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Facebook, Friday, and New York: FRIDAY, AUG 31, 2018, 6:00 PM In a Historic Move, Los Angeles Educators Vote To Strike BY JANE MCALEVEY R Share | y Tweet Reddit Ju StumbleUpon @ Email Print Thousands came to the #Allin4Respect rally in downtown Los Angeles in May, part of the lead-up to the strike. (Photo from UTLA Facebook) berniesrevolution: IN THESE TIMES Today teachers and education workers in Los Angeles, the second largest school district in the country (after New York), voted 98 percent to 2 percent to authorize their first strike in nearly 30 years. Last spring’s strikes and school walkouts by educators from West Virginia to Oklahoma, Arizona and more, took place in so-called red states. This school year, the strikes have moved to blue states, with teachers in Washington state school districts already on strike and Seattle teachers approving a strike vote earlier this week. The LA educators will likely go on strike, if they can’t negotiate a settlement through mediation, in mid-to-late October. They have been working under an expired contract for over a year, since June 30, 2017. At the top of the educators’ list of demands are reducing class size; less testing and more teaching time; basics such as new textbooks, and restoring essential support structures that students need, including school nurses and guidance counselors. California, despite being one of the wealthiest states in the nation, ranks 43 out of 50 in funding per pupil, according to the union. Julia Lathin, an art history teacher at Hamilton High, says, “Our school has over 2,000 students and one nurse, but she was only hired to be here part time. Because of this, I let my students know that I have a cabinet in my classroom that’s always stocked with pads and tampons. I need these kids focused on their education and not worrying about if they’re going to bleed through their pants at school because there isn’t always a nurse on campus.” Out of dozens of teachers interviewed for this article, not one placed wages at the top of their priorities list. When asked, “If management offered to meet your salary demands and nothing else, would you still plan to strike?”, all said yes. Among the top concern voiced by teachers is the need to eliminate Section 1.5 of their contract, which allows teacher-to-student ratios of 1 teacher—alone in their class without assistance—to up to 46 students. That’s right: one teacher responsible for up to 46 students. Brandon Abraham, an English teacher with 18 years of teaching experience, says, “When I started teaching in 1999, the teacher to student ratio was 1:20. I had twenty students in my class. These days, because of all the cuts, we don’t even have school librarians anymore, we are teaching basic literacy. They keep cutting and cutting and cutting essential services that students need to learn. To do a good job—which we do—is hard enough when conditions are perfect, but when the conditions get this challenging, it’s hard to motivate and inspire students. The problem is, really good teachers are leaving the profession because the conditions have become so difficult.” (Continue Reading)

