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First Strike In 30 Years… I’m An LAUSD Teacher. This Is Why We Are Striking.

by Joseph Zeccola My pregnant wife coughed and wheezed on Saturday as she fed strike signs into the laminator while fighting off a cold. I punched holes in our signs, handed them to her and trimmed each one as they … Continue reading

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5 Basic Facts About Charter Schools & Kihei Charter School

Here are 5 basic facts everyone should know about charter schools. 1. Charter schools are public schools 2. Charter schools are tuition free (see number one) 3. Charter schools must admit any student, regardless of sex, race, family income, special … Continue reading

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Cutting Funding 4 English Lessons: A False Economy says Alan Tuckett (and Thomas Baker)

Source: Alan Tuckett The Guardian, Tuesday 26 April 2011 http://bit.ly/eKLe7j “Cutting funding for English lessons is a false economy. Britain’s poorest communities have been helped by ESOL classes, but many will now lose out”, says Alan Tuckett. Thomas Baker: “ESOL … Continue reading

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