Maryland couple fined more than $500,000 for sending kids to D.C. schools - The Washington Post http://ow.ly/6DSA302Q4Cx D.C. Cops Must Pay $539K for Illegally Enrolling Their Children in D.C. Schools blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…...Show More Summary
Fact-check 17. (June 2015) Clinton says schools today are more segregated than in '60s. Mostly True. https://t.co/Krg2c90vCA #DemsInPhilly — PolitiFact (@PolitiFact) July 28, 2016
Without doubt, “busing” became a charged term during the 1970’s, but calling it fake ignores critical facts about its symbolic meaning. For the vast majority of parents it meant loss of control over where their child went to school. - David Armor in Brookings (Why busing was definitely not a fake issue)
Via Washington Post and others. Article explaining it all here. Or, watch video of UT tower shooting from 50 years ago.
Thanks to the National Education Association, we are all aware that hedge fund billionaires are “cackling Monopoly men who light their cigars with dollar bills (and take candy from babies as they laugh all the way to the bank).” They make their obscene profits by investing funds from vast teacher pension systems, for which those […]
Sandy Hook school opening to the public 4 years after the massacre latimes.com/local/educatio… New Sandy Hook school opens nearly 4 years after massacre yhoo.it/2aaMovs Sandy Hook principal expects tears, excitement hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…...Show More Summary
Click to Enlarge Part 1 and Part 2: Work Hard, Be Hard: Journeys Through "No Excuses" Teaching Chapter 3 Neoliberalism Goes to School by Scott Ellison...just as modern mass production methods require the standardization of commodities,...Show More Summary
By Doug Martin, Author of Hoosier School Heist Two of the biggest threats to public education in America are Eli Broad and Walmart’s Alice Walton, and they are both giving big to Hillary’s Victory Fund for her presidential race. Over...Show More Summary
By Doug Martin In my book Hoosier School Heist, I expose the Mind Trust, formed by once Democratic mayor of Indianapolis Bart Peterson and his charter school director David Harris. I have also written on the Mind Trust spin-offformerly...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention didn’t contain much to excite her public education troops, though she did fish out a “zip code” reference as a small treat for them. Going over her long list of differences with Republican nominee Donald Trump, Clinton declared, “We will not build a wall,” referring to […]
One of the most powerful images I've seen. The fight for equality is STILL important. #BlackLivesMatter #ImWithHer pic.twitter.com/lI5Nuinapy— ALEX THE GREAT (@AlexUnmuted) July 28, 2016
#Tbt to when @FLOTUS & @JayPharoah dropped her rap hit, "Go to College!" ???????? https://t.co/hAXS8nUcEa pic.twitter.com/fdjK1JkHLk — Better Make Room (@BetterMakeRoom) July 28, 2016 Remember this one? So fun.
There are about a dozen op-eds waiting to be written about the interview with National Education Association president Lily Eskelsen García conducted by Rachel M. Cohen of The American Prospect. Surely there are quite a few people who want to tee up this quote: If you take a look at the most highly segregated schools, […]
From last summer: "THIS JUST IN: Star English teacher Ruby Ruhf says goodbye to Ohio and signs with NY P.S. 431. She'll land $80 mil from the six-year deal, along with a possible additional $40 mil based on test scores."
???????????????????????? Still can't get over Martin O'Malley's exit at the #DemCovention last night: https://t.co/3WLa9OAi3v — Fusion (@Fusion) July 28, 2016 From last night's DNC: Martin O'Malley on childcare costs, poverty rates, and Donald Trump's opinion of himself.
U.S. Education Department issues guidelines for supporting homeless students washingtonpost.com/news/education… Department of Education issues new guidelines for schools aimed at helping homeless students abcn.ws/2aa1XoD Camp For Young Refugees Teaches U.S. Show More Summary
Rob Bulk, the long-time president of Atchison NEA in Kansas, is everything you would expect from a union activist. He helped coordinate diversity training not only within his district, but statewide. Last year he ran for a seat on the Kansas NEA board of directors, introducing himself to KNEA voters through this campaign video. He raised […]
Advances, then backlash. That's the big story of civil rights and inequality, says Washington Monthly's Nancy LeTourneau.
Anne Holton, wife of Clinton’s running mate, resigns as Va.’s education secretary washingtonpost.com/local/educatio… Kaine's wife resigns Virginia state position, joins campaign politico.com/story/2016/07/… Convention delegates wantShow More Summary