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Bad, Dude, and Fucking: If you hate your body so much, why hot take T? Several reasons, actually.> First and foremost, am absolutely terrified of heedles. I can't get hear them without panicking Secondly, T does SO much to change the body. It has a ton of side effects that I dont particularly urant, for myself. 1 I just want some muscle and a strong jawline. Extra body hair, bad body odor, the chance I'd actually have a sex drive- anohumous-asexual.tumblr.com <p><a href="https://plebcomics.tumblr.com/post/174116709663/thespectacularspider-girl" class="tumblr_blog">plebcomics</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://thespectacularspider-girl.tumblr.com/post/174113326134/someoneintheshadow456-halcyonjester" class="tumblr_blog">thespectacularspider-girl</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://someoneintheshadow456.tumblr.com/post/174108615745/halcyonjester-the-defiant-pupil" class="tumblr_blog">someoneintheshadow456</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://halcyonjester.tumblr.com/post/174102330630/the-defiant-pupil-cabinet-dude-menalez" class="tumblr_blog">halcyonjester</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://the-defiant-pupil.tumblr.com/post/174085143688/cabinet-dude-menalez-cisdude" class="tumblr_blog">the-defiant-pupil</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://cabinet-dude.tumblr.com/post/174082724247/menalez-cisdude-anonymous-asexual-its" class="tumblr_blog">cabinet-dude</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://dyke.info.gf/post/174079387474/cisdude-anonymous-asexual-its-great-for" class="tumblr_blog">menalez</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://gender.cf/post/174078716741/anonymous-asexual-its-great-for-some-people" class="tumblr_blog">cisdude</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://anonymous-asexual.tumblr.com/post/170210139536/its-great-for-some-people-just-not-for-me-luna" class="tumblr_blog">anonymous-asexual</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>It’s great for some people, just not for me.</p> <p>©Luna Tiny</p> <p><b></b></p> <p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/anonymousartist"><b>[Patreon]</b></a></p> </blockquote> <p>“i just want more muscle and a stronger jawline”</p> <h2>peak cis</h2> </blockquote> <h1>if u just want muscle and a strong jawline, go to the fucking gym instead of pretending to be trans</h1> </blockquote> <p>^^</p> </blockquote> <p>I’m also pretty sure there’s no-needle treatments for HRT. It’s easier to just suck it up and use a needle, but there are other options out there.</p> </blockquote> <p>You dont get to pick what hrt does op. Sorry that the effects of t are “too gross” for you. Lots of guys that need hrt cant get it and its not for cosmetic reasons you dip</p> </blockquote> <p>There’s being scared of transitioning and there’s… THIS</p> </blockquote> <p>God, this comic is disgusting and is exactly why people take issue with tucutes.</p></blockquote> <p>Ah man here’s ol aquafresh lamenting how she wants to be taken seriously as a trans individual but without any of the baggage that comes along with transitioning</p><p><br/></p><p>This is the same chick who has a comic about being asexual but still enjoying/wanting sex</p></blockquote> <p>“I want to be a man except for the icky parts“</p>
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Curving, Elf, and Fall: Theory: Nobody who writes a physics textbook gives any fucks 3 Legolas the Eit claims to beable to accuratel count boeemen and discen thelir hair oolor tyel w) 5 leagues away on a bright, suny day Make pprepriahe estetes and anque that Legilas must have vesy strange looking cyes, have some means of onvisal pendeption oe have made a lucky Update: Legolas pupils are about 3.5 cm wide each. Now drawing kawail Legolas on physics And they told you science was no fun. IR I'm going to do it. I'm going to hand it in Legolas's pupil size isn't the problem here, though $leagues is 17,262 miles. The curvature of the Earth means that for a person of average height, the visual horizon is less than three miles away Even if your vision is telescopic and the atmosphere is perfectly clear, you can't see around the planet. If they were standing on a hill, it would have to be at LEAST 19B feet above sea level in order to see the horizon at 17.2 miles away, with nothing tall in between. Which knowing Rohan, isnt impossible But consider Elven satellite eyeballs you mean like @sidereanuncia it's back the post that I can only imagine haunts your nightmares I shall never fiand peace Also, for what it's worth, there's absolutely no reason to believe that the curvature of Midde Earth is the same as that of Earth There's no evidence that Middle Earth curves. Yeah there is. The Silmarillion states that the world was curved after the fall of Numenor (I believe preventing access to Valinor. But Elves (among others) can travel the straight path across it So middle earth is round, but not for Elves because magic So wait, the reason he can see that far is because Elves just have the ability to ignore the curve of the earth? That's awesome. It also means that no matter how good your optics got, you would always want olf oyes manning the spyglass because they can see arbitranily far while everybody else is limited by this horizon bullshit Oh thank God, my poor elf prince has seen to0 much in this post Elves are flat-earthers This post went from amusing to horrifying, to be brought back down to amusing sprinkled in with some cannon explanation, and then you leave me here in fucking outrage Source siderearuncia What do your elf eyes see?
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Anaconda, Children, and Complex: 1. The pupil of your eye expands as much as 45% when you look at someone you love. 2. One in every 12 males is colour blind. 3. Brown eyes are actually blue undenesth the brown pigment, and as a result there exists a laser procedure to turn brown eyes 4. Your eye will focus on about 50 things per second. 5. The Mayans believed that cross eyes were attractive, and would make efforts to ensure their children became cross-eyed 6. You see with your brain, not with your eyes In many cases, blurry ar poor vision isn't caused by the eye at all. It stems from something going wrong in the visual cortex of the brain. 7 Humans and dogs are the only species known to see visual cues from another indvidual's eyes, and dogs only do this when interacting with humans About 2% of women have rare genetic that provides them with a mutation retinal cone in their eyes.This alkows them to see 100 milion colours! 9. There are colours too complex for the human eye to perceive, called 1mpossible colours 1Q. The eye's lens is quicker than any camera's 11, Bind people, as long as they weren't born bind, can see their dreams. some time for 12 While itt your body to warm up to their full potential, most parts your eyes are aways active, 24/7 13. Ten thousand years ago, everyone's cyes were brown until someone developed a genetic mutation that made their eyes blue. This means that if your eyes are share a common ancestor with every blue-eyed indvidual in the world Some cool facts about the eyes

Some cool facts about the eyes

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