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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/15/16


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/15/16

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Breaking News: Charter Resolution Ratified by @NAACP National Board – Cloaking Inequity




NAACP ratifies controversial resolution for a moratorium on charter schools - The Washington Post
NAACP ratifies controversial resolution for a moratorium on charter schools - The Washington Post : NAACP ratifies controversial resolution for a moratorium on charter schools The North Carolina NAACP’s president, Rev. William Barber, gestures during a news conference in Richmond in June. On Saturday, national NAACP leaders backed a moratorium on the expansion of charter schools. (Steve Helber/AP
Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION: There Are More Important Things
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION There Are More Important Things 17 by Peter Greene / 2h This is Homecoming week at my high school; Thursday parade, Friday game, and tonight, the Big Dance. It's a big deal. I've been the Student Council adviser in charge of all this stuff for years and years now, and I never cease to be amazed at how worked up some students get about it. After all, i
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Rehabilitating Rahm Emanuel
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Rehabilitating Rahm Emanuel : Rehabilitating Rahm Emanuel After spending much of the past year in the Democrats' dog house, it appears Rahm is being rehabilitated. Now that Clinton feels that IL in the bag, it's becoming safe for party regulars, including POTUS himself, to be seen and even have their pictures taken with the mayor. On Tuesday, Emanuel felt confident
Breaking News: Charter Resolution Ratified by @NAACP National Board – Cloaking Inequity
Breaking News: Charter Resolution Ratified by @NAACP National Board – Cloaking Inequity : Breaking News: Charter Resolution Ratified by @NAACP National Board Statement Regarding the NAACP’s Resolution on a Moratorium on Charter Schools CINCINNATI – Members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Board of Directors ratified a resolution Saturday adopted by delegat
gbrown: "Democracy Now" Award-Winning Journalist Amy Goodman to Turn Herself in to North Dakota Authorities on Monday Oct. 17
gbrown: "Democracy Now" Award-Winning Journalist Amy Goodman to Turn Herself in to North Dakota Authorities on Monday Oct. 17 : "Democracy Now" Award-Winning Journalist Amy Goodman to Turn Herself in to North Dakota Authorities on Monday Oct. 17 "'I will go back to North Dakota to fight this charge. It is a clear violation of the First Amendment,' said Goodman. 'I was doing my job as a journalist
LAUSD’s Huntington Park Considers Charter School Moratorium | deutsch29
LAUSD’s Huntington Park Considers Charter School Moratorium | deutsch29 : LAUSD’s Huntington Park Considers Charter School Moratorium Los Angeles is the center of a major push by billionaires Eli Broad and the Waltons to expand the charter school sector. However, a new, potential complication to the billionaire will for charter schools for non-billionaire children is the sensible idea that public
October 2016 Information Memoranda - State Board of Education (CA Dept of Education)
October 2016 Information Memoranda - State Board of Education (CA Dept of Education) : October 2016 Information Memoranda Background information and updates on issues of interest to the State Board Members. Periodically, the State Board Members may receive information memoranda from State Board staff and the California Department of Education. The information memoranda may include background info
DoED settlement: For-profit school must scale back student success claims - CSMonitor.com
DoED settlement: For-profit school must scale back student success claims - CSMonitor.com : DoED settlement: For-profit school must scale back student success claims Advertisements for DeVry, a for-profit university, claimed that since 1975, 90 percent of graduates find a job within six months of graduation. The government says that those claims are unsubstantiated. The US Department of Education
Minority students are underrepresented at the nation’s top public schools - MarketWatch
Minority students are underrepresented at the nation’s top public schools - MarketWatch : Minority students are underrepresented at the nation’s top public schools More evidence our nation’s top public schools are turning into bastions of wealthy, white students Our public higher education system, typically thought of as a great equalizer, isn’t as great an engine of social mobility as we imagine
Mayor Kenney Blasts School Reform Commissioner’s Approach To Languishing Teacher Contract Talks « CBS Philly
Mayor Kenney Blasts School Reform Commissioner’s Approach To Languishing Teacher Contract Talks « CBS Philly : Mayor Kenney Blasts School Reform Commissioner’s Approach To Languishing Teacher Contract Talks CITY HALL (CBS) — The four-year-old stalemate between the Philadelphia School District and its teachers appears to be fraying nerves, and not just between the union and the district. On Friday
Tada! Students Soon to Get Trained Dance and Theatre Teachers
Tada! Students Soon to Get Trained Dance and Theatre Teachers : Tada! Students Soon to Get Trained Dance and Theatre Teachers TADA! made it through both houses of the legislature, buoyed by the support of the California Teachers Association, California Federation of Teachers, California Dance Education Association and California Educational Theatre Association. This effort picked up many vocal al
Reinvigorating Our Unions: Organizing Ourselves First, to Meet the Changing Times | Alternet
Reinvigorating Our Unions: Organizing Ourselves First, to Meet the Changing Times | Alternet : Reinvigorating Our Unions: Organizing Ourselves First, to Meet the Changing Times A union president explains how labor needs to adjust to be relevant today. This isn’t your father’s labor movement. Back when my dad was a Cleveland bus driver and member of the Amalgamated Transit Union, Americans had a m
Randi Weingarten Response: There is 'Hope That ESSA Will Bring Positive Change To Classrooms' - Larry Ferlazzo
Response: There is 'Hope That ESSA Will Bring Positive Change To Classrooms' - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher : Response: There is 'Hope That ESSA Will Bring Positive Change To Classrooms The new "question-of-the-week" is: What practical impact do you think The Every Student Succeeds Act will really have in the classroom? The Every Student Succeeds Act is the successor

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Bill Gates' Billions Blocking Him From Enlightenment - Jeff Reifman
Bill Gates' Billions Blocking Him From Enlightenment - Jeff Reifman : Bill Gates’ Billions Blocking Him From Enlightenment Citizen Microsoft, Seattle Weekly Cover Last week, Bill Gates called on political leaders to accelerate innovation . “But innovation starts with government support for the research labs and universities working on new insights,” he said. “The public sector’s investments unloc
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/14/16
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/14/16 Featured Post The Most Important WikiLeaks Revelation Isn’t About Hillary Clinton | New Republic Huntington Park: Tiny city becomes battleground in larger war over LA charter 




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