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ACCOUNTABILITY FRAMEWORK

BCED PLAN

BC SKILLS FOR JOB BLUEPRINT

BOARD AMALGAMATION

CHARTER SCHOOLS

CORPORATE MONEY IN EDUCATION

COURT DECISION

CLASS SIZE AND COMPOSITION

CURRICULUM

DATA DRIVEN EDUCATION

EDUCATION BUDGET

GOVERNMENT POLICY

INCENTIVE PAY

MAKING A PROFIT FROM EDUCATION

MY ED BC

POVERTY AND EDUCATION

PRIVATIZING EDUCATION

PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM

SCHOOL CHOICE

TEACH FOR CANADA / AMERICA

SHOCK DOCTRINE

TEACHER STRIKE

TEACHERS

21st CENTURY EDUCATION

VOUCHER SYSTEM

WISCONSIN

GENERAL

 

ACCOUNTABILITY FRAMEWORK

 

BC Education Accountability Framework

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/topic.page?id=DCC1C4815C65494E98F53969B67DA3B4&title=Accountability+Framework

 

BCED PLAN

 

Origins of the BC Ed Plan

http://www.staffroomconfidential.com/2012/10/origins-of-bcedplan.html

 

BC SKILLS FOR JOB BLUEPRINT

 

B.C. to refocus education, training plan to fill 1M jobs

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-to-refocus-education-training-plan-to-fill-1m-jobs-1.2626661

BOARD AMALGAMATION

 

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/deloitte_report_july_2014.pdf

 

CHARTER SCHOOLS

 

Charter School Power Broker Turns Public Education Into Private Profits

 

http://billmoyers.com/2014/10/16/charter-school-power-broker-turns-public-education-private-profits/

 

Say goodbye to public schools: Diane Ravitch warns Salon some cities will soon have none

http://www.salon.com/2014/03/12/public_schools_under_siege_diane_ravitch_warns_salon_some_cities_soon_will_have_none/

 

The Racist History of the Charter School Movement

http://www.alternet.org/education/racist-history-charter-school-movement

 

New Orleans’ All-Charter School System Is Struggling, But Bobby Jindal Wants It To Be A Model

http://thinkprogress.org/education/2015/02/09/3620799/nola-bobby-jindal-school-plan/

 

CORPORATE MONEY IN EDUCATION

 

Chevron Money

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Pete+McMa%E2%80%A6/10403815/story.html

 

COURT DECISION

 

A must watch video on E80 and the Teachers Court Case

http://globalnews.ca/video/1554649/legal-perspective-on-proposal-e80

E80: what lawyer Joel Bakan has to say

http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2014/09/09/e80-what-lawyer-joel-bakan-has-to-say/

 

To Safeguard Against Tyranny

http://focusonline.ca/?q=node%2F690

 

CLASS SIZE AND COMPOSITION

 

Does Class Size Matter

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2013/10/does_class_size_matter.html

Why Supporting Students With Special Needs Benefits Us All

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/lizanne-foster/bc-teachers-strike-special-education_b_5689811.html

CURRICULUM

 

Tele Presence Education

http://www.cisco.com/web/strategy/education/cisco_telepresence_for_education.html

 

BC Graduation Program

https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/sites/curriculum.gov.bc.ca/files/pdf/GradYrCurriculumDirections.pdf

 

DATA DRIVEN EDUCATION

For all parents who think National Standards a good idea

http://saveourschoolsnz.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/for-all-parents-who-think-national-standards-a-good-idea-guest-post/

CISCO

Cisco launches Connected North program for schools, healthcare facilities

http://onlyit.ca/cisco-launches-connected-north-program-for-schools-healthcare-facilities/

 

EDUCATION BUDGET

 

School districts across B.C. planning deep cuts to balance budgets

http://www.vancouversun.com/touch/news/education/School+districts+across+planning+deep+cuts+balance+budgets/9746279/story.html?rel=813152

 

A must watch video on alternatives for funding BC Public Education

CCPA Economist Iglika Ivanova

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIYV4aajS_0

 

GOVERNMENT POLICY

 

Why Education Policies Are Destroying Education in Under 2 Minutes (VIDEO)

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nicholas-ferroni/why-education-policies-ar_b_5815734.html

 

INCENTIVE PAY

 

