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If you work in the world of criminal justice as I did for ten years teaching in a county penitentiary the world can seem small and hostile and disinterested in making a difference in inmates' lives. ...
by David Chura
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 06:40 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
My daughter is 17. She has been stepping into herself lately and many people in our lives are noticing it with pleasure. I was talking to her about that, trying to explain why we are so pleased. ...
by Renee
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 11:20 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
The public high school in Monterey Bay, California is in an uproar. Actually, it's students are. This year, the school district wrote a new set of guidelines that prevents a majority of the kids ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 163 comments on Mon Aug 15, 2011 at 04:51 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The Internet is our most dynamic new societal institution, developing quickly over the past 25 years from “Web 1.0” (providing static web pages ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jun 12, 2011 at 04:01 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
In my personal discussions with teachers and other parents, and my written interchange with people commenting on the DailyKOS version of my blog, I feel like a broken record stressing the need for ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Jun 05, 2011 at 09:12 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Welcome to the Daily KOS educational alternatives group, which intends to focus on applying progressive egalitarian principles finally to one of the last bastions of traditional hierarchical thinking,
by leftyparent
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat May 28, 2011 at 08:07 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Lost in the exaggerated claims of "bad" teachers being at the core of all that ails education and the concurrent calls for greater teacher accountability, often linked to student test scores, is a ...
by plthomasEdD
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri May 27, 2011 at 09:48 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
I just finished this diary only to discover that it had been auto-published at 8 AM this morning in its incomplete state. It was my mistake (I set the auto-pub thing last night then decided to do a ...
by Happy Rockefeller
Comment Count 84 comments on Mon May 30, 2011 at 02:22 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
In line with President Obama’s directive to strengthen our military families, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has made a significant investment in DoDEA schools. This ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 24, 2011 at 04:01 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I've read a lot of diaries on DKos of late that slam charter schools. Specifically, they intend to slam for profit charter schools but tend to paint with a broad brush. I've decided it's time to ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 442 comments on Tue Jun 14, 2011 at 05:02 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Following up on my recent “School Alternatives 101” post, I want to share some quotes from three great ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat Apr 17, 2010 at 06:49 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
What I have gotten paid to do over the past fifteen years is to be a “systems analyst”, a job that involves understanding all the component parts that make a business process and/or the ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2009 at 08:33 AM PST with 3 Recommends