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Schooling in the Ownership Society: Gwen Ifill interviewed George Bush in 2004 about the 'ownership society'





Seattle Schools Community Forum: The Times Leads Its Readers on How to Think about Public Education
Seattle Schools Community Forum: The Times Leads Its Readers on How to Think about Public Education : The Times Leads Its Readers on How to Think about Public Education The Seattle Times is the major newspaper of record in our city and it really does fall to them to give the fullest picture in their reporting and then, if they must, lead their readers to a conclusion about that story (or write an
Will Donald Trump destroy U.S. public education? - The Washington Post
Will Donald Trump destroy U.S. public education? - The Washington Post : Will Donald Trump destroy U.S. public education? There’s a reason that people who care about public education in the United States are mightily worried about President-elect Donald Trump. There are, actually, a number of reasons — all of which lead to this question: Will Trump’s administration destroy U.S. public education?
Educators Brace for Trump – Cloaking Inequity
Educators Brace for Trump – Cloaking Inequity : Educators Brace for Trump The Wall Street Journal recently reported on what Trump has in mind for eduction. In fact, Donald Trump has promised an education bill in the first 100 days. He has indicated he will spend $20 billion on school choice during the campaign. He’ll probably block grant that money from Title I and other important locations. The
CURMUDGUCATION: Jeb's Charterpalooza Coming Soon
CURMUDGUCATION: Jeb's Charterpalooza Coming Soon : Jeb's Charterpalooza Coming Soon Proud to say that today's email includes my media registration invitation to this years convention thrown by Jeb Bush (out-of-work politician) & Foundation for Excellence in Education (FEE)-- Transforming Lives Through Education. I am interested in seeing what happens next to Jeb!, who now occupies a weird sort of
The Real Power Behind Trump is White Fear | gadflyonthewallblog
The Real Power Behind Trump is White Fear | gadflyonthewallblog : The Real Power Behind Trump is White Fear White people are terrified. Shaken, panicked, scared beyond our capacity for logical thinking. We’re so apprehensive , we elected Donald Trump, a reality show clown, to the White House. Yeah, I know. Hillary Clinton wasn’t exactly inspiring . And the Democrats dropped the ball ignoring the
The Tough Road Ahead - Bridging Differences - Education Week
The Tough Road Ahead - Bridging Differences - Education Week : The Tough Road Ahead Deborah Meier continues her conversation with Harry Boyte. To read their full exchange, please visit here . Dear Harry and friends, It's hard at the moment to continue the thread of our discussion. But maybe the following is, in its way, in keeping, even if not a response to your last blog. Note also that I'm writ
Schools Matter: The Anti-Otis As the New White House Minister of Hate
Schools Matter: The Anti-Otis As the New White House Minister of Hate : The Anti-Otis As the New White House Minister of Hate Those readers who are cool enough to be fans of the old Andy Griffith TV show will remember Otis Campbell, the lovable and good-hearted town drunk who made a habit of visiting the bootlegger, getting bombed, and turning himself in at the Mayberry jail, where he regularly l
Trump considering wildly unpopular cabinet choices for Education Secretary – Missouri Education Watchdog
Trump considering wildly unpopular cabinet choices for Education Secretary – Missouri Education Watchdog : Trump considering wildly unpopular cabinet choices for Education Secretary Earlier in the election cycle, candidate Trump leaked some possibilities for his choice for Education Secretary. On the list were people like Ben Carson (talented surgeon, but not a student of education policy or proc
Spotlight on BAGLY: Dignity, Leadership and Bravery | Schott Foundation for Public Education
Spotlight on BAGLY: Dignity, Leadership and Bravery | Schott Foundation for Public Education : Spotlight on BAGLY: Dignity, Leadership and Bravery In honor of #GivingTuesday on November 29th, the Schott Foundation has reached out to some of our grantee partners to get the low-down on what they do, who they’re doing it for, and the challenges that they handle like rockstars every day. The Schott F
Tougher Times For Latino Students? History Says They've Never Had It Easy : NPR Ed : NPR
Tougher Times For Latino Students? History Says They've Never Had It Easy : NPR Ed : NPR : Tougher Times For Latino Students? History Says They've Never Had It Easy Lincoln Elementary School for "Mexican" children in Orange County, Calif., 1930s. Courtesy of "Fire in the Morning"/National Museum of American History There's been lots of chatter on social media and among pundits, warning that the t
‘I’m a Normal Kid’: Transgender Students Thrive in Supportive Schools
‘I’m a Normal Kid’: Transgender Students Thrive in Supportive Schools : ‘I’m a Normal Kid’: Transgender Students Thrive in Supportive Schools (To protect the rights, privacy, and safety of the people interviewed for this story, NEA Today has altered or change their names. Only one source specifically asked to be identified.) MJ, a 14-year-old teen from Virginia, was up late one evening. It was Ma
25 percent of California teachers who were teaching in the state in 2013/14 will retire by 2023/24 - Education Research Report
Education Research Report: 25 percent of California teachers who were teaching in the state in 2013/14 will retire by 2023/24 : 25 percent of California teachers who were teaching in the state in 2013/14 will retire by 2023/24 A new report updates a previously published report by projecting California teacher retirements, at the state and county level and by specific teaching fields, during the p
“Act like an adult.” No thanks. | Fred Klonsky
“Act like an adult.” No thanks. | Fred Klonsky : “Act like an adult.” No thanks. Hundreds of students walk off their East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights high school campuses to protest President-elect Trump. Montgomery Blair High School junior Lyla DiPaul, 16, joins other students in a small rally in a parking lot at Westfield Wheaton Mall on their way to downtown Silver Spring marching to protest
Steve Bannon is a shameless racist. Haters won’t be posted on this site. | Fred Klonsky
Steve Bannon is a shameless racist. Haters won’t be posted on this site. | Fred Klonsky : Steve Bannon is a shameless racist. Haters won’t be posted on this site. Trump advisor Steve Bannon. In all the years that I have been blogging I have had pretty flexible rules on comments in the comment section. I screen them, of course. I have never allowed explicitly racist, sexist or homophobic comments.
