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The Native Commissioner (Johnson)

A compelling book, both old and new at the same time. What happens to a man who tries to do his job honorably and decently when the country he seeks to serve is crumbling underneath his feet? 150 more words


Shaun Johnson wins Rugby League golden boot

New Zealand half-back Shaun Johnson capped off a wonderful 2014 by being crowned the best Rugby League player on the planet.

This award comes after he led the Kiwi’s to four nations glory at the end of October. 228 more words

Rugby League

The Next Phase in Corporate Education Reform Resitance, Part I

A few days ago Shaun Johnson announced that he will take a break from his blogging and advocacy on The Chalk Face.  In part, he notes his discontent with those involved in the corporate education reform resistance movement for not offering an alternative to CSSS and RTTT initiatives.   955 more words

Corporate Education Reform

A slow and much needed goodbye to the education reform opposition.

In what may come as a surprise to some, or simply seep into the ether with nary a glance, I have decided to fold up, close up, and shut down At the Chalk Face altogether in the next few days. 1,091 more words

Education Reform

Johnson's season is turning to gold

Source: http://www.smh.com.au/content/dam/images/1/1/n/j/n/a/image.related.articleLeadwide.620×349.11njlw.png/1416083323527.jpg

Shaun Johnson deserves to win the 2014 Golden Boot after a stellar Four Nations.

Johnson was at the forefront of the Kiwis’ victorious campaign, and it’s fair to say it would be an injustice if his efforts went unrewarded. 292 more words

Nice report on proportion of educators in news coverage, but @MMFA did shill for #CommonCore

Media Matters tells us what many have mentioned ad nauseam in our community for the last several years: Major media outlets do not rely on actual educators for commentary. 36 more words

PHD: Musings From The Chalk Face

Australia v's New Zealand 4 nations final at Halftime

Here w ehave the four nations finalin New Zealand between Australia and New Zealand and the halftime score is 14 to 6 to New Zealand. 121 more words

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