Saturday, March 5, 2016

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/5/16



CORPORATE ED REFORM




Rick Snyder policy ideas yield string of disasters for Michigan | MSNBC
Rick Snyder policy ideas yield string of disasters for Michigan | MSNBC: Rick Snyder policy ideas yield string of disasters for MichiganTHE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 3/4/16Rick Snyder policy ideas yield string of disasters for MichiganIn a TRMS Special Report, Rachel Maddow lists a series of government-caused disasters, from veterans care to education to water infrastructure, inflicted on the citizens of
BATs LEGISLATIVE TEAM WEEKLY UPDATE Badass Teachers Association
Badass Teachers Association: BATs LEGISLATIVE TEAM WEEKLY UPDATEFEDERAL NEWSContinue to fight against King's nomination due to be decided on 3/9!BATS ARE ASKING EVERYONE TO STOP THE CONFIRMATION OF JOHN KING.  HE WAS HORRIBLE FOR NEW YORK AND HE WILL BE HORRIBLE FOR THE NATION! THE CONFIRMATION DECISION WILL BE RENDERED MARCH 9THCALL SENATOR ALEXANDER AND TELL HIM TO SAY NO TO JOHN KING  202-224-4
Malloy turns to charter school industry for names to appoint to the CT State Board of Education - Wait What?
Malloy turns to charter school industry for names to appoint to the CT State Board of Education - Wait What?:Malloy turns to charter school industry for names to appoint to the CT State Board of Education The Controversy goes well beyond the legal and ethical issues with Malloy’s recent nominee to the State Board of Education.This week the Connecticut General Assembly is expected to vote on Govern
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Claypool blinks on pension pick-up. Militant "showdown" action still planned for April 1st.
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Claypool blinks on pension pick-up. Militant "showdown" action still planned for April 1st.: Claypool blinks on pension pick-up. Militant "showdown" action still planned for April 1st. CTU Pres. Karen Lewis calls for a "showdown" on April 1st.Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of
CURMUDGUCATION: Silicon Valley Wunderskool
CURMUDGUCATION: Silicon Valley Wunderskool:Silicon Valley WunderskoolWhen we last met Altschool, it was May of 2015 and the new Silicon Valley educational disruptor startup was getting all kinds of press courtesy of some combination of good connections and the contribution of a buttload of Zuckerberg money. Now Rebecca Mead at the New Yorker is letting us know how Altschool has been faring since t
'Charter Schools Are Not Public Schools' Oakland OEA Teachers Protest 'Common Enrollment' - YouTube
'Charter Schools Are Not Public Schools' Oakland OEA Teachers Protest 'Common Enrollment' - YouTube:'Charter Schools Are Not Public Schools' Oakland OEA teachers and supporters of public education rallied at the Oakland Unified School Board meeting on January 27, 2016 to protest the "Open Enrollment" scheme being pushed by the charter industry, the Broad Foundation and other privatizers.
Every Bill Proposed by La. House Ed Chair Nancy Landry Supports Test-Driven, Corporate Reform | deutsch29
Every Bill Proposed by La. House Ed Chair Nancy Landry Supports Test-Driven, Corporate Reform | deutsch29: Every Bill Proposed by La. House Ed Chair Nancy Landry Supports Test-Driven, Corporate Reform Nancy Landry is the chair of Louisiana’s 2016 House Education Committee, and every piece of legislation that she has proposed to date for the 2016 regular session intends to either extend or reinforc
Schools Matter: Decision-Maker Quiz to Find Teachers Who Know How to Act on Global Age Imperatives
Schools Matter: Decision-Maker Quiz to Find Teachers Who Know How to Act on Global Age Imperatives: Decision-Maker Quiz to Find Teachers Who Know How to Act on Global Age Imperativesby Susan OhanianThis questionnaire, a survey of skills needed in today's education marketplace, facilitates an individual participant's ranking of eligibility for grants from: Accelerated ReaderAchieve Incall4edAmerica
How Do You Explain the Corporate Assault on Public Education to Friends Who Know Nothing About It? | Diane Ravitch's blog
How Do You Explain the Corporate Assault on Public Education to Friends Who Know Nothing About It? | Diane Ravitch's blog:How Do You Explain the Corporate Assault on Public Education to Friends Who Know Nothing About It? I received an email from a daily reader of the blog who asked me how she could explain the downside of corporate reform to friends at a dinner party in the suburbs who know nothin
Schools Matter: "Ephemeral Teacher Swarms" aka Part-Time Temps
Schools Matter: "Ephemeral Teacher Swarms" aka Part-Time Temps: "Ephemeral Teacher Swarms" aka Part-Time TempsIf you think that TFA is the only corporate game in town intended to de-professionalize teaching and crush public education, think again.  The privateers have more schemes ready to launch as the TFA bubble loses gas, and here is just one of them from the CBE-based Knowl
Overwhelming Bipartisan Support To Rein In Charter School Lapses | PopularResistance.Org
Overwhelming Bipartisan Support To Rein In Charter School Lapses | PopularResistance.Org:Overwhelming Bipartisan Support To Rein In Charter School Lapses…National Poll FindsVoters support transparency and accountability.According to a new, nationwide poll, Americans overwhelmingly want public charter schools to be more accountable, have less selective admissions policies, employ better-trained tea
CURMUDGUCATION: How Is My Test PR Doing?
CURMUDGUCATION: How Is My Test PR Doing?: How Is My Test PR Doing?The test manufacturing industry continues to search for new and creative ways to push back against the opt out movement. Some of this propaganda is pretty pedestrian, but occasionally they come up with stuff that's very extra special. Meet the website "How is my kid doing?"This PR initiative is being led by the Council for
