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California's Democrats Meet: Unfinished Business - LA Progressive




Tweet Trump and DeVos about their bad budget - Network For Public Education
Tweet Trump and DeVos about their bad budget - Network For Public Education : Tweet Trump and DeVos about their bad budget Tweet Trump and DeVos about their bad budget - Network For Public Education :
Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers #16. Globalization. | Fred Klonsky
Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers #16. Globalization. | Fred Klonsky : Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers #16. Globalization . Here is this week’s podcast of our radio, Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers. Anne and I were at the welcome back parade for returning Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar Lopez Rivera yesterday, down Paseo Boricua in Chicago’s historically Puerto Rican Hu
HB-536: Who really puts children first? – Educate Louisiana
HB-536: Who really puts children first? – Educate Louisiana : HB-536: Who really puts children first? On May 18, 2017, several bills I have been involved with were heard in the House Education Committee. One particular bill, HB-536, has been my personal labor of love for more than seven months. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Vincent Pierre, was intended to protect students from discrimination and pu
Defend Your Public School from the Trump/DeVos Budget Debacle - Network For Public Education
Defend Your Public School from the Trump/DeVos Budget Debacle - Network For Public Education : Defend Your Public School from the Trump/DeVos Budget Debacle Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her favored school choice policies have faced fierce criticism, but this hasn't stopped the march to choice and the defunding of public schools. A copy of the White House's preliminary budget proposal ha
CURMUDGUCATION: PA: Cyber School Crowded Clown Car
CURMUDGUCATION: PA: Cyber School Crowded Clown Car : PA: Cyber School Crowded Clown Car Pennsylvania has been a big, fat profitable garden of cyber schools, taking an early lead over even California in letting virtual education take root. And there are so many aspects of cyber-schooling in Pennsylvania that we could discuss. As always, I'll preface this by saying that there are students fro whom
Sacramento school district uses telemedicine to treat students | The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento school district uses telemedicine to treat students | The Sacramento Bee : The doctor is only a click away at these Sacramento schools. Not everyone is happy. Fifth-grader Fred Amey was upbeat when he arrived at an Ethel I. Baker Elementary School office for his appointment with the doctor. Social worker Erin Ryan ushered him into a nearby room and took his vitals – blood pressure, blo
Oh Say Can You See Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : Oh Say Can You See Diane Ravitch's blog A site to discuss better education for all Anthony Cody: Activists Fight Corporate Media with Short Videos and Powerful Message by dianeravitch / 4min Anthony Cody, co-founder of the Network for Public Education and retired teacher, describes the day nearly three weeks ago when education ac
10 Things Parents Just Don't Understand About Teachers - Teacher Habits
10 Things Parents Just Don't Understand About Teachers - Teacher Habits : 10 Things Parents Just Don’t Understand About Teachers I’ve eaten at hundreds of restaurants in my life, but I’ve never worked at one. My wife was a waitress in college, so when we go out to eat and I complain about something, she’s usually able to offer me a logical explanation. The table next to ours received their food f
Reformed to Death: Discipline and Control Eclipse Education | radical eyes for equity
Reformed to Death: Discipline and Control Eclipse Education | radical eyes for equity : Reformed to Death: Discipline and Control Eclipse Education An enduring gift of being a student and a teacher is that these experiences often create lifelong and powerful personal and professional relationships. Reminiscing about these experiences, however, is often bittersweet because we are simultaneously re
California's Democrats Meet: Unfinished Business - LA Progressive
California's Democrats Meet: Unfinished Business - LA Progressive : California’s Democrats Meet: Unfinished Business T his weekend, the California Democratic Party, the largest Democratic Party organization in the largest Democratic state, holds its annual convention in Sacramento. Approximately 2,500 delegates will chart their future in the wake of the debacle last fall. The Problem Unfortunatel
Schott Foundation Celebrating 25 Years of Supporting Education Justice | Schott Foundation for Public Education
Celebrating 25 Years of Supporting Education Justice | Schott Foundation for Public Education : Celebrating 25 Years of Supporting Education Justice Telling Our Story at 25 by dequendre / 1h In 1991, the Schott Foundation was founded on the notion that the American public education system is one of the most important lifelines to secure opportunity in our nation. Through our efforts to expand acc
Lessons From The Nation's Oldest Voucher Program : NPR Ed : NPR
Lessons From The Nation's Oldest Voucher Program : NPR Ed : NPR : Lessons From The Nation's Oldest Voucher Program Milwaukee has the nation's longest-running publicly funded voucher program. For 27 years it has targeted African-American kids from low-income families, children who otherwise could not afford the tuition at a private or religious school. The vouchers are issued by what's known as th
L.A. teachers union faces tough questions in wake of charter election wins - LA Times
L.A. teachers union faces tough questions in wake of charter election wins - LA Times : L.A. teachers union faces tough questions in wake of charter election wins Los Angeles’ teachers union, for decades a dominant political force in school district politics, suffered a crushing defeat this week that speaks to a larger power shift away from labor and toward the growth of the well-heeled charter s
New Study Finds That Bullying Remains High at School, But Has Declined Over Time = Education Law Prof Blog
Education Law Prof Blog : New Study Finds That Bullying Remains High at School, But Has Declined Over Time A new study on bullying at school offers both good and bad news. The bad news is that bullying remains a constant aspect of daily life for many students at school. Anywhere from 13 to 29 percent of students report being bullied in the last month. Half of students indicated that they have wit
Trump’s K-12 Education Budget Expands Choice, Won’t Help Public Schools Meet Myriad Needs | janresseger
Trump’s K-12 Education Budget Expands Choice, Won’t Help Public Schools Meet Myriad Needs | janresseger : Trump’s K-12 Education Budget Expands Choice, Won’t Help Public Schools Meet Myriad Needs This blog will take a week-long late spring break after today. Look for a new post on May 30! On Wednesday, the Washington Post acquired a leaked, near final copy of the budget the Department of Educatio
Badass Teachers Association: If I Ever Leave Teaching it Will Be Because of the Adults, Not the Kids by Kelly LaLonde
Badass Teachers Association: If I Ever Leave Teaching it Will Be Because of the Adults, Not the Kids by Kelly LaLonde : If I Ever Leave Teaching it Will Be Because of the Adults, Not the Kids by Kelly LaLonde Originally posted at: https://urbanesl.wordpress.com/2017/05/18/if-i-ever-leave-teaching-it-will-be-because-of-the-adults-not-the-kids/ A Facebook “On This Day” popped up in my newsfeed toda
Trump’s Proposed Title I Intrusion Plan: FOCUS | deutsch29
Trump’s Proposed Title I Intrusion Plan: FOCUS | deutsch29 : Trump’s Proposed Title I Intrusion Plan: FOCUS According to Reuters, the White House is supposed to release its proposed 2018 budget on May 23, 2017. On May 17, 2017, the Washington Post purportedly received advance notification of Trump’s proposed 2018 federal education budget. One of the items in that proposed ed budget is a new progr
Tech Tip o’ the Day for Seattle Public Schools: How to get kids and teachers in front of computers all day | Seattle Education
Tech Tip o’ the Day for Seattle Public Schools: How to get kids and teachers in front of computers all day | Seattle Education : Tech Tip o’ the Day for Seattle Public Schools: How to get kids and teachers in front of computers all day The following email was brought to my attention today. It was sent to all Seattle Public School staff. From: Cranston, Gary Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 12:35 PM Su

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