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In New Jersey Halfway Houses, Escapees Stream Out as a Penal Business Thrives

In New Jersey Halfway Houses, Escapees Stream Out as a Penal Business Thrives | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
A company with deep ties to Gov. Chris Christie dominates New Jersey’s system of large halfway houses. There has been little state oversight, despite widespread problems.

 

Seems privatization is not working as promised years ago! 

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Diane Ravitch's blog

A site to discuss better education for all...

 

A must read blog for public school advocates and real reformers, not deformers!

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ErasureGate goes national: recent developments

ErasureGate goes national: recent developments | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it

The amount of cheating is growing. Thank you the inane NCLB!

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Leader of MA Teachers' Assoc sells out his members step by step - Democratic Underground

Seems we have teacher union presidents selling out instead of organizing!

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Rhee speaks at subprime college conference, her booking agent is ec$tatic

Rhee speaks at subprime college conference, her booking agent is ec$tatic | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
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A Rotting Apple: Education Redlining in New York City | The Schott Foundation for Public Education

A Rotting Apple: Education Redlining in New York City | The Schott Foundation for Public Education | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
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Wendy Lecker: Testing the learning right out of schools

Wendy Lecker: Testing the learning right out of schools | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
According to Connecticut's governor; education commissioner; Legislature; superintendents and principals associations; boards of education association; and business groups, high-stakes standardized tests should be the focal point of school.
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State cracking down on testmaker Pearson after spate of issues | GothamSchools

State cracking down on testmaker Pearson after spate of issues | GothamSchools | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
Starting as soon as furor swelled over a prickly Pineapple test question, state education officials have maintained that they are confident in Pearson,...
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SEIU contract a prelude to divisions in Chicago - Substance News

Reporting on Chicago Education, Political, and Labor Union News that focuses on corruption, crony capitalism, and doing what is best for the poorest students in the Chicago and US Public School System.
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Testing Should Inform, Not Impede, Teaching and Learning

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Schools Matter: Memphis Consolidation Plan Trojan Horse for Urban Privatization Via Charter Schools

Gates plays an active part on privatizing schools and bringing on a the "corporate business plan" and not an education plan for school districts. 

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Chicago Teachers Union | Lincoln Park HS Teacher Stands Up to Stand for Children and Wins!

Chicago Teachers Union | Lincoln Park HS Teacher Stands Up to Stand for Children and Wins! | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
Welcome to the new Chicago Teachers Union website! Learn more about Chicago Teachers Union and find out how you can get involved.
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Prisons, Privatization, Patronage

Prisons, Privatization, Patronage | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
The halfway houses from hell in New Jersey are part of a broader pattern in which essential functions of government are being both privatized and degraded.
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Accountable Talk: Another Loss for the UFT and Teachers

Accountable Talk: Another Loss for the UFT and Teachers | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it

NY-UFT sold out its teachers  instead of organizing.

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Australian Education Union: Teachers to continue industrial action

Australian Education Union: Teachers to continue industrial action | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it

Our struggle is international!  

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Michelle Rhee - no friend to educators

Michelle Rhee - no friend to educators | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
Somehow I accidentally signed Michelle Rhee’s stupid petition on Change.org. This is the e-mail letter I received from her organization today. When I went to the “StudentFirst” facebook page to post a...
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Open Letter to President Obama, Time to Do What's Right for our Schools

Open Letter to President Obama, Time to Do What's Right for our Schools | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
Anthony Cody spent 24 years working in Oakland schools, 18 of them as a science teacher at a high needs middle school. He is National Board certified, and now leads workshops with teachers focused on Project Based Learning.
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Jobs Expert: Standardized People Won’t Win America’s Future | Milwaukee Community Journal

Jobs Expert: Standardized People Won’t Win America’s Future | Milwaukee Community Journal | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
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Student-testing pioneer Angermeyr is skeptical about high-stakes trends

Student-testing pioneer Angermeyr is skeptical about high-stakes trends | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
Jim AngermeyrTwo decades ago, Jim Angermeyr was one of a small group of educators and psychologists who came up with a new kind of standardized test, the growth model or value-added assessment, which has since become the gold standard.
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By the Numbers: The U.S.’s Growing For-Profit Detention Industry

By the Numbers: The U.S.’s Growing For-Profit Detention Industry | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it

The growth of the private detention industry has long been a subject of scrutiny. 

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Schooling in the Ownership Society: School privateers set up new $10 million "venture fund" for Chicago schools

Schooling in the Ownership Society: School privateers set up new $10 million "venture fund" for Chicago schools | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
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Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Axelrod's old firm behind 'Infrastructure Trust', Citibank, and attacks on CTU

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Axelrod's old firm behind 'Infrastructure Trust', Citibank, and attacks on CTU | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it

Follow the money! Connect the dots!

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Matt Damon’s clear-headed speech to teachers rally

Matt Damon’s clear-headed speech to teachers rally | Realschoolreform | Scoop.it
Here is Matt Damon’s powerful speech to the Save Our Schools rally in Washington, D.C.
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