Video: Geoff Canada Is Not Your Friend
Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog</a> March to Keep Fear Alive

"Who's to blame" for public education, asks Colbert. "Is it the teachers union... or the teachers union?" Canada's response? Both of them... Canada complains that money for HCZ expansion has been cut from $200M to $10M in the CR -- & *claims* a 100 pct graduation rate... "Why isn't education fixed yet?" asks an impatient Stephen Colbert. [TWIE]


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  • there is a meeting to talk about promise neighborhoods on the 18th:

    Please mark your calendars and join us for a very important conversation that explores how local community organizations are helping to increase student achievement in Chicago.

    Save the Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011
    Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Venue: University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, 1155 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL

    Event Description: Education Pioneers, University of Chicago Education Policy Interest Coalition (EPIC), and Chicago Booth Net Impact are co-hosting a panel to explore Chicago Promise Neighborhood models, the accomplishments and challenges they face in improving education, and how recent national attention has impacted their work.

    Confirmed Panel Speakers*:

    Michael Shaver: Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Children's Home and Aid Representing the Greater Englewood Promise Neighborhood model

    Representative from Southwest Organizing Project
    Affiliates of the Chicago Lawn Promise Neighborhood model

    * The final list of speakers will be confirmed and sent out later in the week.


    Education Pioneers
    University of Chicago Education Policy Interest Coalition (EPIC)
    Chicago Booth Net Impact

  • "Really", it is clear that you did not catch AR's satire any better than Canada did Colbert's. So in keeping with your mixed metaphors, catch the clue train and ride that surfboard on the wave of humor.

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