Oregon Ballot Measure Update

November 5, 2008 | Blog

Oregon Ballot Measure No. 60, which would have required that state teachers be paid based on performance and not on…

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Hope is Alive

November 5, 2008 | Blog

And optimism is back! I was born 2 days before Carter was inaugurated, far too young to experience that man’s…

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Sarah Doesn’t Speak for Me

November 4, 2008 | Blog

I’m so glad to see this campaign season end. So many utterly despicable things have occurred as candidates raged against…

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Education and the Election

November 4, 2008 | Blog

Given the tanking economy and the lives of Americans on the line overseas, it is quite understandable why education has…

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Palin’s College Choices

October 22, 2008 | Blog

Here’s a quick post that follows up on Sara’s recent post (“Palin Is A Swirling Student!”) about Republican VP candidate…

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Election Day and Schools

October 20, 2008 | Blog

A number of communities are canceling classes on Election Day due to a fear about possible threats to school security…

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Debate Redux: DC Vouchers

October 17, 2008 | Blog

Republican presidential candidate John McCain made a point to declare school vouchers an education policy grounded in research at Wednesday’s…

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Education Rears Its Head

October 16, 2008 | Blog

Education made a surprise appearance in tonight’s presidential debate starring Barack Obama and Bill Ayers John McCain. That was thanks…

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(What) Does Palin Read?

October 2, 2008 | Blog

What a bizarre exchange between Katie Couric of CBS News and veep wannabe Sarah Palin! I can only imagine the…

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Palin is a Swirling Student!

October 1, 2008 | Blog

What a day! Today, the day before the VP Candidate faceoff (I can hardly wait!), the AP busts out with…

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