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Tidbits - Aug. 6, 2020 - Reader Comments: Jared in Charge; Medicare for All; Portland, NYPD, Erosion of Constitutional Rights; John Lewis; Hiroshima and Nagasaki; Paul Robeson; Take Action - Defend the Census and Post Office; Announcements; more....

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Reader Comments: Jared in Charge; Medicare for All; Portland and New York = Erosion of Constitutional Rights; John Lewis; Hiroshima and Nagasaki; Filibuster; Paul Robeson; Take Action - Defend the Census and Post Office; Announcements; more....

Tidbits - May 14, 2020 - Reader Comments: Justice for Ahmaud Arbery; Supreme Court to Decide if Trump Above Law; Re-Open without Testing & Tracing IS Murder; Catholic Church Supports Trump; COVID and China; Federal Works Program; On-Line Events; more

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Reader Comments: Justice for Ahmaud Arbery; Supreme Court to Decide if Trump Above Law; Re-Open without Testing & Tracing IS Murder; Catholic Church Supports Trump; COVID and China; Federal Works Program; lots of On-Line Events and Resources; more...

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Do We Want Our Children Taught by Humans or Algorithms?

Zoe Williams The Guardian
If Nicky Morgan won’t listen to teachers, parents need to take action to prevent our schools turning into joyless exam factories, starting with Tuesday’s boycott. By coincidence, at the end of last week, Randi Weingarten, head of the American Federation of Teachers, was in London to hand in a petition to Pearson, the education company and provider of curriculums and test delivery.

Are We Winning vs Corporate Education?

Megan Erickson Jacobin magazine
The Obama administration’s new rhetoric on testing shows the tide may be turning against corporate education reformers.

Tidbits - August 7, 2014

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Reader Comments - Gaza War - Israel, Palestine, the Jewish community and Zionism; Why Is Washington Risking War With Russia?; Labor - Kellogg Lockout and Coal Miners Anger; The Whitewashing of James Brown; Criminal Prosecution for Environmental Crimes; Bill Gates and the testing industry; Teacher Tenure (video); Celebrate the Life of Vito Marcantonio - Aug 9; 9th annual Dissident Arts Festival - Aug 16 - both in New York Today in History
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