Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Chicago Mayoral Candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia Talks About Schools - #OneTermRahm
Chicago Mayoral Candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia Talks About Schools - Living in Dialogue: Chicago Mayoral Candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia Talks About Schools  By Anthony Cody.The schools of Chicago are ruled by a school board appointed by the mayor (though efforts are under way to allow for a democratically elected board.) For this reason, educators, students and parents are very i
Study Reveals Sad Link Between Poverty And Children's Brain Development
Study Reveals Sad Link Between Poverty And Children's Brain Development: Study Reveals Sad Link Between Poverty And Children's Brain DevelopmentWe've long known that children from affluent families get a head start that can translate into a long-lasting advantage, especially when it comes to academic achievement. Now, scientists have found what may be part of the explanation: Children who grow up
“It’s Like When Dorothy Lands in Oz and the World is Changed from Black and White to Color” | BLOGCEA
“It’s Like When Dorothy Lands in Oz and the World is Changed from Black and White to Color” | BLOGCEA: “It’s Like When Dorothy Lands in Oz and the World is Changed from Black and White to Color”by Laurel Killough on March 31, 2015Why do teachers need to get involved and advocate for their own profession? Cromwell fifth-grade teacher and 2013 Connecticut Teacher of the Year Blaise Messinger says th
Who’s right on unions?: #CesarChavez or @Campbell_Brown and @MichelleRhee | Cloaking Inequity
Who’s right on unions?: #CesarChavez or @Campbell_Brown and @MichelleRhee | Cloaking Inequity: Who’s right on unions?: #CesarChavez or @Campbell_Brown and @MichelleRheeWho’s right on unions?: César Chávez or Campbell Brown and Michelle Rhee? The critics of teachers and their organizations come and go. For a while Michelle Rhee was the darling of the anti-union forces. In Michelle Rhee’s greatest h
empathyeducates – New Orleans Corporate Education Reform 101
empathyeducates – New Orleans Corporate Education Reform 101: New Orleans Corporate Education Reform 101What they won’t tell you about the education reforms in New Orleans?By Raynard Sanders, Ed.D. | Originally Published at EmpathyEducates. March 30, 2015The corporate education reforms in New Orleans have been touted has the national guide for turning around urban school districts. As a result of
Quality education requires social justice | Chicago ‪#‎Chuy2015‬ ‪#‎imwithchuy‬
Quality education requires social justice | Chicago: Quality education requires social justiceChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and Vice President Jesse Sharkey at the annual CTU Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Kroc Community Center on Jan. 15, 2015. Institutional racism, poverty, and the systematic underfunding of education lie at the heart of problems in education. While
BustED Pencils Trending News: Student Success Act? Revolution?? On Demand!!! | BustED Pencils
BustED Pencils Trending News: Student Success Act? Revolution?? On Demand!!! | BustED Pencils: BustED Pencils Trending News: Student Success Act? Revolution?? On Demand!!! If you thought No Child Left Behind (NCLB), oops, I mean the Student Success Act was dead, think again.  Spring = rebirth.Heads Up! HR 5 (Student Success Act) Coming Back As Soon As April 13thhttps://deutsch29.wordpress.com/2015
Garcia rips Emanuel on 'pay-to-play' politics - Chicago Tribune‪#‎Chuy2015‬ ‪#‎imwithchuy‬
Garcia rips Emanuel on 'pay-to-play' politics - Chicago Tribune: Garcia hits Emanuel on 'pay-to-play' politicsMayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia addresses the media during a press conference to release his ethics policy agenda alongside Tuesday, March 31, 2015 outside the Citadel Global Headquarters in Chicago. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune)Challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia on Tuesd
Why (market-based) U.S. education reform is doomed: David Ellison (Opinion) | cleveland.com
Why (market-based) U.S. education reform is doomed: David Ellison (Opinion) | cleveland.com: Why (market-based) U.S. education reform is doomed: David Ellison (Opinion)Bill Gates and his lieutenant, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, insist that America's schools must be run like a business. If educators faced both the accountability (standards, high-stakes testing, merit pay) and competition (vo
What Can Teachers in Illinois Learn from Indiana? - Living in Dialogue
What Can Teachers in Illinois Learn from Indiana? - Living in Dialogue: What Can Teachers in Illinois Learn from Indiana? By Leah Putnam.If you participated in the 2012 Chicago Teachers Union Strike, you might recognize my sign (I’m the “union thug” holding it). After 10 years of teaching 5th grade for Chicago Public Schools, I recently moved to Indiana and began teaching 2nd grade. Moving from th
