Saturday, October 19, 2013

10-19-13 Saturday Matinée Special Corporate Reform School Girls News Breakout

Saturday Matinée Special Corporate Reform School Girls News Breakout

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REIGN OF ERROR By Diane Ravitch - The Washington Post
REIGN OF ERROR By Diane Ravitch - The Washington Post: ‘Reign of Error’ by Diane RavitchBy T. Rees Shapiro, Published: October 18 E-mail the writerIn December 2008, President-elect Barack Obama picked former Chicago Public Schools chief Arne Duncan to be secretary of education and announced the decision at the Dodge Renaissance Academy in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood.Obama’s choice o
The Shame of Our Nation | Diane Ravitch
The Shame of Our Nation | Diane Ravitch: The Shame of Our NationPosted: 10/19/2013 1:09 pmRemember all the times that "reformers" like Arne Duncan, Bill Gates, Wendy Kopp, and Joel Klein have said that the answer to poverty is to "fix" schools first? Remember their claims that school reform (more testing, more charters, more inexperienced teachers, larger classes, more technolo
Are MOOCs Missing the Mark? - Living in Dialogue - Education Week Teacher
Are MOOCs Missing the Mark? - Living in Dialogue - Education Week Teacher: Are MOOCs Missing the Mark?By Anthony Cody on October 19, 2013 12:16 PMSome people have been very enthused about the potential for MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses. This summer, Bill Gates praised them for bringing us the "golden era" of learning.  A few weeks ago, Bill Gates told community college leaders that
2nd Banana 10-19-13-13 Recap of Last Week's Best Post #EDchat #EDreform #RealEdTalk #p2 #1u
BIG EDUCATION APE 2ND BANANA RECAP OF LAST WEEK'S BEST POSTNYC Public School Parents: Teachers: do you agree with Malcolm Gladwell that class sizes below 25 are TOO small?NYC Public School Parents: Teachers: do you agree with Malcolm Gladwell that class sizes below 25 are TOO small?: Teachers: do you agree with Malcolm Gladwell that class sizes below 25 are TOO small?On WNYC radio, Brian Lehrer is
Morning Wink 10-19-13 AM Posts #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2
BIG EDUCATION APE - MORNING WINK  AM POSTSTODAY10-19-13 teacherken at Daily Kosteacherken at Daily Kos: Saturday morning, a good time to reflect on life, living, and moreNormally on a Saturday I am inclined to offer some reflections on teaching, but I saw students only one day this week - three days spent with my wife at the hospital and one day when the schools were closed (and I also spent chunk
10-19-13 teacherken at Daily Kos
teacherken at Daily Kos: Saturday morning, a good time to reflect on life, living, and moreNormally on a Saturday I am inclined to offer some reflections on teaching, but I saw students only one day this week - three days spent with my wife at the hospital and one day when the schools were closed (and I also spent chunks of time at the hospital). Then perhaps I might be inclined to reflect upon po
A Special Guest on the next PrincipalCast Podcast… | Connected Principals
A Special Guest on the next PrincipalCast Podcast… | Connected Principals: A Special Guest on the next PrincipalCast Podcast…October 19, 2013By jjohnsonHave you heard the PrincipalCast Podcast? We’ve recorded 5 episodes now on the following topics:#1 Social Media and Facebook#2 Social Media in the School District#3 You know you’re a connected educator when…#4 Observing and Evaluating Teachers in t
Parents protest L.A. Unified's English learner policy | Pass / Fail | 89.3 KPCC
Parents protest L.A. Unified's English learner policy | Pass / Fail | 89.3 KPCC: Parents protest L.A. Unified's English learner policyAnnie Gilbertson and KPCC staff | October 19th, 2013, 6:00amAnnie Gilbertson/KPCC40 parents gathered in front of school board member Tamar Galatzan's field office in Lake Balboa, demanding Spanish and English speaking children stay in the same classroom.A group of p
NYC Educator: An Autistic Boy Goes Missing
NYC Educator: An Autistic Boy Goes Missing: An Autistic Boy Goes MissingAnd this happened in a colocated school. Is it a good idea to dump schools with very different kids into the same buildings? This argues against it. Clearly this boy needed to be monitored more closely than other 14-year-olds. This is a failure of the city system, a failure of Bloomberg's vision, and a tragedy for the boy and
10-19-13 Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Schooling in the Ownership Society
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog:Schooling in the Ownership SocietyMike Klonsky's SmallTalk Schooling in the Ownership SocietyJeb Bush's "Mystery Guest"What's Mayor 1% doing in Boston? Why he's the "mystery guest" at Jeb Bush's Education Forum of course. Throw in his support for Republican Bruce Rauner in the upcoming governor's race and it's pretty easy to see what kind of "
10-19-13 Wait What?
Wait What?:Wait,What? Needs Your HelpWait,What? Needs Your Help To Donate please go to:  https://fundly.com/wait-what-needs-your-help-october-2013 Dear Friends, Wait, What? needs your help. The generous financial support of readers, along with limited advertising revenue, is the only financial support that Wait, What? receives. Previous donations came in from across the state and throughout the na
10-19-13 Seattle Schools Community Forum
Seattle Schools Community Forum:Seattle Schools Community Forum"Could a Wealthy Few Decide Seattle's School Board Races?"That's not my title - that's KUOW's for Ann Dornfeld very good piece on the one contested school board race - Sue Peters and Suzanne Dale Estey in District IV.Seattle school board candidate Suzanne Dale Estey and her supporters are poised to raise more money than any o
10-19-13 Ed Notes Online
Ed Notes Online: Ed Notes OnlineRevisiting ObamaCare IT: Race to the Top - of IncompetenceI'm listening to Brian Lehrer on NPR talk about the Obama roll-out disaster and the corporate disaster speak we are hearing -- exact tone we hear from Bloomberg/Walcott on that kid who is missing for 2 weeks.For the record, I posted ObamaCare IT: Race to the Top - of Incompetence on Oct. 10 where I pointed ou
