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Educators Told to Intern at Local Businesses To Renew Teacher Licenses



Sacramento moves to block immigration officials from student data | 89.3 KPCC
Sacramento moves to block immigration officials from student data | 89.3 KPCC : Sacramento moves to block immigration officials from student data As federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents ramp up arrests of residents who are in this country illegally, California lawmakers are taking steps they hope will prevent that agency from accessing student records that could help agents deport p
An Open Letter Regarding President Trump's Address to a Joint Session of Congress | Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools
An Open Letter Regarding President Trump's Address to a Joint Session of Congress | Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools : An Open Letter Regarding President Trump's Address to a Joint Session of Congress On Tuesday night President Trump declared education to be “the civil rights issue of our time.” Then he called on Congress to pass legislation that would strip vital resources from public schools tha
Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos Are Right? by Cheryl Binkley - Badass Teachers Association:
Badass Teachers Association: Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos Are Right? by Cheryl Binkley : Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos Are Right? by Cheryl Binkley Originally posted at: http://3rdmillenniumteacher.blogspot.com/2017/03/donald-trump-and-betsy-devos-are-right.html Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos are right, at least about one thing. Education is the Civil Rights Issue of the 21st Century. However, their
They're Baaack! The Really Fun Guys Of Education Reform - Education44
Education44 : Education44 The truest measure of a society’s worth is whether it offers all children the opportunity to go where they want to go, do what they want to do, and fulfill their dreams. This is the American promise, and education is its foundation. Under President Obama – the 44th President of the United States – the U.S. Department of Education worked to make America’s promise attainab
CURMUDGUCATION: FutureEd Launches New Website, Old Voice
CURMUDGUCATION: FutureEd Launches New Website, Old Voice : FutureEd Launches New Website, Old Voice There's a new education reform website on the scene, another "new voice" representing a new thinky tank, slick and pretty and well-endowed and charter-friendly and made out of smooshed-together words. Welcome FutureEd Much of the pitch is familiar. FutureEd is "grounded on the belief that every stu
House Dems call for the resignation of the head of Betsy DeVos’s anti-public educ. group over gender violence remarks | Eclectablog
House Dems call for the resignation of the head of Betsy DeVos’s anti-public educ. group over gender violence remarks | Eclectablog : House Dems call for the resignation of the head of Betsy DeVos’s anti-public educ. group over gender violence remarks Two Michigan House Democrats are calling for the resignation of Gary Naeyaert, the head of Betsy DeVos’s anti-public education group Great Lakes Ed
California to Launch New Online School Evaluation System
California to Launch New Online School Evaluation System : California to Launch New Online School Evaluation System The California School Dashboard is designed to give parents “easy reports” about their child’s school or district, and provide detailed downloadable data that can help identify areas where schools might need help. In March, California plans to launch a new online school evaluation s
Russ on Reading: School Vouchers: Welfare for the Rich, the Racist, and the Religious Right
Russ on Reading: School Vouchers: Welfare for the Rich, the Racist, and the Religious Right : School Vouchers: Welfare for the Rich, the Racist, and the Religious Right Our new Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, is rich, white, and a proselytizing supporter of the Christian religious right. DeVos is also an outspoken champion of school vouchers. These two things are not coincidences. While vouc
These kids made flyers to protest "Dr. Seuss Week" at school
These kids made flyers to protest "Dr. Seuss Week" at school : THESE KIDS MADE FLYERS TO PROTEST "DR. SEUSS WEEK" AT SCHOOL Rockett, 11, and Zoe, 10, just wanted their classmates to know that Dr. Seuss was kind of racist. Meet Rockett and Zoe, the wokest kids in class. Their elementary school is currently celebrating "Dr. Seuss Week" as a part of National Read Across America Day, which coincides
Trump’s ‘School Choice’ Plan: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expense
3/2/2017 – Trump’s ‘School Choice’ Plan: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expense : Trump’s ‘School Choice’ Plan: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expense March 2, 2017 Subscribe THIS WEEK: DeVos Blows HBCU Moment … Online Schools Suck … State Of ELL Education … Diversity Hits Suburbs … Vouchers ‘False Road’ TOP STORY Trump’s ‘School Choice’ Plan: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expe
Teach Like You | Blue Cereal Education
Teach Like You | Blue Cereal Education : Teach Like You I’m a fairly narcissistic fellow. I don’t mean to be, it’s just that I’m vain and self-absorbed. At least I have the skills, style, and cojones to make it work for me. I make no apologies; every rose has it’s - oh, are you still here? I hadn’t noticed. There’ve been a slew of books and workshops in recent years promising to help you teach li
Educators Told to Intern at Local Businesses To Renew Teacher Licenses
