Thursday, October 24, 2013

Nite Cap 10-24-13 #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2


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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Urgent: Contact Milwaukee Common Council Members and Attend Committee Meeting on Tuesday, October 29 at 9:00 a.m. | Larry Miller's Blog: Educate All Students!
Urgent: Contact Milwaukee Common Council Members and Attend Committee Meeting on Tuesday, October 29 at 9:00 a.m. | Larry Miller's Blog: Educate All Students!: Urgent: Contact Milwaukee Common Council Members and Attend Committee Meeting on Tuesday, October 29 at 9:00 a.m.Filed under: MPS Buildings — millerlf @ 5:00 pm Urge Common Council Committee to Vote YES to Develop Malcolm X In a Way That Wi
How Poverty Sinks Our Schools (in 2 Graphs) - Jordan Weissmann - The Atlantic
How Poverty Sinks Our Schools (in 2 Graphs) - Jordan Weissmann - The Atlantic: How Poverty Sinks Our Schools (in 2 Graphs)As a pair of recent reports reminds us, states with the most poor students produce the worst education results. American teens are some of the smartest students in the world. At least, they are in Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Vermont. Kids who live in Alabama and Mississippi,
America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIF - Megan Garber - The Atlantic
America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIF - Megan Garber - The Atlantic: America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIFAn infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob"  Call it Jacob's ladder.When it comes to the most popular names for baby boys in the United States, "Michael" long held sway. For
Philadelphia Schools Partnership seeks private management over student placement | Parents United for Public Education
Philadelphia Schools Partnership seeks private management over student placement | Parents United for Public Education: Philadelphia Schools Partnership seeks private management over student placementPosted on October 24, 2013 by HELENGYMLeave a commentFor months, the Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) has been working to put in place a new citywide process for placing students in schools. Most
10-24-13 Motivation, Attention, Memory, Cognition, and Action — Whole Child Education
Motivation, Attention, Memory, Cognition, and Action — Whole Child Education: THE WHOLE CHILD BLOGMotivation, Attention, Memory, Cognition, and ActionOctober 24, 2013 by Klea ScharbergHuman beings are born to learn. During the last few decades, developmental science has exploded with discoveries of how, specifically, learning happens. This provides us with an unprecedented window into children's m
Sacramento Press / SCOE Leadership Institute has graduated has nearly 175 education leaders.
Sacramento Press / County Office Leadership Program Earns Prestigious Honor: County Office Leadership Program Earns Prestigious Honorby Tim Herrera, published on October 24, 2013 at 12:30 PMTo date, the SCOE Leadership Institute has graduated has nearly 175 education leaders.David W. Gordon, Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools.The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) Leadership Ins
California groups publish how-to guide for districts on Common Core | EdSource Today
California groups publish how-to guide for districts on Common Core | EdSource Today: California groups publish how-to guide for districts on Common CoreOctober 24th, 2013 | Add a Comment | By John Fensterwald1California school districts having trouble getting their arms around the elephant known as Common Core now have a 60-page guide to help them focus.The first edition of the Leadership Plannin
What I’ve Learned: The Public Needs to Know More About ESPs | NEA Today
What I’ve Learned: The Public Needs to Know More About ESPs | NEA Today: What I’ve Learned: The Public Needs to Know More About ESPsOctober 24, 2013 by twalker  Filed under Education Support Professionals, Featured News, Top StoriesLeave a CommentBy Cindy LongEducators may spend their careers preparing lessons, but often the most memorable are those they learn themselves.  With that in mind, NEA T
How to close the “opportunity gap?” Let’s find out | HechingerEd Blog