Bernie Sanders on Education
Bernie Sanders on Education: Bernie Sanders on EducationSocialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large) Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects.Vote on the passage of the bill, the American Competitiveness Scholarship Act, the omnibus appropriations bill for the Departments of Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor. Pres. Bush t
Behind Chicago Public Schools graduation rate, a system of musical chairs and alternative schools #DumpRahm
Behind Chicago Public Schools graduation rate, a system of musical chairs and alternative schools | WBEZ 91.5 Chicago: Hidden beneath Chicago’s record-high graduation rate is a surprising fact: High schools still have a lot of trouble holding on to students.A WBEZ and Catalyst Chicago analysis of graduation numbers for every high school in the city shows how many freshmen stayed through graduation
Education Activist Groups – Defend-Ed
Education Activist Groups – Defend-Ed: DEFEND-EDUNASHAMEDLY PRO-FAMILY AND PRO-TEACHEREDUCATION ACTIVIST GROUPSupdated Aug 20, 2014Here’s a collection of Internet-based groups and organizations working to defend education.Use the contact form if you would like to submit others.BADASS PARENTS ASSOCIATION:https://www.facebook.com/groups/BadassParentsAssociation/BADASS TEACHERS ASSOCIATION:https://ww
Through ALS, Educator Vivian Connell's Voice Persists | WUNC
Through ALS, Educator Vivian Connell's Voice Persists | WUNC: Through ALS, Educator Vivian Connell's Voice PersistsVivian Connell speaks at the Speak Out 4 Teachers rally in Raleigh, November 2013CREDIT VIVIAN CONNELL When Vivian Connell was in college, she was already a teachers' advocate. She was on CNN in the network's early years to talk about a teacher's wrongful termination at the University
Pearson Priority 1 Alert Cheaters, beware: Test-givers are monitoring social media postings | Education | The News Tribune
Cheaters, beware: Test-givers are monitoring social media postings | Education | The News Tribune: Cheaters, beware: Test-givers are monitoring social media postingsHow far should school testing systems go to ensure students aren’t cheating on state tests?The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), the organization responsible for the state tests Washington students began taking this month,
Louisiana Educator: White, the Beneficiary of Extremist Politics now Opposes Such
Louisiana Educator: White, the Beneficiary of Extremist Politics now Opposes Such: White, the Beneficiary of Extremist Politics now Opposes SuchState Superintendent John White prides himself in using smart sound bites, talking points and misleading rhetoric as a way of selling his views in the education reform battles. In a press conference Monday, White referred to efforts to derail the Common Co
Choosing Reform-Minded Urban Superintendents | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
Choosing Reform-Minded Urban Superintendents | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Choosing Reform-Minded Urban Superintendents If I had to choose an urban superintendent between Michelle Rhee in Washington,D.C.(2007-2010) and  John Deasy in Los Angeles Unfied School District (2011-2014), I would choose Christopher Steinhauser, Long Beach (CA) superintendent since 2002. Why? Becau
Where the hell are CT's union leaders as AFT National President Randi Weingarten supports parents who opt out - Wait What?
Where the hell are CT's union leaders as AFT National President Randi Weingarten supports parents who opt out - Wait What?: Where the hell are CT’s union leaders as AFT National President Randi Weingarten supports parents who opt outAccording to a breaking story posted by the nation’s leading public education advocate Diane Ravitch,   Randi Weingarten – the national president of the American Feder
Heads Up! HR 5 (Student Success Act) Coming Back As Soon As April 6 | deutsch29
Heads Up! HR 5 (Student Success Act) Coming Back As Soon As April 6 | deutsch29: Heads Up! HR 5 (Student Success Act) Coming Back As Soon As April 6 A heads-up for those who celebrated on February 27, 2015, the pulling of HR 5 (Student Success Act) from a vote before Congress:Word is that it is slated to return– without change– after Easter.This means as soon as the week of April 6, 2015.As was tr

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/30/15
Special Nite Cap - Catch Up on Today's Post 3/30/15Special Nite Cap CORPORATE ED REFORMToward Fiscal Sustainability: A New Approach in Prudent Fiscal Management of ChicagoClick here to go to Jesus "Chuy" Garcia for Mayor of Chicago Website#‎Chuy2015‬ ‪#‎imwithchuy‬#DUMPRAHMStudy: New Orleans Principals Admit to Manipulating Student Selection | deutsch29Study: New Orleans Principals Admit




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