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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/9/16




Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 10/9/16

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School Choice Barbecued Cajun Style | Crazy Normal - the Classroom Exposé




Group continues push for charter accountability after Brown veto - The San Diego Union-Tribune
Group continues push for charter accountability after Brown veto - The San Diego Union-Tribune : Group continues push for charter accountability after Brown veto The stack of bills vetoed on deadline by Gov. Jerry Brown last week includes legislation that would have called for stepped up charter school transparency. That Brown killed the bill came as little surprise to state leaders and community
Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: More Edureading + PA: Charter Laws "Absolute Worst"
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: More Edureading + PA: Charter Laws "Absolute Worst" ICYMI: More Edureading 2 by Peter Greene / 59min I It's a short list this week, but still worth reading. The Annual Autopsy You know I love a good analogy. Here's one more way to look at the uselessness of "data." Education's Failure To Retain Great Teachers Another look at the sad state of t
OSPI candidate Chris Reykdal’s statement on the recent charter school grant to Washington State | Seattle Education
OSPI candidate Chris Reykdal’s statement on the recent charter school grant to Washington State | Seattle Education : OSPI candidate Chris Reykdal’s statement on the recent charter school grant to Washington State We sent the following question to OSPI State Superintendent candidates Erin Jones and Chris Reykdal: “Given the legal uncertainty of charter schools in our state, as head of the OSPI, w
Questions We Should Be Asking About “Future Ready” Schools | Seattle Education
Questions We Should Be Asking About “Future Ready” Schools | Seattle Education : Questions We Should Be Asking About “Future Ready” Schools How far are we from the day we’ll be forced to rely on online education modules to inspire and excite the minds of young people; where badge collections replace diplomas; and virtual reality games substitute for Friday night dances, track meets, spelling bees
School Choice Barbecued Cajun Style | Crazy Normal - the Classroom Exposé
School Choice Barbecued Cajun Style | Crazy Normal - the Classroom Exposé : School Choice Barbecued Cajun Style School Choice: The End of Public Education? is available from TC Press and on Amazon.com . The foundation of choice in education: traditional public schools open to all students/children vs corporate charters open to only children the corporate charter wants and is willing to keep. tult
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Vote, Vote, Vote
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Vote, Vote, Vote : Vote, Vote, Vote Quite the weekend politically. I'm not sure what else could be said except I'm a woman - a sister, a mother, a daughter - and I vote. I think the NFL is going to see quite a drop in viewership for the Sunday night game because of a debate that could be the most incendiary one in history. The deadline for online voter registratio
Marie Corfield: @realDonaldTrump: the RNCs monster
Marie Corfield: .@realDonaldTrump: the RNCs monster : @realDonaldTrump: the RNCs monster As much as I despise Donald Trump's lies, misogyny, racism and xenophobia; as much as his vile words and actions make my skin crawl; as much as I think, if elected, he would go down as the worst president in US history, possibly lead us into a civil war (not to mention wars with other countries), I don't thin
Athletics, Philanthropists and Schools
Athletics, Philanthropists and Schools : Athletics, Philanthropists and Schools We know that San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s flag and national anthem protest against ongoing police maiming and murdering of unarmed black and brown people is having impacts. Allies in and out of amateur and pro sports are supporting the NFL player and his dissident message of protest agains
SACRAMENTO PROGRESSIVE ALLIANCE: Hurricane Matthew Help for Haiti
SACRAMENTO PROGRESSIVE ALLIANCE: Hurricane Matthew Help for Haiti : Hurricane Matthew Help for Haiti Dear Friends, Hurricane Matthew has caused the worst humanitarian crisis since the 2010 earthquake. We are very concerned for all those at risk in Haiti, especially folks who live at sea level in Cite Soleil, where the Lamp clinic, and SAKALA are located. Not only are families in these low lying a
Civil Rights Activists Ask the Candidates: Where Do You Stand on K-12 Education? | Diane Ravitch's blog
Civil Rights Activists Ask the Candidates: Where Do You Stand on K-12 Education? | Diane Ravitch's blog : Civil Rights Activists Ask the Candidates: Where Do You Stand on K-12 Education? Before the second debate tonight, the Journey for Justice asks the candidates to respond to these questions: Education activists release statement ahead of second presidential debate: “Will the next president be
Deplorables Unmasked | the becoming radical
Deplorables Unmasked | the becoming radical : Deplorables Unmasked Something deplorable happened on the way to claiming the U.S. is a Christian nation of free people where everyone regardless of race, creed, religion, or gender has the same opportunities at life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And it wasn’t Donald Trump. Or better expressed, it wasn’t only Donald Trump. Once Trump secured
Let Students Pronounce Themselves (On Pronouns and Identity) [Guest Post] | The Jose Vilson
Let Students Pronounce Themselves (On Pronouns and Identity) [Guest Post] | The Jose Vilson : Let Students Pronounce Themselves (On Pronouns and Identity) [Guest Post] Editor’s Note: Normally, I don’t post things during a break, but I’d like everyone to read this from Kurt Ostrow. Also, this is totally appropriate even right now and any time, not just the first day of school. Enjoy! In my work as
With A Brooklyn Accent: Women Are Not the Only Ones Offended by Donald Trump's Vulgar Behavior
With A Brooklyn Accent: Women Are Not the Only Ones Offended by Donald Trump's Vulgar Behavior : Women Are Not the Only Ones Offended by Donald Trump's Vulgar Behavior As some apologists for Donald Trump have suggested, the type of language Mr Trump used in the "Access Hollywood" video just uncovered is hardly unique to him. Unfortunately, they are right about this. Not only did Bill Clinton use
Russ on Reading: Fluency Instruction: Building Bridges from Decoding to Comprehension
Russ on Reading: Fluency Instruction: Building Bridges from Decoding to Comprehension : Fluency Instruction: Building Bridges from Decoding to Comprehension The reward we get for reading is meaning. When we read we might be entertained or informed or both, but only if we can get to the meaning. Children must become automatic enough in their decoding to free up brain space to think about what they
Here's How Schools Can Soften The Blow Of Sixth Grade : NPR Ed : NPR
Here's How Schools Can Soften The Blow Of Sixth Grade : NPR Ed : NPR : Here's How Schools Can Soften The Blow Of Sixth Grade Middle school is tough. Bodies change. Hormones rage. Algebra becomes a reality. But there are things schools can do to make life easier for students — like this big study we wrote about showing that K-8 schools my be better for kids than traditional middle schools. But asi
Ted Strickland says he regrets saying for-profit charter schools have 'raped' taxpayers, but stands by criticism | cleveland.com
Ted Strickland says he regrets saying for-profit charter schools have 'raped' taxpayers, but stands by criticism | cleveland.com : Ted Strickland says he regrets saying for-profit charter schools have 'raped' taxpayers, but stands by criticism LAKEWOOD, Ohio — Ted Strickland said Saturday that he regrets his choice of words when he said in Columbus this week that for-profit charter schools have "
Hillary Clinton on education issues free college and school choice - Business Insider
Hillary Clinton on education issues free college and school choice - Business Insider : Here's where Hillary Clinton stands on education Education policy has largely been a second-tier issue in the 2016 presidential election. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has focused her discussion mostly on issues like the economy, national security, while briefly touching on college affordabil

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