Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Addressing Rape Culture in the Age of Trump - SF Public School Mom





GULEN: Lawyer for Turkey Refers Ohio Charter Schools to Auditor - ABC News
Lawyer for Turkey Refers Ohio Charter Schools to Auditor - ABC News : Lawyer for Turkey Refers Ohio Charter Schools to Auditor A group of U.S. charter schools in Ohio started by the followers of a reclusive Muslim cleric engaged in improper business relationships, a lawyer for the Turkish government alleges in a complaint filed Tuesday seeking a state investigation. Attorney Robert Amsterdam also
Addressing Rape Culture in the Age of Trump - SF Public School MomSF Public School Mom
Addressing Rape Culture in the Age of Trump - SF Public School MomSF Public School Mom : Addressing Rape Culture in the Age of Trump So… Here we go! This weekend has been a doozy for parents. Who would have thought a Trump candidacy would lead to political pundits arguing about p*ssy on TV! There seems to be no way to avoid the bile coming out of Trump’s mouth. Even when you don’t actively watch
Read Across America: 20 years young! - Lily's Blackboard
Read Across America: 20 years young! - Lily's Blackboard : Read Across America: 20 years young! Ok, so we’re all getting a little older. But some things never go out of style. I recently picked up a book to read with my 20-month-old granddaughter. “I’ll Love You Forever” always makes me laugh and cry and get a little creeped out (if you haven’t read this book picture book you won’t know what I’m
#BlackLivesMatterAtSchool: Hundreds of educators across Seattle to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts to school on Oct. 19th | I AM AN EDUCATOR
#BlackLivesMatterAtSchool: Hundreds of educators across Seattle to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts to school on Oct. 19th | I AM AN EDUCATOR : #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool: Hundreds of educators across Seattle to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts to school on Oct. 19th Educators in Seattle are starting off the school year dressed for success. In the fist action of this scale, many hundreds of Seattl
Two Cheers for PBS's TED Education Talks | Huffington Post
Two Cheers for PBS's TED Education Talks | Huffington Post - Linkis.com : Two Cheers for PBS’s TED Education Talk Two cheers for the Public Broadcast System’s TED Talks: The Education Revolution . The special report featured Nadia Lopez, the New York City principal who has recently authored The Bridge to Brilliance . Even better, several TED speakers proclaimed teaching as an act of love. We’ve e
Native American Colleges Have Abandoned The Student Loan System - BuzzFeed News
Native American Colleges Have Abandoned The Student Loan System - BuzzFeed News : Native American Colleges Have Abandoned The Student Loan System With graduates defaulting on their loans at sky-high rates, the vast majority of America’s 32 tribal colleges have stopped their students from borrowing. The campus of Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. Orlin Wagner / AP By the time
The Diane Silvers Ravitch ’60 Lecture: “The Inconvenient Truth About American Education Reform”
Wellesley College : The Diane Silvers Ravitch ’60 Lecture “The Inconvenient Truth About American Education Reform” Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 7:30pm Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall Auditorium (201) Read more at http://www.wellesley.edu/event/node/92301#4qsPwTob4WiM5Tgi.99 Wellesley College’s Department of Education is proud to welcome Pasi Sahlberg for the Diane Silvers Ravitch Class of ’60 le
Why For-Profit Education Fails - The Atlantic
Why For-Profit Education Fails - The Atlantic : Why For-Profit Education Fails Moguls’ good intentions too often betray them. E arlier this year, LeapFrog Enterprises, the educational-entertainment business, sold itself for $1 a share. The deal came several months after LeapFrog received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange that it would be delisted if the value of its stock did not improve
How Racism Contributes to the Achievement Gap - The Atlantic
How Racism Contributes to the Achievement Gap - The Atlantic : How the Stress of Racism Affects Learning A new study shows that the pressures associated with discrimination contribute to the achievement gap. For 15-year-old Zion Agostini, the start of each school day is a new occasion to navigate a minefield of racial profiling. From an early age, walking home from elementary school with his olde
Literacy lawsuit draws questions, call for investment
Literacy lawsuit draws questions, call for investment : Literacy lawsuit draws questions, call for investment The U.S. Constitution does not explicitly guarantee the right to education, and the nation’s highest court so far has not weighed in. But U.S. District Judge Stephen J. Murphy III in Detroit is being asked to open the door to the concept of a constitutional right to literacy — which could
More Evidence that State School Ratings Don’t Reflect School Quality | janresseger
More Evidence that State School Ratings Don’t Reflect School Quality | janresseger : More Evidence that State School Ratings Don’t Reflect School Quality In Ohio, school districts are on the ballot with local property tax levies in this turbulent November election season. Here are the conditions under which our school districts—including the Cleveland school district this fall—find themselves on
In illegal move, Malloy administration misleads public (again) on budget deficit - Wait What?
