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This is a little late, bit doesn’t seem to have been noticed here; I saw it only because it found its way into the German news at SPIEGEL ONLINE yesterday. From the 9 April 2015 Tampa Bay Times :
by BMScott
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 04:27 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Quick post as I need to leave to take my son to school (my heart is racing even though he's not at this school): In Thurston County in Washington State--no one was hurt: Nobody was hurt during a ...
by Elizaveta
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 10:32 AM PDT with 119 Recommends
The Wizard of Oz promised many things. He promised the Cowardly Lion courage, the Tin Man a heart, the Scarecrow a brain, and for Dorothy, well she just wanted to go home to Kansas. Modern day wizard,
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 148 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 10:42 PM PDT with 196 Recommends
Can these solve all of our educational woes? (Spoiler: the answer is "no") Maplewood High School has seen 134 arrests since school started August 5, 2014.
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 09:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
by Walter Brasch Ten-year-old Kaitlyn Montgomery, a fourth grade student at Park Elementary School in Munhall, Pa., now has access to that school’s restrooms. Like most schools, Park ...
by brasch
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 06:41 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Shut up or we'll shut you up! Since 2008, Arizona has cut K-12 and university budgets more than just about every other ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 173 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 04:20 PM PDT with 224 Recommends
Game On For Kansas Schools began their third walk this morning starting in Chatlain Park in Merriam, Kansas. In 2014, Heather Ousley and Judith Deedy felt a chance to ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 09:07 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Melting pot The McBain Rural Agricultural School system was looking for a new superintendent of schools. They called in a consultant to help them. He put together a three-page announcement of the ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 12:44 PM PST with 17 Recommends
An excellent and balanced piece in the Wash Post today on Bush's record on school reform as governor of Florida. He put in place a raft of inititiaves--standardized tests, vouchers, and grading ...
by lawrencegoodman
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 07:11 AM PST with 17 Recommends
There is an increasing call to arms by education privateers across the nation that state legislatures should remove tenure from education. The argument has been made that tenure can lead to a school ...
by guts of a liberal
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 03:55 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Why haven’t the property tax cuts included in Governor Walker’s budget proposal gotten much attention from the media or community advocates? One reason might be because of the way he has ...
by WI Budget Project
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 01:05 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Yes folks, we have Bernie Sanders (4:30PM) on today's program! You can listen to today's program here , or watch it on youtube , and remember you can download the Rick Smith Show App in the Google ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 11:51 AM PST with 4 Recommends
In September of 1991 , Lamar Alexander as U.S. Secretary of Education, Diane Ravitch as Assistant Secretary of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, and Emerson J. Elliott as Acting ...
by Victoria M Young
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 02:05 PM PST with 2 Recommends
The question came up - why? What's the motivation for the Republicans to suddenly hop on the antivax crazy train? Whose money are they following? What is the specific reason to get their followers ...
by eyelessgame
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 11:54 AM PST with 17 Recommends
This has always been one of my favorite educator and writer gatherings. I hope to see you there: I invite you to the 2015 Conference on College Composition and Communication Annual Convention in ...
by The Book Bear
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 07:17 PM PST with 3 Recommends
And by that, I don't mean a canned food drive . You’ve likely heard of students bringing canned food to school for food drives, but have you ever heard of bringing a canned food item to school ...
by Risen Tree
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2015 at 06:41 PM PST with 20 Recommends
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 02:14 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Torah reading for this Shabbat: Genesis 44:16 to 47:27 Haftarah: Ezekiel 37: 15-28 Last week's Torah reading ended when Joseph announces that he will keep Benjamin in Egypt as his slave, the ...
by Navy Vet Terp
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 26, 2014 at 03:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
About a week ago, I posted about the Australian Christian Lobby's efforts to ensure that schools are a dangerous place for LGBT students. I did a little research, and unsurprisingly, their campaign ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Dec 28, 2014 at 12:42 PM PST with 12 Recommends
I'm not surprised to see this from an organization that has previously compared its pro-LGBT opponents to Nazis four separate times, all of which were sincere, not rhetorical or in jest. Here's ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 01:28 PM PST with 12 Recommends