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"We need an approach that asks everybody to do their part." -- President Obama, in his video address today. I must admit that I'm confused about the concept. When I muse ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 543 comments on Sat Jul 23, 2011 at 05:36 PM PDT with 504 Recommends
First, let me get this out of the way - I have no problems with the rich. I plan on being rich. I'm an American. I believe. We all believe we can get to the top and enjoy the spoils of wealth. We ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 288 comments on Wed Sep 15, 2010 at 03:01 AM PDT with 339 Recommends
"If President Obama wins re-election, he’ll point to the last couple of weeks of January as a turning point." ~ Josh Kraushaar (National Journal) "It was one of the best weeks of his ...
by Al Rodgers
Comment Count 115 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 10:31 AM PST with 312 Recommends
The richest one-tenth of 1 percent , representing just 13,000 households, took in more than 11 percent of total income in 2007. Ponder that for a moment. I ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 417 comments on Tue Sep 14, 2010 at 03:37 AM PDT with 296 Recommends
From Spiegel Online International: Germany's super-rich have rejected an invitation by Bill Gates and ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 347 comments on Wed Aug 11, 2010 at 05:20 AM PDT with 291 Recommends
I don't have time for this, but it is too important not to comment. In today's NY Times is an article ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 300 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2007 at 03:02 AM PDT with 182 Recommends
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 11:16 PM PST with 174 Recommends
Today's Washington Post features an op ed by Bill Gates titled How teacher development could revolutionize our schools . Teachers are the latest focus of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 247 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 03:19 AM PST with 154 Recommends
In an interview with the BBC, Bill Gates joins Warren Buffett in the Billionaires for Tax Justice group! GATES: Well the United States has a huge budget deficit, so taxes are going to ...
by TomP
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed Jan 25, 2012 at 10:44 AM PST with 138 Recommends
The title is not a mistake. In the New York Times, we finally see coverage of a phenomenon some of us have been writing about for year. The piece begins by telling about a small committed group of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun May 22, 2011 at 04:41 AM PDT with 102 Recommends
My support for NCLB remained strong until November 30, 2006. I can pinpoint the date exactly because that was the day I realized that NCLB was a failure. This is a book ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Feb 28, 2010 at 02:20 AM PST with 75 Recommends
The proving is in the doing Not good : The charity run by Bill and Melinda Gates, who say the threat of climate ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 01:09 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
The faces that dominate the education reform debate today—where "education reform" means increased reliance on standardized tests, the results of which are then used to determine the fates of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 213 comments on Sun May 20, 2012 at 05:55 PM PDT with 71 Recommends
Cross-posted from Campaign for America's Future, ourfuture.org. To all those out there who are clamoring for "market-based"
by jeff bryant
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Apr 28, 2011 at 05:53 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
We are seeing a concerted and organized effort to make the new film "Waiting for Superman" the means of defining the discussion on education. When combined with the corporate sponsorship and ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 126 comments on Wed Sep 22, 2010 at 05:18 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Although this will come as a shock, offering incentives to teachers for increased student achievement - a concept referred to as "merit pay" - doesn't seem to produce the results the "reformers" ...
by michael in chicago
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Mar 09, 2011 at 04:47 PM PST with 56 Recommends
Bill Gates (...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 48 comments on Tue Dec 06, 2011 at 11:11 AM PST with 53 Recommends
Lee Fang's new investigative ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 11:31 AM PST with 48 Recommends
Bill Gates has been busted in a big fat lie and we've got the statistics to prove it. Last year, Microsoft founder Bill ...
by BobOak
Comment Count 74 comments on Wed Feb 07, 2007 at 01:51 PM PST with 48 Recommends
Whether a school is small or large, the essential questions in education cannot be ignored: What should students learn? How should they be taught? Are classes too large, especially for ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 116 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2008 at 03:03 AM PST with 46 Recommends