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guardian.co.uk - Former Hearst executive Cathleen Black who has just resigned from her post as New York City schools chancellor after a controversy-filled three months in the role. Photograph: Felix Clay for Media ...

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nytimes.com - Does President Obama believe standardized testing has gone too far? Mr. Obama criticized “high-stakes” tests last week at a town-hall-style meeting, contrasting them with less-pressured...

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washingtonpost.com - If the ridiculous 3 1/2-month tenure of New York City schools Chancellor Cathleen Black shows anything, it is that mayoral control of public schools and non-traditional school leaders are hardly th...

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gothamschools.org - Reporter Kim Gittleson is inside City Hall for Mayor Bloomberg’s press conference to announce the surprise departure of Schools Chancellor Cathie Black. 12:05 p.m. Dozens of press releases flew int...

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bigeducationape.blogspot.com - BREAKING NEWS: Cathie Black out as schools chancellor | GothamSchoolsBREAKING NEWS: Cathie Black out as schools chancellorby Philissa CramerAfter a rocky 100 days as chancellor, Cathie Black is lea...

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bigeducationape.blogspot.com - Will Michigan Teachers Walk? | Labor NotesWill Michigan Teachers Walk?Howard Ryan| April 7, 2011Michigan teachers are voting whether to authorize bold actions to challenge the king-like powers of ...

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bigeducationape.blogspot.com - Jersey Jazzman: Chris Christie: Lying LiarChris Christie: Lying LiarMaybe it's a function of writing day in and day out about the lazy job the press does on calling Chris Christie on his bull. But ...

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bigeducationape.blogspot.com - Prison Versus Education: NAACP Report Spotlights Spending, Population Ratios: LAistPrison Versus Education: NAACP Report Spotlights Spending, Population RatiosThe NAACP's "Misplaced Priorities" LA ...

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gothamschools.org - David Steiner. Photo courtesy of State Education Department. Yet another top education official is making plans to vacate his position — this time at the State Education Department. SED Commissione...

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rrstar.com - Read tweets about LaVonne SheffieldRead the message from LaVonne SheffieldRead the news release from Rockford School Board ROCKFORD — Rockford School District Superintendent LaVonne Sheffield annou...

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nydailynews.com - From verbal gaffes to losing her temper, Cathie Black added fuel to her critics' fire soon after Mayor Bloomberg appointed her chancellor, reports our Education Team's Meredith Kolodner: Public out...

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jsonline.com - April 7, 2011 11:42 a.m. | Madison - The time-consuming and sometimes messy business of counting ballots and preparing for a likely statewide recount in the Supreme Court race was under way Thursda...

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nytimes.com - Describing education and education equality as the “civil rights issue of our time,” President Obama called Wednesday for a renewed effort to eliminate the achievement gap between African-American ...

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blog.aflcio.org - Yesterday in Wisconsin, teachers, nurses, firefighters and other working family voters sent a clear message when they overwhelmingly defeated Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) hand-picked successor as Milwau...

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whitehouse.gov - The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 07, 2011 NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK, 2011BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATIONAmerica's story has bee...

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news.firedoglake.com - This blog’s proprietress takes a lot of heat from critics for a letter she wrote with Grover Norquist calling for an investigation of Rahm Emanuel over his activities at Freddie Mac. It was seen as...

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democraticunderground.com - Source: Wired NewsBy David KravetsApril 7, 2011 4:06 pmThe Obama administration is urging Congress not to adopt legislation that would impose constitutional safeguards on Americans’ e-mail stored i...

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accountabletalk.com - You know, sometimes I scare myself when I don my swami hat to make predictions, and not just because it lowers my apparent IQ by forty points. It seems I am right an uncanny number of times (Mrs. T...

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saveseattleschools.blogspot.com - From the Queen Anne View blog: A 13-year-old Queen Anne boy has been missing since yesterday, Wednesday, April 6. Brad George, who lives at the McGraw Residential Center, part of the Seattle Chi...

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blog.angryasianman.com - This news dropped into my lap last Friday via law blog Above the Law, but I was reluctant to post anything because 1) I pretty much questioned the veracity of all news that came my way on April Foo...

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laststand4children.blogspot.com - How dare anyone out there make fun of Michelle after all she has been through.! She lost her job, she just got married. She had a cheating scandal Her husband turns out to be suspected of improper ...

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uppitywis.org - In an interesting and disturbing development, Waukesha County's county clerk has apparently found 7582 Prosser votes that were never reported, at least not to the AP. There is a news story on this...

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wepartypatriots.com - Apr 2011 7 The New York Times reports that the National Labor Relations Board plans to file a complaint against Reuters for reprimanding an employee because of something written on Twitter: The boa...

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groundswellfilms.org - By Jeff SpitzPublished: April 6, 2011Dear Friends of Groundswell, As Japan struggles to contain a radioactive catastrophe, Groundswell’s Return of Navajo Boy project reminds us of the legacy of rad...

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democraticunderground.com - Source: Online JournalHillary Clinton to Visit JapanApr 7, 2011, 10:13 by Victor RyanHillary Clinton will visit Japan later this month to reassure the earthquake- and tsunami-ravaged island nation ...

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theatlanticwire.com - It's the stuff of science fiction: scientists splicing foreign genes into plants to make them better or easier for us to produce on a mass scale. By now, you've heard the stories: fish genes in str...

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ascd.typepad.com - The National Writing Project (NWP) trains teachers from all walks of life to champion authentic writing instruction in their schools and communities. Teachers who attend NWP institutes at sites acr...

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