Educators Told to Intern at Local Businesses To Renew Teacher Licenses : Educators Told to Intern at Local Businesses To Renew Teacher Licenses Rachael Seibert is a teacher in her eighth year in Columbus City Schools in Ohio. She has a bachelor’s and master’s degree and welcomes professional development opportunities that improve her teaching. She usually works about 55 hours a week and teaches c
Vouchers may harm student learning + Welcome to new Congress | Parents Across America
Vouchers may harm student learning | Parents Across America : Vouchers may harm student learning We included the following message in today’s fax message to Congress. A pdf version of this information is here: voucherstudies3-17 : Parents Across America (PAA) is very concerned that, in his speech to Congress last night, President Trump renewed his call to spend millions of federal education dolla
After 146 years, the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey circus is to close Blames Trump
After 146 years, the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey circus is to close | US news | The Guardian : After 146 years, the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey circus is to close, Blames Trump The self-styled greatest show on earth has been hit by the enforced loss of its elephants and declining ticket sales The American circus, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey, has said it will cease performanc
Common Core Has Disappeared from Trump's Remarks | The Weekly Standard
Common Core Has Disappeared from Trump's Remarks | The Weekly Standard : Common Core Has Disappeared from Trump's Remarks What happened to Common Core—that is, abolishing it? President Trump's promise to get rid of the controversial program of standards for elementary and secondary schools is gone from his speeches. He didn't mention it Tuesday night in his hour-long speech to a joint session of
Tax Credit Scholarships Are Different From Vouchers : NPR Ed : NPR
Tax Credit Scholarships Are Different From Vouchers : NPR Ed : NPR : Trump Highlighted This Unusual School Choice Idea Last Night In his speech last night, President Trump asked Congress to pass a broad school choice initiative. "I am calling upon members of both parties to pass an education bill that funds school choice for disadvantaged youth, including millions of African-American and Latino c
Trump and DeVos Harp on School Choice, a Lifeboat Strategy to Save a Few Students | janresseger
Trump and DeVos Harp on School Choice, a Lifeboat Strategy to Save a Few Students | janresseger : Trump and DeVos Harp on School Choice, a Lifeboat Strategy to Save a Few Students Chalkbeat describes President Donald Trump’s Congressional speech Tuesday night , an address in which the President reprised Arne Duncan and called education “the civil rights issue of our time.” Then President Trump ma
Russ on Reading: School Vouchers: Welfare for the Rich, the Racist, and the Religious Right
Russ on Reading: School Vouchers: Welfare for the Rich, the Racist, and the Religious Right : School Vouchers: Welfare for the Rich, the Racist, and the Religious Right Our new Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, is rich, white, and a proselytizing supporter of the Christian religious right. DeVos is also an outspoken champion of school vouchers. These two things are not coincidences. While vouc
Choosing Democracy: A Message from Rethinking Schools - Re LGBTQ students
Choosing Democracy: A Message from Rethinking Schools - Re LGBTQ students : A Message from Rethinking Schools - Re LGBTQ students Rethinking Schools joins civil rights and LGBTQ organizations in their opposition to Trump’s scrapping of protections for transgender students under Title IX. Transgender students should have the right to use locker rooms and bathrooms in alignment with their gender id
Stop Trump’s Privatization Agenda
Stop Trump’s Privatization Agenda : Stop Trump’s Privatization Agenda President Trump is said to be preparing to privatize key public services, including the Veterans Administration (VA), public schools, and public broadcasting, expanding private prisons and launching a privatized infrastructure program. Republicans in Congress want to go even further, to privatize Medicare, the Postal Service, N
One Day After DeVos Calls Jim Crow “Choice,” Trump Moves HBCU Assistance from USED to WH | deutsch29
One Day After DeVos Calls Jim Crow “Choice,” Trump Moves HBCU Assistance from USED to WH | deutsch29 : One Day After DeVos Calls Jim Crow “Choice,” Trump Moves HBCU Assistance from USED to WH During her January 17, 2017, Senate confirmation hearing, Betsy DeVos said that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) should be left up to the states and then admit that the “confused” the f
DeVos and False Claims of Failed Schools: How School Reform Hurts Children
DeVos and False Claims of Failed Schools: How School Reform Hurts Children : DeVos and False Claims of Failed Schools: How School Reform Hurts Children The conviction that the best way to prepare children for a harsh, rapidly changing world is to introduce formal instruction at an early age is wrong. There is simply no evidence to support it, and considerable evidence against it. Starting childre
How to Get Trump to Support Public Education: A Military Proposal | gadflyonthewallblog
How to Get Trump to Support Public Education: A Military Proposal | gadflyonthewallblog : How to Get Trump to Support Public Education: A Military Proposal Donald Trump is dead set on destroying public education. He and his mega-donor Education Secretary Betsy DeVos want to flood the market with vouchers to divert tax dollars to private and parochial schools thereby starving traditional public sc

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