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Lunch Break -- Around The Blogs

LinktomegifPrincipal autonomy not all fun and games Schools For Tomorrow
The bottom line is that more budget authority for principals is not easy for them to manage. 

Life Imitating Art ... Kinda Campaign K12
In the fictional campaign, education was actually a major issue. And teachers' unions' endorsements were pivotal, according to wikipedia and my (admittedly hazy) memory.

Another Queston about News Coverage Thoughts
Why do the headline and blurb beneath only mention half the story?

Wanted: Something Else to Protest EIA
Months after massive protests and alarm over school layoffs began, only a fraction of the teachers who received pink slips will lose their jobs.

Let's Carnival! EdWonks
The 173rd edition of The Carnival of Education (hosted this week by Bluebird's Classroom.) has opened its midway! And don't forget to round out your educational experience by checking out The Carnival of Homeschooling.

LinktomegifCreationism 'Education' Still Widespread Wired
A survey of 900 high school teachers has found that 1 in 8 still teach creationism as a "valid scientific alternative to Darwinian explanations for the origin of species." Did we mention that these are science teachers?

Where are the grown-ups? SFT Blog
Grow up, people! Leave "ditch days" to graduating seniors.

Luckie: This is how charters should work Get On The Bus
Clayton Luckie State Rep. Clayton Luckie, D-Dayton and a former city school board member, sent out a letter today praising a new partnership between Dayton Public Schools and East End Community Community School.

Nation Suspects Leads In Local High School Play May Be Dating Onion
Citing their intensity during rehearsals as well as their offstage closeness, thousands of citizens across the country are...

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