Sunday, July 7, 2013

Nite Cap 7-7-13 #neara13 #RYH4Ed #BATsACT #thankateacher #EDCHAT #P2 #HEREPASTJUNE


James Baldwin said it best: 

"For these are all our children, and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become."


A BIG EDUCATION APE NITE CAP



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Jersey Jazzman on my reports from ATL. “The summer of our discontent.” | Fred Klonsky
Jersey Jazzman on my reports from ATL. “The summer of our discontent.” | Fred Klonsky: Jersey Jazzman on my reports from ATL. “The summer of our discontent.”JULY 7, 2013 Blogger Jersey Jazzman includes discussion of events in Atlanta in this lengthy post.Since he includes a post I wrote – and uses the post to address what our relationship should be to union leadership – I am reposting the entire t
Ed Notes Online: Diane Ravitch, Susan Ohanian Battle the Mean Machines of Ed Deform
Ed Notes Online: Diane Ravitch, Susan Ohanian Battle the Mean Machines of Ed Deform: Diane Ravitch, Susan Ohanian Battle the Mean Machines of Ed DeformThere was a time boys and girls where Diane and Susan working together would have been somewhat shocking. But the ed deformers, having gone so far, are bringing all sorts of people together --- like the humans against the machines in The Terminator.
Nikhil Goyal msnbc: Student loan rates doubled in past week
msnbc: Student loan rates doubled in past week:
Jersey Jazzman: The Summer of Our Discontent
Jersey Jazzman: The Summer of Our Discontent: The Summer of Our DiscontentOnce again, let's play Spot The Pattern™! Can you spot the pattern in these education stories [all emphases mine]?Story #1 is from Newark, NJ:Eight months after negotiating “performance bonuses” funded by a Facebook fortune, Newark Teachers Union President Joseph Del Grosso was re-elected Tuesday by a margin of nine votes. A
Ed Notes Online: A Chicago Teacher's Action Inspires Antitest Crusaders - 14 Years Ago
Ed Notes Online: A Chicago Teacher's Action Inspires Antitest Crusaders - 14 Years Ago: A Chicago Teacher's Action Inspires Antitest Crusaders - 14 Years Ago"He's not going to teach in our system," --Paul Vallas "What kind of people would do this?"  -- Mayor DaleyThe district has brought in university professors to review questions, recruited graduate students to take tests before they are adminis
Ms. Katie's Ramblings: Speech for 7/4 Rally: The Fight Against Austerity
Ms. Katie's Ramblings: Speech for 7/4 Rally: The Fight Against Austerity: Speech for 7/4 Rally: The Fight Against AusterityBelow is the copy of a speech I gave during a rally against Austerity outside Mayor Emanuel's home.  Here are a couple links to news coverage of the event here, here, and here.Hello! Happy Independence Day! My name is Katie Osgood and I am a teacher.  I teach at a psychiatric
Diane in the Evening 7-7-13 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: Scenes I’d Like to See: Pundits TeachingA reader, Karl Gabbey, has a proposal: “MAD Magazine once had a page in each edition entitled, “Scenes We’d Like To See,” that depicted a bit of “Schadenfreude” about people who deserved it. It might be fun to see loudmouthed politicians and assorted corporate types who consider themselves “e
Voucher schools don't always take special needs students : Wsj
Voucher schools don't always take special needs students : Wsj: Voucher schools don't always take special needs studentsPrint Email1 hour ago  •  RORY LINNANE | Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism(0) CommentsA private voucher school in Milwaukee wasn't equipped to serve Kim Fitzer's daughter, Trinity, who has an anxiety-related disability.Enlarge PhotoKim Fitzer's daughter, Trinity, was
'Stop This Madness' Rap Video Documents Teacher's Frustration With High-Stakes Testing
'Stop This Madness' Rap Video Documents Teacher's Frustration With High-Stakes Testing: 'Stop This Madness' Rap Video Documents Teacher's Frustration With High-Stakes TestingThe Huffington Post  |  By Rebecca Klein691612021GET EDUCATION NEWSLETTERS:SUBSCRIBEFOLLOW:Standardized Testing, Video, Anti Standardized Testing, High-Stakes Testing, Jeremy Dudley,Jeremy Dudley Origin, Jeremy Dudley Rap, Sta
NFL Adopts Common Core Playbook--Copying Education Reforms | Truth in American Education
NFL Adopts Common Core Playbook--Copying Education Reforms | Truth in American Education: NFL Adopts Common Core Playbook–Copying Education ReformsFiled in Uncategorized by chascherrie on July 7, 2013 • 0 Comments8NFL Adopts Common Core Playbook–Copying Education Reformsby John J. Viall(Washington, D. C.) In a surprise news conference today U. S. Secretary of Education ArneDuncan and National Foot
Leadership and Capacity | Connected Principals
Leadership and Capacity | Connected Principals: Leadership and CapacityJuly 7, 2013By David Truss“I’ve come to realize that I’m not the only one that wishesI had more capacity to do the things I really want to do as a leader.”I said that on a post about Leadership and Management back in October. Two weeks ago, as my school year for the Inquiry Hub was coming to a close, report cards for Coquitlam
Schooling in the Ownership Society: The 147 companies that run everything. It's only 'natural'
Schooling in the Ownership Society: The 147 companies that run everything. It's only 'natural': The 147 companies that run everything. It's only 'natural'The 1318 transnational corporations that form the core of the economy. Superconnected companies are red, very connected companies are yellow. The size of the dot represents revenue (Image: PLoS One)For some reason, the scientists who have suddenl
America’s dangerously removed elite - Salon.com
America’s dangerously removed elite - Salon.com: America’s dangerously removed eliteIt's easy to cut public education funding when your kids go to private school. Just ask Christie and EmanuelNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Rahm Emanuel (Credit: AP/Reuters)Last week, my local Twittersphere momentarily erupted with allegations that Denver’s public school superintendent, Tom Boasberg, is send
