Saturday, March 25, 2017

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/25/17


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/25/17
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Supreme Court Ruling On Special Ed Contradicts Gorsuch; DeVos Education Department Lacks Key Posts : NPR Ed : NPR





Ed Notes Online: School Scope: War in the Democratic Party as Bernie Popularity Soars
Ed Notes Online: School Scope: War in the Democratic Party as Bernie Popularity Soars : School Scope: War in the Democratic Party as Bernie Popularity Soars By Norm Scott Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in America, by a wide margin of 61% according to a FOX news poll ( http://www.businessinsider.com/most-popular-politician-in-the-us-bernie-sanders-fox-news-poll-2017-3 ) . Yes FOX. N
Immigration Resources
Immigration Resources : The following resources are intended help ensure that members of our unions know their rights and are prepared to defend themselves and the immigrant members of their families and their communities in the event of workplace or community raids: The National Immigration Law Center (NILC) offers detailed information about your rights and links to low-cost and free legal assis
Seattle Schools Community Forum: DeVos Attempts to Undermine ESSA Requirements
Seattle Schools Community Forum: DeVos Attempts to Undermine ESSA Requirements : DeVos Attempts to Undermine ESSA Requirements Betsy DeVos is all about parent power via "choice." She says this over and over, that the feds should allow parents to have the biggest power over where their child goes to school. Apparently, that power stops at the schoolhouse door because it seems she doesn't believe i
On This Day Thursday, March 25, 2010
On This Day Thursday, March 25, 2010 “That is the key to history. Terrific energy is expended - civilizations are built up - excellent institutions devised; but each time something goes wrong. Some fatal flaw always brings the selfish and the cruel people to the top and it all slides back into misery and ruin.” ― C.S. Lewis Big Education Ape: Educators Protest Budget Cuts NEA - NEATODAY.org - htt
Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION How Not To Teach Writing 67 by Peter Greene / 1d Imagine how crazy it would be. An English teacher stands in front of a class and explains, "For every thought you have about the prompt, there is only one correct sentence that can use to express that thought. I'll be grading your essays based on how many of the correct sentences you use." Nobody teache
For Profit U – Have You Heard + Change a School’s Structure, Change the World: An Exchange
For Profit U – Have You Heard : For Profit U In episode #14, Have You Heard talks to Tressie McMillan Cottom about her new book, Lower Ed, and the push to make education *risky*… In this episode of Have You Heard, we talk to Tressie McMillan Cottom about the rise of for-profit colleges, and *risky* higher ed that saddles low-income students with debt and questionable credentials. And we discuss t
The Stealth Campaign Against Public Schools and the Public Space
The Stealth Campaign Against Public Schools and the Public Space : The Stealth Campaign Against Public Schools and the Public Space Sheila posted this exactly two years ago and her words are still stunning. The post has been recirculating and I wanted to highlight it. Many thanks to Sheila Resseger for her passionate and pointed writing. By Sheila Resseger, M.A. Instead of seeing these children f
These For-Profit Schools Are ‘Like A Prison’ | PopularResistance.Org
These For-Profit Schools Are ‘Like A Prison’ | PopularResistance.Org : These For-Profit Schools Are ‘Like A Prison’ Camelot Education takes the students that public schools have given up on. But some current and former students say its discipline goes too far. Listen to This Story Hear a narrated version of this story. Download the Audm app for your iPhone to listen to more titles. This story was
Supreme Court Ruling On Special Ed Contradicts Gorsuch; DeVos Education Department Lacks Key Posts : NPR Ed : NPR
Supreme Court Ruling On Special Ed Contradicts Gorsuch; DeVos Education Department Lacks Key Posts : NPR Ed : NPR : This Week In Education: Supreme Court Rules On Special Ed; Senator Slams Vouchers No rest for the weary in our weekly roundup of national education news. Supreme Court rules on special education case "I'm thrilled," said Amanda Morin, a parent and advocate with the web site Understo
Keeping retirement weird. Schadenfreude. | Fred Klonsky
Keeping retirement weird. Schadenfreude. | Fred Klonsky : Keeping retirement weird. Schadenfreude. God works in mysterious ways, I hear. In spite of right-wing evangelist Pat Robertson’s declaring that he thought God was Speaker of the House, it turned out it was Paul Ryan. I posted the word Schadenfruede on Facebook last week as it became clear the the Trumpists were on the verge of crashing and
Toxic Masculinity, Predatory Men, and Male Paralysis | radical eyes for equity
Toxic Masculinity, Predatory Men, and Male Paralysis | radical eyes for equity : Toxic Masculinity, Predatory Men, and Male Paralysis How can anybody know How they got to be this way? “Daughters of the Soho Riots,” The National This is my sixth decade as a human, as a white, straight male. Here I want to attempt confession, possibly seeking greater understanding, but fully aware of the huge compl
Life in Schools: Cartoons | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
Life in Schools: Cartoons | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice : Life in Schools: Cartoons For this month, I have gathered a dozen or so cartoons that shine a light on different facets of life in schools. Enjoy! More cartoons: Life in Schools: Cartoons | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice :
Independent Democratic Conference Denies Promised Funding to NY’s Poorest Schools by Jake Jacobs - Badass Teachers Association:
Badass Teachers Association: Independent Democratic Conference Denies Promised Funding to NY’s Poorest Schools by Jake Jacobs : Independent Democratic Conference Denies Promised Funding to NY’s Poorest Schools by Jake Jacobs IT IS A RULE: YOU CAN'T BE AGAINST PEOPLE AND FOR CORPORATIONS AND CALL YOURSELF A DEMOCRAT...EVER! Originally posted at: http://truthagainstthemachine.com/index.php/2017/03/
Meeting Notice/Agenda for April 5, 2017 - Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (CA Dept of Education)
Meeting Notice/Agenda for April 5, 2017 - Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (CA Dept of Education) : Meeting Notice Advisory Commission on Charter Schools An advisory body to the State Board of Education Wednesday, April 5, 2017 9:00 a.m. ± – 7:00 p.m. ± California Department of Education 1430 N Street, Room 1101 Sacramento, CA 95814-5901 916-322-6029 ACCS Live Meeting Webcast Commission Mem

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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/24/17
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/24/17 Featured Post US Education Secretary's Second School Visit Welcomed by Adoring Parents (NOT) Seattle Schools Community Forum: Washington State School Funding Updates by mike 

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