How to close the “opportunity gap?” Let’s find out | HechingerEd Blog: How to close the “opportunity gap?” Let’s find outIn 2006, researchers at Johns Hopkins University drew an important conclusion after a quarter-century following rich and poor students in Baltimore from childhood to adulthood. The summer, they said, is a major reason students from low-income families are continually playing cat
Big Ideas VS Big Money: Support Sue Peters for School Board! | I AM AN EDUCATOR
Big Ideas VS Big Money: Support Sue Peters for School Board! | I AM AN EDUCATOR: Big Ideas VS Big Money: Support Sue Peters for School Board!By I AM AN EDUCATOR on October 24, 2013I first met Sue Peters at a gathering of the newly formed ESP Vision—Educators, Students, and Parents for a Better Vision of the Seattle Schools.  When the investment banks and insurance companies sabotaged the global ec
Study: Charters Pose a Financial Threat to Already-Struggling School Districts - Matt Phillips - The Atlantic
Study: Charters Pose a Financial Threat to Already-Struggling School Districts - Matt Phillips - The Atlantic: Study: Charters Pose a Financial Threat to Already-Struggling School DistrictsTraditional public schools in Philadelphia and Detroit have faced revenue shortages and credit-rating reductions as students move to charters, according to a new Moody's report. More than 2 million American kids
10-24-13 Seattle Schools Community Forum
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Parent Trigger? Not So MuchWear Red for Ed shared Susan Smith's photo.FLORIDAfrom Susan Smith Last Night Jeb Bush's foundation and Michelle Rhee's StudentsFirst group hosted a showing of the pro-parent trigger propaganda movie "We the Parents" in Jacksonville. Apparently, these are the Florida parents who support parent trigger.From Fund Education Now!, t
NYC Parent And Community Involvement Charts
NYC Parent And Community Involvement Charts « Coalition for Educational Justice: NYC Parent And Community Involvement ChartsPlease click on images to download charts in English & Spanish that lay out the Department of Education’s parent engagement structures on the school, district and citywide levels and what they do. These were developed by The Fund for Public Advocacy and Annenberg Institut
PCAPS To Kick Off Campaign on Tax Abatements | WeArePCAPS
PCAPS To Kick Off Campaign on Tax Abatements | WeArePCAPS: PCAPS To Kick Off Campaign on Tax AbatementsCome to Nightmare on Rittenhouse Square and Join the Monster March for Full School Funding and Tax Fairness.Protest Tax Abatements for the Rich While Starving Our SchoolsTuesday, 10/29/13, 4:30pm10 Rittenhouse Square (130 South 18th Street)Attendees are  encouraged to dress in favorite costumes d
Teaching in a Dystopic State ! : Congrats Mr. Braun!
Teaching in a Dystopic State ! : Congrats Mr. Braun!: Congrats Mr. Braun!Congrats Mr. Braun!I could never have said it as well as you have. You have covered all the based and hit a home run.Unfortunately, in a country that elected George Bush TWICE, there are few who will listen to you. They have proven that they appreciate sideshow antics much more than their own best interests !***********Intere
Cali Education Headlines Thursday, October 24, 2013
FCMAT » Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team: Fensterwald: API will soon lose its clout as shorthand for defining school successEducation HeadlinesThursday, October 24, 2013Standard names Eureka administrator for superintendent openingThe Standard School District board of trustees has named Paul Meyers the lead candidate for its superintendent opening. Meyers is the superintendent of the
The Nation’s Largest Teachers Union Calls for Revamp of Teacher-Pay System | Center for American Progress
The Nation’s Largest Teachers Union Calls for Revamp of Teacher-Pay System | Center for American Progress: The Nation’s Largest Teachers Union Calls for Revamp of Teacher-Pay SystemSOURCE: AP/Carolyn KasterNational Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel says salary schedules traditionally used by school districts to pay teachers are no longer working.By Kaitlin Pennington | October 24,
More Research Showing Small Schools Work, Gates Remains Silent : Education Next
More Research Showing Small Schools Work, Gates Remains Silent : Education Next: More Research Showing Small Schools Work, Gates Remains SilentBy Jay P. Greene 10/23/20133 COMMENTS | PRINT | NO PDF | SHARESmall Schools: Public School Reform Meets the Ownership Society (Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture) [Paperback]With the support of the Gates Foundation, New York City created 150 small
