Saturday, November 19, 2016

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/19/16


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/19/16

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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson joins first lady Michelle Rhee during Donald Trump visit | The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson joins first lady Michelle Rhee during Donald Trump visit | The Sacramento Bee : Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson visits Trump during Michelle Rhee’s cabinet interview Sacramento first lady Michelle Rhee and Mayor Kevin Johnson met with President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday as Rhee is in contention for education secretary for the incoming Republican administration.
We Saw You Crying, Protesting, Fighting - We Saw You - The Stranger
We Saw You Crying, Protesting, Fighting - We Saw You - The Stranger : We Saw You Crying, Protesting, Fighting W e saw you, an entire city, walking around shell-shocked on the night of Tuesday, November 8. For a day afterward, it was a city of tears, until the tears gave way to fury. Protesters filled the streets on Wednesday night, gaining force as they walked from downtown to Westlake Park and c
StandUp/Resistance / Japanese American internees refused draft - SFGate
A unique tale of WWII resistance / Japanese American internees refused draft - SFGate : A unique tale of WWII resistance / Japanese American internees refused draft Annie Nakao, Chronicle Staff Writer Published 4:00 am, Friday, October 26, 2001 Heart Mountain resisters pose in prison-issued suits on July 14, 1946, the day of their release from McNeil Island. Yosh Kuromiya stands in the back row,
The “Magical Me” Michelle Rhee | Seattle Education
Michelle Rhee | Seattle Education : The “Magical Me” Michelle Rhee The “Magical Me” Ms. Rhee has caused destruction in her path from the time she burst onto the scene in DC as Chancellor of DC Public Schools, with little experience in the classroom but a lot of help from Eli Broad of the Broad Foundation. She immediately closed 26 schools and fired 266 teachers with the implication that sexual mi
Teachers - Please participate in this University of Pittsburgh study on Election 2016 - Wait What?
Teachers - Please participate in this University of Pittsburg study on Election 2016 - Wait What? : Teachers – Please participate in this University of Pittsburgh study on Election 2016 Wait, What? and education blogs across the country have been asked to post the following message and link about an important study that is being conducted about teachers and the Election of 2016. According to the
CURMUDGUCATION: Make Ed Reporting Reporting Again
CURMUDGUCATION: Make Ed Reporting Reporting Again : Make Ed Reporting Reporting Again Alexander Russo has used the recent bout of reportorial navel gazing about the role of journalism (or the lack thereof) in the last election as an opportunity to ask if education reporting can also use a bit of a reboot. He has four specific recommendations which are worth considering, but I think he missed the
Schools Matter: ELOs: How Community-Based Learning Advances the Cyber Education agenda
Schools Matter: ELOs: How Community-Based Learning Advances the Cyber Education agenda : ELOs: How Community-Based Learning Advances the Cyber Education agenda from Wrench in the Gears This is the third installment in a series on learning ecosystems. For more information see these related posts: “Future Ready” schools and digital badges . A key tenet of Ed Reform 2.0 is “anytime any place learnin
Capturing the Spark | InterACT
Capturing the Spark | InterACT : Capturing the Spark It’s been a long time since InterACT was an active education blog, though I remain quite proud of what we did here. Those of us who wrote blog posts here have all continued to advocate for public education and the strengthening of the teaching profession. For anyone still receiving updates when posts appear here, I wanted to let you know that I
Cabinet candidate Betsy DeVos to meet Trump Saturday
Cabinet candidate Betsy DeVos to meet Trump Saturday : Cabinet candidate Betsy DeVos to meet Trump Saturday Donald Trump plans to meet Saturday with Betsy DeVos , the GOP mega donor from the Grand Rapids area and a school choice advocate who is reportedly a candidate to serve as the president-elect’s secretary of education. Transition officials told reporters Friday that the DeVos meeting will ta
VIDEO - Hamilton Cast Speaks Directly to Mike Pence - ‘ We Truly Hope This Show Has Inspired You ’ - YouTube
VIDEO - Hamilton Cast Speaks Directly to Mike Pence - ‘ We Truly Hope This Show Has Inspired You ’ - YouTube : VIDEO - Hamilton Cast Speaks Directly to Mike Pence - ‘ We Truly Hope This Show Has Inspired You ’ VIDEO - Hamilton Cast Speaks Directly to Mike Pence - ‘ We Truly Hope This Show Has Inspired You ’ - YouTube :
Why did I have to "tell you so?" | BustED Pencils
Why did I have to "tell you so?" | BustED Pencils : Why did I have to “tell you so?” “All indications are that labor has been caught unprepared for a President Trump and a GOP-controlled Congress and Supreme Court. With such broad control over every branch of government, Trump may be able to not only roll back many of Obama’s accomplishments, but also change the face of labor law for decades to c
