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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/4/17


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/4/17
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Campus Backlash After Leaders of Black Colleges Meet With Trump - The New York Times




CURMUDGUCATION: Education44: Obama USED Parting Shot
CURMUDGUCATION: Education44: Obama USED Parting Shot : Education44: Obama USED Parting Shot March continues to come in like a lion who really wants to create a blog about his experiences over the past five or eight years. We have looked at FutureEd and The Line , two new websites that are make sure we can all still get to hear the voices of a bunch of ed reform types who wouldn't shut up for the
The Elephant In The Room: The Process of Little Things | DCGEducator: Doing The Right Thing
The Elephant In The Room: The Process of Little Things | DCGEducator: Doing The Right Thing : The Elephant In The Room: The Process of Little Things Education, like life, is not about the macro or the big things. Like life, it is all about “the little things strung together.” It’s a lot like the quote that asserts, “There are no extraordinary people, there are only ordinary people in extraordinar
STOP DeVos in Los Angeles: Re-Elect Zimmer Next Tuesday - LA Progressive
STOP DeVos in Los Angeles: Re-Elect Zimmer Next Tuesday - LA Progressive : STOP DeVos in Los Angeles: Re-Elect Zimmer Next Tuesday O n Tuesday, March 7th, Los Angeles voters can say NO to Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos by casting their ballots to re-elect LAUSD President Steve Zimmer of District 4, a swath of land that stretches from Westchester’s jet stream and Venice’s beach boardwalk
Badass Teachers Association: From the Mothers (Fathers, Husbands, Wives) of Teachers by Tara May Crawford
Badass Teachers Association: From the Mothers (Fathers, Husbands, Wives) of Teachers by Tara May Crawford : From the Mothers (Fathers, Husbands, Wives) of Teachers by Tara May Crawford When you are the mother of a teacher you will get to listen to people criticize public school teachers without a second thought. They will demonize them as lazy leeches who teach for the money and not because they
BHM Part 4 - From Slavery to Reconstruction Elites to Jim Crow - The War Report on Public Education
BHM Part 4 - From Slavery to Reconstruction Elites to Jim Crow : BHM Part 4 - From Slavery to Reconstruction Elites to Jim Crow Please join Internet radio host Dr. James Avington Miller Jr. for the final show in our series for Black History Month. The series has been exploring the 400 year struggle for freedom, justice, and equality affecting African Americans, and how these struggles have contri
Schools of LAst Resort – Have You Heard
Schools of LAst Resort – Have You Heard : Schools of LAst Resort The Network for Public Education Action is proud to endorse two candidates for the Los Angeles Board of Education District 2 primary election—Lisa Alva and Carl Petersen. Although it is very unusual for us to endorse two for the same position, both are well qualified and are committed to the ideals of NPE Action. The third candidate
Immigrant students tweet to Trump: This is how our families help make America great - The Washington Post
Immigrant students tweet to Trump: This is how our families help make America great - The Washington Post : Immigrant students tweet to Trump: This is how our families help make America great Bruce Randolph School is a public school in Denver with this mission: “to graduate 100 percent of seniors prepared to succeed without remediation in a four-year college or university.” With more than 850 stu
Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION The Line: Yet Another Not New Voice 1 by Peter Greene / 2h Apparently we are in the season of website launches. An outfit called FutureEd has entered the thinky tank and website world with a spirited return to the ed reform greatest hits of yesteryear . Refugees of the Obama education department have launched a website that is... I don't know. Cementi
Jeremy Scahill proves that Betsy DeVos is a corrupt Christian supremacist - YouTube
Jeremy Scahill proves that Betsy DeVos is a corrupt Christian supremacist - YouTube : Jeremy Scahill proves that Betsy DeVos is a corrupt Christian supremacist Jeremy Scahill proves that Betsy DeVos is a corrupt Christian supremacist - YouTube :
What You Should Know About “Pay for Success” as Testing Season Approaches – Wrench in the Gears
What You Should Know About “Pay for Success” as Testing Season Approaches – Wrench in the Gears : What You Should Know About “Pay for Success” as Testing Season Approaches From this week’s newsfeed: Chicago schools may end classes three weeks early due to lack of funding. Several dozen Detroit schools close temporarily due to a “boil water” advisory. Some Boston schools anticipate 20%+ cuts to al
CURMUDGUCATION: The Line: Yet Another Not New Voice
CURMUDGUCATION: The Line: Yet Another Not New Voice : The Line: Yet Another Not New Voice Apparently we are in the season of website launches. An outfit called FutureEd has entered the thinky tank and website world with a spirited return to the ed reform greatest hits of yesteryear . Refugees of the Obama education department have launched a website that is... I don't know. Cementing their legacy
It' Saturday What is on Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : DFER Launches Phony Phone Campaign in DC to Promote Common Core and High-Stakes Testing The hedge-fund manager group called Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) is conducting an aggressive telephone campaign in D.C. to promote the Common Core and high-stakes standardized testing. The rhetoric is deceptive, as usual. Jeffrey Ande
David Berliner on The Purported Failure of America’s Schools | VAMboozled!