Record number of homeless children enrolled in public schools, new data show
Record number of homeless children enrolled in public schools, new data show: Record number of homeless children enrolled in public schools, new data showBY VALERIE STRAUSSOctober 24 at 11:21 amU.S. public schools are now enrolling a record number of homeless children and youth — over 1.1 million — with the largest populations in California, New York, Texas and Florida, new data from by the U.S. D
Research Scholars Take Aim at Improving Black Achievement - Higher Education
Research Scholars Take Aim at Improving Black Achievement - Higher Education: Research Scholars Take Aim at Improving Black AchievementOctober 24, 2013 | Category: Black Issues,Featured | :by Jamal WatsonDr. Jerlando Jackson (right), Professor of Higher Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of Wisconsin’s Equity & Inclusion Laboratory, talks with Kimberly Worthy, the 20
Morning Wink 10-24-13 AM Posts #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2
BIG EDUCATION APE - MORNING WINK  AM POSTSTODAYReport: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply Unequal - Julia Ryan - The AtlanticReport: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply Unequal - Julia Ryan - The Atlantic: Report: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply UnequalStudents in Massachusetts are doing great compared to their international peers, according to the National Cente
Report: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply Unequal - Julia Ryan - The Atlantic
Report: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply Unequal - Julia Ryan - The Atlantic: Report: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply UnequalStudents in Massachusetts are doing great compared to their international peers, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Students in Alabama, Mississippi, and D.C., however, are languishing. It’s so common to see studies about
Louisiana Releases new SPS school grade scale, in bright colors, to make easier for Louisiana parents to understand | Crazy Crawfish's Blog
Louisiana Releases new SPS school grade scale, in bright colors, to make easier for Louisiana parents to understand | Crazy Crawfish's Blog: Crazy Crawfish's BlogZesty Louisiana Education PoliticsLouisiana Releases new SPS school grade scale, in bright colors, to make easier for Louisiana parents to understandPosted on October 24, 20130October 24, 2013Baton Rouge, LAToday John White and the Louisi
10-24-13 Fred Klonsky | Daily posts from a retired public school teacher who is just looking at the data.
Fred Klonsky | Daily posts from a retired public school teacher who is just looking at the data.: The Chicago way.. To truly understand Chicago and Illinois politics it is helpful to watch The Godfather. One and two. Not three. I never liked three. The first thing to understand is that there is no moral center to any of it. Abe Vigoda played Tessio. When it is discovered that Tessio has betrayed t
Still Worrying about Sputnik | janresseger
Still Worrying about Sputnik | janresseger: Still Worrying about SputnikPosted on October 24, 2013 by janressegerOne of the things I know is that anxiety is irrational. We worry about the wrong things and not about the things that should concern us. And then, of course, we don’t take the steps to do something about what we ought to be worrying about.This week the New York Times has contributed to
Here's How Americans Stack Up Against Students In Other Countries
Here's How Americans Stack Up Against Students In Other Countries: Here's How Americans Stack Up Against Students In Other CountriesWhen it comes to math skills, Alabama performs like Armenia, Mississippi comes close to Dubai, Washington, D.C., performs like Ukraine, and Massachusetts is just one rung below Japan, according to a study released by the U.S. government Wednesday.In science, Mississip
A data-driven argument to reduce testing in schools | Education By The Numbers
A data-driven argument to reduce testing in schools | Education By The Numbers: A data-driven argument to reduce testing in schoolsThe U.S. is off to a bad start when it comes to using data to improve schools, concludes a National Education Policy Center October 2013 report entitled Data Driven Improvement and Accountability by Andy Hargreaves and Henry Braun of Boston College. The authors urge U.
