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Washington D.C. — our capital — is a place known for its revolving door of political influence. It is a place where behind-closed-doors deals are the norm. It is the perfect place for an “...
by Victoria M Young
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 01:39 PM PST with 6 Recommends
It's a sad situation, when the system has placed limitations based on an individuals skin, wicked nation. Simulated injustice and foul litigation. What on earth gives folks the right to be racist. It'
by SulleeJ
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 02:47 PM PST with 0 Recommends
I am speechless. Well, actually, no, I am the opposite. I haven't posted a diary on here in years. I just opened the Tampa Bay Times and read the following headline "Bill forces movie in school".
by gunny6247
Comment Count 72 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 06:31 AM PST with 111 Recommends
Stuff is happening locally...here and there. Sometimes it is to our benefit. Sometimes we have some setbacks. And sometimes the process just moves along slowly. Today we visit South Florida, ...
by rserven
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Yesterday the Department of Education issued guidelines ( 36 pages ) instructing schools which accept federal funding how to treat transgender students ...
by rserven
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 25 Recommends
If your child attends a school in Alabama he or she can be subject to a paddling that turns them black and blue. Michaela Curtis went straight to the hospital and police when her son came home ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 02:01 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Hard to believe? Well, it seems that the Orange County, Florida school board is moving in that direction. Currently, it is fine for people to distribute religious literature on high school campuses, ...
by enhydra lutris
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 12:17 PM PST with 14 Recommends
The York Suburban school just updated their school's policy on strip searches. Superintendent Michele ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 12:32 PM PST with 18 Recommends
What happens when a state elects a superintendent of public instruction who opposes public education? Most states would prefer to avoid finding out, but Arizona voters -- ever intrepid when it ...
by wolfbane in AZ
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 08:12 PM PST with 18 Recommends
I strongly urge you to read Rehearsing for death: A pre-K teacher on the trouble with lockdown drills , an opinion piece in today's Washington Post . The author, Launa Hall, teaches in an ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 106 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 06:12 AM PST with 146 Recommends
This afternoon, I received an envelope containing my official 2014 Pennsylvania absentee ballot. I attend school and currently reside in Philadelphia but maintain my official residence at my parents ...
by dfsly
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 09:02 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
If you believe in public education, if you think preparing students to live and work in a democracy is an important role for state government- then this election is important. The election will set ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 04:56 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Stories like this should fall into the "absurd exception" category, if they didn't happen so often. Karen Holloway just spent six hours in a jail cell for failing to maintain her yard in ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 238 comments on Wed Oct 22, 2014 at 10:45 AM PDT with 164 Recommends
From Wednesday this week the BBC will release a free Dr Who themed game to help teach computer coding. Since September, the start of the school year, computer programming has been a compulsory ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 10:56 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Let me clear. This is not a book review per se, even as I absolutely urge you to read Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America , which was published on October 7. As I have read ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 11:51 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Long before Scott Walker was governor, he was a proponent of voucher schools; since becoming governor, he's continued to expand public monies for private schools. I've mentioned specific examples of ...
by Rachel191
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 07:39 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
So this happened: http://thenotebook.org/blog/147781/src-revokes-contract-changes-health-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2014 at 03:38 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This is one of the dumbest excuses I've ever heard: http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2014/10/03/david-perdue-on-accusing-michelle-nunn-of-terrorist-ties-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 08:57 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Not gonna write a diary just share some links I just ran across of already written reports from a report that is just surfacing. I'll leave it to anyone in the Education, I say that with tongue in ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 03:40 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
In Colorado, the newly conservative Jefferson County School Board has made headlines because the board seeks to remove information about civil disobedience from the High School AP history class. ...
by wade norris
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 01:38 PM PDT with 26 Recommends