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Seattle Schools Community Forum: Ethnic Studies in Seattle Schools
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Ethnic Studies in Seattle Schools : Ethnic Studies in Seattle Schools (Editor's note: you are welcome to chime in with ideas, feedback, whatever. You are welcome to disagree with my viewpoint. You are not welcome to personally attack me. I should not have to say that but there are a few people who have made it their mission to deny my own ethnic background for the
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Washington State Charter Schools Update (Plus a New Private One)
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Washington State Charter Schools Update (Plus a New Private One) : Washington State Charter Schools Update (Plus a New Private One) Where are we with charter schools in Washington State? - the latest lawsuit against the current charter law was turned down by the King County Superior Court (who also left the door open for it to be revisited). The plaintiffs have no
Jersey Jazzman: NJ Charter Schools - A Fool's Gold Rush: Franklin
Jersey Jazzman: NJ Charter Schools - A Fool's Gold Rush: Franklin : NJ Charter Schools - A Fool's Gold Rush: Franklin Here are all the parts of this series so far: - Prelude I was in Franklin, NJ a few weeks ago for a panel on charter school expansion . The town already has two charters, and a third is in the works (founded by, of all people, a winner on The Apprentice) . One of the schools curre
An Interview with Kenneth Zeichner: Relay Graduate School of Education | Seattle Education
An Interview with Kenneth Zeichner: Relay Graduate School of Education | Seattle Education : An Interview with Kenneth Zeichner: Relay Graduate School of Education The reason that I use Lisa Delpit’s term “other people’s children” here is to underline the point that few if any Relay staff and advocates for the program in the policy community would accept a Relay teacher for their own children. Ke
Episode 29: Book Banning, Nazi Resistance and Choice | BustED Pencils
Episode 29: Book Banning, Nazi Resistance and Choice | BustED Pencils : Episode 29: Book Banning, Nazi Resistance and Choice Feature Interview: Rivera Sun joins us to talk about the Norwegian Teacher Resistance to the Nazi Occupation of 1942. Matt Damon’s Mom surprise visit. BustED Pencils VIP : Denisha Jones of DEY talks about what Early Childhood Centers in American can tell us about the future
John Thompson: Oklahoma Education Battles Are Worthy of National Attention - This Week In Education
This Week In Education: Thompson: Oklahoma Education Battles Are Worthy of National Attention - Linkis.com : Thompson: Oklahoma Education Battles Are Worthy of National Attention This is a fascinating time for Oklahoma schools. As school funding was cut by more than 20% over the last five years, and in the face of a $610 million state budget shortfall, out-of-state corporate reformers , ranging f
Patti The Parent Teacher Conference Helper Doll.. - YouTube
Patti The Parent Teacher Conference Helper Doll.. - YouTube : Patti The Parent Teacher Conference Helper Doll.. Patti The Parent Teacher Conference Helper Doll.. - YouTube :
The War Report on Education 2016- 2017 - An Assessment
The War Report on Education 2016- 2017 - An Assessment : The War Report on Education 2016- 2017 - An Assessment Please join Internet radio host Dr. James Avington Miller Jr. for a special three year anniversary show. The show will assess the War Report in 2016 and 2017. D r. Miller will be discussing the GOOD, the BAD, and the UGLY. We will assess what did and did not happen, the state of the war
Spring Forward with Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : Spring Forward with Diane Ravitch's blog A site to discuss better education for all What Funding Cuts to the Arts and Humanities Can Buy for the Military by dianeravitch / 12min Trump has promised to add more than $50 billion to the military budget, which will be paid for by budget cuts. Among the federal agencies on the chopping
GOP lawmakers refuse to protect LGBT students and those with disabilities in school voucher bill - The Washington Post
GOP lawmakers refuse to protect LGBT students and those with disabilities in school voucher bill - The Washington Post : GOP lawmakers refuse to protect LGBT students and those with disabilities in school voucher bill There was something buried in the news that a U.S. House committee had just advanced a bill renewing federally funded school vouchers in Washington — the only such program in the co
“Trapped in a History They Do Not Understand” | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
“Trapped in a History They Do Not Understand” | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice : “Trapped in a History They Do Not Understand” They are in effect still trapped in a history which they do not understand and until they understand it, they cannot be released from it. James Baldwin referred to white people when he said “they.” Examples that he cited then and since along with a la
CURMUDGUCATION: Frontline: Your Large Brotherly Data Service + Can You Afford To Become a Teacher?