In illegal move, Malloy administration misleads public (again) on budget deficit - Wait What? : In illegal move, Malloy administration misleads public (again) on budget deficit State law requires that on the 20 th of every month, the Governor’s administration MUST inform the State Comptroller about any known budget deficit. The State Comptroller, in turn, uses that information to help guide his m
Why Are Education Activists Walking to Albany? | Daniel Katz, Ph.D.
Why Are Education Activists Walking to Albany? | Daniel Katz, Ph.D. : Why Are Education Activists Walking to Albany? For more than a week, a small but determined group of public school advocates, have undertaken an ambitious and heartfelt journey: a walk of 150 miles from New York City to Albany to deliver a message. That message? Pay up. After ten years of delays, excuses, cuts, and broken promi
Student Member Application Memo - State Board of Education (CA Dept of Education)
Student Member Application Memo - State Board of Education (CA Dept of Education) : REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017-18 STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION STUDENT MEMBER The California State Board of Education (SBE) is accepting applications for the 2017–18 Student Board Member position. Any student who is a California resident and enrolled in a public high school, will be a senior in good standing in
Teaching Spanish at Mountain View High School: Technology Integration | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
Teaching Spanish at Mountain View High School: Technology Integration | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice : Teaching Spanish at Mountain View High School: Technology Integration The 50-minute Spanish 2 Honors class began September 27, 2016 with a “bell ringer” exercise. The teacher has a slide on the screen with 10 sentences. The task is for students to put the verb into the pas
CURMUDGUCATION: Why Are Teachers So Stressed?
CURMUDGUCATION: Why Are Teachers So Stressed? : Why Are Teachers So Stressed? Last week at the Atlantic, teacher-author Timothy Walker took a broad look at the reports of teacher stress (a good follow-up to his earlier piece on teacher burnout ). Walker did a good job of gathering up the current data on teacher stress, but he stopped short of one huge question. On twitter he opened the door to th
Stop the Ed Tech Juggernaut: A Parents Across America Webinar | Seattle Education
Stop the Ed Tech Juggernaut: A Parents Across America Webinar | Seattle Education : Stop the Ed Tech Juggernaut: A Parents Across America Webinar Members of Parents Across America (PAA) have spent extensive time looking into quantities of writing and research that raise red flags about the impact of the EdTech explosion on our children. This high-pressure movement has brought a mishmash of digita
WikiLeaks - The Podesta Emails: Randi WTF Joel Klein?
WikiLeaks - The Podesta Emails : The Podesta Emails: Randi WTF Joel Klein? Re: Joel Klein From:john.podesta@gmail.com To: re47@hillaryclinton.com Date: 2015-08-20 05:57 Subject: Re: Joel Klein What is this about? Adding Dennis. On Wednesday, August 19, 2015, Robby Mook wrote: > Tina just called me abt this. Just huddled with Maya and Ed and we > are 99% sure this isn't true but Maya is checking.
Schools Matter: ESSA and the Selling of CBE
Schools Matter: ESSA and the Selling of CBE : ESSA and the Selling of CBE During the stitching together in 2015 of the federal Frankenstein known as ESSA, the corporate unions, along with their support groups (NPE and FairTest) and activist arms (BATs and SOS), were working to get annual testing in all grades reduced to one time each in elementary, middle, and high school. The corporate foundatio
Four-year deal and revamped pensions prevent Chicago teachers strike - MarketWatch
Four-year deal and revamped pensions prevent Chicago teachers strike - MarketWatch : Four-year deal and revamped pensions prevent Chicago teachers strike New teachers will be required to contribute 9.4% of their salaries to their retirement account Striking Chicago public school teachers march down Michigan Avenue in 2012 in Chicago, the last time the union representing the nation’s third-largest
Tim Kaine's wife, Ann Holton, talks education policy
Tim Kaine's wife, Ann Holton, talks education policy : Tim Kaine's wife, Ann Holton, talks education policy She was Virginia's education secretary, and as a student she helped desegregate Richmond, Va., schools Ann Holton, a former Virginia education secretary and the wife of Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine, campaigned in Philadelphia on Saturday to talk up Hillary Clinton’s agenda

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THERE WAS NO SECOND DEBATE. (Did you hear two separate public education policies?) | Reclaim Reform
THERE WAS NO SECOND DEBATE. (Did you hear two separate public education policies?) | Reclaim Reform : THERE WAS NO SECOND DEBATE. (Did you hear two separate public education policies?) by Ken Previti Did you hear two separate public education policies? Neither did I. The event has been hyped as a spectacle. The world cannot believe what a spectacle we are making of ourselves. TUSCALOOSA, AL – OCT
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/9/16
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/9/16 Featured Post CURMUDGUCATION: Don't Wait for the Authorities Turkey’s Thirty-Year Coup - The New Yorker by mike simpson / 1h Turkey’s Thirty-Year Coup - The New 

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