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Militarization of Our Schools

Youth Served: Military Recruiters Pin Hopes on High School Students
Ohanian Comment: We need to protect our youth. Seattle is making an effort. They break up their student directories, giving parents the opportunity to opt out solely from …
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INDEX OF MILITARIZATION OF OUR SCHOOLS

In The News

New science provides compelling framework for early childhood investment
Ohanian Comment: There’s good news and bad news: It is good that the gap emphasized here is the gap between what we know and what we do to support positive life outcomes…
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INDEX OF NEWS ITEMS

WOO News

More Good News!
Congratulations Emanuel Cobbs! Emanual is the WOO’s 67th GED graduate. Just a year ago, Emanuel made a presentation to reading and English teachers at the MidSouth Reading & Writing Conference at UA…
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Outrage of the Day 

The True Legacy of Seattle’s Fired (Broad Academy) Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson

As usual, this excellent parent blog tells the real story. And note: In publishing Tom Payzant’s defense of Broad Foundation Superintendent Academy Goodloe-Johnson, District…
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INDEX OF OUTRAGES OF THE DAY

Yahoo, Good News! 

CORE Wins Big in Chicago
Hardworking, idealistic teachers have shown that even within the AFT, change is possible. They may show us that revolution is possible. 

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INDEX OF YAHOO, GOOD NEWS!

RTTT & NCLB Outrages

The Hunger Games: Race to the Top!
This is the blog site of two New York City special education teachers who “offer sustainable, ecological, and classroom-centered perspectives on education reform.” …
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INDEX OF RTTT & NCLB OUTRAGES

NCLB Outrages

WASL: Take it without a bit of English?
Here is one victim of the stupid, mean-spirit federal rule that EVERYBODY has to take the standardized test, whether or not they speak English. By Je…
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INDEX OF NCLB OUTRAGES

The Eggplant

Creature Conservation Society Adds Kindergartners to List of Critically Endangered Species
Washington–The Critical Conservation Society released a list of critically endangered species dubbed the “Rarest of the Rare” — a group of creatures most in danger of extinction, ranging from Cu…
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Duncanisms

The New Platform for Learning

American education is decentralized. . . .School leaders are under a lot of pressure today to cope with diminishing resources and rising expectations. They don’t always see how investments i…
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INDEX OF arcCANISMS

Cartoon

Our Tax Dollars at Work Creating Huge Teacher Memory Hole
As politically inconvenient personnel,teachers are systematically defiled, disabled, and disappeared. Crippling them serves the propaganda interests of the government, the corporate raiders, and Bill Gates.

INDEX OF CARTOONS