Teacher Incentive Pay That Works

http://www.fraserinstitute.org/research-news/display.aspx?id=21755

 

Merit Pay: The Bad Idea That Won’t Die

http://nepc.colorado.edu/blog/merit-pay-bad-idea-won%E2%80%99t-die

 

MAKING A PROFIT FROM EDUCATION

 

Venture Capitalists Are Poised to ‘Disrupt’ Everything About the Education Market

http://www.thenation.com/article/181762/venture-capitalists-are-poised-disrupt-everything-about-education-market

 

No Responsibility for School Reformers

http://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2014/11/08/no-responsibility-for-oops-donors-and-school-reform/

 

MY ED BC

 

BCeSIS to MyEdBC

http://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/Issues/Technology/MyEdBC-presentation.pdf

 

POVERTY AND EDUCATION

 

What You Absolutely Must Understand About How Poverty Impacts Education

http://www.alternet.org/education/what-you-absolutely-must-understand-about-how-poverty-impacts-education

 

Teachers Were Never The Problem

 

http://inthesetimes.com/article/15849/teachers_were_never_the_problem

 

Economists View: Throw More Money At Education

http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2015/01/throw-more-money-at-education.html

 

Poverty has the Same Effect on the Brain as Constantly Pulling All-Nighters

 

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/08/30/2555601/living-poverty-effect-brain-constantly-pulling-nighters/

 

PRIVATIZING EDUCATION

 

Pearson and Testing Buddies Try to Shut the Barn Door (But the Info Is Already Out)

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alan-singer/pearson-and-testing-buddi_b_6644308.html

 

Connecting the dots

 

http://teachteens.org/2014/09/13/connecting-the-dots/

 

Book – Defending Public Education from Corporate Takeover

 

http://books.google.ca/books?id=kUJPAQAAQBAJ&pg=PA102&lpg=PA102&dq=wisconsin+public+education+battles&source=bl&ots=MawQF5hKUY&sig=vtovUel4igFxm4fo7RxAEgdYlC0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=st0VVJjqB8etigKVvIDICg&ved=0CEgQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=wisconsin%20public%20education%20battles&f=false

 

Book – Childhood Under Siege

http://www.joelbakan.com/childhoodundersiegebook.htm

 

3 Tier Ed system in BC without a mandate

http://literateowl.com/2014/09/08/3-tier-ed-system-in-bc-without-a-mandate/

 

Bad Gas

http://www.happinessdetectiveblog.com/2014/09/bad-gas.html?m=1

 

PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM

 

Understanding the propaganda campaign against public education

http://billmoyers.com/2014/03/25/understanding-the-propaganda-campaign-against-public-education/

 

Is LNG Fueling Education in BC

http://raisingme.hubpages.com/hub/Is-LNG-Fueling-Education-In-British-Columbia

 

The Price I`ll Gladly Pay For My Kids`s Education

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/audrey-hayworth/the-price-ill-gladly-pay-for-my-kids-education_b_5669455.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

 

Why You Should Support Public Education

http://m.kelownadailycourier.ca/opinion/columnists/article_ada5e9c8-2a5d-11e4-af59-001a4bcf6878.html?mode=jqm

 

A New Era in Education Explained

http://thetyee.ca/News/2013/05/01/BC-Education-Explainer/

 

Neo-liberalism in British Columbia Education and Teachers’ Union

Resistance

http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ987320.pdf

 

Dianne Ravitch Interview

http://billmoyers.com/episode/public-schools-for-sale/

 

26 Amazing Facts About Finland`s Unorthodox Education System

http://www.businessinsider.com/finland-education-school-2011-12

 

B.C. Today: Labour Conflict or School Reform

http://helesialuke.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/258/

 

As Swedish elections loom, cracks start to show in ‘Nordic model’

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/11/swedish-elections-cracks-showing-nordic-model

 

British Columbia obstructs the shock doctrine: A lesson borne through struggle, solidarity, and popular resistance

http://www.remappingedu.com/shockresistanceinbc/

 

Why Teachers Fear the Worst of Clark Government

Signs mount that union busting, privatized schooling are true agenda.

http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2014/09/10/Teachers-Clark-Govt-Fear/

 

SCHOOL CHOICE

 

At what point do we return to prioritizing students over “markets”?