How Far is Too Far to Walk? | PWC Education Reform Blog
How Far is Too Far to Walk? | PWC Education Reform Blog: How Far is Too Far to Walk?July 7, 2013 — pwceducationreformOfficials with Loudoun county public schools recently reviewed bus / walk distances and learned that their existing policy on busing wasn’t being consistently followed throughout the county.  Their current policy calls for elementary age students within .8 miles of the school and mi
NYC Public School Parents: New York Times editors sadly returns to cheerleading Bloomberg's status quo
NYC Public School Parents: New York Times editors sadly returns to cheerleading Bloomberg's status quo: New York Times editors sadly returns to cheerleading Bloomberg's status quoToday the NY Times editors returned to their status quo ante position when it comes to the city’s public schools, and sternly warned the mayoral candidates to stick to the dreadful Bloomberg dysfunctional and autocratic p
Daily Kos: thoughts of perhaps no particular value
Daily Kos: thoughts of perhaps no particular value: thoughts of perhaps no particular valuebyteacherkenFollow    2 Comments / 2 Newbut I will take the risk they might speak to someone other than me.I offer them as I sit in my local Starbucks, where I probably spend too much time.  As a shy extravert, I like to be among people even when I am not directly interacting with them.  It keeps me connecte
Morning Wink 7-7-13 AM Posts #neara13 #RYH4Ed #BATsACT #edreform #EDCHAT #P2
BIG EDUCATION APE - MORNING WINK  AM POSTSMayor Kevin Johnson warns of ‘Crisis’ in education | Milwaukee Courier Weekly NewspaperMayor Kevin Johnson warns of ‘Crisis’ in education | Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper: Mayor Kevin Johnson warns of ‘Crisis’ in education4 JULY 2013By George E. Curry, NNPA Editor-in-ChiefMayor Kevin JohnsonThe education of Blacks has reached a state of crisis that dem
Mayor Kevin Johnson warns of ‘Crisis’ in education | Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper
Mayor Kevin Johnson warns of ‘Crisis’ in education | Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper: Mayor Kevin Johnson warns of ‘Crisis’ in education4 JULY 2013By George E. Curry, NNPA Editor-in-ChiefMayor Kevin JohnsonThe education of Blacks has reached a state of crisis that demands a strong response from all African Americans, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson told members of the National Newspaper Publishe
LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 7-7-13 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: David Foster Wallace in 2005: “This Is Water”David Foster Wallace gave the commencement speech at Kenyon College in 2005. In this speech, called “This Is Water,” Wallace tried to explain to the graduates what really matters most in life. Wallace was a gifted and successful novelist. He contrasted “the default setting” in which most
7-7-13 Schools Matter @ The Chalk Face
SCHOOLS MATTER @ THE CHALK FACE: Clarifying Common Core Compromise (part 2) | the becoming radicalClarifying Common Core Compromise (part 2) | the becoming radical.by plthomasedd / 1hAll Week 7-6-13 @ THE CHALK FACE knows SCHOOLS MATTER@ THE CHALK FACE knows SCHOOLS MATTER: TODAYNC Tea Party Taliban Requires Health Teachers to Lie to 7th Graders on Later Effects of AbortionThat’s right.  The bill
What Happened to My Grade Book?: "Beyond Expectations"
What Happened to My Grade Book?: "Beyond Expectations": "Beyond Expectations"I  recently received a quick note from a former professor which read, "Lots of work to do to make sure future schools really do the work that they should so that all kids learn beyond expectations!"I love this for so many reasons, and I thought immediately of a student who taught me many lessons one year.  This student wa
My Fanboi Email To The Principal of PS 154 DR Alison Coviello southbronxschool.com
http://www.southbronxschool.com: My Fanboi Email To The Principal of PS 154 DR Alison CovielloThis was written to DR Alsion Coviello, principal of PS 154 a week or two before this email. I was quite tired as I wrote this and came out more like a soliloquy or stream of consciousness, or a combination thereof.I shared this with many. Yet it is time for the world to know. Enjoy.Dear Dr Coviello- I fi
What Families Need to Get By: The 2013 Update of EPI’s Family Budget Calculator | Economic Policy Institute
What Families Need to Get By: The 2013 Update of EPI’s Family Budget Calculator | Economic Policy Institute: What Families Need to Get ByThe 2013 Update of EPI’s Family Budget CalculatorBy Elise Gould, Hilary Wething, Natalie Sabadish, and Nicholas Finio | July 3, 2013Issue Brief #368 View PDF Download PDF  Press releaseShare this page:Share on facebookShare on google_plusone_shareShare on googleM
Whither MOOCs? | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
Whither MOOCs? | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Whither MOOCs?Universal access to high-quality college courses at low cost for students anywhere with an Internet connection continues to make Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) the innovation that will, in the minds of its advocates, “revolutionize” or to use the favorite word of entrepreneurs, “disrupt” higher education.Deep
Sunday reads. | Fred Klonsky
Sunday reads. | Fred Klonsky: Sunday reads.JULY 7, 2013Birthplace of the Reverend Matin Luther King, Jr., Atlanta, Georgia.Trayvon Martin was one of the few guys who didn’t tease Rachel Jeantel.The rich are not like the rest of us. Because, well, they’re rich.The NSA knows everything about you. But if you try to find out what corporations and the government are up to, crickets.It is easier and mor

