Up the Rebels on October 7th! The Rouge Forum Flyer
Sixty Five Years Ago Fat Man and Little Boy Fell on Japan
Opposing Views on The Bombings:
Richard Frank in the Weekly Standard
Gar Alperovitz on Hnet
Little Red Schoolhouse:
Obamagogue Defends Education Agenda As Class War Agenda:
Saying that reforming education is perhaps “the economic issue of our time,” President Obama went before a major civil rights organization on Thursday to defend his main education program against criticisms from some minority and teachers groups.
KIPP and Teach For America Boost Duncan Grants–$50 million plus for Toadies.
Civil Rights Groups Hide Their Own Report On Obamagogue’s RaTT:
Seven civil rights groups have written a “Framework for Education Reform” that while not a trouncing of the Obama and Duncan education agenda definitely is critical of it and offers up a remedy for the nation’s education ills. That document was supposed to be released on July 26, 2010, but the press conference scheduled was cancelled. A spokesperson quoted in the Washington Post said it was due to scheduling conflicts by leaders of the groups.
Jesse Hagopian: What I learned from Teaching in DC Schools:
The problem with Rhee’s thinking is that our goal should not be to discover “success stories” of kids who were able to transcend the deplorable conditions of life that make it so hard for so many to succeed, but rather to change those conditions in the first place.
Detroit Bamn Loses Lawsuit vs Bobb’s Private Funding:
Foundations that help pay the salary of Detroit Public Schools emergency financial manager Robert Bobb do not harm the public good by making the contributions, a Wayne County Circuit Court judge ruled Thursday.
GAO: 15 For-Profit Colleges Frauding: Many of the largest for-profit entities were named among the 15 sites targeted by GAO investigators:
University of Phoenix, with more than 400,000 students; Argosy University, part of the 136,000-student Education Management Corp.; Kaplan College, part of the 119,000-student Kaplan Higher Education operation owned by The Washington Post Co.; and Everest College, part of the 110,000-student Corinthian Colleges.
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