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Ted Cruz has been angling for that Job for a quite while now ... Cruz Adds to Speculation of Presidential Ambitions With Iowa Speech by Monica Langley and Janet Hook, online.wsj.com -- March 18, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 11:14 AM 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
There are plenty of myths and misrepresentations on charter schools and school of choice and plenty of them are coming from our side of the political divide. The first thing that I would like to ...
by leftinCO
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Mar 26, 2014 at 11:31 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
My kids attend a public school. I attended public schools most of the time (military brat, not every move allowed for us to get enrolled in the school so home schooling happened from time to time). ...
by DrillSgtK
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 02:17 PM PST with 17 Recommends
The Republican 2012 presidential ticket warned that America is becoming a nation of " makers and takers " as self-identified "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 02:29 PM PST with 13 Recommends
You have to love Al Capp. He was one of the most outspoken social critics of the mid twentieth century; he made no bones about it, and he did it through his art-the comics. He was the creator of Li’
by jerrywaxman
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 09:03 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Considering everything that has happened to me over the past three months- losing my teaching job and being smeared in a public hearing by public school administrators, I would guess no one would ...
by rturner229
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 04:13 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Kendall Massett wrote a piece in todays News Journal. "It's time to change the conversation on charter schools." The point behind the article was that charter schools do some great things too. It ...
by kavips
Comment Count 86 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 09:24 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
My home state of South Carolina is a poster child of disfunction, a self-loathing mutt of myopic bible-thumping, state-rights' libertarianism mated with historical and systemic poverty born out of ...
by plthomasEdD
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 05:14 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Once the storm-surge waters receded after Hurricane Katrina plowed through New Orleans, the city has since experienced another flood, one that rushed in to fill the vacuum created by tragedy in ...
by plthomasEdD
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 04:11 AM PST with 11 Recommends
It is absolutely gorgeous outside today and I'm happy to see signs of spring in the air. But I need to remember after a night of drinking to NOT read the Wisconsin State Journal the next morning. ...
by Wisco Wherls
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 02:05 PM PST with 38 Recommends
I have a concern: Teachers are getting pummeled. Too often, they are being demonized in the media and blamed by politicians for being the cause of bad schools. Right-wing governors, power-hungry ...
by amybdean
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 04:49 PM PST with 10 Recommends
I call that being a broken record and having no creativity. From the RNC convention 2012 his words on flavored milk: Jeb Bush: Choosing Schools Should Be Like Shopping For Milk On Wednesday, ...
by floridagal
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 06:40 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
First published on The Daily Censored on August 5, 2012. Los Angeles Unified School District President Mónica García supports the expansion of corporate charters schools by the Gülenist ...
by rdsathene
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 04:12 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The so-called "Parent Trigger" is an American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) template law written primarily by right-wingers Bill Lucia of EdVoice and Ben Austin of Green Dot School Corporation.
by rdsathene
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2012 at 02:36 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
"the [Ku Klux] Klan in some areas of the country tried to be a means of reform, fighting the decline in morality and using the symbol of the cross... In some communities it achieved a certain ...
by Troutfishing
Comment Count 379 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 07:59 AM PDT with 359 Recommends
For Mitt Romney , the love that dare not speak its name is " vouchers ." Two weeks after he delivered a ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 12:46 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The deceitful and vindictive Howard Rich and his crony friends may have finally won the private school, publicly funded voucher war in South Carolina.
by Jamie Sanderson
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 02:50 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel : A pastor who ran a private choice school in Milwaukee is facing federal counts of fraud and theft of federal funds. Gregory Goner, 41, of Milwaukee was ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 06:44 AM PST with 26 Recommends
After a recent diary about Homeschool Socialization appeared on Daily Kos I realized from some of the comments left that homeschooling was being confused with Cyber Schools & Charter Schools. This ...
by TheRealAlasandra
Comment Count 99 comments on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 05:13 PM PST with 12 Recommends