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China’s vinyl acetate monomer exports in May, 2014

China’s vinyl acetate monomer exports in May, 2014

Export to: Quantity (tonnes): India 3,945 Turkey 1,883 Thailand 1,573 Morocco 1,554 Indonesia 1,371 Spain 1,190 Belgium 886 Germany 873 United Arab Emirates 793 Peru 720 Ecuador 551 Korea 476 Mexico 458 United Kingdom 415 USA 340 Israel 256 Italy 237 Netherlands 192 Pakistan 150 Canada 120 Portugal 88 Egypt 84 Slovenia 69 Chile 64 Romania 44 Venezuela 29 Finland 20 Malaysia 16 Switzerland 1 Total: 18,398

Source: China Customs

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New York Magazine Writer Thinks Ravitch Will "Make" Unions "Go Republican"

I just finished writing a post about American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten’s allegiance to the Democratic Party above all else, and what link do I open up next? 1,029 more words

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Lesson 2: Merit Pay Is Unfair to Our Most At-Risk Students

I’m the best teacher in the world. I just spent four days teaching a writing workshop and you would not believe how much those students improved in an incredibly short time. 1,478 more words

True Confessions

Waiting for Respite (à la Rukeyser)

He said RTTT & NCLB’d be great and we’d excel together

He said VAM & high-stakes testing would be better than before

He said we were falling behind other countries… 196 more words

Will Free-Pass Mainstream Media Clean Up Their Chetty Mess?

The New York Times couldn’t hold back: Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain.

And for two years now, the so-called Chetty study that claims teacher quality directly… 510 more words


Is Weingarten Really Against VAM? Or Was Her Conversion "A Sham"?

In January 2014, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten finally stated that she is completely opposed to using value added modeling (VAM) as a component on teacher evaluations. 1,013 more words

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