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/07/31/1317817/-At-what-point-do-we-return-to-prioritizing-students-over-markets#

 

Measuring Choice and Competition in Canadian Education

http://www.fraserinstitute.org/research-news/display.aspx?id=20887

 

The False Promise of School Choice

http://linkis.com/blogspot.com/XYft

Charter schools, competition and choice, New Orleans Style

1http://saveourschoolsnz.wordpress.com/2014/07/14/charter-schools-competition-and-choice-new-orleans-style/

Ohio adds 2 schools run by Des Plaines’ Concept chain to probe

http://politics.suntimes.com/article/chicago/ohio-adds-2-schools-run-des-plaines-concept-chain-probe/wed-09172014-1230pm

Why Don’t We Have Real Data on Charter Schools?

http://www.thenation.com/article/181753/why-dont-we-have-real-data-charter-schools

 

Lawsuit: Virtual charter school owes $600K for services

http://www.indystar.com/story/news/education/2014/08/11/lawsuit-virtual-charter-school-owes-k-services/13932099/

 

The great charter school quiz: funding edition (aka Tax Dollar Grab)

http://saveourschoolsnz.wordpress.com/2014/09/16/the-great-charter-school-quiz-funding-edition-aka-tax-dollar-grab/

Roll drops at $2.4m school

http://m.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=1132551

 

TEACH FOR CANADA / AMERICA

 

Teach For America under heavy fire from educators and former members

http://www.theguardian.com/education/2013/jul/17/teach-for-america-criticism-educators

http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2011/11/teach_for_america_has_become_e.html

SHOCK DOCTRINE

 

Shock Doctrine in BC

http://www.remappingedu.com/shockresistanceinbc/

 

The Bigger Picture: Education Reforms and The Shock Doctrine

http://saveourschoolsnz.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/the-bigger-picture-education-reforms-and-the-shock-doctrine/

 

TEACHER STRIKE

 

Intervener Application – Canadian Coalition of Businesses

http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/CA/14/03/2014BCCA0341.htm

 

I Will Hold The Line For BC`s Public Education System

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/cecelia-griffiths/bc-teachers-strike-i-will-hold-the-line_b_5697959.html?utm_hp_ref=bc-teachers-strike-2014

 

Government Website A Strong Arm Tactic Against Teachers: Labour Experts

http://thetyee.ca/News/2014/08/20/Govt-Website-a-Strong-Arm-Tactic-Say-Labour-Experts/

 

Christy Clark Should Heed BCTF`s Very Reasonable Demands

http://www.straight.com/news/712871/marlene-rodgers-christy-clark-should-heed-bctfs-very-reasonable-demands

 

A Conversation Between BC Parents During Teacher`s Strike

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/pj-sarah-collins/bc-teachers-strike-parents_b_5680626.html

 

Public Education in British Columbia. Wake Up! Stand Up ! Speak Up!

http://raisingme.hubpages.com/hub/Got-An-Idea

 

Affordability Zone For BC Education

http://raisingme.hubpages.com/hub/Affordability-Zone-For-BC-Education

http://www.mrtimes.com/opinion/letters/letter-teacher-greedy-for-better-system-1.1258440

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/elisha-bonnis/bc-teachers-strike-2014_b_5545641.html

 

BC Liberals Are Hoping to Bankrupt the BCTF

http://blogs.theprovince.com/2014/08/25/alex-tsakumis-b-c-liberals-are-hoping-to-bankrupt-the-bctf/

 

TEACHERS

 

If Students Were Money, And Schools Were Banks, Then Teachers Would Be …

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/pj-sarah-collins/bc-teachers-strike_b_5693612.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-british-columbia&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067

 

Teaching Is Not A Business

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/17/opinion/sunday/teaching-is-not-a-business.html?smid=nytcore-iphone-share&smprod=nytcore-iphone&_r=4&referrer

 

Why Do Americans Love To Blame Teachers?

