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For teachers unions, Ravitch unlikely ally - Abby Phillip

politico.com - Once a staunch opponent of teachers unions and proponent of a decidedly conservative agenda on education reform, Diane Ravitch has emerged as an unlikely hero to public school teachers and administ...

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Save Our Schools March Calls For Teacher-Backed Reform

huffingtonpost.com - WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama was swept into office amid calls for change in the country on issues ranging from the economy to education. Almost three years after his election, those who ent...

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Vol 4, No 1 (2011)

journal.buffalostate.edu - Table of Contents Educational Policy The Obama Education Files: Is There Hope to Stop the Neoliberal Agenda in Education? CarrPorfilio.PDFPaul R. Carr, Brad J. Porfilio 1-30 Explaining Obama: The C...

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Teachers fear US spending cuts backlash - Americas

english.aljazeera.net - Several hundred teachers from across the US have rallied near the White House to call for radical changes to what they see as a flawed US educational system. The gathering on Saturday came as US co...

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The Save Our Schools March - The Answer Sheet

washingtonpost.com - “I don’t know where I would be today if my teachers’ job security was based on how I performed on some standardized test.” That was actor Matt Damon talking to thousands of teachers, parents, princ...

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Representative Grijalva- I will not support this debt deal

sacramentopa.blogspot.com - When a crisis faces our nation, and decisions have to be made, we look to our elected officials to provide the guidance and direction that will help us persevere. In the face of this manufactured ...

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The Anarcho-Rightists | Firedoglake

firedoglake.com - Regular Anarchist (photo: The Happy Robot) Raf had successfully infiltrated six Yankee mercs from the little-known but extremely violent American anarcho-rightist underground. The Littlest Jackal, ...

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Bernie Sanders to Primary Obama? Don’t Make Me Laugh

fdlaction.firedoglake.com - Last Train to Loserville Every time the Democrats do something to betray the promises of the 2008 election and bitchslap the people who believed in them, someone comes into the comments and says “w...

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Another Fine Mess | Firedoglake

firedoglake.com - Hardy: Isn’t this silly? Laurel: What? Hardy: Here we are two grown up men acting like a couple of children. Why, we oughta be ashamed of ourselves. Laurel: Well you started it. Hardy: No I didn’t....

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Education Can Be Reformed Before Poverty Is Eliminated

huffingtonpost.com - BOSTON -- Microsoft founder Bill Gates says success should not depend on the race or income of parents.Gates told the National Urban League on Thursday in Boston that education reformers must "end ...

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Ramadan 2011 Mubarak! - Waleg.com

waleg.com - Jul 31, 2011 → By H.A.R.Another year, another Ramadan ... but this year it's a tad bit different. This year our brothers and sisters in many Arab countries are suffering and won't be enjoying the H...

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Orlando: Not the Happiest Place on Earth

dailycensored.com - In the U.S., the selling pornography is a legally protected expression of free speech. Also protected speech is the publishing and handing out of racist hate material that advocates violence. Mar...

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Endorsements - Do They Matter?

saveseattleschools.blogspot.com - I'm like everyone else; I like to see who endorses whom. That said, I take it with a grain of salt. I've been to enough Dems endorsement to see that it really only takes a few people to push a ro...

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AM I A Socialist Like Bernie Saunders? | Dailycensored.com

bigeducationape.blogspot.com - AM I A Socialist Like Bernie Saunders? | Dailycensored.comAM I A Socialist Like Bernie Saunders?Written by Ken_SayersDaily Journal (Opinion)Jul 31, 20110diggShare“AM I A Socialist Like Bernie Saund...

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2007 Letter Clearing a Tabloid Comes Under Scrutiny

nytimes.com - LONDON — When a Parliamentary committee first confronted The News of the World with charges of phone hacking in 2007, the paper’s owners produced a reassuring, one-paragraph letter from a prominent...

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NYC Educator: Murdoch And Klein Game The System

bigeducationape.blogspot.com - NYC Educator: Murdoch And Klein Game The SystemMurdoch And Klein Game The Systemby reality-based educatorThe NY Daily News reports that News Corporation, the media and news conglomerate owned and r...

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Actor Matt Damon rallies teachers in Washington

cnn.com - Damon said the things he values "came from the way that I was parented and taught," and that these qualities can't be tested. STORY HIGHLIGHTSDamon speaks out against standardized testingTeachers s...

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