Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/4/16


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/4/16


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The Unintended Consequences of Taking a Hard Line on School Discipline - The New York Times






John Thompson: The Three Faces of a New Era of School Improvement | Huffington Post - Linkis.com
The Three Faces of a New Era of School Improvement | Huffington Post - Linkis.com : The Three Faces of a New Era of School Improvement NPR Ed reached out to education leaders from across the country and found that “some education leaders are rushing to embrace the newly frank conversation about the racial impact of education reforms. Others are caught awkwardly in the middle. And some — especiall
Nevada Education Savings Account Vouchers Ruled Unconstitutional by Nevada’s Supreme Court | janresseger
Nevada Education Savings Account Vouchers Ruled Unconstitutional by Nevada’s Supreme Court | janresseger : Nevada Education Savings Account Vouchers Ruled Unconstitutional by Nevada’s Supreme Court In a short brief, the National Education Association concisely defines Education Savings Accounts —the kind of school voucher program that was found unconstitutional by the Nevada Supreme Court last we
Relay Grad School of Ed Operation Rejected in Pennsylvania | deutsch29
Relay Grad School of Ed Operation Rejected in Pennsylvania | deutsch29 : Relay Grad School of Ed Operation Rejected in Pennsylvania Since February 2014, corporate reform entity, Relay Graduate School of Education, has been trying to gain approval to operate as a masters-degree-granting entity in Pennsylvania. Relay is not seeking for authorization in Pennsylvania; Relay wanted to establish a phys
School choice not the right choice for our kids
School choice not the right choice for our kids : School choice not the right choice for our kids Five years ago, the state Legislature considered forcing all schools to play by the same rules when it comes to allowing students from outside their districts to enroll. It didn't get very far, due, in part, to stringent opposition from districts like Grosse Pointe Schools, where the Grosse Pointe ci
CURMUDGUCATION: Duncan Scolds Education Schools
CURMUDGUCATION: Duncan Scolds Education Schools : Duncan Scolds Education Schools When former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan isn't busy joining another board of some education-flavored enterprise (his latest is Revolution Foods, an over-hyped cafeteria supply company), he still finds time to offer uninformed opinions about education itself. Pay me to have an opinion about school lunch? Retire
New Grants Announced: Education Department Continues to Pour Millions Into Charter School Black Hole
New Grants Announced: Education Department Continues to Pour Millions Into Charter School Black Hole : New Grants Announced: Education Department Continues to Pour Millions Into Charter School Black Hole Last week, the US Department of Education announced that it had approved $245 million in grants to eight states under the federal Charter School Program. The states, California, Florida, Georgia,
National teachers’ union: Trump’s behavior greenlights bullying and bigotry in our schools
National teachers’ union: Trump’s behavior greenlights bullying and bigotry in our schools : National teachers’ union: Trump’s behavior greenlights bullying and bigotry in our schools The National Education Association is planning a six-figure advertising campaign that will accuse Donald Trump of bullying behavior that wouldn’t be tolerated in the classroom — let alone the White House. According
Eschools say they will appeal audits determining inflated attendance | The Columbus Dispatch
Eschools say they will appeal audits determining inflated attendance | The Columbus Dispatch : Eschools say they will appeal audits determining inflated attendance On top of the more than $60 million they may seek to recover from ECOT, the Ohio Department of Education also could demand about $23 million more from eight other online schools for inflated attendance. On the same day ECOT was dealt a
How Success Academy Charter Network Uses Children | Huffington Post
How Success Academy Charter Network Uses Children | Huffington Post : How Success Academy Charter Network Uses Children Success Academy Charter Schools were closed on Wednesday September 28. It wasn’t a national or religious holiday, it hasn’t snowed yet, and public schools were open, teachers were teaching, and children were learning. Success Academy Charter Schools were closed last Wednesday so
The Unintended Consequences of Taking a Hard Line on School Discipline - The New York Times
The Unintended Consequences of Taking a Hard Line on School Discipline - The New York Times : The Unintended Consequences of Taking a Hard Line on School Discipline It did not take long for school safety agents in New York to find their first gun of the new school year. Day 1 had barely begun at a Brooklyn high school last month when the officers stopped a 15-year-old student who had stowed a loa
Chicago's Troubled Schools Made Wall Street $110 Million - NASDAQ.com
Chicago's Troubled Schools Made Wall Street $110 Million - NASDAQ.com : Chicago's Troubled Schools Made Wall Street $110 Million The Chicago Board of Education was desperate for cash. Two Wall Street players were willing to lend it -- at a price. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Chicago-based Nuveen Asset Management have made realized and paper profits exceeding $ 110 million on purchases this year of
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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/1/16
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/1/16 Featured Post NPE Action Endorses Hillary Rodham Clinton for President - NPE Action WHEN IT COMES TO MEANINGFUL REFORM AT LAUSD, THE L.A. TIMES ALWAYS GIVES THE 

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