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Received via email: "Subject: Major injustice committed by TFA"

I am posting the full-text here. I can’t substantiate these unsolicited claims. But I think many of them ring true with other accounts we’ve read online. 666 more words

SHAUN JOHNSON, PHD: Musings From The Chalk Face

India, WTO and Trade Facilitation Agreement

In a developing country like India, where poverty and malnutrition is one of the major problem, no doubt food security remains a prime concern. India’s stand on Trade Facilitation Agreement got global attention after India refused to sign TFA citing food security concerns. 306 more words

These Children Need Us

American children living in poverty face the social injustice of educational inequity everyday.

They walk into their plight to be offered an unfit and unjust education. 147 more words

America

Education Post: A Sorry Attempt to Repackage Privatization as "Conversation"

There is a test-score-driven, privatizing war on public schools and on the teaching profession.

It is no secret that those chiefly financing the war stand above the chaos they create via their “philanthropy.” In short, they use their billions in order to promote their own ideal of American education privatization. 2,610 more words

Common Core

The Labor by Labor Day

The first week was a success. It feels good to come into the year with refined systems that can be immediately introduced to students. My behavior plan, rules, and planning for IEPs were all easy to implement. 249 more words

Teach For America

Hard

My first two weeks of school are over and I get to relax in a much needed three day weekend.

What a couple of weeks! … 123 more words

Life

What it's like to be an "adjunct"

In his seminal essay, “Politics and the English Language,” George Orwell talked about how the overuse of Latin words in English had become like “soft now” falling up on facts, “blurring the outline and covering all details.” The result of such snowiness was that “political speech and writing are largely the defence of the indefensible.” It was true in 1946, and it’s true in 2014. 1,472 more words