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Fiddling With Schools While Our Nation Burns

Steve Nelson | Posted 10.05.2014 | Education
Steve Nelson

Attacking teacher unions and tenure, high stakes testing, NCLB, Race to the Top, Common Core, charter schools... all these things are just fiddling around while civil society burns.

'The View' Hosts Apparently Want To Abolish Teacher Tenure

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

Hosts of "The View" caused a stir in the education world this week after sounding off on teacher tenure on Monday's show. As shown in the clip belo...

Ryan Grim

Former Obama Aides Battling Liberals In Teacher Fight | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Every day throughout the summer of 2006, seemingly without end, things just kept getting worse for Washington Republicans. Iraq was spir...

Teacher Tenure: Taking It to the Courts

Jessica Levinson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Education
Jessica Levinson

The question of how and whether public school teachers should be able to obtain job security, or phrased another way, how easy it should be to fire them, is not new.

The Misleading Argument That Blames Teacher Tenure

Arthur Goldstein | Posted 09.28.2014 | Education
Arthur Goldstein

In short, if you're a tenured teacher, you are an impediment to Excellence. The only way you can help children is by getting rid of your tenure, standing up straight and walking to Arne Duncan in Washington DC and saying, "Please sir, I want to be fired for any reason."

Former California Senator Gloria Romero and Her Unattractive Parent Trigger Law

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 09.23.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

Romero might proudly claim California's parent trigger law as her own, but the idea did not originate with her. Moreover, four years after passage of California's parent trigger law, Romero has next to nothing to show for her "accomplishment."

Playground Rules for the Public Square

Ben Austin | Posted 09.17.2014 | Education
Ben Austin

Anyone who calls themselves a leader in the debate about the future of American public education should adhere to one simple rule: don't say anything in the public square you wouldn't be able to say on an elementary school playground.

Everyone's a Winner! The Kids vs. Bad Teachers Lawsuit Hits the Road

Jennifer Berkshire | Posted 08.26.2014 | Education
Jennifer Berkshire

Well that certainly didn't take long. Just two weeks after California's kids celebrated their victory vs. bad teachers, the kids vs. tenure lawsuits are hitting the road.

Campbell Brown's Ridiculous Attack on Teacher Unions

Dave Johnson | Posted 03.20.2014 | Education
Dave Johnson

Today's ridiculous attack on teacher unions is one that accuses them of supporting sexual predators in schools. Let's see if we can figure out what's behind it.

If We Really Want to #protectourkids, Let's Have an Honest Conversation

Sabrina Stevens | Posted 08.14.2012 | Education
Sabrina Stevens

We have to come together to solve these problems, and we cannot afford to continue allowing a tiny group of political opportunists to distract and divide us for their own purposes.

Are You a Supporter of Sexual Predators? Twitter Spat Over NYC Schools Misses the Point

Zak Malamed | Posted 10.09.2012 | Education
Zak Malamed

Undoubtedly there is a problem with 97 tenured teachers or school employees in New York City being charged by the city's Department of Education with sexual misconduct. Unfortunately, this is exactly what happened. And it gets worse.

NY Teachers Union Official Accuses Mayor, Campbell Brown Of 'Blood Libel'

Posted 08.07.2012 | Education

The ongoing feud between former CNN host Campbell Brown and the American Federation of Teachers reached a fever pitch on Sunday, when the New York Cit...

Ex-CNN Host: Obama Is 'Condescending' To Women

Posted 05.21.2012 | Media

Former CNN host Campbell Brown skewered President Obama in a fiery editorial over the weekend, calling his rhetoric about women "condescending." B...

Media Power Couples: Who's The Ultimate Media Duo? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Power couples are everywhere in the media—from TV reporters and anchors to executives, all the way through to newspaper and magazine writers. We're ...

The BlogHer'10 Conference - Women Power Up

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marcia G. Yerman

The Hilton Hotel in New York City was packed on August 6th and 7th with 2400 attendees who had come for the 6th Annual BlogHer Conference. The last t...

CELEBRATE! Campbell Brown Signs Off CNN

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Campbell Brown wrapped up her time at CNN Wednesday night, signing off from the network with a positive and celebratory tone. "For those who may not ...

Politics of Hate

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lauren Ashburn

We need to make governing attractive to the next generation of leaders by abolishing all the hate and slander in our politics. Above all, we need to remember that our kindergarten teachers were right.

CNN Ratings Rebound? Network Saw Big Dayside, Primetime Success Last Week

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A funny thing happened on cable news last week: CNN — yes, the beleaguered, ratings-starved, down the middle cable news network that just can't find...

VANISHING ACT: The 7 Big Anchors CNN's Lost In The Last Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By the end of this year, CNN will look dramatically different than it did a year ago. Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker will host the 8PM show and a ...

CNN's Tilt Towards Misogyny

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Amy Siskind

By featuring Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker, CNN appears to be a network that has lost track of the sensitivities and sensibilities of its female audience.

CNN Ratings: April is the Cruelest Month

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I think CNN is at risk of becoming a bad joke.

Olbermann SLAMS 'Lame Duck' Campbell Brown, Includes Her In 'Worst Person' List (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: CNN has responded to Olbermann's segment through a spokesperson: "By the end of the day some people may know what's happened in the world - b...

CNN Ratings PLUMMET In Q1: Larry King Down 43%

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If CNN thought a busy news-quarter — dominated by the Haiti earthquake and the health care debate — would spell the end of their primetime ratings...

A Report From "Women in the World: Stories and Solutions" Summit - Part 2

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

Gloria Steinem has stressed the importance of women sharing their personal stories as a way to add their voices to the human record. This was the strength of The Daily Beast's three-day event.

Bill Kristol: Campbell Brown For Senate

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bill Kristol has an idea for departing CNN anchor Campbell Brown: run against Chuck Schumer in New York. Kristol floated the idea in a post Wednesday...