David Berliner on The Purported Failure of America’s Schools | VAMboozled! : David Berliner on The Purported Failure of America’s Schools My primary mentor, David Berliner (Regents Professor at Arizona State University (ASU)) wrote, yesterday, a blog post for the Equity Alliance Blog (also at ASU) on “The Purported Failure of America’s Schools, and Ways to Make Them Better” (click here to access
Why Teachers Should Almost Always Be Calm - Teacher Habits
Why Teachers Should Almost Always Be Calm - Teacher Habits : Why Teachers Should Almost Always Be Calm Like most Americans, I associate success with passion and intensity. The Detroit Pistons of my youth would have never won back-to-back championships without the intensity of Isiah Thomas and Bill Laimbeer. Indiana basketball would have never been Indiana basketball without the passion of coach B
'Scared straight' response: Teachers don't use fear in drug, alcohol lessons (Opinion) | OregonLive
'Scared straight' response: Teachers don't use fear in drug, alcohol lessons (Opinion) | OregonLive.com : 'Scared straight' response: Teachers don't use fear in drug, alcohol lessons Gaye Chapman I am a health educator at Cleveland High School, where Griffin Jourda goes to school ("' Scared straight' teaching approach doesn't help students in real-life drug, alcohol situations ," Feb. 24). I want
Keeping retirement weird. Crossed wires. | Fred Klonsky
Keeping retirement weird. Crossed wires. | Fred Klonsky : Keeping retirement weird. Crossed wires. Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism! 3:35 AM - 4 Mar 2017 31,652 31,652 Retweets 77,543 77,543 likes The question remains. Is he crazy? Or crazy like a fox? The Preside
Campus Backlash After Leaders of Black Colleges Meet With Trump - The New York Times
Campus Backlash After Leaders of Black Colleges Meet With Trump - The New York Times : Campus Backlash After Leaders of Black Colleges Meet With Trump WASHINGTON — It was a scalding message, painted on a university campus sidewalk this week: “Welcome to the Trump plantation. Overseer: Wayne A. I. Frederick.” What made the message more jarring still was that Dr. Frederick is the black president of
Deportation inc | Ingles o español
Deportation inc | Deportation inc : Deportation inc HOME MARVIN’S LABYRINTH WHEN TRUMP TWEETS THE VIRTUAL BORDER RETURNS AND BECOMES PART OF THE GAME THE TWO FACES OF FAIR Conservative journalist Ann Coulter enjoyed each and every word she used to describe the satisfaction she would derive from watching undocumented people running along the U.S.-Mexico border in response to the threat of a drone
Teachers, Parents Struggle To Comfort Children Of Color Fearful Of Targeted Raids : Code Switch : NPR
Teachers, Parents Struggle To Comfort Children Of Color Fearful Of Targeted Raids : Code Switch : NPR : Teachers, Parents Struggle To Comfort Children Of Color Fearful Of Targeted Raids In early December, Joann Lee and her family were crossing the street in front of The Los Angeles County Museum of Art. A white van was stopped at the light. Out of nowhere, Lee says, the driver of the van, a white
Betsy DeVos and Donald Trump made news on school vouchers, charter schools and race this week. : NPR Ed : NPR
Betsy DeVos and Donald Trump made news on school vouchers, charter schools and race this week. : NPR Ed : NPR : Betsy DeVos' 'School Choice' Controversy; Historically Black Colleges And More It was another big week for national education news. Here's our take on the top stories of the week. Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump meet with HBCU leaders The Education Secretary seems to be racking up controversi
Ethics violator Riordan weighs in: Lanches a Smear Campaign Against Steve Zimmer - LA Times
Election heavy hitter Riordan weighs in: more charter schools and more tents for homeless - LA Times : Ethics violator Riordan weighs in: Lanches a Smear Campaign Against Steve Zimmer Former LA Mayor Richard Riordan fined $11,250 for ethics violation - http://www.dailynews.com/government-and-politics/20160621/former-la-mayor-richard-riordan-fined-11250-for-ethics-violation Former Los Angeles Mayo
An hour with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers: The downloadable podcast. | Fred Klonsky
An hour with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers: The downloadable podcast. | Fred Klonsky : An hour with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers: The downloadable podcast. Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers #5 This morning we spent an hour with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis on episode
Who knew it could be so complicated?: DeVos edition | Eclectablog
Who knew it could be so complicated?: DeVos edition | Eclectablog : Who knew it could be so complicated?: DeVos edition Donald Trump, in a moment of rich irony, appears to have been caught just a bit off guard with just how complex the American health care system really was last week. “Now, I have to tell you, it’s an unbelievably complex subject,” he added. “Nobody knew health care could be so c
The Testing of States’ Blaine Amendments– No Public Funding of Religious Schools | deutsch29
The Testing of States’ Blaine Amendments– No Public Funding of Religious Schools | deutsch29 : The Testing of States’ Blaine Amendments– No Public Funding of Religious Schools Given that President Trump and US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos are poised to offer states financial incentives for instituting/expanding school vouchers, the issue becomes whether state constitutions allow public mone
Allowing Guns in Schools is a Bad Idea by Steven Singer - Badass Teachers Association:
Badass Teachers Association: Allowing Guns in Schools is a Bad Idea by Steven Singer : Allowing Guns in Schools is a Bad Idea by Steven Singer Originally posted at: https://gadflyonthewallblog.wordpress.com/2017/03/03/allowing-guns-in-schools-is-a-bad-idea/ Guns were not allowed at Donald Trump’s inauguration . They were not allowed at his speech to the National Rifle Association (NRA). Nor were

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