10-19-13 Jersey Jazzman
Jersey Jazzman:The Reformy Campaign Finance Machine Goes To GeorgiaLast spring, I happened - by sheer luck - to come across an unannounced, coordinated campaign finance machine, put together to support reformy candidates in school board and state-level races across the country. This machine distributed more than one-quarter million dollars to small, obscure races that had never seen this level of
10-19-13 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.: Fred Klonsky | Daily postsKeeping retirement weird.  Senator Dan Biss talks reform to teachers and retirees.    I get up to let Ulysses out at around 6:30 AM. Then I feed him. It was still dark when I did that this morning. It may have been dark at 6:30 yesterday morning. But  didn’t notice it. Shorte
10-19-13 Perdido Street School
Perdido Street School: Perdido Street SchoolRegent Harry Phillips: John King A "Good Guy," Regents Won't Fire HImAfter a week of getting beat up in the press and on the Internet with nary a prominent education reform voice coming to defend him, NYSED Commissioner John King received support from a member of the Board of Regents:A member of the state Education Department’s Board of Regents
10-19-13 Radical Scholarship
Radical Scholarship:Who Should Listen to Melinda Gates about Education?Who Should Listen to Melinda Gates about Education?.by plthomasedd / 2h OCT 17Ignoring the New Majority: Education Reform behind BlindersConsider two maps—one using data from the 1860 Census and one focusing on public schools in 2011: [1860; click to enlarge] [2011; click to enlarge] “A majority of students in public schools th
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Week… 10-19-13 …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EF
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFLLARRY FERLAZZO’S WEBSITES OF THE DAYWow! What A Treasure Trove Of InfographicsInformation Is Beautiful, the world’s premiere resource for infographics, has just announced their 2013 Longlist for infographic and interactive awards. It’s an amazing collection. You might also be interested in last year’s nominees, too.9 by Larry
This Week's Education Research Report 10-19-13 #SOSCHAT #EDCHAT #P2
Education Research ReportTHIS WEEK'S EDUCATION RESEARCH REPORTHome schooled children leaner than traditionally schooled kidsThe results of a recent study show kids that are home-schooled are leaner than kids attending traditional schools. The results challenge the theory that children spending more time at home may be at risk for excessive weight gain.The study was published in the journal Obesity
4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit 10-19-13
4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit:4LAKIDS - SOME OF THE NEWS THAT DOESN'T FITClass Calls Meeting With Vladovic ‘Productive”.by LA School Report | http://bit.ly/UXHVhZ Posted on October 18, 2013   ::  A coalition of community groups known by the acronym, CLASS, finally had a meeting today with LA Unified Board President Richard Vladovic.by smf / 45min ASSEMBLYMAN ASKS WRONG COMMITTEE TO R
NPE News Briefs ← from The Network for Public Education 10-19-13
NPE News Briefs ← from The Network for Public Education:NPE News BriefsStudy: Almost Half of Public School Students Are Now Low-Income | Jordan Weissmann – The AtlanticA new study reminds us that poverty is the giant backpack dragging down American students. In America, what you earn depends largely on your success in school. Unfortunately, your success in school depends largely on what your paren
10-19-13 Schools Matter All Week
Schools Matter:  Schools Matter All WeekAn EdWeak Interview with Melinda Gates?I have asked repeatedly a key question about Bill Gates and his hobby of education reform:If Bill Gates had no money, who would listen to him about education reform? No one–the same as who should listen to him now.Now we have an EdWeak interview with Melinda Gates, which forces an additional question:If Melinda Gates we
All Week 10-19-13 @ THE CHALK FACE
@ THE CHALK FACE knows SCHOOLS MATTER: All Week @ THE CHALK FACE Who Should Listen to Melinda Gates about Education?I have asked repeatedly a key question about Bill Gates and his hobby of education reform: If Bill Gates had no money, who would listen to him about education reform? No one–the same as who should listen to him now. Now we have an EdWeak interview with Melinda Gates, which forces an
LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH ALL WEEK LONG Diane Ravitch's blog 10-19-13 -13 #thankateacher #EDCHAT #P2
Diane Ravitch's blogLISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH ALL WEEK LONGDIANE RAVITCH'S BLOGWhat Public Schools Do for CommunitiesA reader explains why public schools matter to the life of communities: “Public schools are not panaceas for poverty or crime or any of the other ills of our society, but they can provide a place for a community to come together, to learn to get along with each other, to watch out for
Sacramento School Kids Paying for City's Privatization Scheme?
At last night's SCUSD board meeting there was a proposal to "lease" Fremont Adult School to the Studios for the Performing Arts Operating Company. A wonderful concept when you follow the presentation. My first thought was WOW! great Idea! Then I heard the "rest". I assume who the champions and who the uninformed were by the defenses offered and questions asked. I don't want to
10-12-13 Saturday Matinée Special Corporate Reform School Girls News Breakout
Saturday Special Corporate Reform School Girls News BreakoutNYC Public School Parents: NY parents react in fury to Common Core and testing; Commissioner John King disengages. Watch the OTHER video to see why.NYC Public School Parents: NY parents react in fury to Common Core and testing; Commissioner John King disengages. Watch the OTHER video to see why.: NY parents react in fury to Common Core an



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