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kdvr.com - DENVER -- Former President George W. Bush paid tribute to Get Smart Schools, a local education reform nonprofit, in brief comments after a roundtable discussion there Thursday morning.After a 30-mi...

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Success Charter's Co-Location in District 15 Faces Hurdles

carrollgardens.patch.com - Success Charter Network founder and former Councilmember Eva Moskowitz faces multiple hurdles in her attempt to open a K-8 charter school in the Cobble Hill/ Boerum Hill area next fall. One potenti...

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Students visit Occupy L.A. for lesson in democracy

latimesblogs.latimes.com - About 30 schoolchildren took a field trip Tuesday afternoon – not to the aquarium – but rather to City Hall, the epicenter of Occupy Los Angeles. The fifth- through eighth-grade students from Sequo...

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Study Warns School Closings Unlikely to Raise Much Cash

edweek.org - ByKristen A. Graham, The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT)As it prepares for large-scale school closings, the Philadelphia School District must brace itself for a painful process that probably won't gene...

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Chicago math and science scores worst ever

michaelklonsky.blogspot.com - Duncan rode the myth of the Chicago "miracle" all the way to D.C.It's been 16 years since Mayor Richard M. Daley took control of Chicago's school system, bringing with him a school-reform agenda fo...

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Elite Club or Catalyst for Change?

edweek.org - Published Online: October 18, 2011Published in Print: October 19, 2011, as Broad Prize: Do the Successes Spread?When the Broad Prize for Urban Education was created in 2002, billionaire philanthrop...

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Chicago math and science scores worst ever

michaelklonsky.blogspot.com - Duncan rode the myth of the Chicago "miracle" all the way to D.C.It's been 16 years since Mayor Richard M. Daley took control of Chicago's school system, bringing with him a school-reform agenda fo...

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Rahm's model district is in shambles

michaelklonsky.blogspot.com - Mayor Emanuel and schools chief Brizard have been touting Houston, Texas as the model for their longer school day campaign. "If you start in the Chicago Public School system in kindergarten," offer...

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Protesters get personal to embarrass city's titans

crainsnewyork.com - It's been a rough few weeks for the city's billionaires, bankers and corporate board members.As the Occupy Wall Street movement has gained steam, the city's well-heeled have become the target of pr...

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How could a rewrite of NCLB scrap teacher evaluations?

washingtonpost.com - POLITICS MAKES FOR strange bedfellows, but Senate Republicans doing the bidding of teachers’ unions is particularly unexpected. That, though, is what happened when an important provision on teacher...

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Occupy the Classroom

nytimes.com - Occupy Wall Street is shining a useful spotlight on one of America’s central challenges, the inequality that leaves the richest 1 percent of Americans with a greater net worth than the entire botto...

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OCCUPY EDUCATION

occupyedu.tumblr.com - This is a collection of adults and children's messages that challenge public school to become something more than it is - messages that dare public school to serve students' passions instead of pol...

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Verizon Workers To Join #OWS Friday

ourfuture.org - Popular This WeekOctober 19, 2011October 18, 2011more» Also Worth ReadingNo related links for this issue category. Tomorrow (Friday) as many as 1,000 Verizon workers will march with Occupy Wall St...

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The Education Edition (Part 1) « Cooperative Catalyst

coopcatalyst.wordpress.com - I am very happy to say that I spent my weekend occupying Wall Street. During this time, I had the amazing opportunity to speak with people who are not only angry, but hopeful. They are individuals ...

K12NN

Occupy the Classroom

nytimes.com - Occupy Wall Street is shining a useful spotlight on one of America’s central challenges, the inequality that leaves the richest 1 percent of Americans with a greater net worth than the entire botto...

K12NN

QUESTIONABLE RESEARCH « Teachers Fight Back

bigeducationape.blogspot.com - QUESTIONABLE RESEARCH « Teachers Fight Back:QUESTIONABLE RESEARCHby alkleenI was reading an AARP magazine and saw a small article about the lack of civics knowledge among American eighth graders. ...

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ESEA moving in HELP committee « Parents Across America

bigeducationape.blogspot.com - ESEA moving in HELP committee « Parents Across America:ESEA moving in HELP committeeby pureparentsUpdate stories from Ed Week here and here on the status of ESEA in the Senate HELP committee, which...

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Quick Hits (10.20.11)

quickanded.com - ESEA continues. A number of amendments have been approved – and ditched – during today’s Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee meeting. At the time we posted this, senators...

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New caution for US universities overseas

boston.com - It's a modern version of the quest for "gold, God and glory" that drove explorers overseas in centuries past. For the last decade, American college presidents have been obsessed with expanding abro...

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Occupy North Dakota - They're Hiring

forbes.com - North Dakota is booming, flush with oil and jobs Protesters at Occupy Wall Street may not have a coherent list of demands but they have one central, unifying theme: jobs. More precisely, the lack o...

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In Denver, Bush touts school leadership

ednewscolorado.org - Editor’s note: This story was written by our partners at KUSA 9News. Former President George W. Bush says he continues to have a “great passion” for education even though he considers himself to on...

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Hoy en la Semana de la Educación

vidayfamilia.univision.com - No te pierdas la programación de hoy por Univision. - Thinkstock LLC/Picture Quest Hoy, jueves 20 de octubre, el tema central es "Recursos financieros y aplicaciones para college", como parte de la...

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Potato farmers vs. school kids - The Answer Sheet

washingtonpost.com - No longer will I think of Dan Quayle when the admittedly obscure subject of potatoes and schools arises. (Remember when he, the vice president, misspelled potato at an elementary school in 1992, pu...

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