Saturday, August 17, 2013

8-17-13 Saturday Special Corporate Reform School Girls News Breakout

8-17-13 Saturday Special Corporate Reform School Girls News Breakout




Daily Kos: La Casita Demolished Saturday Morning By Rahm
Daily Kos: La Casita Demolished Saturday Morning By Rahm (PICS): La Casita Demolished Saturday Morning By Rahm (PICS)byHyde Park JohnnyFollow    Email  1 Comments / 1 NewLA CASITA IS NO MORE. By a little after ten o'clock in the morning, Board of Education contractors had leveled the library that had been created by the demands of a community that did not have one in a city where more than 150 of
Calif. Supplemental Ed. Providers Lose Under NCLB Waiver - Marketplace K-12 - Education Week
Calif. Supplemental Ed. Providers Lose Under NCLB Waiver - Marketplace K-12 - Education Week: Calif. Supplemental Ed. Providers Lose Under NCLB WaiverBy Michele Molnar on August 8, 2013 11:30 AM | No commentsDUH!Providers of supplemental education services in the Golden State had the ground shift beneath them this week when the U.S. Department of Education granted a No Child Left Behind Act waiver
Perdido Street School 8-17-13
Perdido Street School: What Happens After Parents Get Their Children's Common Core Test Scores?Two weeks ago, NYSED Commissioner John King And Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch gleefully released the scores on their vaunted new Common Core tests.They had been bragging for months that the scores would plummet and, sure enough, they did.That's what happens when you rig the cut results to show a 30% fa
Jersey Jazzman 8-17-13
Jersey Jazzman: Philly Burns; The Inquirer FiddlesPerhaps they haven't yet heard about this in the editorial offices of the Philadelphia Inquirer, but the city's schools are about to implode, thanks to Tea Partyin', constitution-shreddin', public-education-destroyin' wingnut Governor Tom Corbett and his fellow travelers in Harrisburg. While ignorant ideologues like Andy Smarick pretend that Philad
Do You Assume the Best? | Connected Principals
Do You Assume the Best? | Connected Principals: Do You Assume the Best?August 17, 2013By jdelpcc flickr photo by azjdYou must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.  ~ Denis WaitleyAs a seventh grade science teacher, I spent time helping my students develop the ability to make accurate, and specific, observations.  We practiced this skill through a variety of activitie
2nd Banana 8-17-13 Recap of Last Week's Best Post #EDchat #EDreform #RealEdTalk #p2 #1u
BIG EDUCATION APE 2ND BANANA RECAP OF LAST WEEK'S BEST POSTHow closing schools hurts neighborhoodscoopmike48 at Big Education Ape - 10 hours agoHow closing schools hurts neighborhoods: How closing schools hurts neighborhoods Posted by Valerie Strauss on March 6, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 Comments More [image: (thenotebook.org)] (thenotebook.org) On Thursday, the Philadelphia school district’s governing bo
Neo liberalism and The Production of Living Knowledge - Online University of the Left
Neo liberalism and The Production of Living Knowledge - Online University of the Left: Neo liberalism and The Production of Living KnowledgePosted by carl4davidsonGigi Roggero: The Production of Living Knowledge: The Crisis of the University and the Transformation of Labor in Europe and North AmericaTranslated by Enda Brophy, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 2011. 194pp., $69.50 HB. ISBN 978
Tell Mayor Nutter not to let Gov. Corbett make Philly the next Detroit. Defend families, teachers, and public schools.Daily Kos Action
Daily Kos Action: Tell Mayor Nutter not to let Gov. Corbett make Philly the next Detroit. Defend families, teachers, and public schools.Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has two votes on the School Reform Commission—votes he hasn’t been using to defend Philadelphia’s public schools. He and Gov. Tom Corbett have failed Philadelphia students and families and now they are holding schools hostage for
What’s Good 4 the Goose… | EduShyster
What’s Good 4 the Goose… | EduShyster: What’s Good 4 the Goose…Should what’s good for the goose be good for the gander?Reader: it is one of the tragic ironicalisms of our time that the same education officials who are so eager to impose strict accountability measures on the teachers in their states are denied the experience of being held accountable themselves. In state after state, a persistent c
Philly School Board Staffing Moves Raise Ire of Teachers’ Union
Philly School Board Staffing Moves Raise Ire of Teachers’ Union « CBS Philly: Philly School Board Staffing Moves Raise Ire of Teachers’ Union(Members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers express their anger during Thursday night’s School Reform Commission meeting. Credit: Mike DeNardo) By Mike DeNardoPHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia teachers’ union is mulling its legal options now that
Morning Wink 8-17-13 AM Posts #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2 #Cheats4Change
BIG EDUCATION APE - MORNING WINK  AM POSTSTODAYLISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 8-17-13 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for allDiane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: James Meredith: Public Schools Are Being “Destroyed by Greed, Fraud, and Lies”CIVIL RIGHTS HERO CALLS FOR EMERGENCY NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION   Just Awarded Harvard’s Hig
LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 8-17-13 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: James Meredith: Public Schools Are Being “Destroyed by Greed, Fraud, and Lies”CIVIL RIGHTS HERO CALLS FOR EMERGENCY NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION   Just Awarded Harvard’s Highest Education Honor, James Meredith Challenges Parents and Teachers to Demand Answers to 21 Questions and Take Back Control of Public Schools  
