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What's the worst that could happen under New Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos? Some Scenarios - The Hechinger Report





DreamBox, Datamining & DeVos? – Missouri Education Watchdog
DreamBox, Datamining & DeVos? – Missouri Education Watchdog : DreamBox, Datamining & DeVos? President Elect Trump’s choice for US Secretary of Ed, Betsy DeVos, is pro- choice . So parents would like to know: Would Ms. DeVos support ensuring parents the CHOICE of whether to have their children datamined? Apparently, Ms. DeVos supports allowing big technology companies to datamine children, 50,000
Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION: Spotting Fakes and the Death of Reading + Opposing DeVos
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION Spotting Fakes and the Death of Reading by Peter Greene / 22min I've looked once before at the Stanford study which found that students-- middle school, high school and college-- can't tell the difference between real news and advertisements, fake news, or just general detritus on line . The researchers themselves called the results shocking; that may
Yes, Betsy DeVos Can Privatize Large Numbers of Public Schools, with the Help of Red States | Diane Ravitch's blog
Yes, Betsy DeVos Can Privatize Large Numbers of Public Schools, with the Help of Red States | Diane Ravitch's blog : Yes, Betsy DeVos Can Privatize Large Numbers of Public Schools, with the Help of Red States Kevin Carey of the New America Foundation wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times , attempting to assuage fears that Betsy DeVos would privatize American schools. If she tries to promot
Meet Our New Public Education Personnel: Just Like the Old Ones (Only More So) | educationdc
Meet Our New Public Education Personnel: Just Like the Old Ones (Only More So) | educationdc : Meet Our New Public Education Personnel: Just Like the Old Ones (Only More So) Like shifting tides creating debris pools, the changing political winds of this election year have revealed common underpinnings of our public education system. Let us start with Antwan Wilson, who has been offered the positi
What's the worst that could happen under New Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos? Some Scenarios - The Hechinger Report
What's the worst that could happen under New Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos? Some Scenarios - The Hechinger Report : What’s the worst that could happen under New Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos? Some Scenarios w York—Thanksgiving is, of course, about giving thanks, while being mindful of an America that has not always treated people fairly. This year, there is a lot to take stock of, as President-elect Donald
Privatization and School Buses? Thoughts, Please, Betsy DeVos?
Privatization and School Buses? Thoughts, Please, Betsy DeVos? : Privatization and School Buses? Thoughts, Please, Betsy DeVos? The private company that owned the bus involved in Monday’s wreck in Chattanooga that killed five [six] elementary school students has had 142 crashes with injuries and three fatalities in the past 24 months, according to federal records. Here I’m thinking of the picture
What To Know About Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Secretary Pick | PopularResistance.Org
What To Know About Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Secretary Pick | PopularResistance.Org : What To Know About Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Secretary Pick President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly tapped Michigan philanthropist Betsy DeVos to be his education secretary. “I am honored to work with the President-elect on his vision to make American education great again,” DeVos tweeted Wednesday
Secretary of Privatization | Daniel Katz, Ph.D.
Secretary of Privatization | Daniel Katz, Ph.D. : Secretary of Privatization For almost 16 years, across two administrations of different parties, America’s teachers have watched federal education officials embrace destructive policies. President George W. Bush ushered in the era of test and punishment based accountability under the No Child Left Behind Act. President Barack Obama entered office
Pearson Awarded Vendor Status For Delaware Social Studies State Assessment – Exceptional Delaware
Pearson Awarded Vendor Status For Delaware Social Studies State Assessment – Exceptional Delaware : Pearson Awarded Vendor Status For Delaware Social Studies State Assessment Pearson has officially entered the world of Delaware standardized tests. On November 10th, NCS Pearson officially signed a contract with the Delaware Department of Education for a five-year contract worth $6 million to creat
CURMUDGUCATION: Opposing DeVos
CURMUDGUCATION: Opposing DeVos : Opposing DeVos The edubloggochatosphere have pretty much itself up over the designation of Betsy DeVos to the position of Secretary of Education. Oppositions runs across the spectrum, from progressives who are upset by a super-privatizer taking over responsibility for public education to conservatives who thought they were promised an outsidey, drained-swamp, Comm
Jersey Jazzman: What Can We Learn About Betsy DeVos From Her Husband's Charter School?
Jersey Jazzman: What Can We Learn About Betsy DeVos From Her Husband's Charter School? : What Can We Learn About Betsy DeVos From Her Husband's Charter School? And so it begins: It is hard to find anyone more passionate about the idea of steering public dollars away from traditional public schools than Betsy DeVos, Donald J. Trump ’s pick as the cabinet secretary overseeing the nation’s education
Marie Corfield: Defend Public Ed: Take Action NOW!
Marie Corfield: Defend Public Ed: Take Action NOW! : Defend Public Ed: Take Action NOW! In President Elect Trump's continuous effort to "drain the swamp", he has nominated Betsy DeVos as our next Secretary of Education. Who is she? Well, if we're talking "swamp-draining", let's just say that DeVos is about as swampy a swamp monster as you can get. Not only does she have zero public education expe
The DeVostater: Public School Advocates Unite! - Badass Teachers Association
Badass Teachers Association : The DeVostater: Public School Advocates Unite! By Dr. Michael Flanagan Like most public school teachers, I was disheartened at the nomination of billionaire education reformer Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education. Her vendetta against public education is renowned, and rightly so. She has put together quite the anti-public education resume: philanthropist funder of
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/25/16
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/25/16 Featured Post Mother Crusader: Betsy DeVos: Conflict of Interest Concerns Arise on Future Secretary's Twitter Account How Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos could gut 

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