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StudentsFirstNY Announces Itself – SchoolBook

nytimes.com - April 4, 2012, 7:31 p.m. StudentsFirstNY, the new political group formed by leaders of the education reform movement like Joel I. Klein and Michelle Rhee, officially announced its arrival on Wednes...
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Why "turnaround" won't help kids

insideschools.org - UPDATE: On April 2, Chancellor Walcott announced a reprieve for seven of the 33 schools that were slated for closure and "turnaround." These schools will remain open: In Manhattan, Harlem Renaissan...
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Fly My Pretties | Gary Rubinstein's Blog

garyrubinstein.teachforus.org - The original purpose of TFA was to encourage the ‘best and brightest’ to learn, first hand, about what is going on in the American education system, and then use this knowledge to help improve it. ...
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Mayor's Work on Schools Gets a Backer

online.wsj.com - Some of the most recognizable names in New York City education—including former schools Chancellor Joel Klein and educator Geoffrey Canada—have formed a group that will work to sustain Mayor Michae...
DianeRavitch

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What's the Matter with Rhee-form

allthingsedu.blogspot.com - Michelle Rhee's last day as Chancellor of DC Public Schools will be Monday, November 1st. The common wisdom is that the soon-to-be former DC mayor, Adrian Fenty, was defeated this past September be...
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Zakaria: Incarceration nation – Global Public Square

globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com - Editor's Note: Tune in this Sunday at 10am or 1pm EST for Fareed Zakaria GPS.  By Fareed Zakaria, CNN Something caught my eye the other day. Pat Robertson, the high priest of the religious right, h...
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For Education, Election Results Mean More of the Same

allthingsedu.blogspot.com - Yesterday, the Democrats lost the House and hung on to the Senate, barely. In the meantime, we still have Obama in the White House. So, what do the election results mean for education policy?Valeri...
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For Education, Election Results Mean More of the Same

allthingsedu.blogspot.com - Yesterday, the Democrats lost the House and hung on to the Senate, barely. In the meantime, we still have Obama in the White House. So, what do the election results mean for education policy?Valeri...
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A letter from a black mother to her son - The Answer Sheet

washingtonpost.com - This was written by Dyan Watson(watson@lclark.edu), an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore.  She is an editorial associa...
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Lunch with the FT: Charles Murray

ft.com - The restaurant is empty when Charles Murray and I sit down. It is still empty when we leave 90 minutes later. Nobody else dines in between. “I have to say that we are the only patrons here and it i...
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A Change Is Gonna Come #edrefom

bigeducationape.blogspot.com - I was born by the river in a little tentOh and just like the river I've been running ever sinceIt's been a long, a long time comingBut I know a change gonna come, oh yes it willIt's been too hard l...
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Pregnancy Can Include Admitting You're Depressed

womensenews.org - Pregnancy is supposed to be a joyous time, but some women can fall into a state of literally deadening despair. Doctors need more training to detect warning signs and women should be encouraged to ...
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The “F” in FDA Stands for Failure « MomsRising Blog

momsrising.org - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s motto, located right on their website homepage, is “protecting and promoting your health” however their recent decision not to ban the use of BPA in food pro...
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Fight the Cuts! Occupy for Public Transit TODAY

occupywallst.org - Occupy Wall Street and the Amalgamated Transit Union have declared today, April 4, a National Day of Action for Mass Transit. Demonstrations are taking place in over 20 cities including New York, B...
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Reports from the Front Lines | Occupy Together

occupytogether.org - YOUR WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF OCCUPY MOVEMENT NEWS Written by Jennifer Sacks for The Occupied Wall Street Journal Occupy Homes MN fights to keep Frank and Kristina Clark from foreclosure. Photo: Occupy Ho...
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