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"Just Get Over It" and "I Am Man"

Check out my performance at my school’s talent show. I took off the gloves on this one. Enjoy it.

Poetry

Don't Be A Party Pooper! Get Your Special Events Coverage Today!

Can’t you feel it? Summer is right around the corner! Of course, summer means sunshine, suntans (or sunburns!), vacations, lazy weekends and special events.

It is a popular time for many non-profit, for-profit, social service, human service or child welfare organizations to hold their annual fundraisers/benefits, community events, or company picnics during this time of year. 208 more words

Social Services

Education's Gold Rush Is On!

Starting today, the nation’s leading entrepreneurs will gather for their annual conference at the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, to exchange ideas about the ongoing monetization, privatization, innovation, and profits in the education “industry.” This summit was originally organized by Michael Moe, who has for years predicted that the education sector could be monetized. 318 more words

Education Industry

A Free Market in Schooling?

Advocates for school choice like to say they believe in a free market in education. They say, let the consumer choose, let the market decide. And with this ideology, they merrily seek to undermine public education. 117 more words

Charter Schools

Mercedes Schneider Explains Common Core to Sol Stern, Again

Sol Stern of the rightwing Manhattan Institute is a fierce advocate for the Common Core Standards. He is a journalist of great rhetorical skill, not a classroom teacher or a scholar or researcher. 305 more words

Education Industry

Ed Berger Returns to Write to President Obama and the First Lady

Our friend Edward Berger returned from a long period of rest, reading, and reflection, and he is back in fine form.

He wrote a letter to President Obama and the First Lady to warn… 282 more words

Testing

What Would Cesar Chavez Say About the "Reformers"?

One of the most absurd conceits of the “reformers” is that they are leaders of the civil rights movement of our time. They bust unions. They strip teachers of hard-won due process rights. 130 more words

Charter Schools