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Five Poisons of Privatization

Five Poisons of Privatization | Ed Biz | Scoop.it
The right to food and water, education, health care, public spaces, and unrestricted speech shouldn't be based on who can pay the most, or on who can generate profits with the slickest marketing pitch.
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Highlights of Emotional intelligence: Excerpts and comments from Daniel Goleman

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Great website with resources for EQ and creativity.

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CC Search

CC Search | Ed Biz | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
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Great source for CC liscensed images.

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Selling a New Generation on Guns

Selling a New Generation on Guns | Ed Biz | Scoop.it
Threatened by declining participation in shooting sports, gun makers and sellers have poured millions of dollars into a campaign to get firearms into the hands of more, and younger, children.
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What are some of the fundamental developmental concerns about putting guns in the hands of kids?  This article raises a lot of concenrs related to how guns are marketed and to whom.

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Denver: So Much Reform. So Little Success. « Diane Ravitch's blog

Denver: So Much Reform. So Little Success. « Diane Ravitch's blog | Ed Biz | Scoop.it
Jeannie Kaplan is an elected member of the Denver Board of Education. She has been critical of corporate-style reform and of the heavily-funded effort to persuade the public that it is successful. When she heard that Jonah ...
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INteresting critique that demonstrates the holes in corporate ed reform.

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Emotional Intelligence theories - Daniel Goleman's EQ concepts

Emotional Intelligence theories - Daniel Goleman's EQ concepts | Ed Biz | Scoop.it
Emotional Intelligence theory, plus free online materials for personal and organizational development, and business training for management, sales, marketing, project management, communications, leadership, time management, team building and...
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The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons | The Edublogger

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons | The Edublogger | Ed Biz | Scoop.it
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Great blog with clear guide to image citing and Creative Commons liscensing.

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Texas House eliminates funding for standardized testing

Texas House eliminates funding for standardized testing | Ed Biz | Scoop.it
The revolt against standardized testing in Texas has taken a new twist: The Texas House has put forth a draft 2014-15 budget that zeroes out all funding for statewide standardized assessment and as a way of explanation, Speaker Joe Straus said,...
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Some states are waking up to the truth....and pulling the plug on funding.  

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Shocking: Reporting Factory Farm Abuses to be Considered "Act of Terrorism" If New Laws Pass

Shocking: Reporting Factory Farm Abuses to be Considered "Act of Terrorism" If New Laws Pass | Ed Biz | Scoop.it
Three states are the latest states to introduce Ag-Gag laws and lawmakers in 10 other states introduced similar bills in 2011-2012.
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What do you think of this attempt to suppress  critical information about our food supply? Should investigative reporting in the public interest be considered an act of terrorism?

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