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Illinois peeps, check out - The Original Charter School Vision

Charter schools have fallen short on much of their promise, but the model still offers an exciting opportunity to build new schools from scratch.. via NYT Opinion http://ift.tt/VXQn6K

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Cheap votes: political degradation in government, business, and venture capital.

I’ve written a lot about how people in the mainstream business culture externalize costs in order to improve their personal careers and reputations, and the natural disconnect this creates between them and technologists, who want to get rich by creating new value, and not by finding increasingly clever ways to slough costs to other people. 3,205 more words

Office Politics

Keller @ Large: Mass. AFL-CIO President Steven Tolman

BOSTON (CBS) – WBZ-TV political analyst sat down with Mass. AFL-CIO President Steven Tolman on Keller @ Large.

Tolman and Keller talked about the revolt by Market Basket employees over the ouster of CEO Arthur T. 94 more words

News

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds collective bargaining crackdown, in victory for Walker

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds collective bargaining crackdown, in victory for Walker

Yes!!!  Excellent!!!  Great news, and BIG victory for workers in Wisconsin!!  Now, those who are in unions won’t be subjected to automatic union dues being withdrawn out of their paychecks without consent, among other things.  45 more words

this day in crime history: july 30, 1975

On this date in 1975, former (and wannabe future) teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa disappeared. Hoffa was scheduled to have a sit-down at the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield, MI with Detroit mobster Anthony “Tony Jack” Giacalone and New Jersey labor leader Anthony “Tony Pro” Provenzano. 99 more words

True Crime

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Washington, D.C.

It has finally occurred to the National Education Association that the establishment-mainstream of the Democrat Party and the left wing have been slouching toward Superman for quite some time.  128 more words

Education

Because My Parents Told Me So

Every Christian that I know personally is one because “their parents told them so.” In saying this, I am not attempting to belittle their personal decisions or experience. 1,078 more words