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"Education Nation" re-mounted by actual educators

For years I watched “Education Nation” on TV and was disappointed by the neoliberal and testing focused rhetoric. As the only broadcast devoted to public education, it was a disappointment to say the least. 43 more words

High School Student Protests Create Headaches for Some, Hope for Others

Recent spontaneous and unprecedented high school student protest movements are causing a growing panic among the wealthy investor class who want to convert much of American education from public, democratic control to corporate investor control for their profits. 662 more words


Name in Lights X

The 2014 outputs have begun to appear at last! Though thankfully this is already not the last of them, it is the first, a review by me of Josep María Salrach’s new book as you see above for… 160 more words

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Redactions of many stages

I finished reading Professor Benoit-Michel Tock‘s book on subscriptions to charters about which I’ve been raving here lately over the month of November 2013, so those posts will shortly cease, but here’s just one more, because in the ninth chapter he hits at an issue that is kind of crucial to how we understand what medieval documents are telling us, the stories they tell about their own creation. 2,672 more words


Charter 2014/15

Brilliant Time.

Sailed everywhere.

Got the award for least diesel used on a 7 day charter. Only 22.5 litres of diesel used. we sailed 97 miles and visited Kuz Buku, Dirsek, Bozburun, Simi, Datca and Bencik Creek. 14 more words

Charters 2014

Pondering unintended consequences: a recap

Long meeting at the Board tonight, starting with:

  • Five charter-school related items (Board voted 6-1 to pass material revisions to the KIPP HS and Gateway HS charters — Wynns dissenting; Board voted unanimously to adopt our Facilities Use Agreement for charters currently operating within our district; Board voted 6-1 to deny One Purpose school a charter — Mendoza-McDonnell dissenting; SF Flex HS renewal petition introduced and sent to Curriculum and Budget committees)
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