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IS Public Education a Deciding Issue?

Education blogger Jeff Bryant asserted in his column yesterday that education policy could be a determining factor in several gubernatorial races in the coming weeks. But, as he notes, in some cases it will result in the election of a “lesser-of-two-evils” candidate as opposed to the election of a candidate who is willing to undo the budget cuts, evisceration of contracts, and emphasis on standardized testing. 151 more words

Fee-For-Service Redux

Yesterday I wrote a post describing the latest funding scheme advocated by the business community and taxpayers groups whereby schools are starved of funds and private foundations and/or school fundraisers are expected to fill the void. 659 more words

Challenging childcare cuts through 'sufficiency' duties - a key case

I have blogged previously about the right to childcare for disabled children. Since I wrote that post, I have come across a great judgment in a case about cuts to nursery provision in a Welsh local authority. 1,614 more words

Disability Rights

NY's $2 Billion Smart Schools Bond Act - My View

Let me go on record as saying that I love technology. I love our public schools. I love adding technology components to school assignments and classwork and learning. 2,366 more words

NYS

Politically Incorrect- Guest Troy Ethan Warren - KLAV 1230 Oct 23 2014

Politically Incorrect- Guest Troy Ethan Warren – KLAV 1230 Oct 23 2014.

Today on Politically Incorrect, we speak with IAP Candidate Troy Warren, AD12. Troy is the un-candidate; a blue collar man, that wears his common sense, American Pride and clear goals and determination on his sleeve. 104 more words