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I think public school teacher Peter Greene nailed the biggest public education win in 2014. Greene writes on his blog : In the midst of a staggering assault on public education, with their ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 07:39 AM PST with 12 Recommends
For those of you that still believe Rahm's lies that our city is safe here is an updated story about his sons' mugging a few feet from the family home.
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 57 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 05:19 PM PST with 9 Recommends
According to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel 's top cop, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy who is comparing murder rates to 1965, the per ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 06:26 AM PST with 16 Recommends
As expected, the ACLU has taken legal exception to the new policy adopted by the Gloucester County School Board ...
by rserven
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 21 Recommends
The family of a 14-year-old transgender child has filed a lawsuit against several local school districts in Michigan (Wyandotte Public Schools, Summit Academy North, Dearborn Heights District 7, and ...
by rserven
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 02:00 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Little Timmy, a kindergartener in the animated video below, is a lot like most of us here in America: we LIKE our public schools! But the profitmakers look at our children, and what they see are ...
by AnnieJo
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 12:28 PM PST with 4 Recommends
No one should ever forget that one of the leaders in the profits before kids charter school movement is Hillsdale College. Their brand of for-profit charter schools which they call, “Classical ...
by Hoi Polloi
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 08:27 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Chicago Murders in November 2014 up 50% during the same time last November. In November 2013 there were 28 total murders. There have already been 24 murders as of November 16, 2014 with 14 more days ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 05:03 AM PST with 14 Recommends
This is not from me. This was eloquently written by a true expert in their field whom everyone should listen to, educator, Gerald J. Conti. I picked it up from an article in the Washington Post by ...
by PoppaD
Comment Count 336 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 05:36 PM PST with 460 Recommends
This afternoon, I received an envelope containing my official 2014 Pennsylvania absentee ballot. I attend school and currently reside in Philadelphia but maintain my official residence at my parents ...
by dfsly
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 09:02 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
No wonder radical right-wing Republicans like Gov. Corbett in Pennsylvania want to blame teachers for problems in public education. They don’t want to admit that state education funding is ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 06:36 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
It's a tricky businsess, writing persuasively about complex subjects where your conclusion puts you outside the bounds of commonly accepted opinion (at least for a big subset of the target audience).
by doomvox
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 09:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Questions. The Republican Party of Wisconsin and its dark-money minions have "questions" about Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, questions which they are only too happy to raise in ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2014 at 12:40 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
The second day (of seven consecutive days) of North Carolina's Moral Week of Action was again an intimate affair: some 100 people marched and rallied, which is about what the organizers are asking ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 01:46 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
It is time for a real educational revolution, whether it's one advocated ...
by annieli
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Aug 16, 2014 at 08:11 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
As a Democracy For America scholarship winner, I've had more opportunities over the past week than most young people could ever dream. I attended NN14 and learned what the progressive blogger ...
by ckennedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 11:28 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
This is what I'm talking about: http://www.wfmz.com/news/tom-wolf-wealthy-should-pay-more-to-cut-school-taxes/...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 09:22 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
After a deadly Fourth of July weekend, let's reflect on crime in Chicago using some public information that apparently the Attorney General missed Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Attorney General Eric ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 12:40 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
I live just blocks outside the limits of the Philadelphia School District, my work brings me into the City, and I am very good friends with a couple who are both teachers in the Philadelphia school ...
by Cinnamon
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 03:31 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This is what I like to hear: http://www.nhregister.com/government-and-politics/20140617/weingarten-endorses-malloy-says-connecticut-should-not-let-koch-brothers-take-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jun 18, 2014 at 04:40 PM PDT with 4 Recommends