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U.S. millennials perform horribly on technology tests compared to other countries

This is from the leftist Washington Post.

Excerpt:

There was this test. And it was daunting. It was like the SAT or ACT — which many American millennials are no doubt familiar with, as they are on track to be the best educated generation in history — except this test was not about getting into college.

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Garcia: Teachers More Likely To Go On Strike If Emanuel Re-Elected

CHICAGO (CBS) — In campaign the race for Mayor it’s all about the kids, with painful memories raised by a challenger to Mayor Rahm Emanuel. … 517 more words

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Jack reblogged this on Universal Journal Review.

John McCormack: NY Times Columnist Blames Scott Walker for Teacher Layoffs That Occurred Before He Was Governor

Weekly Standard: New York Times columnist Gail Collins writes about Wisconsin governor Scott Walker’s recent speech in Iowa:

“Mainly, though, The Speech was about waging war on public employee unions, particularly the ones for teachers. 253 more words

Politics

Julie Collier: Parents need more school choice

Last fall when I ran for CUSD’s Board of Trustees, my friend Julie Collier also ran for the Board (in another Trustee area). In getting to know Julie more I discovered a wonderful fellow citizen who is a true champion of education for children and their parents. 67 more words

Repressed Voices

Sitting at my relatively new desk, I open a drawer and start to dig for a pencil that I had dropped. In my frantic search, I discover a packet of paper with my local teacher’s union logo on top, and immediately realize it belongs to the teacher and union representative who formerly occupied this desk. 533 more words

Reflection

Waukegan and Hinsdale.

Photo: Waukegan Teachers Council

Those who follow my blog regularly know that I have been on it in reporting on two Chicago area school districts and their two union locals. 611 more words

Teacher Strikes

Could Reynoldsburg Schools Leapfrog Gahanna?

                                 Could Reynoldsburg Schools Leapfrog Gahanna?

.The following is an editorial submitted to the Blue Blog

If you polled Central Ohio residents and asked them, “Who has a better school district; Gahanna or Reynoldsburg?” nearly all would say Gahanna-Jefferson. 780 more words

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