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JCPS teacher: Meatball of the Week

If you have a deep-seated disgust with the children you have been employed to teach and you’re willing to broadcast it, you should probably get another job, Shithead.   458 more words


Thank you, JCPS: Fewest makeup days for worst school district in Kentucky

Jefferson County Public Schools had eleven snow days but will make up only seven.  Since the original JCPS 2013-14 calendar could have accommodated more than eleven makeup days, why were four eliminated? 488 more words


The Psychology Behind Terms Like ‘Failing Schools’

The Psychology Behind Terms Like ‘Failing Schools’.

Where’s My Eraser, I like that your professor is asking you (and us as education professionals) to reconsider just falling into using the language of the policymakers who unfortunately are all too happy to label our schools as failing in efforts to privatize. 101 more words

Containter 158: Finding Hope in the Ghetto

The American première of the documentary, Container 158, will be shown on April 2nd. This is a wonderful opportunity to get a more authentic sense of the plight of the Roma community in Europe. 12 more words

Want to Build an F-Rated Charter School? WITHOUT Approval? Only in Florida

This could only happen here.
Orange County, Florida, home of Orlando, is the 12th largest school district in the US. It has over 115 elementary schools. 596 more words

Rick Scott

This Teacher Can No Longer Tolerate Bill Gates' Ignorance and Apathy

Dear Bill Gates,

This is now the third letter I am publishing on teachersletterstobillgates.com, a website that, by now, you surely must be well aware exists. 720 more words

Corporate Education Reform

Education is undermining students ability to get jobs


January 24, 2012

New York Times

Average Is Over


In an essay, entitled “Making It in America,”

A Nation Of Illiterates