Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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What’s Going On In The Florida House? Did Someone Say Ethics? Charter School Concerns?
FloriDuh is up to it again … Read more here: http://bobsidlethoughtsandmusings.wordpress.com/2014/03/25/floridas-most-obvious-charter-school-conflict-of-interest-to-date/

I suggest that you will want to read Charles M. Blow
in a column for the Thursday New York Times titled Crimea and Punishment. Blow manages to do a number of things well in this column.  For example, he does a very good job of pushing back against Mitt Romney's comments on Face the Nation, writing The refused-to-be-vanquished insist on being vindicated. But as is the case in many of these circumstances, the dance between diplomacy and force, between

NYC: Emergency Rally Thursday at Noon
Emergency meeting on Thursday on behalf of the 97% of New York State students who are not in charter schools: Anyone who can make it tomorrow should do so. The state budget is hitting crunch time, with the Charter lobby spending millions on behalf of privatization and the 3% in charters, while firmly controlling both the Governor and the State Senate. Support must be given to Speaker Silver and t

Berkeley teachers pull down 3.5 percent raise 
Momentum Is Building for Museum on Women
An effort to build a national women’s history museum has been helped by a declaration of support from the House majority leader and the ascension of women to key posts in the Senate.    
Parents United founder named one of Philly’s “most powerful people”
Philadelphia Magazine’s April 2014 issue If rabble-rousing is a sport, looks like Parents United for Public Education is a champion! April’s Philadelphia Magazine names Parents United founder Helen Gym one of its 75 most powerful people in Philadelphia and one of the top 10 movers and shakers in civics. Here’s what they had to say: ” . . as co-founder of Parents United for Public Education, she’s


Uniform standards urged for reclassifying English learners | EdSource Today
Uniform standards urged for reclassifying English learners | EdSource Today: Uniform standards urged for reclassifying English learnersMarch 26th, 2014 | Add a Comment | By John FensterwaldSchool districts have discretion in determining when English learners can be reclassified as proficient in English, meaning they no longer need help in gaining fluency. But the different criteria that districts
Charter school report was wrong | UTSanDiego.com
Charter school report was wrong | UTSanDiego.com: Charter school report was wrong The growth of charter schools in San Diego was greatly exaggerated in a report issued three months ago by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, according to the organization that issued a corrected study on Wednesday.The group released a report in December claiming that the San Diego Unified School Distri
ONE Common Core Story: Melissa Wilkins "Deer Creek Parent: My Education Experience"
Melissa Wilkins "Deer Creek Parent: My Education Experience"
Another Defender of Eva Shows His Ignorance and Bias southbronxschool.com
http://www.southbronxschool.com: Another Defender of Eva Shows His Ignorance and BiasMy mother used to tell me two things;"Never argue with meshugah people and always wear clean underwear in case the New York Post drives a bus over you and all the lackeys that read that paper talk about what a poor mother I am for sending you out of the house in dirty underwear."Unfortunately, I did not
Chicago ‘Opt Out’ Mom Speaks up for Teachers and Kids at Chicago Board of Ed Meeting – Video | Continuing Change
Chicago ‘Opt Out’ Mom Speaks up for Teachers and Kids at Chicago Board of Ed Meeting – Video | Continuing Change: Chicago ‘Opt Out’ Mom Speaks up for Teachers and Kids at Chicago Board of Ed Meeting – VideoMarch 26, 2014Educationchicago, chicago schools, opt out, rousemary vega, schools,teachers, testing, unitedoptout      Rate ThisChicago has got it going on …By it – I mean a huge ‘Opt Out’ movem
Ethan’s Law: Florida’s petty legislators refuse to use Ethan’s name | Reclaim Reform
Ethan’s Law: Florida’s petty legislators refuse to use Ethan’s name | Reclaim Reform: Ethan’s Law: Florida’s petty legislators refuse to use Ethan’s namePosted on March 26, 2014by Ken PrevitiPoliticians in Florida are dysfunctional, petty and cruel.When the story of the infliction of a mandated high stakes testing on a dying, blind, brain damaged child with cerebral palsy, Ethan Rediske, finally r
Coop’s Childhood Part 5 – Burns Park & Divorce | Lefty Parent
Coop’s Childhood Part 5 – Burns Park & Divorce | Lefty Parent: Coop’s Childhood Part 5 – Burns Park & DivorceMarch 26th, 2014 at 16:06While the events of the U.S. civil rights movement and theVietnam War were roiling the larger society, the first big event that I was privy to in our little family’s cataclysm was in early April of 1964 around my ninth birthday, bearing helpless witness to m
Nite Cap 3-26-14 #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2
James Baldwin said it best: "For these are all our children, and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become."A BIG EDUCATION APE NITE CAP3-26-14 The Whole Child Blog — Don't Settle for the Okey-Doke in a Third Narrative of American Education — Whole Child EducationDon't Settle for the Okey-Doke in a Third Narrative of American Education — Whole Child Education: THE WHOLE CHILD BLO


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