Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/29/16


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/29/16

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‘Worse‘ than you think: Betsy DeVos and the far-right - NonDoc





solidaridad: Social justice oriented candidate signature gathering for ballot
solidaridad: Social justice oriented candidate signature gathering for ballot : Social justice oriented candidate signature gathering for ballot LAUSD District 2 is still held by one of the staunchest enemies of public education this side of Betsy DeVos. It’s likely the only way to stop Monica G├╝lenist Garcia is to run enough candidates to divide up her district. There is an Asian Pacific America
$11.9 Million Available in Microsoft Settlement - Year 2016 (CA Dept of Education)
$11.9 Million Available in Microsoft Settlement - Year 2016 (CA Dept of Education) : State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces $11.9 Million in Microsoft Settlement Technology Funds Available for California Schools SACRAMENTO—More than 8,000 California public schools and districts are eligible to share $11.9 million in the latest round of Education Technology K–12 Voucher Program funding, State
Oxford Prep founder accused of 'laundering' charter school funds - The Orange County Register
Oxford Prep founder accused of 'laundering' charter school funds - The Orange County Register : Oxford Prep founder accused of 'laundering' charter school funds CHINO – A newly released audit of high-performing charter school Oxford Preparatory Academy, which has two campuses in Orange County, alleges the school’s founder set up education-related entities with the intent of “laundering” school fu
King Trump
King Trump (parody of Steve Martin's "King Tut") by Bob Rivers - YouTube : King Trump NPE begins campaign to oppose DeVos - Network For Public Education #NotMySOE
When White Educators Talk about Race - SF Public School Mom #EDUCOLOR
When White Educators Talk about Race - SF Public School MomSF Public School Mom : When White Educators Talk about Race The prospect of a Trump presidency has brought with it a rise in hate crimes and a heightened visibility for white supremacy in our country. As disturbing as this is, recent events have had at least one positive side-effect. More and more White educators are embracing conversatio
New Orleans researcher says Trump’s education secretary supports the wrong kind of reform | The Lens
New Orleans researcher says Trump’s education secretary supports the wrong kind of reform | The Lens : New Orleans researcher says Trump’s education secretary supports the wrong kind of reform President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Betsy DeVos for U.S. Secretary of Education should concern anyone who wants to improve public education, wrote Doug Harris, director of the New Orleans-based Educ
Trump's Billionaire Education Secretary Has Been Trying to Gut Public Schools for Years | Mother Jones
Trump's Billionaire Education Secretary Has Been Trying to Gut Public Schools for Years | Mother Jones : Trump's Billionaire Education Secretary Has Been Trying to Gut Public Schools for Years Meet Betsy DeVos, the anti-union, pro-voucher surprise nominee. Last Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump announced that he would nominate billionaire activist and Republican fundraiser Betsy DeVos as hi
DeVos nomination could be bad for LGBTQ students | Fusion
DeVos nomination could be bad for LGBTQ students | Fusion : Trump’s pick to run the department of education could spell disaster for LGBTQ students President-elect Donald Trump’s latest cabinet pick, Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education, doesn’t bode well for LGBTQ students across the country: She’s been known to cozy up to a number of “family values” groups, some of whom have called for “conve
Teachers Plan Protests Against Trump Education Secretary Pick Betsy DeVos | Sunshine State News | Florida Political News
Teachers Plan Protests Against Trump Education Secretary Pick Betsy DeVos | Sunshine State News | Florida Political News : Teachers Plan Protests Against Trump Education Secretary Pick Betsy DeVos School choice advocates may have heaped praise upon President-Elect Donald Trump’s Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos , but teachers aren’t too happy with the future head of the national education sys
‘Worse‘ than you think: Betsy DeVos and the far-right - NonDoc
‘Worse‘ than you think: Betsy DeVos and the far-right - NonDoc : ‘Worse‘ than you think: Betsy DeVos and the far-right Y es, the Donald Trump nominee for the U.S. Secretary of Education is the same Betsy DeVos who cheered the defeat of SQ 779 and helped fund pro-voucher candidates for the Legislature. She’s the same Amway heiress who pushed the expansion of Oklahoma City’s KIPP charter school. An
Send special ed funding directly to districts, not regional agencies, report says | EdSource
Send special ed funding directly to districts, not regional agencies, report says | EdSource : Send special ed funding directly to districts, not regional agencies, report says The state should dismantle its system for distributing special education funding for California’s 718,000 students with disabilities and send the money – billions of dollars – directly to local school districts, according
6 potential brain benefits of bilingual education | 89.3 KPCC
6 potential brain benefits of bilingual education | 89.3 KPCC : 6 potential brain benefits of bilingual education Part of our ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English. Brains, brains, brains. One thing we've learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where our educatio
The Constructive Work of Teaching and Learning - Bridging Differences - Education Week
The Constructive Work of Teaching and Learning - Bridging Differences - Education Week : The Constructive Work of Teaching and Learning Deborah Meier continues her conversation with Harry Boyte. To read their full exchange, please visit here . Dear Harry and friends, Yes, democracy is not just voting—deciding who has the power to do what. Yes, it's not just protest. The "this is what democracy lo
Education Research Report: New TIMSS and TIMSS Advanced Results Compare U.S. Students with their Peers Around the World