1912 Eighth-Grade Exam Stumps 21st-Century Test-Takers | toteachornototeach
1912 Eighth-Grade Exam Stumps 21st-Century Test-Takers | toteachornototeach: 1912 Eighth-Grade Exam Stumps 21st-Century Test-Takers by Cavan SieczkowskiAre you smarter than an eighth grader? How about an eighth grader who graduated in 1912? A copy of an eighth-grade exam from that year shows test-taking wasn’t so easy for those early-20th-century students.Bullitt County History Museum, located in
Seattle Schools Community Forum 8-17-13
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Friday CommentI don't do this often but because I saw this huge number of hits with a fairly large number of comments on one post, I wanted to put this out there.This week's Tuesday Open Thread has been one of the most read and commented posts we have had in a long time.  The number of hits is so hit as to preclude it being the same 20 people coming back, again and
Radical Scholarship 8-17-13
Radical Scholarship: Radical ScholarshipFrom that moment on, I was no longer a liberal, a believer in the self-correcting character of American democracy. I was a radical....The situation required not just a new president or new laws, but an uprooting of the old order, the introduction of a new kind of society—cooperative, peaceful, egalitarian.-- Howard Zinn (1994), You Can't Be Neutral on a Movi
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… 8-17-13 …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EF
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFLLARRY FERLAZZO’S WEBSITES OF THE DAYSorry Again About The Multiple EmailsSorry again for the multiple emails. This post is a test one being sent out by Edublogs staff to confirm the problem has been fixed. It’s another example of why I recommend Edublogs so highly — their customer service is unmatchable!by Larry Ferlazzo / 6d
The Answer Sheet By Valerie Strauss 8-17-13
The Answer Sheet: SIGN OF THE TIMESMaryland university buying bulletproof whiteboardsIt's a new take on school security.By Valerie Strauss 26 mins ago0 CommentsShare:More »BAD DATAThe big problem with new evaluations of teacher prep programsBuried in small type the fact that some of the data isn't actually all that trustworthy.By Valerie Strauss 22 hours ago5 CommentsShare:More »A TESTING NIGHTMAR
8-17-13 Fred Klonsky | Daily posts from a retired public school teacher who is just looking at the data.
Fred Klonsky | Daily posts from a retired public school teacher who is just looking at the data.: Another cup of coffee for the road. La Casita.La Casita at Whittier School in Pilsen. Parents and police. Your sister sees the future Like your mama and yourself. You’ve never learned to read or write There’s no books upon your shelf. And your pleasure knows no limits Your voice is like a meadowlark B
Pilsen parents call fieldhouse demolition a ‘betrayal’ — CPS cites safety concerns - Chicago Sun-Times
Pilsen parents call fieldhouse demolition a ‘betrayal’ — CPS cites safety concerns - Chicago Sun-Times: Pilsen parents call fieldhouse demolition a ‘betrayal’ — CPS cites safety concernsBY MAUDLYNE IHEJIRIKA Staff Reporter August 17, 2013 12:08AM00Share24918Police keep protesters at bay as crews prepare the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse for demolition. Sun-Times Photo by Maudlyne Ihejirika
4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit 8-17-13
4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit:4LAKIDS - SOME OF THE NEWS THAT DOESN'T FITCHILDREN’S ORAL HEALTH CARE: Not this year. Maybe next year? …but on the cheap!Dental disease is the leading factor in school attendance and is critical to academic performance among low-income students – so lets not provide the ‘essential benefit’  next year (even to kids with insurance) …and let’s cut reimburs
NPE News Briefs ← from The Network for Public Education 8-17-13
NPE News Briefs ← from The Network for Public Education:NPE News BriefsPilsen parents call fieldhouse demolition a ‘betrayal’ — CPS cites safety concerns | Chicago Sun-TimesBY MAUDLYNE IHEJIRIKA Staff Reporter August 17, 2013 12:08AM Updated: August 17, 2013 12:45AM The demolition of the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse in Pilsen began under cover of night late Friday. The mission from Chicag
This Week's Education Research Report 8-17-13 #SOSCHAT #EDCHAT #P2
Education Research ReportTHIS WEEK'S EDUCATION RESEARCH REPORTAutistic Kids Best IQ Peers at Math, Show Different Brain OrganizationChildren with autism and average IQs consistently demonstrated superior math skills compared with nonautistic children in the same IQ range, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital."There
All Week 8-17-13 @ THE CHALK FACE knows SCHOOLS MATTER
@ THE CHALK FACE knows SCHOOLS MATTER: All Week 8-10-13 @ THE CHALK FACE knows SCHOOLS MATTERClass Grades | the becoming radicalClass Grades | the becoming radical.by plthomasedd / 43min EdWeek and the Gates Love Affair that Just Won’t Go AwayIn the Digital Education blog at Education Week, Q&A: Bill Gates on Teaching, Ed Tech, and Philanthropy provides Gates with yet another platform to (this
LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH ALL WEEK LONG Diane Ravitch's blog 8-17-13 #thankateacher #EDCHAT #P2
Diane Ravitch's blogLISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH ALL WEEK LONGDIANE RAVITCH'S BLOGWhat Chris Cerf Did Not Admit About Democracy PrepJersey Jazzman has done his usual thorough job of researching the New Jersey Department of Education’s job of importing Democracy Prep to Camden. Here is his conclusion (but read what leads up to his conclusion): Democracy Prep’s practices includes more spending per pupil,

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