At K12NN, we don't go in for this kind of nonsense (at the link). The right wing has fixated on opposing the Common Core as a proxy for their deranged hatred of Obama/the government. There are plenty of good reasons to oppose CCSS tests and standards which we try to highlight for you here, but bizarre conspiracy theories like the one below are not among […]
Shout out to education blogger Mercedes Schneider, who has been relentlessly watchdogging Gates Foundation money, even if it ends up subsidizing an AFT (teacher's union) program. http://mobile.edweek.org/c.jsp?DISPATCHED=true&cid=25983841&item=http%3A%2F%2Fblogs.edweek.org%2Fedweek%2Fteacherbeat%2F2014%2F03%2Faft_will_not_accept.html%3Fcmp%3DSOC […]
This is great -- popular space science for everyone is back on tvs with the revival of "Cosmos," the show first popularized by Cornell University astronomer Carl Sagan. It's now hosted by astrphysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson for an all new generation of Americans. Welcome back! http://thinkprogress.org/culture/2014/03/11/3389411/degrasse-tyson-re […]
We need SCA5 to undo the damage anti-affirmative action policies had on diverse admissions at colleges and universities in California. We also need to fund higher ed in our state. Don't let scaremongering make you think otherwise. http://blog.angryasianman.com/2014/03/hate-fear-and-lies-how-anti-affirmative.html#moreHate, Fear and Lies: How Anti-Affirma […]
California: Vergera v CA is a lawsuit attempting to falsely link seniority with teacher ineffectiveness and get rid of due process. It's backed by a wealthy Silicon Valley businessman who is rabidly anti-teacher and anti-union. The case is currently in front of a judge and some of the 16 child plaintiffs are testifying about the "harm" they ex […]
Greetings zombie fans! Sorry for taking so long to finish this blog post. For the past couple months, I have been called back to the zombie factory (a.k.a. school) where I receive an average of three to four […]
According to “The Zombie Survival Guide,” there is no known way to cure an infected human. Since the creation of the “No Child Left Behind Act,” (NCLB) in 2002 the education system has been producing young […]
Greetings all students. Are you dreadfully bored with school? When your teacher lectures and blabbers about God knows what, what do you do? Do you sleep the period away or space out? Or do you pretend to listen, […]
Hello all students! My name ZombieX, I am twelve years old and I am in seventh grade. The purpose of this blog is to allow our generation (a.k.a. America’s future) to express ourselves on the issues of education […]
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I’m Cynthia Liu, the founder. I’m the parent
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