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Modern School: Recovery for the Rich, Hunger for Half of All Children

Modern School: Recovery for the Rich, Hunger for Half of All Children

Recovery for the Rich, Hunger for Half of All Children


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The stock exchange tells us nothing about the real economy or, more importantly, the economic reality for 90-99% of Americans. But a big crash does tell us that the rich are getting spooked.

They called it a correction, which might seem euphemistic for something that seems so catastrophic. Yet it is, in fact, a correction, because the value of stocks had been inflated due to the huge amounts of cash pumped into the

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Douglas Massey on Diane Ravitch and Jonathan Alter's attack

nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com - The observations below are from Douglas Massey, professor at Princeton and president of the American Academy of Political & Social Sciences (photo at left). On Thursday night, the Academy present...

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After school reform march, teachers question what's next

cnn.com - How teachers would reform schoolsSTORY HIGHLIGHTSAbout 5,000 people joined in the Save Our Schools MarchOne former teacher says she was told to cater to tests, not to students' needsThe U.S. Educat...

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Educating for Democracy: "Save Our Schools" Strategies

nepc.colorado.edu - The "Save Our Schools March" that took place last Saturday and the two-day conference that preceded it on July 28- 29 might not have been large in terms of participants: 300 at the conference and 5...

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Rep. Charles Rangel: Investing in Our Youths

huffingtonpost.com - Now that we have managed to avert a catastrophic financial disaster and the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling has been raised, we have to concentrate on the untold crisis of youth unemployment. While the...

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DFER endorses three in DPS races | EdNewsColorado

bigeducationape.blogspot.com - DFER endorses three in DPS races | EdNewsColoradoDFER endorses three in DPS racesby Charlie BrennanDemocrats for Education Reform-Colorado Friday endorsed three candidates in the Denver Public Scho...

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Schooling Matt Damon - Michelle Malkin

nationalreview.com - Actor Matt Damon is a walking, talking public-service reminder to immunize your children early and often against La-La-Land disease.In Damon’s world, all public-school teachers are selfless angels....

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The Reinvention of Rahm Emanuel

businessweek.com - By Devin Leonard Chris Buck Rahm Emanuel doesn’t sleep much. You can see it in his eyes, perpetually shadowed in dark circles. He gets up often in the middle of the night to check his e-mail and is...

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Chris Rock at President Obama’s Bday « Continuing Change

bigeducationape.blogspot.com - Chris Rock at President Obama’s Bday but missed the Save our Schools March in DC? Come on, Chris, that ain’t right… next time, hang with Matt Damon at the SOS March.. « Continuing Change« No School...

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More on Murdoch's $27M no-bid contract from NY Dept. of Ed

schoolingintheownershipsociety.blogspot.com - Leveraged with Duncan's Race To The Top $$$The Daily News reports: More than a dozen private firms wanted to work on a project like the one the state Education Department is set to award to a Ruper...

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500-point Dow plunge is worst since 2008

napervillesun.suntimes.com - There were few places for money to hide Thursday as stock prices came hurtling down. The steepest drop since the meltdown era of 2008 spared no sector in the stock market. Commodities were no good ...

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Hombre o mujer, ¿quién es más inteligente?

vidayfamilia.univision.com - Estás Viendo: Chiqui, Scarlet Ortiz, Gaby Rivero, Roxana García y Carlos Calderón debatieron sobre el tema. ¿Quiénes son más inteligentes las mujeres o los hombres? Chiqui, Scarlet Ortiz, Gaby Rive...

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After school reform march, teachers question what's next

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