By making Waiting For Superman, Guggenheim should assume responsibility for the reforms he's pressing. I don't doubt his earnestness, but his recommendations are vague and can promote untested, potentially dangerous initiatives.
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It's a national reaction to become immobilized when confronted with a huge problem. Time and again, I'm asked, "Yes, I'd love to help the homeless. But it seems so massive -- what can I do?"
Monday, June 28th, was the final day of the 2009-10 school year in New York City, which means the city's infamous "rubber rooms" also closed their doors. For good.
In a groundbreaking agreement between the United Federation of Teachers and the Department of Education, we have agreed to shut New York city's rubber rooms down.
Randi Weingarten, the openly lesbian president of the American Federation of Teachers, the country's largest teachers union, confirmed on Wednesday t...
Handsome, dedicated, and driven, Micah is the disabled with cerebral palsy, Jewish progressive, openly bisexual, who represents a swath of Manhattan's Upper East Side.
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Weingarten's speech was an impassioned call to spare the hatchet -- or scalpel -- in federal funding for education.
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