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nypost.com - Michael Goodwin After reading my reports from New York teachers who say they are forced to raise grades and pass failing students, a friend has questions. He writes: "If nine years of mayoral contr...
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Waiting for a School Miracle

nytimes.com - TEN years ago, Congress adopted the No Child Left Behind legislation, mandating that all students must be proficient in reading or mathematics by 2014 or their school would be punished. ...
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City teachers tell of "mandated" cheating

nypost.com - The e-mail box runneth over with bad tidings. Teachers are reporting that cheating is rampant in New York City schools -- and they claim principals are the culprits. The reports are responding to m...
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Daley Lands Job With Parking Meter Lawyers

nbcchicago.com - Richard Daley, Ex-Mayor, (Another) New Job Former Mayor Richard Daley has landed a job with the firm that negotiated Chicago's parking meter deal. Daley will be "of counsel" to Katten Muchin Rosenm...
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SRC passes budget despite public outcry

thenotebook.org - The School Reform Commission passed a budget that was roundly criticized by a roomful of students, parents, advocates and others for cutting essential services like full-day kindergarten and most f...
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Menendez says Dems won't back Medicaid cuts

democraticunderground.com - Source: The HillMenendez says Dems won't back Medicaid cutsBy Sam Baker - 06/01/11 03:06 PM ETCuts to Medicaid are no more palatable than cuts to Medicare, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) told report...
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Obama Administration Transforming DoJ Civil Rights Division

news.firedoglake.com - There are plenty of areas where the Obama Administration has dashed hopes and failed to live up to expectations. However, while I’m not an expert on the reorganization of the Civil Rights Division ...
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Reflection vs Retrospection | Connected Principals

connectedprincipals.com - Posted by Akevy Greenblatt on 6/01/11 • Categorized as Best Educational Practicespicture: noupe.com As we come to the end of a school year many of the tweets and blog posts that I have seen talk ab...
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whitehouse.gov - The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 01, 2011 June 1, 2011Dear Mr. Chairman: (Dear Madam Chairman:) (Dear Representative:) (Dear Senator:)This report to the Con...
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In Chicago it's called a "win-win"

michaelklonsky.blogspot.com - Big losers are social services and schoolsThat's right. This week, former mayor Daley landed his pay-back job with the very firm that negotiated his notorious sell-off of the city's parking meters....
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Sacramento's arena plan reviewed by City Council, public

sacramentopa.blogspot.com - Ryan Lillis Sacramento Bee -- City Beat May 26, 2011 With Kings owners Joe and Gavin Maloof and dozens of fans in attendance at City Hall, the Sacramento City Council is getting its first look at t...
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RIP American middle class

teamsternation.blogspot.com - It's official. The American middle class is dead. For decades the American middle class was defined by the clothes it wore, the cars it drove, the products it consumed. And for decades, Madison Ave...
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