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A visit to British Library Anglo-Saxons Kingdoms

Today is the final day of the wonderful Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms exhibition at the British Library. With my usual habit of leaving everything to the last minute I was lucky enough to visit it yesterday. 642 more words

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VIDEO - As If finding a giant sloth tooth wasnt enough, there was more underneath!

Justin Kiser took this short video diving with me this morning.

It shows him pick up an extremely rare giant sloth tooth that was laying on top of a 4 1/4” Meg tooth. 7 more words

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From Portugal, with no Love from the Education Reformers

I recently had the opportunity to be the “skunk in the garden party” so to say at the 2019 International School Choice and Reform conference in Portugal. 1,035 more words

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Scott Goldstein Testimony - Deputy Mayor for Education & District of Columbia Public Charter School Board - Performance Oversight - February 15, 2019

Performance Oversight Hearing- PCSB and Deputy Mayor for Education

Testimony of Scott Goldstein, Executive Director EmpowerEd

February 15, 2019

Good Morning Chairman Grosso and Chairman Mendelson.  1,126 more words

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Martin Welles Testimony - Deputy Mayor for Education & District of Columbia Public Charter School Board - Performance Oversight - February 15, 2019

Public Testimony of Martin R. Welles, Esq. For

PERFORMANCE OVERSIGHT HEARING: 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION & COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Deputy Mayor for Education

District of Columbia Public Charter School Board… 1,427 more words

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Cory Booker's School Choice Legacy Could Be His 2020 Undoing.

Former Newark, New Jersey, mayor and current New Jersey senator, Cory Booker, is running for president in 2020.

Booker is a Democrat who will find it difficult to separate himself from Republicans when it comes to school choice. 1,057 more words

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New Orleans Charter Schools Must Include Parents/Alumni as Board Members

If school choice is about empowering parents (also see here and here and here), it seems that charter school boards would necessarily– automatically– definitely– include among their memberships the very parents who have been supposedly empowered. 752 more words

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