Monday, April 1, 2013

NYC Educator: If You're Reformy and You Know It, Tell a Lie

NYC Educator: If You're Reformy and You Know It, Tell a Lie:


If You're Reformy and You Know It, Tell a Lie

There have been some incredible stories coming out this weekend, not the least of which is that of uber-reformy Michelle Rhee. Rhee proudly boasts of being a public school parent, but it appears one of her kids attends an elite 22K per year private school. This would not be of any consequence whatsover, but for two things. One, of course, is that she lies about it. The second is the school she chooses for her kids does not indulge in the high class sizes or relentless testing she champions for our kids.

Had I sent my kid to a school with small classes and no high-stakes testing, I'd be working to ensure others got it as well. As it happens, I am a real public school parent, and my kid suffers through all the nonsense Rhee and her minions inflict on our country. They are aided and abetted, of course, by leaders like Obama, Cuomo, and Bloomberg, all of whom seem to value lower taxes on their BFFs above the welfare of American children.

Not only that, but yet another reformy "miracle," like the one on Texas, and the one in NYC, has turned out to be an utter 

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