Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 9/27/16

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 9/27/16



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Elizabeth Warren Won't Support Charter School Expansion





CURMUDGUCATION: FL: Bad Retail Management As Ed Policy
CURMUDGUCATION: FL: Bad Retail Management As Ed Policy : FL: Bad Retail Management As Ed Policy If you have worked in the retail world, you have probably had this experience. If you teach in Florida, you're about to. Somewhere way up the corporate ladder, some guys in a board room declare that they predict an awesome quarter for the corporate coffers. This awesome result is based on an uptick in
Look out Massachusetts taxpayers! The charter school industry wants your tax money! - Wait What?
Look out Massachusetts taxpayers! The charter school industry wants your tax money! - Wait What? : Look out Massachusetts taxpayers! The charter school industry wants your tax money! On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (Election Day 2016), Massachusetts voters will have to opportunity to cast their vote in favor or against Question 2, a referendum that would lift the cap on the number of charter schools
Gap Co-Founder Doris Fisher Is Bankrolling the Charter School Agenda – And Pouring Dark Money Into CA Politics – Capital & Main
Gap Co-Founder Doris Fisher Is Bankrolling the Charter School Agenda – And Pouring Dark Money Into CA Politics – Capital & Main : Gap Co-Founder Doris Fisher Is Bankrolling the Charter School Agenda – And Pouring Dark Money Into CA Politics As co-founder of the Gap, San Francisco-based business leader and philanthropist Doris Fisher boasts a net worth of $2.6 billion, making her the country’s
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: TRUMP'S 7 DEBATE 'BELIEVE ME's. I don't.
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: TRUMP'S 7 DEBATE 'BELIEVE ME's. I don't. : TRUMP'S 7 DEBATE 'BELIEVE ME's. I don't. Trump's favorite expression is, "believe me". It's almost like he's begging his audience to buy-in to his often outrageous statements as a matter of faith. In last night's debate he told us to believe him a total of seven times. That's seven shots if you were using the phra
Elizabeth Warren Won't Support Charter School Expansion
Elizabeth Warren Won't Support Charter School Expansion : Elizabeth Warren Won’t Support Charter School Expansion She’s voting ‘no’ on Question 2 . Elizabeth Warren, a onetime charter school true believer who has recently been less sure , announced Monday afternoon that she will be voting no on Question 2, the ballot question in Massachusetts that would raise the annual cap on them. Here’s the fu
ECOT attendance inflated by 9,000 students, audit finds; $60 million in state funding in jeopardy | cleveland.com
ECOT attendance inflated by 9,000 students, audit finds; $60 million in state funding in jeopardy | cleveland.com : ECOT attendance inflated by 9,000 students, audit finds; $60 million in state funding in jeopardy COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's largest online charter school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) , was paid for 9,000 more students than it should have last school year, an Ohio Depar
Student suspended after posting picture of discolored water in school bathroom to social media - WXYZ.com
Student suspended after posting picture of discolored water in school bathroom to social media - WXYZ.com : Student suspended after posting picture of discolored water in school bathroom to social media click here to see video WESTLAND, Mich. (WXYZ) - Hazel Juco says when she saw discolored water coming from the sink at her school, it concerned her. “I just took a picture of it. And then in my ne
Mike Matsuda's statement: Epic Charter, delivers most of its instruction online.- Network For Public Education
Mike Matsuda's statement - Network For Public Education : Mike Matsuda’s statement Mike Matsuda is the superintendent of the Anaheim Union High School District. Here is his recent statement to the Orange County Board of Education regarding the Epic Charter, which delivers most of its instruction online. One of the trustees had a discussion placed on the agenda because of concerns that Epic had mi
Si valoras la educación ¡inscríbete para votar! - Lily's Blackboard #ReadyToVote, #SuVozEsSuVoto y #VeYVota
Si valoras la educación ¡inscríbete para votar! - Lily's Blackboard : Si valoras la educación ¡inscríbete para votar! El 27 de septiembre es el Día Nacional de Registro de Votantes , y por todo el país grupos sin fines de lucro y voluntarios salen a las calles para inscribir votantes. Empezando en el año 2002, la Asociación Nacional de Secretarios de Estado designó septiembre como el Mes Nacional
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Trump: "Stop and frisk" isn't racial profiling it's stopping "bad people."
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Trump: "Stop and frisk" isn't racial profiling it's stopping "bad people." : "Stop and frisk" isn't racial profiling it's stopping "bad people." "But we need — Lester, we need law and order. And we need law and order in the inner cities..." -- Trump I actually would have found at least the second half of the debate e
How Educational Redlining Works in Ohio | janresseger
How Educational Redlining Works in Ohio | janresseger : How Educational Redlining Works in Ohio In an extraordinary indictment of the test-and-punish regime imposed by the federal No Child Left Behind and renewed last December in the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, Bill Mathis and Tina Trujillo of the National Education Policy Center decry the kind of rating and ranking of schools that was re
UConn 2000 Program - UConn broke the law and was caught. Now they are doing it again - Wait What?
UConn 2000 Program - UConn broke the law and was caught. Now they are doing it again - Wait What? : UConn 2000 Program – UConn broke the law and was caught. Now they are doing it again From today’s CT Mirror UConn first came under fire over its capital program in 2005 amid reports that new dormitories that hadn’t been subjected to fire and other safety code inspections had been opened and were ho
With A Brooklyn Accent: Notorious Phd Analysis of the Debate
With A Brooklyn Accent: Notorious Phd Analysis of the Debate : Notorious Phd Analysis of the Debate Donald Trump did not lose any support last night. He touched all the key talking points that have attracted supporters to him- jobs and companies leaving, immigration and law and order, Clinton email scandals. However, Hillary Clinton's hugely confident performance, and Trump's interruptions, bully
Bankers and Teachers: Scandals and Accountability (Part 1) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
Bankers and Teachers: Scandals and Accountability (Part 1) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice : Bankers and Teachers: Scandals and Accountability (Part 1) Wells Fargo, a bank that made more than $80 billion in revenue and has a market value of $277 billion, was fined $185,000,000 by federal regulators for creating 1.5 million fake credit card accounts. In the plea bargain that
Finland schools use American education research, but American doesn't - Business Insider
Finland schools use American education research, but American doesn't - Business Insider : Almost all education research takes place in the US — but Finland is using it better Year after year, Finland is ranked as one of the world leaders in education while America lags far behind. But it's not that Finland knows more about how to build effective schools than the US does. Almost all education res
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on education issues - Business Insider
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on education issues - Business Insider : Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on education issues Education policy has largely been a second-tier issue in the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees, have focused their comments and discussions mostly on issues like national security, trade, and
Scorecard: Times political writers unanimously declare Clinton the winner of round 1 - LA Times
Scorecard: Times political writers unanimously declare Clinton the winner of round 1 - LA Times : Clinton-Trump first debate updates: Our scorers give it to Clinton Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump came out swinging in a contentious first showdown. Both entered the debate trying to win support from an unusually high number of voters who remain undecided. See how our political analysts scored each
Activist who threw pie at Mayor Kevin Johnson wants charges dropped | The Sacramento Bee
Activist who threw pie at Mayor Kevin Johnson wants charges dropped | The Sacramento Bee : Activist who threw pie at Mayor Kevin Johnson wants charges dropped Activist Sean Thompson, 32, is asking for felony and misdemeanor charges to be dropped related to his shoving a pie in Mayor Kevin Johnson's face last week. Thompson said Monday he wanted to get Johnson's attention before the mayor leaves o

