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NOTE: PLEASE READ AND REC THE REPOST/EXTENDED VERSION OF THIS DIARY WHICH HAS JUST BEEN POSTED INSTEAD! Hyperbole? Hair on Fire? Sky is Falling? Absolutely. If you or anyone you know and care ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 255 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 05:03 PM PST with 896 Recommends
I really can't add anything to this but to say, I agree. Via Progressive Review A letter from David Reber, who ...
by Happy Rockefeller
Comment Count 571 comments on Wed May 25, 2011 at 08:13 PM PDT with 761 Recommends
On Jan. 9, Gail Hicks testified before the Urban Education Committee of the Wisconsin Assembly and called out Milwaukee's " New Hustler Academies " -- the nickname she and her colleagues have ...
by AnnieJo
Comment Count 176 comments on Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 04:42 PM PST with 479 Recommends
Laura Clawson posted the following diary this evening for Daily Kos Labor: Instead of Teacher Appreciation Week, President Obama asks us to celebrate Charter School Week As of right now, it has ...
by SwedishJewfish
Comment Count 318 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 10:22 PM PDT with 358 Recommends
60 Minutes is reporting right now, that the largest charter school company in the US. Heck the world is run by Fethullah Gulen. 60 Minutes says : Gulen is the Turkish Islamic cleric at the center ...
by webranding
Comment Count 220 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 04:53 PM PDT with 290 Recommends
Who says time travel is impossible? Louisiana is doing a great job of taking us to the previous century: A public school has sparked outrage by forcing its female students to take pregnancy tests - ...
by LieparDestin
Comment Count 163 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 05:39 AM PDT with 286 Recommends
This is what we need, Democrats not afraid to call it like it is. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/nancy-pelosi-eric-cantor-fight House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) would like Nancy Pelosi to ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Mar 16, 2014 at 07:51 AM PDT with 235 Recommends
From Christel House, an Indiana charter shool's website : The Academy is recognized by the Indiana Department of Education as an Exemplary "A" school. The AP has ...
by Heavy Mettle
Comment Count 116 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 05:50 AM PDT with 231 Recommends
This is surreal in almost mind boggling consequences. Pretty soon the only children attending public school will be the poorest of the poor and the teachers will be anyone willing to work for ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 177 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 220 Recommends
Elementary school teacher Lina McLean has filed a lawsuit against the school administration, school board members, and security company all responsible for the outrageous school shooting "drill" ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 179 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 01:45 PM PDT with 219 Recommends
NOTE: I'm reposting this diary for two reasons: 1) to make the title URL more appropriate for republication on other websites (this was a request of a commentator in the first diary), and 2) because ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 08:43 PM PST with 217 Recommends
So, the past couple of days I was frantically updating everyone on the devastating power grab attempts to destroy the Michigan Public School System by Gov. Snyder and the state GOP-run legislature. ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 08:28 PM PST with 214 Recommends
May 7 to 11 is generally recognized as Teacher Appreciation Week, with May 8 specifically being Teacher Appreciation Day. Google it if you don't believe me. Shoot, even Michelle Rhee's anti-...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 366 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 10:20 AM PDT with 210 Recommends
Allow me to quote Deep Throat, as played by Hal Holbrook in "All the President's Men" -
by teacherken
Comment Count 115 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 06:19 AM PST with 207 Recommends
I am a teacher. You know, one of those about whom you and your Secretary of Education say are so important to our young people. If only I - and thousands, perhaps millions of other teachers - ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 208 comments on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 06:26 AM PST with 202 Recommends
[Originally posted at Eclectablog ] Yesterday, I wrote about (Daily Kos ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 95 comments on Tue Apr 15, 2014 at 09:24 AM PDT with 191 Recommends
Let me be blunt. You need to read this long but extremely thorough essay in the latest edition of The ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 474 comments on Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 03:49 AM PDT with 189 Recommends
Reposted from last night, with additional info: First it was the Buena Vista School District. It's official. For the 400 or so students in Buena Vista, Mich., school is over, even though the ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu May 16, 2013 at 06:03 AM PDT with 188 Recommends
Meet the football team at Academic Magnet High School, a public school near Charleston, South Carolina. As you can see here, they're almost entirely white, with the exception of a single teammate.
by Grizzard
Comment Count 186 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2014 at 01:18 PM PDT with 186 Recommends
Yesterday, for most of two hours, MS-NBC held a national Teacher Town Hall as part of its Education Nation national education summit. I watched and tweeted - the hashtag #educationnation was VERY ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 343 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 03:49 AM PDT with 155 Recommends