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Ken Mitchell - My view: Charter schools haven't proved successful
My view: Charter schools haven't proved successful : My view: Charter schools haven’t proved successful In “Charters make a case to hire better teachers” (July 12) the editors dismiss those who question a proposal to allow uncertified individuals to teach in NY charter schools because some opponents have objected to the state’s use of student testing for purposes of accountability. The editors su
Anthony Scaramucci, Scaramouche, The Mooch or The Moocher
Anthony Scaramucci, Scaramouche, The Mooch or The Moocher Anthony Scaramucci Who Is Anthony Scaramucci? - The Atlantic - https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/who-is-anthony-scaramucci/534543/ Scaramouche Why Donald Trump's Newest White House Hire Has Everybody Googling Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' - http://ultimateclassicrock.com/?p=324389 The Mooch or Just Another Rich Moocher Rea
Randi Said: School Vouchers Have a Shameful History | Alternet
School Vouchers Have a Shameful History | Alternet : School Vouchers Have a Shameful History The movement to privatize public education was started by white politicians who resisted school integration. Photo Credit: Social Welfare History Project, Virginia Commonwealth University At the exact time I was giving a speech last week to 1,400 educators about ensuring that all children have access to a
Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools
Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools : Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools How the science of learning can get the best out of edtech IN 1953 B.F. Skinner visited his daughter’s maths class. The Harvard psychologist found every pupil learning the same topic in the same way at the same speed. A few days later he built his first “teaching machine”, which let childre
Data flap could lead CA to drop Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium :: SI&A Cabinet Report
Data flap could lead CA to drop test consortium :: SI&A Cabinet Report :: The Essential Resource for Superintendents and the Cabinet : Data flap could lead CA to drop test consortium (Calif.) One of the Legislature’s leaders on education is fed up with the multi-state consortium that provides schools with assessments, and has suggested that California should consider going it alone. Assemblyman P
Fearing surveillance, dads with a record avoid kids' schools | Cornell Chronicle
Fearing surveillance, dads with a record avoid kids' schools | Cornell Chronicle : Fearing surveillance, dads with a record avoid kids' schools In the past 10 years, a boom in research has documented the many ways in which a parent’s incarceration has negative consequences for their kids. Children whose parents have spent time behind bars have worse social, economic, cognitive, behavior and healt
How Betsy DeVos, the Koch Brothers and Donald Trump Are Selling Our Schools to the Highest Bidder - Truthdig
How Betsy DeVos, the Koch Brothers and Donald Trump Are Selling Our Schools to the Highest Bidder - Truthdig : How Betsy DeVos, the Koch Brothers and Donald Trump Are Selling Our Schools to the Highest Bidder Where are Charlie and Dave, Mrs. Koch’s two mischievous boys?While the Koch brothers have stayed out of the national limelight since the White House was acquired by Trump and Company, that d
PODCAST: How do Americans who fought segregation feel about our nation’s schools now? - The Hechinger Report
PODCAST: How do Americans who fought segregation feel about our nation’s schools now? - The Hechinger Report : PODCAST: How do Americans who fought segregation feel about our nation’s schools now? Schools remain largely segregated In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court declared school segregation illegal. But in the decades since Brown v. Board of Education, the nation has largely given up on the idea o
NYC Educator: Reformy War on Teacher Professionalism Continues
NYC Educator: Reformy War on Teacher Professionalism Continues : Reformy War on Teacher Professionalism Continues Are you seeing a pattern here? Moskowitz and her pals don't want to bother with all that messy certification nonsense. They want to do it their way and take whoever they want. And why not? Their teachers aren't unionized and don't last anyway. When this one goes, just open another can
Cal State Lecturer Reinstated, Victory for Academic Freedom
Cal State Lecturer Reinstated, Victory for Academic Freedom : Cal State Lecturer Reinstated, Victory for Academic Freedom CSU lecturer Eric Canin (center) addresses supporters at a rally. Photo: California Faculty Association A Cal State Fullerton lecturer will return to his job this fall after his union, the California Faculty Association (CFA) , laid bare the false accusations made against him
Get Woke America Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : Get Woke America Diane Ravitch's blog A site to discuss better education for all Jersey Jazzman: The Summer of Choice Love 2 by dianeravitch / 58min Jersey Jazzman, aka teacher Mark Weber, reviews the blossoming of choice-choice-choice this summer. Behind it, he says, is a failure of honesty and will. In recent weeks, we have bee
Randi Bashing and the Fake News
Randi Bashing and the Fake News Weingarten Speech Tying School Choice to Racism Sets Off Firestorm (The 74) Big Education Ape: Randi Weingarten skewers Betsy DeVos on vouchers, calls them to 'cousins' of segregation - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2017/07/randi-weingarten-skewers-betsy-devos-on.htm l Teachers’ Unions Lies: Randi Weingarten’s Despicable Defense of Public-School Monopoly | Na
Stop Complaining About Your Teacher Salary if You're Working for Free - Teacher Habits
Stop Complaining About Your Teacher Salary if You're Working for Free - Teacher Habits : Stop Complaining About Your Teacher Salary if You’re Working for Free Huffington Post publishes the writing of thousands of bloggers and they don’t pay them a dime. Why not? Because they don’t have to. When people are willing to work for free, they give up the right to complain about their pay. And yet in alm
.@NAACP says contact Senator and Reps about DeVos and Trump #NAACP108 – Cloaking Inequity
.@NAACP says contact Senator and Reps about DeVos and Trump #NAACP108 – Cloaking Inequity : @NAACP says contact Senator and Reps about DeVos and Trump #NAACP108 I am in Baltimore at the NAACP’s 2017 National Convention. View image on Twitter Follow JulianVasquezHeilig @ProfessorJVH "We are as relevant as our actions!" Via @ DJohnsonMSNAACP # NAACP108 @ NAACP 3:57 PM - 23 Jul 2017 · Baltimore, MD
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: WEEKEND QUOTABLES
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: WEEKEND QUOTABLES : WEEKEND QUOTABLES "Nothing about this White House communications department was ever about communicating. On the contrary, it has always been about deception, concealment and equivocation." -- Charles Blow, NYT Hap Bryant, National Teachers Academy parent “We are fighting over scraps." -- WBEZ Cory McCartan, president of the Union of Grinnell Stu
Teacher Tom: "I Want To Remind You . . ."
Teacher Tom: "I Want To Remind You . . ." : "I Want To Remind You . . ." When I first started teaching my own class of 3-5 year olds, I had this idea that the children should make their own rules. I'm sure I'm not the first to have had this idea, and I had probably heard about other classrooms that had done it, but when I set about turning this important project over to the children I only had a
This Week in Education Organizing - July 21, 2017 | Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools
This Week in Education Organizing - July 21, 2017 | Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools : This Week in Education Organizing - July 21, 2017 The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter July 21, 2017 Hundreds (maybe thousands!) Take to the Streets in Denver Protesters took to the streets in Denver on Wednesday in advance of Betsy DeVos’s address to the annual convention of the conservative American

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