Awful Silence – EduShyster
Awful Silence – EduShyster : Awful Silence School choice advocates have been largely silent on Trump’s awfulness—and that speaks volumes, says early childhood educator Jamila Carter PHILADELPHIA EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR JAMILA CARTER. By Jamila Carter I recently read an opinion piece that was written by a school choice advocate who attempted to justify why so many white people voted for an openly
Where do we go from here? | Bill Ayers
Where do we go from here? | Bill Ayers : Where do we go from here? Where do we go from here? Barbarism or socialism? Chaos or community? If you’re in need of thoughtful reflection—and who isn’t?— take a moment here with Robin Kelley and Naomi Klein. It will help, I promise. If we are to keep the enormity of the forces aligned against us from establishing a false hierarchy of oppression, we must s
'That terror is seared into my memory': George Takei on Trump, Muslims and Japanese internment - LA Times
'That terror is seared into my memory': George Takei on Trump, Muslims and Japanese internment - LA Times : 'That terror is seared into my memory': George Takei on Trump, Muslims and Japanese internment Early one morning, a few weeks after his fifth birthday, George Takei’s parents woke him. They were hurried, packing quickly, and Takei gazed out the window. He saw two soldiers marching up his Ea
Jersey Jazzman: (Some) Reformsters Normalize Trump: Part I
Jersey Jazzman: (Some) Reformsters Normalize Trump: Part I : (Some) Reformsters Normalize Trump: Part I There's nothing we teachers love more than a good hectoring by think-tank types who believe we have magical powers over our students' feelings: We’re no fans of the president-elect, whose behavior has frequently been appalling, whose policy ignorance is vast, and who appears to lack any coheren
Listen to Diane Ravitch - Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : Listen to Diane Ravitch Matthew Yglesias: Now is the Time to Hold Trump Accountable for His Cabinet Selections by dianeravitch / 3min Mattew Iglesias has a dire view of the next four years. The federal government has vast powers with which to reward friends and punish enemies. And Donald Trump has made it clear that he will do bo
Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION: FL: Charter Teacher Fired for Assigning Reading + The Faux Progressive Polka
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION FL: Charter Teacher Fired for Assigning Reading 1 by Peter Greene / 9min The Franklin Academy charter chain of Florida says it takes its inspiration from Ben Franklin, "a founding father who personified the pursuit of excellence, discovery and creativity." But they apparently also credit Franklin with being a champion of compliance and test prep, and
No Tea Party for Rhee: President-Elect Trump should remember 'The Snake' song before he meets with Michelle Rhee today
Blog: President-Elect Trump should remember 'The Snake' song before he meets with Michelle Rhee today : President-Elect Trump should remember 'The Snake' song before he meets with Michelle Rhee today Donald Trump plans to meet with Michelle Rhee today, according to his communications director. Rhee is considered to be on the short list of the President-Elect's candidates for education secretary.
Bobay: California abandons Career Technical Education
Bobay: California abandons Career Technical Education : Bobay: California abandons Career Technical Education Students from Silicon Valley Career Technical Education classes renovated this San Jose house and brought it up to code as part of their career training. (Mercury News File Photo) Thirty years ago, the “one way to win” paradigm in education became popular in high schools. Counselors only
Update: Trump camp calls off meeting with state school chiefs from across U.S. | National | thenewsherald.com
Update: Trump camp calls off meeting with state school chiefs from across U.S. | National | thenewsherald.com : Update: Trump camp calls off meeting with state school chiefs from across U.S. Updated at noon Friday: State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister and other state education leaders from across the U.S. gathered at an annual policy forum were informed Friday morning that their planned meeting wi
Trump school voucher plan comes against backdrop of opposition in California | EdSource
Trump school voucher plan comes against backdrop of opposition in California | EdSource : Trump school voucher plan comes against backdrop of opposition in California While K-12 education issues were rarely mentioned in the 2016 presidential campaign, President-elect Donald Trumps’s proposal to give children taxpayer-funded vouchers to attend a range of schools, including private schools, could f
Cartoons on Teachers and Kids in School | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
Cartoons on Teachers and Kids in School | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice : Cartoons on Teachers and Kids in School For this month, I am returning to an old theme for cartoons–school interactions between students, teachers, and parents. Enjoy! see more cartoons at: Cartoons on Teachers and Kids in School | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice :

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