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Bad Deal in Baltimore

Wall Street Journal
Progressives and unions gut a charter-school reform.

May 18, 2015 6:37 p.m. ET

The Baltimore riots produced national lamentations about urban poverty, but don’t expect much to be done about it. 529 more words

School Choice

Teachers union calls Superintendent Gent's email to teachers "disingenuous"

The head of Palm Beach County’s teachers union says Schools Superintendent Wayne Gent’s explanation of a proposed pay raise is “disingenuous,” saying he is not being forthcoming about how much the raise is worth this year. 1,148 more words

UK's largest teacher union tells teachers they MUST promote the gay lifestyle to students

Dina tweeted this article from the UK Daily Mail.

It says:

Schools should be forced to promote gay relationships in sex education lessons, union leaders say.

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Solidarity with New York Teachers

From one city of Pittsburgh school teacher to the teachers of New York-

I met Megan as we were getting on the subway shuttle today.  She teaches Middle School Special Ed. 155 more words

New York City

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

This is from the leftist Washington Post.


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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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