CURMUDGUCATION: Frontline: Your Large Brotherly Data Service : Frontline: Your Large Brotherly Data Service I recently covered the launching of The Line , a new website helmed by Disgraced LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy and dedicated to the proposition that Chiefs for Change should have an avenue to keep pumping out warmed-over education reform baloney. As soon as I started digging, I realized I
Sunday in Brooklyn. | Fred Klonsky
Sunday in Brooklyn. | Fred Klonsky : Sunday in Brooklyn. The footage shows Mr. Brown entering the store, Ferguson Market and Liquor, shortly after 1 a.m. on the day he died. He approaches the counter, hands over an item that appears to be a small bag and takes a shopping sack filled with cigarillos. Mr. Brown is shown walking toward the door with the sack, then turning around and handing the ciga
Ed Notes Online: Shaun King: Using 'working-class voters' as shorthand for white people is insulting and rooted in racism
Ed Notes Online: Shaun King: Using 'working-class voters' as shorthand for white people is insulting and rooted in racism : Shaun King: Using 'working-class voters' as shorthand for white people is insulting and rooted in racism Something ugly happens when "working class" becomes shorthand for white. It projects the very distinct impression that working people are white. ... Please stop saying th
Teacher Quality: A Reader in 2017 | radical eyes for equity
Teacher Quality: A Reader in 2017 | radical eyes for equity : Teacher Quality: A Reader in 2017 Let me start with a full disclosure: Lawrence Baines is a colleague and friend with whom I have collaborated on several book projects and presentations. So I want to offer some friendly concerns about his thoughtful When ‘Highly Qualified’ Teachers Aren’t in Education Week . Baines open with: “Recent r
Right-wing billionaires want to rewrite our Constitution — and they’re frighteningly close to pulling it off
Right-wing billionaires want to rewrite our Constitution — and they’re frighteningly close to pulling it off : Right-wing billionaires want to rewrite our Constitution — and they’re frighteningly close to pulling it off Imagine if the U.S. Constitution barred the EPA and Department of Education from existing. All union protections are dead, there are no more federal workplace safety standards, an
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Endless Winter Edition + Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Endless Winter Edition (3/12) : ICYMI: Endless Winter Edition As always, I encourage you to share and boost the signal of anything you read here. It's Testing Season. Ethics, Anyone? Sarah Lahm highlights just two of the jaw-dropping abuses done in the name of the Big Standardized Test this year (so far). Out There Annie Tan with a short, simple, powerful meditation on putt
Massachusetts Paraeducator Named 2017 NEA ESP of the Year - NEA Today
Massachusetts Paraeducator Named 2017 NEA ESP of the Year - NEA Today : Massachusetts Paraeducator Named 2017 NEA ESP of the Year 2017 NEA ESP of the Year Saul Ramos Like many multi-skilled people with a wide range of interests, Saul Ramos is hard to peg. While Ramos has demonstrated his ability as a paraeducator and union leader within Worcester Public Schools in Massachusetts and nationally thr
NYC Educator: Can You Teach an Old Democrat New Tricks?
NYC Educator: Can You Teach an Old Democrat New Tricks? : Can You Teach an Old Democrat New Tricks? Shaun King has a lucid and chilling column on the future of the Democratic Party--or lack thereof. At a time when Donald Trump is the least popular starting President, the Democrats and Hillary Clinton have managed to make themselves even less popular. That's a remarkable achievement. King explains
Congress Frees Public Schools From Federal Test & Punish – Where’s the Catch? | gadflyonthewallblog
Congress Frees Public Schools From Federal Test & Punish – Where’s the Catch? | gadflyonthewallblog : Congress Frees Public Schools From Federal Test & Punish – Where’s the Catch? Let’s say you were kidnapped and kept in a small basement room where you were routinely beaten and starved. Then after years of this treatment, your captors brought in a massage table and offered you a filet mignon afte
Is Louisiana’s NAEP Miracle ‘Significant’? | Gary Rubinstein's Blog
Is Louisiana’s NAEP Miracle ‘Significant’? | Gary Rubinstein's Blog : Is Louisiana’s NAEP Miracle ‘Significant’? In a recent Washington Post editorial, Mitchell Chester and John White, wrote about their successes in turning around low performing schools. Chester and White are both members of the organization Jeb Bush founded called Chiefs For Change . Most of the members are actually former chief
Texas Ed Commissioner Abruptly Suspends Operations of SASIC Charter Schools Due to Apparent Criminal Background Check and Health Violations | deutsch29
Texas Ed Commissioner Abruptly Suspends Operations of SASIC Charter Schools Due to Apparent Criminal Background Check and Health Violations | deutsch29 : Texas Ed Commissioner Abruptly Suspends Operations of SASIC Charter Schools Due to Apparent Criminal Background Check and Health Violations On March 08, 2017, Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath suspended the operations of San Antonio-ba
Badass Teachers Association: The Blinders of Partisanship: How Republicans and Democrats Miss the Point – We’re All Being Screwed by Steven Singer
Badass Teachers Association: The Blinders of Partisanship: How Republicans and Democrats Miss the Point – We’re All Being Screwed by Steven Singer : The Blinders of Partisanship: How Republicans and Democrats Miss the Point – We’re All Being Screwed by Steven Singer Originally posted at: https://gadflyonthewallblog.wordpress.com/2017/03/11/the-blinders-of-partisanship-how-republicans-and-democrat

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