What to Do About Richie Rich - Bridging Differences - Education Week
What to Do About Richie Rich - Bridging Differences - Education Week: What to Do About Richie RichBy Mike Petrilli on October 24, 2013 9:44 AMDear Deborah,Over the course of our dialogue, we've written a lot about children living in poverty and about inequality. But you've been practically daring me to engage on the question of the other end of the spectrum: the children of the rich. OK, fine, I s
10-24-13 the becoming radical | Public and scholarly writing by P. L. Thomas, Furman University
the becoming radical | Public and scholarly writing by P. L. Thomas, Furman University: The U.S. Formula for Children and the Choices We Refuse to MakeThe formula for children in the U.S. can be summed up in one word, I think: “harsh.” And the response we should have to this formula is “inexcusable.” Let’s consider the U.S. formula for children: Corporal punishment—persists in 19 states in the U.S
10-24-13 National Opportunity to Learn Campaign | Education Reform for Equity and Opportunity
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign | Education Reform for Equity and Opportunity: A New Majority: Low-Income students in the South and NationPublication Date:  Thu, 2013-10-24 Organization:  Southern Education Foundation Type:  Report Category:  Equitable instructional materials and policies A New Majority A majority of public school children in 17 states – including most of the South and seve
10-24-13 Schools Matter
Schools Matter: School-wide Parent Boycott of Tests for K-2 Brings Down TestThis is what OPTOUT looks like.  From RealNews:2 by Jim Horn / 7min 10-23-13 Schools MatterSchools Matter: The Mismeasure of Education Documents Tennessee as a Cautionary TaleJim Horn’s and Denise Wilburn’s The Mismeasure of Education chronicles the history of test-driven accountability that true believers in accountabilit
LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 10-24-13 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: Sandra Korn, Harvard ’14, Says No to TFASandra Korn, class of 2014 at Harvard, was invited to join TFA. She said no. She explains why here. “For one, I am far from ready to enter a classroom on my own. Indeed, in my experience Harvard students have increasingly acknowledged that TFA drastically underprepares its recruits for the re
10-24-13 Wait What?
Wait What?: Governor Dannel Malloy just doesn’t get it…Last April, Governor Malloy attended the “the star-studded White House Correspondent’s Dinner.” His ticket and travel expenses were picked up by People Magazine. The trip sparked a lot controversy including blog posts here at Wait, What? (Dannel’s Spring Break 2013 – The White House Correspondent’s Dinner April, 27 2013 and Wait, What? Malloy
10-24-13 Ed Notes Online
Ed Notes Online: Change the Stakes General Meeting, Friday, October 25PLEASE JOIN US AT OUR MONTHLY OPEN MEETING  Change the Stakes General MeetingFriday, October 255:30 - 7.30 pmWhen:  Fri, October 25, 5:30pm – 7:30pmWhere:  CUNY Graduate Center located on 365 5th Avenue Room 5489. Bring Photo ID for building entry   Agenda for Oct 25:1. Introductions2. Discussion:  How are students experiencing
10-24-13 @ The Chalk Face
@ THE CHALK FACE: My Best Year as a TeacherI began teaching in my first, full-time classroom in 2006, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  It was right in the thick of various No Child Left Behind changes and shifts, and it was about the time that data became paramount and a new program was being handed down every other week.  Or so it seemed.  I […]6 by Kris Nielsen / 5h10-23-13 @ The Chalk Face@ THE CHA
10-24-13 Perdido Street School
Perdido Street School: UFT Spins The Evaluation System As A WinNYC Educator has a post up this morning noting that  Peter Goodman, retired Unity hack extraordinaire, left a comment at Gotham Charter Schools on their post about the just released teacher evaluation results.Goodman wrote the following:On the just released state teacher evaluation 50% of teachers were "highly effective" and
NAEP - Nation's Report Card
NAEP - Nation's Report Card Home:                    Available Now: Results of the2012 Long-Term Assessments in Reading and MathematicsDownload a copy of the report to print or share.Read the statementfrom Jack Buckley, Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics.Read the National Assessment Governing Board's news release.© Kidstock/Blend Images/Getty Images #142019099​​ See a sum
Heads of Teachers Union, State Education Department Agree on Common Core: photo 2
Heads of Teachers Union, State Education Department Agree on Common Core: photo 2: Heads of Teachers Union, State Education Department Agree on Common CoreBy Petr Svab, Epoch Times | October 23, 2013I want the commissioner to listen to teachers and parents.Randi Weingarten, president, American Federation of Teachers NEW YORK—Two heavyweights in the education field discussed the Common Core curricu
