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Education Matters: Trump on school choice
Education Matters: Trump on school choice : Education Matters Trump on school choice Education Matters: Trump on school choice :
CURMUDGUCATION: Making Students Pledge Test Security
CURMUDGUCATION: Making Students Pledge Test Security : Making Students Pledge Test Security When it comes to the Big Standardized Tests, we know that one thing is important before all else-- not the soundness of the questions or the validity of the test or the value of the scoring or the careful construction of questions that truly measure what they're alleged to measure. No, only one thing matte
BustED Pencils Trending News: Howard Zinn Banned in Arkansas! | BustED Pencils
BustED Pencils Trending News: Howard Zinn Banned in Arkansas! | BustED Pencils : BustED Pencils Trending News: Howard Zinn Banned in Arkansas! Here at BustEd Pencils we have a special place in our hearts for Howard Zinn. Hell every show ends with our Moment of Zinn —a quote from Howard that encourages “ civil disobedience .” However it seems that some dolt in Arkansas thinks that book banning sho
The student Trump hailed as a school choice success came recommended by Betsy DeVos and Jeb Bush - The Washington Post
The student Trump hailed as a school choice success came recommended by Betsy DeVos and Jeb Bush - The Washington Post : The student Trump hailed as a school choice success came recommended by Betsy DeVos and Jeb Bush Denisha Merriweather listens as President Trump delivers his first address before a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) If you watched President
South Carolina Ranks First in Political Negligence | radical eyes for equity
South Carolina Ranks First in Political Negligence | radical eyes for equity : South Carolina Ranks First in Political Negligence Based on a U.S. News & World Report ranking , The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) announced South Carolina ranks last in education . South Carolina also ranks first in women being murdered by men. Rankings are popular in the U.S., but more often than not, terrible wa
Why I Hate Content Marketing or The So-Called Journalism of Corporate Education Reform
Why I Hate Content Marketing or Paid So-Called Journalism Sometimes you learn something that won't let you go. I read 'Hidden Persuaders' in college, It pissed me off, it scared me and it does even more today. As you read 'News' stories about the blessing of school reform remember that they are selling something. The Hard Sell By MARK GREIF Essay About Vance Packard's 'The Hidden Persuaders' - Bo
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The Final Report: Watergate (National Geographic) - YouTube : The Final Report: Watergate (National Geographic) Nixon: A Presidency Revealed (Full Full Documentary) The Final Report: Watergate (National Geographic) - YouTube :
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: In Like a Lion Edition (3/5)
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: In Like a Lion Edition (3/5) : CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: In Like a Lion Edition As always, I recommend that you pass on, tweet, share and otherwise amplify the pieces that speak to you. It matters which voices we amplify and which we do not. Milwaukee's Voucher Verdict Milwaukee has been doing vouchers for decades now, which means they're a great place to see exactly how vouch
Why Not Ditch Advanced Placement (AP) Classes?
Why Not Ditch Advanced Placement (AP) Classes? : Why Not Ditch Advanced Placement (AP) Classes? If you have a high school student with college on their mind, chances are you are saving to pay for the myriad of standardized Advanced Placement (AP) tests they will need to take at the end of their classes. Each test, one for each subject, is $93. Students in U.S. Department of Defense Dependents Sch
Trump’s ‘School Choice’: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expense | PopularResistance.Org
Trump’s ‘School Choice’: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expense | PopularResistance.Org : Trump’s ‘School Choice’: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expense President Donald Trump is being praised for a change in tone in his recent address to Congress , but his belligerent attitude toward public education hasn’t changed a bit. While it’s true he stopped short of repeating his claims that
Jewell Elementary Offers PARCC (CMAS) Incentives | BustED Pencils
Jewell Elementary Offers PARCC (CMAS) Incentives | BustED Pencils : Jewell Elementary Offers PARCC (CMAS) Incentives On Friday, March 3rd, Jewell Elementary parents received a letter regarding PARCC incentives. Yes – it’s THAT time of year. Many Colorado schools refer to PARCC as CMAS. To catch new readers up to speed before I launch into the information about PARCC incentives, let me give you a
Hole In The Wall Education | Blue Cereal Education
Hole In The Wall Education | Blue Cereal Education : Hole In The Wall Education I’m a bad person. I’m an idealist with little use for idealists. It’s not personal. I like those I actually know. But their articles, and books, and speeches make me want to break things and yell school-inappropriate yells. I resent speakers and writers who build their reputations on explaining how amazing children ar
Diane Ravitch's blog News and Views That Will Kick You In The Boo Boo
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : Diane Ravitch's blog News and Views That Will Kick You In The Boo Boo The Disappointing Results of Vouchers in Louisiana: An Evaluation of the First Two Years 5 by dianeravitch / 27min A team of researchers associated with the University of Arkansas studied the first two years of the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Their report wa
Could the L.A. school board's balance of power tip pro-charter? - LA Times
Could the L.A. school board's balance of power tip pro-charter? - LA Times : Could the L.A. school board's balance of power tip pro-charter? On Tuesday, charter school supporters have their best chance yet to tip the scales and win a controlling majority on the Los Angeles Board of Education. Three of the seven seats are up for grabs, and charter backers have strong candidates, seemingly unlimite
Sunday stuff. | Fred Klonsky
Sunday stuff. | Fred Klonsky : Sunday stuff. Attorney Roy Cohn, right, with Sen. Joseph McCarthy during the Army hearings in 1954. Later, Cohn returned to New York and met Donald Trump. Letter to Crain’s Chicago Business, Illinois needs a good school funding formula, not just a new one (“ Stop talking and fix the state school funding formula, ” Feb. 24). The Rauner commission recommended a suppos
Despite Evidence They Hurt Children, Trump Touts School Vouchers | PopularResistance.Org
Despite Evidence They Hurt Children, Trump Touts School Vouchers | PopularResistance.Org : Despite Evidence They Hurt Children, Trump Touts School Vouchers Children who use vouchers to attend private schools perform worse on average than their public-school peers President Donald Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Friday will tout school vouchers under the gu
With A Brooklyn Accent: Why Fighting for Schools and Fighting for Immigrants is the Same Battle
With A Brooklyn Accent: Why Fighting for Schools and Fighting for Immigrants is the Same Battle : Why Fighting for Schools and Fighting for Immigrants is the Same Battle If my stance as a fierce defender of immigrant rights loses me some friends I acquired fighting Obama Administration education policies, so be it. To me, the two issues are inseparable. You cannot fight to defend the public schoo
The Best of Publius, Part 1: Vouchers – Exceptional Delaware 2017
The Best of Publius, Part 1: Vouchers – Exceptional Delaware 2017 : The Best of Publius, Part 1: Vouchers Does Publius believe in vouchers? I would say he does based on this comment over on Kilroy’s Delaware from last year. While not coming out and supporting vouchers wholesale, Publius was promoting a credit or rebate to taxpayers for kids in private schools. Why? To reduce the tuition for paren
Connecticut legislators don’t want to protect students after all. Attacking Student Data Privacy Law–AGAIN | Poetic Justice
Connecticut legislators don’t want to protect students after all. Attacking Student Data Privacy Law–AGAIN | Poetic Justice : Connecticut legislators don’t want to protect students after all. Attacking Student Data Privacy Law–AGAIN I am reblogging this from my friend Cheri Kiesecker’s Blog Missouri Education Watchdog : Connecticut passed a student data privacy and transparency bill, Public Act 1

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