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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 5/20/17


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 5/20/17
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Florida Charter Scandal: Legislators Vote Millions for Charter Schools Where They Earn a Profit | Diane Ravitch's blog





Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION My 16 Rules 22 by Peter Greene / 5h Today I turn sixty, so it's time form one of those posts. These are the rules. Mind you, they are not a sign of any particular wisdom or smartitude on my part-- I have learned about these rules in the same way a somewhat dim cow learns about an electric fence. About 59 years ago. My typing skills have not improved 1
Jersey Jazzman: U-Ark Screws Up A Charter School Revenue Study, AGAIN: Part II
Jersey Jazzman: U-Ark Screws Up A Charter School Revenue Study, AGAIN: Part II : U-Ark Screws Up A Charter School Revenue Study, AGAIN: Part II Here's Part I of this series. If this is true , it's really disturbing: Colorado’s General Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill giving charter schools the same access to a local tax funding stream as district schools have, The Denver Post reported. The bip
New National Map Shows That Education Privatizers Have Burrowed into Almost All 50 States | Alternet
New National Map Shows That Education Privatizers Have Burrowed into Almost All 50 States | Alternet : New National Map Shows That Education Privatizers Have Burrowed into Almost All 50 States Charter schools, voucher programs, private school tax subsidies and more. Only three states do not have some form of privatized K-12 education in their public schools, a new nationwide map and accompanying
Democrats Look To Close Conflict-Of-Interest Loophole Linked To Betsy DeVos | HuffPost
Democrats Look To Close Conflict-Of-Interest Loophole Linked To Betsy DeVos | HuffPost : Democrats Look To Close Conflict-Of-Interest Loophole Linked To Betsy DeVos New bill would require nominees to disclose “dark money” they’ve donated or solicited. WASHINGTON ― Democrats introduced legislation on Wednesday to close a conflict-of-interest loophole spotlighted after President Donald Trump nomina
New superintendent champions data use, educational equality for Sacramento schools | The Sacramento Bee
New superintendent champions data use, educational equality for Sacramento schools | The Sacramento Bee : Buckle up, Sac City Unified parents: A reformer is about to take over Long before he was named the new superintendent of the Sacramento City Unified School District, Jorge Aguilar was a freshman at UC Berkeley who had his educational self-worth shattered on his first day of chemistry class. O
Trouble in California Eden: A Divided Marin County Community Gets a New Charter School | Alternet
Trouble in California Eden: A Divided Marin County Community Gets a New Charter School | Alternet : Trouble in California Eden: A Divided Marin County Community Gets a New Charter School On a recent idyllic Marin County afternoon, Manor Elementary School PTA President Heather Bennett sat on her outdoor deck and related the newest incident to inflame the Ross Valley public school community. “Crazy
Keeping retirement weird. Wealth matters? It sure does. | Fred Klonsky
Keeping retirement weird. Wealth matters? It sure does. | Fred Klonsky : Keeping retirement weird. Wealth matters? It sure does . One of the subjects that Dad and I didn’t need to talk have a talk about as he approached his passing at age 85 was handling the inheritance. There wasn’t any. Vicki and Ron Weiner have talked with their two daughters about the wealth they will inherit. “The thought of
CURMUDGUCATION: My 16 Rules
CURMUDGUCATION: My 16 Rules : My 16 Rules Today I turn sixty, so it's time form one of those posts. These are the rules. Mind you, they are not a sign of any particular wisdom or smartitude on my part-- I have learned about these rules in the same way a somewhat dim cow learns about an electric fence. 1. Don't be a dick. There is no excuse for being mean on purpose. Life will provide ample occasi
White Guy Problems | Blue Cereal Education
White Guy Problems | Blue Cereal Education : White Guy Problems My wife and I live in a non-descript middle class suburban neighborhood. It’s more white than not, but there are a half-dozen families of color up and down the block, including a Hispanic couple and their kids two doors down and across the street. We haven’t socialized, but we wave from time to time. You know how it is with neighbors
Susan Ohanian: Schools Matter: Moby-Dick for Babies: Marvel or Monster
Schools Matter: Moby-Dick for Babies: Marvel or Monster : Moby-Dick for Babies: Marvel or Monster NOTE: This first appeared in the Charlotte News, May 17, 2017 Susan Ohanian A display at my village library invites parents and others who care about young children’s literacy development to take a look at the new assault on childhood—baby versions of the classics. Cozy Classics, publishers of the ba
Florida Charter Scandal: Legislators Vote Millions for Charter Schools Where They Earn a Profit | Diane Ravitch's blog
Florida Charter Scandal: Legislators Vote Millions for Charter Schools Where They Earn a Profit | Diane Ravitch's blog : Florida Charter Scandal: Legislators Vote Millions for Charter Schools Where They Earn a Profit Fabiola Santiago has a stunning story in the Miami Herald about the deep corruption in the state’s charter industry. Several key legislators are financially connected to charter scho

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