Sacramento city's contentious school superintendent to resign, jumps ship before the storm - Sacramento News & Review -
Sacramento News & Review - Sacramento city's contentious school superintendent to resign, jumps ship before the storm - Bites - Opinions - October 24, 2013: Sacramento city's contentious school superintendent to resign, jumps ship before the stormIf Jonathan Raymond is all done with them, could we please have our schools back now?By Cosmo Garvin cosmog@newsreview.comRead 1 reader submitted com
Harvard student: ‘Don’t Teach For America’
Harvard student: ‘Don’t Teach For America’: Harvard student: ‘Don’t Teach For America’BY VALERIE STRAUSSOctober 24 at 5:00 amTeach For America founder Wendy Kopp (The Washington Post)Year after year, Harvard University is one of the leading contributors of new graduates to the teacher corps of Teach For America. The latest statistics for the 2013 corps show Harvard and Vanderbilt University tying
NYC Educator: Teachers Suffer, UFT Leadership Spins
NYC Educator: Teachers Suffer, UFT Leadership Spins: Teachers Suffer, UFT Leadership SpinsThis comment from professional Unity-New Action apologist Peter Goodman appears at Gotham Schools:On the just released state teacher evaluation 50% of teachers were "highly effective" and 41% "effective" with 1% "ineffective," these do include NYC, our plan just started, so, just
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Uh oh, Rahm is 'furious'
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Uh oh, Rahm is 'furious': Uh oh, Rahm is 'furious'The Sun-Times' Fran Spielman reports that the Little Emperor is "furious." Why? Because people keep bringing up this Amer Ahmad thing and the Lois Scott connection. Remember, Rahm appointed Ahmad to be his comptroller based on CFO Scott's recommendation. Then we learned that Ahmad was indicted by the feds fo
Common Core Redux: Cartoons, Images, and Satire | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
Common Core Redux: Cartoons, Images, and Satire | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Common Core Redux: Cartoons, Images, and SatireFor the monthly cartoon feature, I return to the Common Core State Standards. The first one I did just over a year ago was popular with readers–over 10,000 views. For this month, I gathered a medley of pro and con images, cartoons, and descriptions o

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On eve of federal fraud trial, charter school guilty plea
On eve of federal fraud trial, charter school guilty plea: On eve of federal fraud trial, charter school guilty pleaShare Tweet  Reddit Email22 COMMENTSCharter school founder Dorothy June Brown faces more charges. (April Saul / Staff)MARTHA WOODALL, INQUIRER STAFF WRITERLAST UPDATED: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 2:01 AMPOSTED: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 6:25 PMPHILADELPHIA As jury selection was ge
10-23-13 Seattle Schools Community Forum
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Your Kid Going to Roosevelt in the Next 3-5 Years?It's going to be a very tough time in the neighborhood.  There is no way it will not possibly affect Roosevelt and its community.I just attended a community meeting at Roosevelt High School about the building of the light rail station that will be directly west of the school.First, as a resident, it is definitely NO
API will soon lose its clout as shorthand for defining school success | EdSource Today
API will soon lose its clout as shorthand for defining school success | EdSource Today: API will soon lose its clout as shorthand for defining school successOctober 23rd, 2013 | Add a Comment | By John FensterwaldFor more than a decade, the Academic Performance Index has defined the public’s perception of a school.Parents relied on the three-digit number, tied exclusively to scores on standardized
Free schools: our education system has been dismembered in pursuit of choice | Stephen Ball | Comment is free | The Guardian
Free schools: our education system has been dismembered in pursuit of choice | Stephen Ball | Comment is free | The Guardian: Free schools: our education system has been dismembered in pursuit of choiceOur uneven and unclear education provision now allows well-informed, persistent parents to entrench social advantageStephen BallThe Guardian, Wednesday 23 October 2013 14.30 EDTJump to comments (151
Daily Kos: Leaves on the Current - a rougher patch
Daily Kos: Leaves on the Current - a rougher patch: Leaves on the Current - a rougher patchbyteacherkenFollow7 Comments / 7 NewI have just come back from an evening visit with my wife in her hospital room.  It is a bit difficult right now, with some loss of appetite and even occasional nausea.  Her blood counts are low, and could conceivably go lower tomorrow, but so far not so low as to require a
A MESSAGE FOR ILLINOIS LEGISLATORS | Teachers Fight Back
