Sunday, December 11, 2016

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 12/11/16


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 12/11/16

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CURMUDGUCATION: Why Honor Diane Ravitch?
CURMUDGUCATION: Why Honor Diane Ravitch? : Why Honor Diane Ravitch? Tonight the Network for Public Education is throwing a shindig in New York to honor Diane Ravitch. In truth, it is also to help raise money for NPE, an organization for which Ravitch is a co-founder. If you are at all concerned about public education, you are familiar with Ravitch's name, and the general arc of her story that has
CURMUDGUCATION: DeVos Speaks (Sort of)
CURMUDGUCATION: DeVos Speaks (Sort of) : DeVos Speaks (Sort of) Poor Betsy DeVos. She has recently spent time on the Donald Trump "Thank You These rallies Are The Only Part I Liked About Running for President" Tour, complaining tha t the media is spreading "false news" about her. I suppose that she could address that by actually, you know, speaking to the press directly, but apparently she is spe
School privatization is a pyramid scheme and Other Scary Tales from Trumplandia
Smith: School privatization is a pyramid scheme : School privatization is a pyramid scheme Want to know why today’s Trumpian Republicans — Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick among them — think public education is a waste of money? Just listen to President-elect Donald Trump surrogate Scottie Nell Hughes. She cuts to the heart of it. There’s no such thing as facts, Hughes said. In the Trump era, a Pinocch
The Tragic Consequences of Placing Professors on Watchlists - Badass Teachers Association
Badass Teachers Association : The Tragic Consequences of Placing Professors on Watchlists by Dr. Michael Flanagan I recently scrolled by an article discussing a “professor watchlist” created by a conservative group (Flarety, 2016) . There have been other sites over the years designed to identify “problem” professors and their leftist viewpoints. The administrators of the watchlist sites often con
SacBee Last Dance with KJ: Johnson leaves Sacramento on upswing | The Sacramento Bee
Johnson leaves Sacramento on upswing | The Sacramento Bee : Kevin Johnson’s legacy as Sacramento mayor Last dance with Mary Jane One more time to kill the pain I feel summer creepin' in and I'm Tired of this town again Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD After eight years as mayor, Kevin Johnson leaves Sacramento in much better shape than he found it. On Tuesday, he hands off to
John Thompson: We Can’t Let Betsy DeVos Destroy Our Public Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog
John Thompson: We Can’t Let Betsy DeVos Destroy Our Public Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog : John Thompson: We Can’t Let Betsy DeVos Destroy Our Public Schools John Thompson is a teacher and historian in Oklahoma. As the Daily Oklahoman’s Ben Felder explains, “Education savings accounts (ESAs) and vouchers have not been easy sells, including in the GOP-controlled Oklahoma Legislature.” Until this
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Baby, It's Cold Outside (12/11)
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Baby, It's Cold Outside (12/11) : ICYMI: Baby, It's Cold Outside (12/11) Some readings from the week. Remember to share, pass on, and generally amplify what you read that you believe hits the spot. Is Ed-Tech Research Nearing Its Big Tobacco Moment From Gotesborg Universitet of all places, a consideration of how trustworthy ed tech is and will continue to be (or not). What
Trump, the Electoral College and Governing: Is There a “Better” System? How Will Trump Manage the Transition from Candidate to President? | Ed In The Apple
Trump, the Electoral College and Governing: Is There a “Better” System? How Will Trump Manage the Transition from Candidate to President? | Ed In The Apple : Trump, the Electoral College and Governing: Is There a “Better” System? How Will Trump Manage the Transition from Candidate to President? Pursuant to law promulgated by Congress and regulations by the Federal Electronic Election Commission (

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