Some readers questioned whether it was actually anyone in the Pritzker family who turned the heat lamps on picketing Hyatt workers yesterday? Answer: Probably not, any more than Rupert Murdoch himself, actually passed envelopes fill with Euros to Scotland Yard cops. I doubt that either Thomas or Penny Sue, for example, would even know where the heater switch was. They have bigger fish to fry.
"This is one of the hottest days of the summer," said Daniel Medina,
Monica Ratliff for Board of Education 2013 - District 6
for Board of Education 2013 - District 6
A Teacher with a Vision.
The Only Teacher Running in District 6.
Vote Ratliff Board of Education May 21, 2013
Thank you for taking a moment of your valuable time to get to know me. No matter what area of our district you are in, Arleta, Lake Balboa, Lakeview Terrace, Mission Hills, North Hollywood, North Hills, Pacoima, Panorama City, Reseda, San Fernando, Sun Valley, Sunland/Tujunga, Sylmar, or Van Nuys, I look forward to getting to know you. Thank you all for your support. Please vote teacher May 21st.
Why I oppose Common Core standards: Ravitch (click picture)
Education historian Diane Ravitch, the leading voice in the movement opposing corporate-based school reform, has for several years said she has no definitive opinion on the Common Core State Standards. Now she has come out against them, in this post, which appeared today on her blog.
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The Network for Public Education (click picture)
WE ARE MANY. THERE IS POWER IN OUR NUMBERS. TOGETHER, WE WILL SAVE OUR SCHOOLS. THE NETWORK FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION
Stop Closing Schools
Say NO to Privatization!
Who Supports democratic, free, Main Stream Public Schools?
A compilation of news articles about charter schools which have been charged with, or are highly suspected of, tampering with admissions, grades, attendance and testing; misuse of funds and embezzlement; engaging in nepotism and conflicts of interest; engaging in complicated and shady real estate deals; and/or have been engaging in other questionable, unethical, borderline-legal, or illegal activities. This is also a record of charter school instability and other unsavory tidbits.
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SOS Save Our Schools
SOS Save Our Schools
contact your state legislators about school privatization