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Class Action Allowed in Walmart Mexican Bribery Case | deutsch29
Class Action Allowed in Walmart Mexican Bribery Case | deutsch29 : Class Action Allowed in Walmart Mexican Bribery Case According to Forbes , the Walton family is the richest family in America, with seven family members worth a combined $130 billion. Their wealth is derived from their superstore chain, Walmart– and from unethical business practices such as the bribing of Mexican officials and kee
BRIDGEGATE– Seven steps to closing an interstate crossing, but without bloodshed |
BRIDGEGATE– Seven steps to closing an interstate crossing, but without bloodshed | : BRIDGEGATE– Seven steps to closing an interstate crossing, but without bloodshed What a guy, that David Wildstein. A helluva guy. Why, he had the power to shut down entrance lanes to the George Washington Bridge in a way that would not only create a massive traffic jam for but also would have increased the danger
Jersey Jazzman: Chris Christie's Lying, Incoherent Letter to Teachers
Jersey Jazzman: Chris Christie's Lying, Incoherent Letter to Teachers : Chris Christie's Lying, Incoherent Letter to Teachers By now, most teachers in New Jersey have received a copy of a letter, sent at taxpayer expense, from governor Chris Christie. I got mine on Friday, and I've posted it below. After reading it, I thought the same thing I've been thinking while following the Bridgegate trial:
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 9/26/16
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 9/26/16 Featured Post Teacher signs strike vote in hospital bed, a day after baby born | Chicago Sun-Times Education Activists Converge on Presidential Debate – Cloaking Inequity by mike simpson / 4min Education Activists Converge on Presidential Debate – Cloaking Inequity : 

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