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Confessions of being an actor, #PootieTang & #BarbershopTheNextCut « https://t.co/El5DHG4qIF via @PrestonBarta pic.twitter.com/tqtyHgaMbv — Fresh Fiction (@FreshFictionTV) July 26, 2016 Hidden inside this summer's comedy about the South...Show More Summary
Last night on Twitter there was some disagreement about whether folks like Diane Ravitch qualify as "social justice" advocates. Ditto for school reform advocates like, say, Arne Duncan. What I learned from the discussion was that people...Show More Summary
Via The Seventy Four.
Ousted CPS principal won’t commit to voting for Clinton – Chicago Tribune ow.ly/ywhw302C9jp VP Pick’s Wife, Brothers-In-Law Attended Integrated Schools – NYT bit.ly/2a0ew4a Kaine, as governor, left a mark on higher education in Virginia...Show More Summary
.@nytimes page 1 photo, 9/3/70: KAINE father-in-law, Gov Holton, enrolls daughters, son at integrated public schools pic.twitter.com/iA7DEzEhUa— Jonathan Martin (@jmartNYT) July 23, 2016 via Washington Post's Emma Brown.
Here's the just-released lineup for @DFER_News' #DemsInPhilly events on Monday. https://t.co/afZsSGIoIB pic.twitter.com/VesN2RevOw — alexandr (@alexanderrusso) July 22, 2016 There are several education-related events going on this week at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, and a handful of education-related appearances on the main stage. Show More Summary
Meet Tim Kaine’s wife, a longtime child welfare advocate and Virginia’s secretary of education washingtonpost.com/news/education… Illinois Gov. Apologizes for Calling Chicago Teachers ‘Illiterate’ bit.ly/29ZfnUC Are summer ‘camps’ the...Show More Summary
This is pretty upsetting to watch, though no guns are drawn and no one's killed. Maybe because it happened to a teacher. Maybe because we all know what can happen when things escalate like that. Read the accompanying article here.
It’s not easy to measure the performance of a school, because there are so many things that go into providing a good education. But neither should it be as hard as the State Board of Education is making it. The API was simplistic... But this new method swings way too far in the opposite direction. Show More Summary
For years we've been told that poverty has been increasing. So it might not seem like a big deal that Majority Leader Paul Ryan claimed that poverty is worse under Obama earlier this week. At 15 percent, the official measure is high....Show More Summary
And we are off! #DemsInPhilly @LeahDaughtry unveils @ConvencionDem @DemConvention stage and podium. pic.twitter.com/lS0yFJYlah — Juan Pachón (@JuanPachon_) July 22, 2016 There's still no official news about DFER and other education groups...Show More Summary
Donald Trump Promotes School Choice, Bashes 'Bureaucrats' in Speech blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig… The software that could have saved Melania Trump from her plagiarism debacle -Recode pllqt.it/47Ujqu Student Debt Helps, Not Harms, the U.S. Show More Summary
We've got to say to our children, 'Yes, if you're African American, the odds of growing up amid crime and gangs are higher, yes, if you live in a poor neighborhood, you will face challenges that somebody in a wealthy suburb does not have to face. Show More Summary
"Meant to promote the first lady’s Let Girls Learn initiative, 'This Is For My Girls' grabbed headlines when it was first released but hasn’t quite stuck in the public consciousness since then."
Pale Fire https://t.co/VrDUYWNJ1Q | The New Yorker — Culture (@sr_culture) July 18, 2016 As I read it, this piece in The New Yorker (Pale Fire) suggests that the current conflict over education reform is in many ways the playing out of long-simmering white-on-white class conflicts. Show More Summary
Do you want to read how some kids 3D-printed a boot for a penguin named Purps? Yes, you do https://t.co/IhjmRPPLbx pic.twitter.com/0oY1tNqYC1— Motherboard (@motherboard) July 19, 2016
Donald Trump Jr. trashes U.S. public schools (though he didn't attend one) washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sh… See also EdWeek, This Week In Education. FEDS INVESTIGATE MEMPHIS SCHOOL DISTRICT OVER MIGRANT BIAS: Associated Press ow.ly/1RTI302sMsk...Show More Summary
Today, however, practically nobody seems to have a sense of humor, at least not about anything bearing on ed reform. Is it because of our unfunny national politics? Because social media and 24/7 news mean that even a short chortle can...Show More Summary
-whenever you think you have it bad, someone's situation is worse https://t.co/JimmZ9PUf4 — ? (@KyTheWriter) July 20, 2016
As you can see above, Donald Trump's son gave a speech last night that included some pretty harsh language about education: "Our schools used to be an elevator to the middle class. Now they're stalled on the ground floor. They're like...Show More Summary