Thursday, November 28, 2013

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James Baldwin said it best: 

"For these are all our children, and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become."


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11-28-13 Wait What?
Wait What?: A thank you to each and every one of you and a special wish for a happy, healthy and peaceful holiday season.Friends, I want to say thank you to each and every one of you and convey my deep appreciate for your friendship, time, attention and participation in our world. May health, happiness and peace be with you and yours, along with comfort, joy and a good bit of prosperity. Below is a Thanksgiving wish or […]The post A thank you to each and every one of you and a special wish for a happy, healthy and pby jonpelto / 7h  11-27-13 Wait What?Wait What?: My child is more than a test s
Meet newly elected School Board Director Sue Peters | Seattle Education
Meet newly elected School Board Director Sue Peters | Seattle Education: Meet newly elected School Board Director Sue PetersPresenting our kick-off Seattle Education meetup:Meet newly elected School Board Director Sue PetersYou will have the opportunity to meet Sue, ask her questions and share your concerns regarding public education in Seattle and beyond.Friday, December 6th at noonCouth Buzzard Books8310 Greenwood Ave N, 98103Hosted by Seattle Education and Parents Across America, SeattleThese meetup’s will be held once a month. Stay tuned for the meetup in January.Submitted by Dora Taylor
11-28-13 Schools Matter: Charlatan Steve Perry exposed for the world to see!
Schools Matter: Charlatan Steve Perry exposed for the world to see!: Charlatan Steve Perry exposed for the world to see!Charlatan @drStevePerry exposed for the world to see! http://t.co/iDjFd9GXH8 pic.twitter.com/IflQ6Qfsm7— Robert D. Skeels (@rdsathene) November 28, 2013 Ebony Murphy-Root's courageous exposure of one of the most pernicious corporate neoliberal education reformers is a must read: 'Did You Grow Up Around Black People?' My year working for "America's Most Trusted Educator" The comments undeby Robert D. Skeels ... / 6h 11-27-13 Schools MatterSchools Matter: The Opt-Oute

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NYC Educator: The Danielson Guide to Highly Effective Thanksgiving
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11-28-13 Jersey Jazzman: Dumb Things White People Say About Schools: Frank Bruni
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Every Student All The Time: 100% Graduation Rates | Connected Principals
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Morning Wink 11-28-13 AM Posts #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2
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Next week's PISA results: If we want better results, we have... | Get Schooled | www.ajc.com
Next week's PISA results: If we want better results, we have... | Get Schooled | www.ajc.com: Next week's PISA results: If we want better results, we have to do better with poor children COMMENT(2) 0 0 0 NewView Larger Children and povertyPrevious PostsCobb educator: The county's embrace of Braves hurts Cobb, its students and familiesNovember 26, 2013General classes vs. advanced or AP: Tell us abo
The Day - L+M in strike zone | News from southeastern Connecticut
The Day - L+M in strike zone | News from southeastern Connecticut: L+M in strike zoneBy Judy BensonPublication: theday.comPublished 11/27/2013 12:00 AMUpdated 11/27/2013 11:28 PMTim Cook/The DayMembers of AFT CT Local 5049 of Registered Nurses and AFT CT Local 5051 of LPN Technologists along with union supporters picket outside of the L+M Hospital on the first day of their strike Wednesday Nov. 27
11-28-13 Perdido Street School
Perdido Street School: Mayor Bloomberg And Commissioner Kelly May Go On Trial Just YetFrom the Daily News:AN NYPD supervisor has lost his bid to countersue whistleblower cop Adrian Schoolcraft. Deputy Inspector Steven Mauriello alleged that Schoolcraft — who has a pending $50 million lawsuit against the city — concocted bogus complaints about wrongdoing in a Brooklyn precinct in order to ruin his
11-28-13 The Answer Sheet
The Answer Sheet: Are turkeys really the dumbest animals?Are the turkeys on your Thanksgiving dinner plates really the dumbest animals in the world? Given that sponges and jellyfish are animals, and they don’t have as much as a single brain cell, the answer would seem to be no, but let’s just look at the the universe of animals with brains, however tiny. In […]    by Valerie Strauss / 17min  11-27
LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 11-28-13 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: Paul Karrer: My Students Are Not CoddledPaul Karrer teaches fifth grade in a low-income community in California. He writes: Frank Bruni’s New York Times piece “Are Kids Too Coddled?” basically states tougher education standards like the Common Core may require a tough love that some parents and educators don’t like. So some parents
11-28-13 Fred Klonsky | Running for our pensions. | VOTE 4 Fred Klonsky.
Fred Klonsky | Daily posts from a retired public school teacher who is just looking at the data.: Teacher and union activist Todd Mertz: “This is it.” With emails of every Illinois legislator.From Todd Mertz: This morning a pension deal was struck between all four legislative leaders–Madigan, Cullerton, Radogno, and Durkin. This agreement would steal an estimated $160 billion from teachers and sta
11-28-13 Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL: November’s Infographics & Interactives Galore — Part FiveThere are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.” You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics”
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teacherken at Daily Kos: Linda Greenhouse has a fascinating piece re ACAfor those who do not know, Greenhouse was the long-time Supreme Court reporter for the New York Times who won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for her beat reporting.  Since taking an early buyout she has been a senior fellow and journalist in residence at Yale Law, from which she got her legal training after graduating from Radcliffe
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Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Rahm busts a move. Pushes elected school board off the ballot
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Rahm busts a move. Pushes elected school board off the ballot: Rahm busts a move. Pushes elected school board off the ballotRahm and "Slow Eddie" BurkeSome Thanksgiving thoughts...I just learned that a group of domesticated turkeys is called a rafter.Thanks this morning, go out to the handful of stand-up aldermen (those very words have a strange sound leavi
Weekly Address: Wishing the American People a Happy Thanksgiving | The White House
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NYC Educator: I'm Thankful
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Holiday Thoughts | Larry Miller's Blog: Educate All Students!
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Happy Thanksgiving? IL Dems & Repubs collude to CUT teacher pensions. | Reclaim Reform
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Nite Cap 11-27-13 #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2
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