Schooling in the Ownership Society: Gwen Ifill interviewed George Bush in 2004 about the 'ownership society'
Schooling in the Ownership Society: Gwen Ifill interviewed George Bush in 2004 about the 'ownership society' : Gwen Ifill interviewed George Bush in 2004 about the 'ownership society' We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of the great, path-breaking journalist, Gwen Ifill, who died yesterday at the age of 61. Much too soon. I'm happy I got to meet Gwen once in D.C. and tell her personally how
Who Could Be Donald Trump's Education Secretary? - Politics K-12 - Education Week
Who Could Be Donald Trump's Education Secretary? - Politics K-12 - Education Week : Who Could Be Donald Trump's Education Secretary? President-elect Donald Trump doesn't have a track record on education , which means that his choice of education secretary will send a really important signal on where he wants to go in terms of policy on the Every Student Succeeds Act, higher education, and more. S
It’s Time States Stop Bullying Schools by Imposing Tests with Bogus, Artificially High Cut Scores | janresseger
It’s Time States Stop Bullying Schools by Imposing Tests with Bogus, Artificially High Cut Scores | janresseger : It’s Time States Stop Bullying Schools by Imposing Tests with Bogus, Artificially High Cut Scores The Ohio State Board of Education is meeting today and tomorrow in Columbus, and in conjunction with the State Board meeting, something unusual is happening. School superintendents and me
It Was A Very Long Day, Part 1, 2 & 3 - Education Lessons From A Sparkly District:
Education Lessons From A Sparkly District: It Was A Very Long Day, Part 1, 2 & 3 : It Was A Very Long Day, Part 1, 2 & 3 Part 1: Every month I try to make it to the State Board of Education (SBOE) meeting. While reading the agenda gives an idea of what's going to happen, there is nothing like being there in person to witness the depth of privilege and echo chamber-ness in that room. I want to be
Malloy’s State Bond Commission prepares to give corporate welfare to huge hedge fund. - Wait What?
Malloy’s State Bond Commission prepares to give corporate welfare to huge hedge fund. - Wait What? : Malloy’s State Bond Commission prepares to give corporate welfare to huge hedge fund. Initial reporting on the bizarre deal came via Wait Wait? when it reported, Malloy gives Climate Change Denier $35 million in taxpayer funded corporate welfare . Now CT Newsjunkie provides more in-depth reporting
glen brown: Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence
glen brown: Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence : Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence Forty-seven years ago today, “the Vietnam Moratorium Committee staged what is believed to be the largest antiwar protest in United States history when as many as half a million people attended a mostly peaceful demonstration in Washington. Smaller demonstrations were held in a number of cities and towns
Is labor partially to blame for Donald Trump’s victory? Either way, they’re paying the price - Salon.com
Is labor partially to blame for Donald Trump’s victory? Either way, they’re paying the price - Salon.com : Is labor partially to blame for Donald Trump’s victory? Either way, they’re paying the price Did union leaders help hand this election to Donald Trump? This article originally appeared in In These Times . Donald Trump is going to be the next president of the United States. I feel a wild urge
CURMUDGUCATION: Yes, It's That Bad
CURMUDGUCATION: Yes, It's That Bad : Yes, It's That Bad We have the first names of the Trump administration, and people are worked up. The choice of Reince Priebus as Chief of Staff is one more sign that folks who wanted Trump to completely turn his back on the establishment and drain the swamp-- well, that is going to be the first of many disappointments for them. But the choice of Steve Bannon
The Electoral College Should Be Retired or Abolished – Just Like Quill Pens, Buggy Whips, Powdered Wigs, and Slavery | GFBrandenburg's Blog
The Electoral College Should Be Retired or Abolished – Just Like Quill Pens, Buggy Whips, Powdered Wigs, and Slavery | GFBrandenburg's Blog : The Electoral College Should Be Retired or Abolished – Just Like Quill Pens, Buggy Whips, Powdered Wigs, and Slavery I have just run the numbers, and it is true – the US Electoral College is one of the worst Gerrymanders imaginable. Five times now, the winn
LA Students Walk Out: School district deploys administrators to calm students’ nerves | 89.3 KPCC
Audio: School district deploys administrators to calm students’ nerves | 89.3 KPCC : School district deploys administrators to calm students’ nerves On Monday, hundreds of students in Los Angeles schools walked out of classes to protest the anti-immigrant rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump. One hour south, in Santa Ana, school officials tried to head off any protests by sending every admini

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Trump Vs. Democracy and Education « pedagogyofthereformed
Trump Vs. Democracy and Education « pedagogyofthereformed : Trump Vs. Democracy and Education Donald Trump is threatening to destroy public education and American Democracy. If you don’t see that- it’s time to wake up and check your sources. I have spent over three years writing about the impacts of Ed Reform in the classroom. But with Trump-Pence in the white house, John King looks like a sweet
Karen Wolfe: It's over. — PS connect
It's over. — PS connect : It's over. This is what the world's best cartoonists are saying about the election results. Well, it’s over. I mean OVER. O-V-E-R. “Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.” --André Gide I posted some analysis of the election at the bottom of this post. But let’s move onto public education. The
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/14/16
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