon, Pearson's eye on internet...We "cast a really broad and deep net". 2 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 7 1067
PA Gov Tom Wolf spares York city schools from being handed over to FL charter school company. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 17 987
Creationism teaching ban to be considered (in Scotland) 0 Erich Bloodaxe BSN Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 712
Bipartisan Bill to Repeal Common Core is Proposed in Washington State 4 eridani Feb 2015 Mar 2015 3 1014
Bellevue College in WA is fast becoming my favorite school! 1 liberal_at_heart Mar 2015 Mar 2015 9 896
More about messed up Florida testing time. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 657
Study Shows NYC Charter School Suspensions Far Outpace Public School Ones 1 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 681
How conservatives capsized school reform 2 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 683
Testing company Pearson, NJ, spying on social media of students taking PARCC tests. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 793
Arizona cuts support for largest community colleges and Universities 4 n2doc Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 1034
Kindergartners asked to ‘check out’ college scholarships and ‘select jobs’ 3 QED Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 733
Alaska legislature considers suspending reimbursements for school construction 0 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 577
(CA) State suspends use of test scores to measure school quality 1 Starry Messenger Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 713
Lake County parents organizing, fighting back, opting out. Videos. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 771
Lynn University To Track Student Attendance by iPad Location 4 Gidney N Cloyd Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 799
Testing company claims hacker attacks caused cancellation of Florida computer tests. 2 Sancho Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 746
When Kansas tests were hacked last year they trashed them. What will Florida do? 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 608
Thousands of comments delay WV science standards vote 1 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 736
Toon: What Happened to them? 2 n2doc Mar 2015 Mar 2015 7 934
"Bursting the dam" that protects public schools from commercial exploitation. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 8 662
What If My Favorite Thing To Do Is..... NOTHING? 0 Smarmie Doofus Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 694
Grade colleges on how well they teach teachers? Universities balk 3 alp227 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 820
Your Waitress, Your Professor 3 n2doc Dec 2014 Mar 2015 19 1474
NY Success Academy Charter Will Send 9,000 Students To Pro-Charter Rally. Close school for day. 1 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 3 835
My college survived the Great Depression and after a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees, 5 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 Mar 2015 6 942
I need some advice on our son. 44 RiffRandell Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2710
How to opt-out of FL tests..VERY carefully. How some plan to do so. 0 madfloridian Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 673
Empathy, not Expulsion, for Preschoolers at Risk 1 elleng Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 1001
Pennsylvania SRC approves five charters, all with conditions, out of 39 applicants 3 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 687
Newark Students’ Protest Gets Them Meeting with Superintendent 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 582
Kansas Bill Could Send Teachers to Jail for Six Months for Teaching "Harmful" Materials 6 eridani Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 853
Why Reading and Writing on Paper Beat Digital Screens For Boosting Your Brain 3 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 724
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