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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 12/4/16


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Marie Corfield: 75 Reasons Betsy DeVos is Wrong for Public Education






Step Aside, Betsy DeVos. You’re Not Extreme Enough: Featuring Asora Education. | deutsch29
Step Aside, Betsy DeVos. You’re Not Extreme Enough: Featuring Asora Education. | deutsch29 : Step Aside, Betsy DeVos. You’re Not Extreme Enough: Featuring Asora Education. I had an interesting comment to my post, Betsy DeVos and Her 2015-16 School Choice Yearbook . Here is the comment, in part: I, for one, would go much farther than DeVos and look for systems of schools that are mostly in the for
Drive Like Your Kids Live Here – redqueeninla
Drive Like Your Kids Live Here – redqueeninla : Drive Like Your Kids Live Here On the mourning [sic] after I was brought up short by this common lawn sign ~ It seemed to me then that few really comprehended the tragedy our children were experiencing. Parents got it, at least the “attached” ones; I had been sympathizing all day with multiple, numerous parents who had all been wide awake at four am
Marie Corfield: A Tale of Two Education Systems: A New Jersey Story
Marie Corfield: A Tale of Two Education Systems: A New Jersey Story : A Tale of Two Education Systems: A New Jersey Story We see it time and again in our low-income/high minority, inner cities all across the country: public schools, the glue that holds neighborhoods together, are shuttered or flipped to charters, which don't take every child who arrives at their front door. But not so in mostly w
Schooling in the Ownership Society: My investment tip for the DeVos era. Charter school real estate.
Schooling in the Ownership Society: My investment tip for the DeVos era. Charter school real estate. : My investment tip for the DeVos era. Charter school real estate. Clockwise from top left: the Coral Springs – Imagine School, Imagine At South Vero, Plantation – Renaissance Charter School, Championship Academy of Distinction Davie Campus, and Charter School Capital CEO Stuart Ellis I'm thinking
Thanks to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), It’s a Year Too Late for Hand-Wringing over Charter Schools | Seattle Education
Thanks to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), It’s a Year Too Late for Hand-Wringing over Charter Schools | Seattle Education : Thanks to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), It’s a Year Too Late for Hand-Wringing over Charter Schools Last year, I wrote an open letter to Senator Patty Murray pleading with her to reconsider the lavish financial support charter schools were slated to receive i
Students ask administration to declare Sac State a ‘sanctuary campus’ – The State Hornet
Students ask administration to declare Sac State a ‘sanctuary campus’ – The State Hornet : Students ask administration to declare Sac State a ‘sanctuary campus’ Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen, right, meets with protesters outside of his Sacramento Hall office on Thursday, Dec. 1 who want the campus declared a ‘sanctuary’ for undocumented students. (Photo by Rin Carbin) About one dozen S
Connecticut NAACP keeping education a top priority, including charter school concerns
Connecticut NAACP keeping education a top priority, including charter school concerns : Connecticut NAACP keeping education a top priority, including charter school concerns NEW HAVEN >> Racial disparities in employment, housing, health, law enforcement, and a new president, are all issues the NAACP continued to discuss throughout 2016. But starting a nationwide discussion on education, more spec
My Turn: If you want to see the perils of a school voucher system, look at Chile
My Turn: If you want to see the perils of a school voucher system, look at Chile : My Turn: If you want to see the perils of a school voucher system, look at Chile Upon hearing that President-elect Trump has picked billionaire Betsy DeVos, a school voucher advocate, to be secretary of education, I realized that I had to write publicly about my recent experiences teaching in Chile – a country that
Timeline of Mayor Kevin Johnson's life in Sacramento | The Sacramento Bee
Timeline of Mayor Kevin Johnson's life in Sacramento | The Sacramento Bee : Highs, lows, hoops and pie. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson through the years A timeline of important dates in the personal, athletic and political life of Kevin Johnson. Kevin Johnson and his Mom, Georgia West, in 1975. March 4, 1966: Kevin Johnson is born in Sacramento. His father dies when he is 3 years old, and Johnson
Marie Corfield: 75 Reasons Betsy DeVos is Wrong for Public Education
Marie Corfield: 75 Reasons Betsy DeVos is Wrong for Public Education : 75 Reasons Betsy DeVos is Wrong for Public Education Still don't know who Betsy DeVos is or why she would be the worst Secretary of Education in this modern era? Look no further. Compiled by eduator/activist/blogger, Jonathan Pelto , the following is only a partial list of posts written by members of the Education Bloggers Net
State finally inks plan to combat rampant school absenteeism | OregonLive.com
State finally inks plan to combat rampant school absenteeism | OregonLive.com : State finally inks plan to combat rampant school absenteeism Oregon education officials laid out their plans late Thursday for how to fight chronic absenteeism, a rampant problem in schools and a prime reason the state has one of the nation's worst graduation rates. In a report required by the Legislature , the Oregon
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: As It Sinks In (12/4)
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: As It Sinks In (12/4) : ICYMI: As It Sinks In (12/4) Share what speaks to you. Amplifying each other's voice is how we cut through the noise, how we make sure that what needs to be heard has a chance to be heard. Oh, and call your Senator and tell him to just say no to Betsy DeVos. The Need To Read An uplifting an encouraging essay about the value of reading. Waiting for th
CURMUDGUCATION: How Charter Students Would Benefit from Teacher Unions
CURMUDGUCATION: How Charter Students Would Benefit from Teacher Unions : How Charter Students Would Benefit from Teacher Unions As part of the general "Please don't leave us" hubbub arising from the nominally-Democratic-neo-liberal fear that a bunch of Trump-hating lefties are about to bolt out of the reformster tent, Peter Cunningham over at Education Post ran a big discussion about how unions a
Not What, But Who: Remaining Grounded as a Teacher of Students | the becoming radical
Not What, But Who: Remaining Grounded as a Teacher of Students | the becoming radical : Not What, But Who: Remaining Grounded as a Teacher of Students Because she’s older and the teacher, she’s right and I’m not. Sandra Cisneros, “Eleven” The field experience students complete as part of my foundations of education course has this semester blended well with their reading Chris Emdin’s For White F
Growth of Charter Schools Has Increased Inequality in Education - Coalition for Public Education/Coalición por la Educación Pública:
Coalition for Public Education/Coalición por la Educación Pública: Growth of Charter Schools Has Increased Inequality in Education : Growth of Charter Schools Has Increased Inequality in Education Exploring the negative consequences of charter school expansion in U.S. cities In a new EPI report (see PDF below), Rutgers University professor Bruce Baker finds that charter school expansion has exace
TBFURMAN: Euphanism
TBFURMAN: Euphanism : Euphanism I do not believe "euphanism" has received enough attention. The story is over in Slate, but even they whitewashed the fact that Trump not only does not know what a euphemism is, he also does not know how to pronounce the word. By the way, the whole clip is just batshit. I've known guys like this; they just keep talking and string together nonsense and nobody calls
Betsy DeVos and Her 2015-16 School Choice Yearbook | deutsch29
Betsy DeVos and Her 2015-16 School Choice Yearbook | deutsch29 : Betsy DeVos and Her 2015-16 School Choice Yearbook On November 23, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump nominated Betsy DeVos for US secretary of education. DeVos is zealous for school choice, and it seems that she is particularly fond of private school choice. Below is her foreword for the choice organization, American Federation for

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