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Earlier this year in one of Delaware School's teacher/parent open houses, where the parent is given the child's schedule and follows that child's schedule room by room, block by block, one single ...
by kavips
Comment Count 353 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 10:10 PM PST with 209 Recommends
(This article was co-authored by Diana Zavala , a parent with a 9 year old child in New York City Public Schools who works with Change the Stakes and Geminijen , a member of the Anti-Capitalist Meet-...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 62 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 11:00 AM PST with 31 Recommends
I'm in a quandary. I need to choose a church... Which would look better on my resume? The Church of Citibank? Or the Church of Bank of America. The Church of Bank of America has been ...
by kavips
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 05:50 AM PST with 2 Recommends
In a [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/28/1165527/-MICHIGAN-HOLY-F-CKING-SH-T-Spread-the-word-on-this-NOW diary] on Wednesday, Daily Kos members were asked to contact Michigan lawmakers to ...
by slatsg
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 04:07 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Fresh off the election, we are all aware of how that craptastic Citizens United ruling allowed billionaires like Adelson and the Koch Duo to flood their GOP candidates with money. They ended up ...
by NYCee
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 10:18 AM PST with 7 Recommends
consists of 378 Letters to President Obama From educators, parents, students and citizens . It was organized and promoted by Diane Ravitch with the assistance of Anthony Cody (who coordinated the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 05:08 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
MAITLAND, FL - I live in central Florida in a suburban town known for its nationally-ranked public schools. As my wife and I did in moving here in 1988, the neighborhood's reputation for delivering ...
by Liberal Outposts
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 02:22 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The battle to privatize education as part of the neoliberal shock doctrine is in full swing--on one side we have a rank and file movement of public school K-12 educators and parents mobilized by the ...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 106 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
As the presidential election approaches, Participatory Democracy and Public Education will be using this platform to analyze the educational policy of the two leading candidates, Barack Obama and ...
by Participatory Democracy and Public Education
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 02:28 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
As Republican rhetoric leading into the elections becomes increasingly bizarre (Mitt Romney's infamous "47%" remark being the latest example), I have been scratching my head about what the Party is ...
by sanghoee
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 03:18 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I wholeheartedly support the teachers and parents of Chicago in their objection to the imposition of another unproven test-based evaluation system on another city’s children and teachers. The ...
by rexxnyc
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 08:06 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
South Carolina Superintendent of Education is anything but, however, Mick Zais uses his political power to keep South Carolina's education down in the gutter.
by Jamie Sanderson
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 10:34 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
“What does doing 0 work but getting a grade of 50 teach a child?” No, this is not a rhetorical question, neither is it a hypothetical one. It is a question that teachers across the country seem ...
by Laura Wnderer
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 02:59 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
A recent diary on the rec list [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/04/09/1081943/- (link)] laid a lot of blame on Texas, Rick Perry, and assorted rightwing players and policies , for cutting and ...
by NYCee
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2012 at 10:55 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
An article in today's Washington Post caught my eye. We've been hearing a lot of late about the sorry state of America's educational system. Snake oil vendors like Michelle Rhee puff up their ...
by 8ackgr0und N015e
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 06:35 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
He wrote an article last year about the issue, and unfortunately it could have been written today. The same things are happening, teachers are still being treated as second class citizens, schools ...
by floridagal
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 08:00 PM PST with 42 Recommends
Morning Joe's Joe passionately opined today, at the show's round table (temporarily on the road, in Florida) on the need for Romney to launch some bold ideas to win conservatives and draw a stark ...
by NYCee
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 09:27 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Hawaii teachers overwhelmingly rejected the terms of a contract approved unanimously by their leadership last Thursday. The vote was two to one against, with approximately 9,000 out of the state's 12,
by LarryHI
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 25, 2012 at 12:00 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Former President George W. Bush ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 100 comments on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 11:51 AM PST with 45 Recommends
The largest federal education initiative, No Child Left Behind (NCLB), has proven in a decade to ...
by plthomasEdD
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 03, 2012 at 06:14 AM PST with 3 Recommends