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Single fathers head record number of households with children | The Mommy Files | an SFGate.com blog
Single fathers head record number of households with children | The Mommy Files | an SFGate.com blog: « Things to do with kids this summer | Main |Single fathers head record number of households with childrenComments(33)|E-mail|PrintTV's single dadsShare this gallery: 1 of 17 (ABC Photo Archives / ABC via Getty Images)Tom Corbett on The Courtship of Eddie's FatherSingle fathers, a longtime trope o
White Hat Management's Ohio charter schools in the midst of upheaval | cleveland.com
White Hat Management's Ohio charter schools in the midst of upheaval | cleveland.com: White Hat Management's Ohio charter schools in the midst of upheaval1 / 7PrintBy Edith Starzyk, The Plain Dealer Email the authoron July 06, 2013 at 4:00 PM, updated July 06, 2013 at 7:33 PMCHARTER CHANGESSplit of White Hat, charter school boards may cause confusionPolicy Matters Ohio says White Hat state law on
Nite Cap 7-6-13 #neara13 #RYH4Ed #BATsACT #thankateacher #EDCHAT #P2 #HEREPASTJUNE
James Baldwin said it best: "For these are all our children, and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become."A BIG EDUCATION APE NITE CAPNYC Educator: Charlotte Danielson on Value-AddedNYC Educator: Charlotte Danielson on Value-Added: Charlotte Danielson on Value-AddedShe seems to agree it's not ready for prime-time.Posted by NYC Educator at 1:16 PM by mike simpson / 12min It Can’t Happen H

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