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/09/the-war-on-teachers/379403/

Why Do Teachers Quit

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/10/why-do-teachers-quit/280699/

 

Are You Sick Of Highly Paid Teachers

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2011/02/22/948224/-Are-you-sick-of-highly-paid-teachers

 

Data-Driven Instruction and the Practice of Teaching

http://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2011/05/12/data-driven-instruction-and-the-practice-of-teaching/

 

21st CENTURY EDUCATION

 

21st Century Learning INC.

https://www.policyalternatives.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/publications/National%20Office/2013/02/osos110_21stCenturyLearning_0.pdf

 

The Real 21st Century Education – 21st Century Learning Initiative

http://www.21learn.org/

VOUCHER SYSTEM

 

STRIKE IS ‘NEFARIOUS’ AND ‘MANUFACTURED’ AND SHOULD FRIGHTEN PARENTS

http://castlegarsource.com/news/letter-strike-nefarious-and-manufactured-and-should-frighten-parents-32896#.VBPofPldWQB

 

School Vouchers – Wisconsin – Special Needs

http://www.wi-bpdd.org/whoweare/bpdd2013legpolicy/School%20Vouchers%202013.pdf

 

North Carolina Voucher Decision: The Crucial Details

http://dianeravitch.net/2014/08/21/north-carolina-voucher-decision-the-crucial-details/

 

WISCONSIN

 

Diminished in wake of Act 10, 2 teachers unions explore merger

http://www.jsonline.com/news/education/diminished-in-wake-of-act-10-2-teachers-unions-explore-merger-b99174118z1-239150441.html?ipad=y

 

Wisconsin teachers union decertified in latest blow to labor under Walker law

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/15/wisconsin-teachers-union-decertified-in-latest-blow-to-labor-under-walker-law/

GOP Govs Propose — Surprise! — Education Spending Increases

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/07/gop-governors-education-spending-increases_n_1258643.html

Wisconsin Teacher Retirements Double After Cuts To Benefits And Collective Bargaining

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/31/doubled-teacher-retiremen_n_943495.html

AFT President Randi Weingarten Pushes Back At Public Employee Critics

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/12/aft-president-randi-weingarten-pushes-back_n_895337.html

 

Scott Walker’s New Education Initiative Seeks To Revamp School Accountability — With Or Without Union Help

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/11/walkers-new-education-ini_n_894998.html

 

The Battle of Wisconsin

 

https://nplusonemag.com/issue-11/politics/the-battle-of-wisconsin/

 

What’s Happening in Wisconsin Explained

 

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2011/02/whats-happening-wisconsin-explained

 

Wisconsin Teachers Outed After February Sick-Out To Support Labor Protest

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/25/wisconsin-teachers-sick-out-protest_n_866893.html

 

Scott Walker is Trying to Sell Wisconsin

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eric-brunsell/scott-walker-sell-wisconsin_b_839807.html

Teaching Not A ‘Part Time Job,’ In Case You Were Wondering

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/16/teaching-not-a-part-time-job_n_836500.html

Labor Vows To Step Up Recall Effort Against Wisconsin GOP

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/10/labor-recall-wisconsin-gop-court-challenge_n_833848.html

 

10 States Where Teachers Are Paid The Worst: 24/7 Wall St.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/04/worst-teacher-pay_n_831417.html

 

Wisc. Teachers Who Protested In Madison Docked Pay, Disciplined

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/23/wisconsin-teachers-docked_n_827460.html

 

GENERAL

 

Philadelphia Public Schools student protest  

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/08/students-walk-out-after-attack-union-defends-public-education

 

PitchForks are Coming for Us Pluocrats

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/the-pitchforks-are-coming-for-us-plutocrats-108014.html#.U_lmNvldWQC

 

Government to Remove Teachers from Teachers Council

http://teu.ac.nz/2014/03/government-teachers-council/

 

CSIS: CHINA CONTROLS CANADIAN POLITICIANS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43fk6BCr7hM

 

Teachers in Fear

http://saveourschoolsnz.wordpress.com/2012/08/26/teachers-in-fear/

 

World’s richest 85 people have as much as bottom half the population

 

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/welcome_page/?shf=%2F2014%2F01%2F20%2F215104_worlds-richest-85-people-have.html

 

Fraser Institute co-founder confirms ‘years and years’ of U.S. oil billionaires’ funding

http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2012/04/26/fraser-institute-co-founder-confirms-years-and-years-us-oil-billionaires-funding?page=0%2C0

 

TIME Magazine Criticized for ‘Malicious’ Anti-Teacher Cover

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/24/time-magazine-criticized-malicious-anti-teacher-cover