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- “I can get up and move around”: Ukraine’s Robin Hood of Pain Relief November 20, 2013
- Separate and Unequal November 19, 2013
- Lafourche Parish Don’t Need No Damn Libraries November 16, 2013
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Bitches are aggressive, assertive, domineering, overbearing, strong-minded, spiteful, hostile, direct, blunt, candid, obnoxious, thick-skinned, hard-headed, vicious, dogmatic, competent, competitive, pushy, loud-mouthed, independent, stubborn, demanding, manipulative, egoistic, driven, achieving, overwhelming, threatening, scary, ambitious, tough, brassy, masculine, boisterous and turbulent. A Bitch takes shit from no one. You may not like her, but you cannot ignore her.
ATTRIBUTION: Joreen, U.S. feminist and author. From “The Bitch Manifesto,” originally published in Ms. magazine in 1969. As quoted in The Decade of Women, by Suzanne Levine and Harriet Lyons (1980).
Category Archives: Educate
Some parents can afford the $900+ for a SAT or ACT “prep” course. Our students have an average score increase of 250 points on the SAT and an average increase of 20 percentile points on the ACT….The course fee is … Continue reading
Just a big, new jail. Not 1 word in Election 2013: Voters asked to rededicate library funding toward jail addresses the sad irony in taking money from the parish library system to create more jail space. Access to reading materials and … Continue reading
Dr. Joyce E. King, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA “Staying Human: Critical Literacy Interventions for the New Millennium” November 3, 2013 7:00 p.m. Eastern time zone/New York/USA Dr. Joyce E. King is the Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair in … Continue reading
State documents detail standardized test cheating, irregularities at New Orleans schools. The Lens, 7/16/13. It is long and not a simple A + B = cheating! Read all the way to the end before deciding anything. Yes, mistakes will happen … Continue reading
June 27: American Psychological Association. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2010. p. 65 3.06 Smoothness of Expression Scientific prose and creative writing serve different purposes. Devices that are often found in creative writing—for example, setting … Continue reading
1. Do not give me Katrina-sized attitude because you do not want to take an English class. I did not make the core curriculum. If I had, you’d not only take more English courses but all freshpersons would start in … Continue reading
Released Wednesday, LEAP scores for third- through eighth-graders show only 40 percent of voucher students scored at or above grade level this past spring. The state average for all students was 69 percent. For accountability purposes, students attending private schools … Continue reading
Just read. And smile. Unified Backlash to Education Mandates Grows, Spreads. EducationOpportunityNetwork.org, 5/14/13. HT: Diane Ravitch
This guest post at the fabulous Louisiana Voice lays it all out, the politicization the under-the-table dealings, the doublespeak of “reform” and “a new civil rights,” the [probably intentional] lack of oversight, and the sheer disaster of the “model” shoved down … Continue reading