With A Brooklyn Accent: How Age and Race Discrimination Laid the Groundwork for the California Teachers Shortage- A Report
With A Brooklyn Accent: How Age and Race Discrimination Laid the Groundwork for the California Teachers Shortage- A Report: How Age and Race Discrimination Laid the Groundwork for the California Teachers Shortage- A Report March 4, 2016Valerie Trahan2045 Emerson St LowerBerkeley, CARetired TeacherMasters in Education; Harvard University510-689-6123To:  Dr.Linda Darling Hammond; Professor Emeritus
Peggy Robertson opened the OPT OUT CONFERENCE with six minutes of an overview of where we are and what is next | Reclaim Reform
Peggy Robertson opened the OPT OUT CONFERENCE with six minutes of an overview of where we are and what is next | Reclaim Reform:Peggy Robertson opened the OPT OUT CONFERENCE with six minutes of an overview of where we are and what is next United Opt Out National Conference: Transcending Resistance, Igniting Revolution spoke the reality of the corporate education reform and its primary purpose of s
Chicago teachers set April 1 for 'showdown' with schools - Yahoo Finance
Chicago teachers set April 1 for 'showdown' with schools - Yahoo Finance:Chicago teachers set April 1 for 'showdown' with schools CHICAGO, March 4 (Reuters) - The head of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) said on Friday that the district will hold off on a controversial cost-cutting move affecting teachers' pension payments to allow for the labor contract process to play out.But that move will not
Everyone Loves the Idea of Preschool, So Why Don't All Our Kids Get to Go to One? | Mother Jones
Everyone Loves the Idea of Preschool, So Why Don't All Our Kids Get to Go to One? | Mother Jones: Everyone Loves the Idea of Preschool, So Why Don't All Our Kids Get to Go to One?What the studies say about early childhood education.It's hard to think of another education reform idea that has garnered as muchsupport among advocates of various ideological stripes as early childhood education. Califo
Book club helps immigrant mothers find joy in reading and support their kids' education - LA Times
Book club helps immigrant mothers find joy in reading and support their kids' education - LA Times: Book club helps immigrant mothers find joy in reading and support their kids' educationCleotilde Flores, center, holds her favorite books that she has read with other mothers at the Bravo Medical Magnet High School literature club. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times) Maria Onate had not read a book until
Ed. Department Names ESSA Negotiators, Key Areas of Discussion - Politics K-12 - Education Week
Ed. Department Names ESSA Negotiators, Key Areas of Discussion - Politics K-12 - Education Week: Ed. Department Names ESSA Negotiators, Key Areas of DiscussionBy Alyson Klein and Andrew UjifusaUPDATEDGet ready, get set: Negotiate rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act!Later this month, a group of negotiators (names below) will gather at the U.S. Department of Education to hash out regulations fo
From the archive: The Bee’s 2012 report on Fresno Unified’s lease/leaseback contracts | Fresno Bee
From the archive: The Bee’s 2012 report on Fresno Unified’s lease/leaseback contracts | Fresno Bee: From the archive: The Bee’s 2012 report on Fresno Unified’s lease/leaseback contracts Six months after passage of a $280 million bond measure in 2010, Fresno Unified School District changed the way many of its construction contracts were awarded.The traditional practice of choosing the lowest bid wa
Tindley charter schools chief’s exit didn’t solve woes | 2016-03-05 | Indianapolis Business Journal\
Tindley charter schools chief’s exit didn’t solve woes | 2016-03-05 | Indianapolis Business Journal | IBJ.com: Tindley charter schools chief’s exit didn’t solve woesHoosier School Heist TV is Doug Martin's channel featuring videos of his book tour across Indiana speaking on the corporate takeover of public education. Order Hoosier School Heist at http://hoosierschoolheist.com/.Follow Hoosier Schoo
Teacher's note tells students they are more than their standardized test scores - TODAY
Teacher's note tells students they are more than their standardized test scores - TODAY.com: Teacher's note tells students they are more than their standardized test scoresStandardized testing can fray the nerves of any student, but it was a letter sent by a teacher in advance of the tests that left an Indiana third-grader and his mom in tears.Rylan Fallis, 9, admitted to his mother, Abby Fallis,
Missouri bill guarantees opt-out ability for standardized tests | columbia missourian
Missouri bill guarantees opt-out ability for standardized tests | State News | columbiamissourian.com: Missouri bill guarantees opt-out ability for standardized testsJEFFERSON CITY — A Missouri lawmaker believes some statewide standardized tests should come with an explicit opt-out option, and on Monday he presented a draft of a bill that would do just that. House Bill 2315, sponsored by Rep. Kurt

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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/4/16
CORPORATE ED REFORMJudge: Plaintiffs may still access complete California student database, but with tightened security | 89.3 KPCCJudge: Plaintiffs may still access complete California student database, but with tightened security | 89.3 KPCC: Judge: Plaintiffs may still access complete California student database, but with tightened securityA massive database that includes sensitive information











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