A MESSAGE FOR ILLINOIS LEGISLATORS | Teachers Fight Back: A MESSAGE FOR ILLINOIS LEGISLATORSleave a comment »Dear Illinois Legislators:If you pass “pension reform” as it is now being considered in committee, you will join a long line of corrupt and unethical Illinois legislators.You stole (you called it borrowing), the teachers’ pension money over a lengthy period of time. You also technically sto
Fine Dining With New York State Education Commissioner John King southbronxschool.com
http://www.southbronxschool.com: Fine Dining With New York State Education Commissioner John KingI just came across this blog;  Oneonta Area For Public Educationtoday. I think I saw it on the New York Bats Facebook page, or somewhere. Anyway, I fully haven't given it a good read through, but I'm adding it to the SBSB blog roll. Oh, and one other thing caught my eye on that blog. I found out today
The Next Internet Radio Show southbronxschool.com
http://www.southbronxschool.com: The Next Internet Radio ShowTomorrow night, Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 9 PM will be the famed NYC teacher taking on the NYC DOE of education, Francesco PortelosFrancesco first made news when as a representive on his school's, PS 49 in Staten Island,  SBLT (School Based Leadership Team) he used his constitutional right to inquire about his school's finances. What
Two teachers killed. Two students blamed. | Get Schooled | www.ajc.com
Two teachers killed. Two students blamed. | Get Schooled | www.ajc.com: Two teachers killed. Two students blamed.  Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzeris seen in this undated photo provided by the family of Ritzer. Fourteen-year-old high school student Philip Chism was accused of killing Ritzer, a well-liked math teacher at Danvers High School, in Danvers, Mass., whose body was found in the
Female Sexuality on TV: Suppression, Declension, and Remington Steele |
Female Sexuality on TV: Suppression, Declension, and Remington Steele |: Female Sexuality on TV: Suppression, Declension, and Remington SteeleOctober 23, 2013 in StudentsEarlier today I stumbled across a brewing kerfuffle in response to The CW’s decision to cut a female masturbation scene from one of its shows. As Tracy Clark-Flory wrote over at Salon,“We’re thoroughly comfortable with women’s bod
Here's How Americans Stack Up Against Students In Other Countries
Here's How Americans Stack Up Against Students In Other Countries: Here's How Americans Stack Up Against Students In Other CountriesWhen it comes to math skills, Alabama performs like Armenia, Mississippi comes close to Dubai, Washington, D.C., performs like Ukraine, and Massachusetts is just one rung below Japan, according to a study released by the U.S. government Wednesday.In science, Mississip
For Weingarten, New York’s Common Core fight hits home | GothamSchools
For Weingarten, New York’s Common Core fight hits home | GothamSchools: For Weingarten, New York’s Common Core fight hits homeby Geoff Decker, at 7:34 pmNew York State Superintendent John King and AFT President Randi Weingarten speaking on a panel at an event hosted by Teaching Matters. At center, Teachers College professor Jeffrey Henig, who moderated.Randi Weingarten has been a national union bo
Public Education: A Civil Religion | California Father
Public Education: A Civil Religion | California Father: Public Education: A Civil Religionby California Father on October 23, 2013 · Leave a CommentOne of the authors of this interesting book used to be a special ed teacher. Here he describes an experience I am afraid I know well. The thesis of the book is that we have confused public education for a religion. From the right, we get faith in busin
The Non-Crisis Crisis: insane level of attack on public school teachers | Reclaim Reform
The Non-Crisis Crisis: insane level of attack on public school teachers | Reclaim Reform: The Non-Crisis Crisis: insane level of attack on public school teachersPosted on October 23, 2013by Ken PrevitiIf the pension crisis isn’t fixed in the Illinois pension systems via “pension reform” that hurts active and retired teachers, the separate Chicago pension systems will destroy Chicago according to C
Full Funding Friday #7 | WeArePCAPS
Full Funding Friday #7 | WeArePCAPS: Full Funding Friday #7Posted on October 23, 2013by wearepcapsThe Full Funding Friday Campaign keeps rolling along.Here are the schools where rallies are planned for this Friday. We really appreciate all the people who have volunteered to come out and join with school staff, parents and students. Please let me know if you can help and what school you can go to.
Nite Cap 10-23-13 #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2
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 CAPTODAYMike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Send lawyers, guns and money...Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Send lawyers, guns and money...: Send lawyers, guns and money...The shit has hit the fanIt’s shocking to hear that Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios’




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