Education Research Report: New TIMSS and TIMSS Advanced Results Compare U.S. Students with their Peers Around the World : New TIMSS and TIMSS Advanced Results Compare U.S. Students with their Peers Around the World Scores of U.S. high school seniors in advanced mathematics and physics in 2015 show no measurable change since 1995, according to a new report. However, in that same time period, U.S.
Feds Give States More Time to Bolster Struggling Schools - ABC News
Feds Give States More Time to Bolster Struggling Schools - ABC News : Feds Give States More Time to Bolster Struggling Schools States will have more time to identify failing schools as part of new Obama administration rules aimed at supporting troubled public schools and students who are struggling. The rules, released Monday, provide a broad framework for states as they design new accountability
MSNBC: Lily reacts to Betsy DeVos' Nomination as Education Secretary - Lily's Blackboard
MSNBC: Lily reacts to Betsy DeVos' Nomination as Education Secretary - Lily's Blackboard : MSNBC: Lily reacts to Betsy DeVos’ Nomination as Education Secretary Lily spoke with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin to discuss President-Elect Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education. MSNBC: Lily reacts to Betsy DeVos' Nomination as Education Secretary - Lily's Blackboard :
NYC Proposal Frames School Segregation as a Human Rights Issue - SchoolBook - WNYC
NYC Proposal Frames School Segregation as a Human Rights Issue - SchoolBook - WNYC : NYC Proposal Frames School Segregation as a Human Rights Issue In an effort to illuminate root causes of segregation in New York City public schools, a City Council bill seeks to create an office within the New York City Commission on Human Rights tasked specifically with studying the issue. As Councilman Ritchie
Civil Rights Advocates React Warily to Betsy DeVos, Trump's Pick for Ed. Sec. - Politics K-12 - Education Week
Civil Rights Advocates React Warily to Betsy DeVos, Trump's Pick for Ed. Sec. - Politics K-12 - Education Week : Civil Rights Advocates React Warily to Betsy DeVos, Trump's Pick for Ed. Sec. Betsy DeVos, the major Republican Party donor who's been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be his education secretary, is best known as an advocate for school choice of various kinds, including vou
#NCTE2017: Call for Roundtable | the becoming radical
#NCTE2017: Call for Roundtable | the becoming radical : #NCTE2017: Call for Roundtable After a very inspiring roundtable at #NCTE2016 , many of us are energized to propose a related by more hands-on roundtable for #NCTE2017. Below is a draft proposal for NCTE 2017. Please email me ASAP (paul.thomas@ furman.edu ) if you are interested in offering a roundtable that is a workshop related to educator
Historian Assesses Attorney General Nominee, Jeff Sessions’ Civil Rights Legacy | janresseger
Historian Assesses Attorney General Nominee, Jeff Sessions’ Civil Rights Legacy | janresseger : Historian Assesses Attorney General Nominee, Jeff Sessions’ Civil Rights Legacy In case you missed it over the holiday weekend and amidst all the press about President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, you might want to check out Thomas Sugrue’s column about Jeff
Mother Crusader: DeVos Removes Controversial Twitter Photo But Conflict Of Interest Concerns Continue
Mother Crusader: DeVos Removes Controversial Twitter Photo But Conflict Of Interest Concerns Continue : DeVos Removes Controversial Twitter Photo But Conflict Of Interest Concerns Continue Late last week I posted about Betsy DeVos's Twitter header photo , which appeared to show Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Education shilling boxed water sold by a company in which she had invested. In t
Help us fight to protect children’s privacy on #GivingTuesday | Parent Coalition for Student Privacy
Help us fight to protect children’s privacy on #GivingTuesday | Parent Coalition for Student Privacy : HELP US FIGHT TO PROTECT CHILDREN’S PRIVACY ON #GIVINGTUESDAY The Parent Coalition for Student Privacy is thrilled to take part in #GivingTuesday on November 29, 2016, a day dedicated to kick off the charitable season. We realize there are many causes worthy of your support but this year, we hop
CURMUDGUCATION: Online Teaching Credentials
CURMUDGUCATION: Online Teaching Credentials : Online Teaching Credentials Want to be a teacher, but just don't have the time or money to do all that, you know, college degree getting stuff? Well, you're in luck. Meet Teach-Now ! It's the Teach-Now Educatore difference (no, I didn't mistype "educator")! "Become certified to teach in virtually every subject, at virtually every level, in virtually e
Badass Teachers Association: Better Education for Kids!
Badass Teachers Association: Better Education for Kids! : Better Education for Kids! “Better Education for Kids!” Now, who does not want a better education for kids? This was what I saw when I started to look at information about Better Education for NJ Kids. I started this research after reading a NY Post article that blamed the teacher’s union for the current NJ Pension crisis. The NJEA...not t
A Teacher on Teaching: Heroes Who Never Fight: U. S. Secretaries of Education (Betsy DeVos Edition)
A Teacher on Teaching: Heroes Who Never Fight: U. S. Secretaries of Education (Betsy DeVos Edition) : Heroes Who Never Fight: U. S. Secretaries of Education (Betsy DeVos Edition) Back in 2011, when I first started on this blog, I complained about school reformers who talked and talked about leading a battle to fix the nation ’s schools but didn’t ever seem to do the actual fighting. Now, with Bet
yong zhao: It must be chopsticks: The Less Reported Findings of 2015 TIMSS and Explaining the East Asian Outstanding Performance
Education in the Age of Globalization » Blog Archive » It must be chopsticks: The Less Reported Findings of 2015 TIMSS and Explaining the East Asian Outstanding Performance : It must be chopsticks: The Less Reported Findings of 2015 TIMSS and Explaining the East Asian Outstanding Performance TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) beat PISA by two weeks. It just released its

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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/28/16
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/28/16 Featured Post NPE begins campaign to oppose DeVos - Network For Public Education Schools Matter: Understanding KIPP Model Charter Schools: Part 14 by mike simpson / 6min 

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