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The Ugly Facts About Ed-Reform, Partisan Bickering and the Resistance | Seattle Education
The Ugly Facts About Ed-Reform, Partisan Bickering and the Resistance | Seattle Education : The Ugly Facts About Ed-Reform, Partisan Bickering and the Resistance I find it disturbing how quickly basic facts are flushed down the memory hole. Yes, Betsy Devos is the extreme example of the type of privatizer destroying public education, but the Democrats – with Obama at the helm – opened the door. D
A key component of Rauner’s anti-union agenda is ruled unconstitutional. No right-to-work in Illinois. A win. | Fred Klonsky
A key component of Rauner’s anti-union agenda is ruled unconstitutional. No right-to-work in Illinois. A win. | Fred Klonsky : A key component of Rauner’s anti-union agenda is ruled unconstitutional. No right-to-work in Illinois. A win. A major win in court yesterday. From Local 150 of the International Union of Operating Engineers. Since becoming Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner has made local ri
Live from Buffalo – Billionaire School Board Member’s War on Ed
Live from Buffalo – Billionaire School Board Member’s War on Ed Pleas e join Internet radio host Dr. James Avington Miller Jr. as he reports live from Buffalo on the antics of billionaire school board member Carl Paladino who is notorious for his recent offensive remarks about President Obama and Michele Obama. Were school board member Paladino's latest racist remarks and actions the straw that b
CURMUDGUCATION: Plutocrat Romney Endorses DeVos
CURMUDGUCATION: Plutocrat Romney Endorses DeVos : Plutocrat Romney Endorses DeVos Mitt Romney's willingness to prostrate himself has been one of the many unpleasant surprises of the last year. At first, he was one of the GOP voices of reason, calling Trump a phony and a fraud who was “playing members of the American public for suckers.” Then Herr Trump waved the Secretary of State job, and Mitten
Grit, Education Narratives Veneer for White, Wealth Privilege – Medium
Grit, Education Narratives Veneer for White, Wealth Privilege – Medium : Grit, Education Narratives Veneer for White, Wealth Privilege Political leaders and the mainstream media feed two enduring claims to the public, who nearly universally embraces both: Doing well in school and attaining advanced education are essential to overcoming any obstacles, and the key to succeeding in school is grit, e
How To Leak To ProPublica | PopularResistance.Org
How To Leak To ProPublica | PopularResistance.Org : How To Leak To ProPublica We are a team of investigative journalists devoted to exposing abuse of power. If you’ve got evidence showing powerful people doing the wrong thing, here’s how to let us know while protecting your identity. Our job is to hold people and institutions accountable. And it requires evidence. Documents are a crucial part of
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Last Gasp Weekend Edition (1/8)
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Last Gasp Weekend Edition (1/8) : ICYMI: Last Gasp Weekend Edition (1/8) Some readings from the week. Share what speaks to you, so that it can speak to other folks. 10 New Years Resolutions for Those Taking Charge at US Department of Education Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute is reformster through and through, and Betsy DeVos has contributed to AEI, but this s
Teachers union boss slams Trump’s pick for Education Secretary - NY Daily News
Teachers union boss slams Trump’s pick for Education Secretary - NY Daily News : Teachers union boss slams President–elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. Education Secretary The head of the nation’s largest teachers union ripped President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Education Department, saying the selection could harm public schools. The Senate has scheduled a Wednesday confirmation
Who's in Donald Trump's Cabinet? - The Atlantic
Who's in Donald Trump's Cabinet? - The Atlantic : The Donald Trump Cabinet Tracker A guide to the business tycoons, generals, and conservative politicians the president-elect has nominated to run his administration as they navigate the Senate confirmation process Billionaire’s Row. All the President’s Generals . The Congressional Cabinet . President-elect Donald Trump has assembled a government-i
2017: Toward a Year of Resistance and Rising Up! DUMP the TRUMP!!! | Bill Ayers
2017: Toward a Year of Resistance and Rising Up! DUMP the TRUMP!!! | Bill Ayers : 2017: Toward a Year of Resistance and Rising Up! DUMP the TRUMP!!! I’ve been on book tour for months, and it’s not done yet. Going to Cuba this week, then Washington DC, Ohio, Boston, NOLA, and more. I call it the “DEMAND the IMPOSSIBLE Rainbow Queer Insurgent Road Trip Toward a Future Worth Having.” Onward!!! It’s
Second Sunday. | Fred Klonsky
Second Sunday. | Fred Klonsky : Second Sunday. Like many Louisiana towns — perhaps 300 of them, according to official estimates — St. Joseph can’t afford to maintain and improve its water system, he said. More than half of the 528 families in town make less than $50,000 a year, according U.S. Census Bureau data. In 2015, the town raised $115,883 charging fees for water, gas and other services;$11
How Finland’s youngest learners obey the rules — by fooling around in school - The Hechinger Report
How Finland’s youngest learners obey the rules — by fooling around in school - The Hechinger Report : How Finland’s youngest learners obey the rules — by fooling around in school Master teacher reveals secrets of the world’s best education system Children in Eastern Finland in what is considered one of the most important activities of the day: recess. Photo: William Doyle It is lunch time at the
Russ on Reading: Ten Questions for Betsy DeVos
Russ on Reading: Ten Questions for Betsy DeVos : Ten Questions for Betsy DeVos As I am sure you are aware, Senate hearings on Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Education begin Wednesday, January 11, 2017. When the nomination was first announced, I wrote of my concern to my Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey. Toomey sent back a letter indicating his full-throated support of DeVos. This time I a
TBFURMAN: Weaponized Twitter and Actual Work
TBFURMAN: Weaponized Twitter and Actual Work : Weaponized Twitter and Actual Work Arg..... I can't work anymore. It so interferes with blogging. I've been having a wonderful time on Twitter, saying provocative things to stir the pot. And I must say I've learned quite a bit about photo editing. I can make Trump's already commodious chin look like something out of a medical training film. I really
Ed Patru, Friend of– and Mouthpiece for– Betsy DeVos | deutsch29
Ed Patru, Friend of– and Mouthpiece for– Betsy DeVos | deutsch29 : Ed Patru, Friend of– and Mouthpiece for– Betsy DeVos I have been doing a lot of reading about Trump’s nominee for US secretary of education, Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos, and I have noticed a recurring defender of DeVos, Ed Patru, “spokesman for Friends of Betsy DeVos, a group of supporters.” We could even just write the tag t
Mother Crusader: Demand that Senators Who Have Received DeVos Money Recuse Themselves
Mother Crusader: Demand that Senators Who Have Received DeVos Money Recuse Themselves : Demand that Senators Who Have Received DeVos Money Recuse Themselves On January 11, 2017 The Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) will hold the confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. Recently, Politico released the paperwork DeVos filed with the Committee prior to her
Should the NYS Commissioner Remove Carl Paladino from the Buffalo School Board? | Ed In The Apple
Should the NYS Commissioner Remove Carl Paladino from the Buffalo School Board? Are Abhorrent, Racist Comments Protected by the First Amendment? | Ed In The Apple : Should the NYS Commissioner Remove Carl Paladino from the Buffalo School Board? Are Abhorrent, Racist Comments Protected by the First Amendment? Carl Paladino, answering a questionnaire from an online Buffalo publication made outrageo

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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 1/7/17
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 1/7/17 Featured Post Protest the Confirmation of Billionaire Betsy DeVos - New U.S. Senate Education Committee Members | Truth in American Education Will Trump and DeVos cripple 

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