Thursday, February 2, 2017

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 2/2/17


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 2/2/17

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GoFundMe Campaign to Buy a “No” Vote on DeVos from PA Senator Pat Toomey | deutsch29




Democrapublican posturing and Betsy DeVos: the Overview | Reclaim Reform
Democrapublican posturing and Betsy DeVos: the Overview | Reclaim Reform : Democrapublican posturing and Betsy DeVos: the Overview Will Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos’ opposition vote unity by Democrats succeed? Unity? But what about the $$$$$$$$$$$$$ involved? After U.S. Secretaries of Education Spelling, Duncan, and King, will there be any other Secretary of Education who will suppo
Schooling in the Ownership Society: Billionaire charter backers clash. Broad vs. DeVos
Schooling in the Ownership Society: Billionaire charter backers clash. Broad vs. DeVos : Billionaire charter backers clash. Broad vs. DeVos Billionaires DeVos vs. Broad Power philanthropist Eli Broad is urging senators to vote against confirming fellow billionaire and right-wing school "choice" advocate, Betsy DeVos. The growing grassroots resistance to Trump's choice for Ed Secretary has split t
NEA - NEA calls on Senate to thoroughly vet President Trump’s nominee
NEA - NEA calls on Senate to thoroughly vet President Trump’s nominee : NEA calls on Senate to thoroughly vet President Trump’s nominee NEA President: Supreme Court nominee has troubling record on education, workers’ rights President Donald Trump today announced he would nominate Neil Gorsuch as associate justice of the Supreme Court. The following statement was issued on behalf of NEA President
GoFundMe Campaign to Buy a “No” Vote on DeVos from PA Senator Pat Toomey | deutsch29
GoFundMe Campaign to Buy a “No” Vote on DeVos from PA Senator Pat Toomey | deutsch29 : GoFundMe Campaign to Buy a “No” Vote on DeVos from PA Senator Pat Toomey No kidding. As of this writing, 678 individuals have raised $11,111 via the GoFundMe link entitled, “Buy Pat Toomey’s Vote”: Betsy DeVos has donated $55,800 to the campaign of United States Senator Pat Toomey. Incidentally, despite all evi
John Thompson: When the Choice Roadshow Came to Oklahoma, Led by Dr. Perry | Diane Ravitch
John Thompson: When the Choice Roadshow Came to Oklahoma, Led by Dr. Perry | Diane Ravitch's... - Linkis.com : John Thompson: When the Choice Roadshow Came to Oklahoma, Led by Dr. Perry John Thompson is a historian and teacher in Oklahoma: Oklahoma School Choice Week: The “Red Pill” Targets a Red State The OK School Choice Summit featured Sen. Mark Loveless who, in part, promotes charters and vou
CURMUDGUCATION: DeVos: We're Not Done Yet
CURMUDGUCATION: DeVos: We're Not Done Yet : DeVos: We're Not Done Yet The HELP committee approved her, and then two members of that committee who voted "yes" to send her on to the full Senate indicated that they would vote No to her appointment to the USED Secretary post. So. We're not done yet. Contact your Senator. If you know they're voting against DeVos, thank them and let them know that you
County school boards can’t solve charters’ zoning problems, court rules | EdSource
County school boards can’t solve charters’ zoning problems, court rules | EdSource : County school boards can't solve charters' zoning problems, court rules In a decision with statewide implications , a state appeals court ruled that the board of the Santa Clara County Office of Education lacked authority to override local zoning rules to locate a charter school that it had approved. The Jan. 24
Special education advocate Bev Johns is threatened. | Fred Klonsky
Special education advocate Bev Johns is threatened. | Fred Klonsky : Special education advocate Bev Johns is threatened. Me and Bev Johns at a state conference of the Illinois Council for Exceptional Children. My friend Bev Johns is a leading advocate for children with special needs in Illinois. Lately I have been reposting her information on my Facebook page warning of changes to the delivery of
Massachusetts said NO to more charter schools, Connecticut should as well - Wait What?
Massachusetts said NO to more charter schools, Connecticut should as well - Wait What? : Massachusetts said NO to more charter schools, Connecticut should as well At the same time that Governor Dannel Malloy is instituting the deepest cuts in Connecticut history to Connecticut’s public schools he is diverting more than $110 million dollars a year in taxpayer funds to Connecticut’s privately owned
Betsy DeVos 'is unprepared and unqualified' to be Education secretary, charter school booster Eli Broad says - LA Times
Betsy DeVos 'is unprepared and unqualified' to be Education secretary, charter school booster Eli Broad says - LA Times : Betsy DeVos 'is unprepared and unqualified' to be Education secretary, charter school booster Eli Broad says EL i Broad , the prominent local philanthropist behind a massive effort to increase the number of charter schools in Los Angeles, is protesting the appointment of Betsy
Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch: Is “Constitutional Originalism” a Cover for Conservative Judicial Activism? | Ed In The Apple
Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch: Is “Constitutional Originalism” a Cover for Conservative Judicial Activism? | Ed In The Apple : Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch: Is “Constitutional Originalism” a Cover for Conservative Judicial Activism? I hear President Trump was going to make the announcement of his Supreme Court nomination during the Super Bowel half time show – afraid of massive demonstrations by
Universal Public Education and the Common Good | janresseger
Universal Public Education and the Common Good | janresseger : Universal Public Education and the Common Good President Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to be our next U.S. Secretary of Education has been a wake up call. You may disagree with some of the particulars raised by the Senators who have been debating the DeVos nomination, but the hearings have diminished talk about the smaller
DR. WILLIAM BARBER AT OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE- SOMETHING TO FEEL GOOD ABOUT - Perdaily.com
DR. WILLIAM BARBER AT OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE- SOMETHING TO FEEL GOOD ABOUT - Perdaily.com : DR. WILLIAM BARBER AT OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE- SOMETHING TO FEEL GOOD ABOUT If you have found yourself profoundly depressed since the election and assumption of the presidency by Donald Trump, you should have been at Occidental College on Wednesday night- it would have given you hope. The Reverend Dr. William Barbe
The Gathering Storm (annotated) | Bill Ayers
The Gathering Storm (annotated) | Bill Ayers : The Gathering Storm (annotated) Keep your eyes open, your heads up, your minds alert and your bodies ready. Trump ran an explicitly fascist campaign, and no one should now be surprised that he’s moving quickly to promote a fascist program and consolidate a fascist government. It’s not fascism yet, but demonstrably pre-fascist, and what we do now will
How Big Data Becomes Psy Ops and Tilts the World Towards its Own Aims: Next Stop, Public Education | educationalchemy
How Big Data Becomes Psy Ops and Tilts the World Towards its Own Aims: Next Stop, Public Education | educationalchemy : How Big Data Becomes Psy Ops and Tilts the World Towards its Own Aims: Next Stop, Public Education The psy ops tactics used to get Donald Trump elected to the U.S. Presidency (still having gag reflex) are the same ones being used in public schools, using children as their “data”
The Detroit Lyin’s | Gary Rubinstein's Blog
The Detroit Lyin’s | Gary Rubinstein's Blog : The Detroit Lyin’s When asked about the low test scores of Detroit’s charter schools during her confirmation hearing, Betsy DeVos said that she “looks forward to correcting some of the record regarding Detroit.” While it is common knowledge that the reform that Michigan’s position on the NAEP list has dropped in the time that DeVos has supported her s
CURMUDGUCATION: DeVos: We're Not Done Yet
CURMUDGUCATION: DeVos: We're Not Done Yet : DeVos: We're Not Done Yet The HELP committee approved her, and then two members of that committee who voted "yes" to send her on to the full Senate indicated that they would vote No to her appointment to the USED Secretary post. So. We're not done yet. Contact your Senator. If you know they're voting against DeVos, thank them and let them know that you
DeVos Vote in Senate as Early as Friday, February 3, 2017 | deutsch29
DeVos Vote in Senate as Early as Friday, February 3, 2017 | deutsch29 : DeVos Vote in Senate as Early as Friday, February 3, 2017 Defeat DeVos- Call Your Senator Now From the US Senate Democrats website, dated February 01, 2017: Senator McConnell filed cloture on the nomination of Elisabeth DeVos to be Secretary of Education. Under the rules, tomorrow – Thursday – will be an intervening day. The
When did the Catholic school teacher ban occur? Never. | Reclaim Reform
When did the Catholic school teacher ban occur? Never. | Reclaim Reform : When did the Catholic school teacher ban occur? Never. American children in Catholic schools were traditionally taught by nuns, nuns who took a sacred vow of obedience to the Roman Catholic Church and the Pope in the Vatican in Rome. American Catholic school teachers were by-and-large nuns. During WWII against the Axis Powe
Don’t Confirm Betsy DeVos | The Merrow Report
Don’t Confirm Betsy DeVos | The Merrow Report : Don’t Confirm Betsy DeVos This is the letter I have sent to about 40 United States Senators, including Senator Deb Fischer, the Nebraska Republican. If you agree, please communicate with your Senators and with Senator Fischer, whose vote may well determine the immediate future of public education. “Dear Senator Fischer, In the 41 years I spent cover
Badass Teachers Association: BATs Beware! A FOXX is Loose!!
Badass Teachers Association: BATs Beware! A FOXX is Loose!! : BATs Beware! A FOXX is Loose!! The House of Representatives recently released the names of the new members of their Education and Workplace committee. As you can see, the new Chair of the committee is Representative Virginia Foxx from North Carolina, and she is exerting her voice as a proponent of school choice quite loudly. Recent rel

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