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Don’t Like Betsy DeVos? Blame the Democrats. | New Republic





Elizabeth, Randi And Lily: The Trump-DeVos Budget: An All-Out Assault on America's Kids - YouTube
(24) The Trump-DeVos Budget: An All-Out Assault on America's Kids - YouTube : Elizabeth, Randi And Lily: The Trump-DeVos Budget: An All-Out Assault on America's Kids AFT President Randi Weingarten: ‘Trump’s Budget Proposal Is Manifestly Cruel to Kids’ WASHINGTON —AFT President Randi Weingarten on President Donald Trump’s 2018 education budget: “President Trump’s budget proposal is manifestly crue
Announcing Release of Draft ESSA State Plan - Year 2017 (CA Dept of Education)
Announcing Release of Draft ESSA State Plan - Year 2017 (CA Dept of Education) : State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces Release of Draft ESSA State Plan, Invites Public Review and Comment SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced the release of California’s draft Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan today along with a schedule of workshops and Webi
CURMUDGUCATION: Religious Voucher Schools
CURMUDGUCATION: Religious Voucher Schools : Religious Voucher Schools Like everyone else in the education universe, I was talking vouchers on line, and in the midst of a conversation, this tweet popped up: Follow Michael Petrilli @MichaelPetrilli @ palan57 @ PCunningham57 @ educationgadfly @ shavarjeffries @ matt_barnum @ Chalkbeat @ jasonscrye Peter, what do you have against letting poor familie
Trump’s Education Budget Pushes Forward Education Industrialization | Metro Center Blog
Trump’s Education Budget Pushes Forward Education Industrialization | Metro Center Blog : Trump’s Education Budget Pushes Forward Education Industrialization Recently a short clip of a young Black child naming a supposed Donald Trump, “a disgrace to the world”, has gone viral. Trump has of course branded it as “fake news” because the Trump in the video was actually an impersonator from a show cal
Education Budget Privatizes Students, Enrages Parents, Dupes Taxpayers | U.S. Department of Education
Education Budget Prioritizes Students, Empowers Parents, Saves Taxpayer Dollars | U.S. Department of Education : Education Budget Privatizes Students, Enrages Parents, Dupes Taxpayers Today, the Trump Administration released the Fiscal Year 2018 budget , which lays out a series of proposals and priorities designed to ensure every student has an equal opportunity to receive a high quality educatio
Plan to Attend the BATs Annual Conference in Seattle in July! | Diane Ravitch's blog
Plan to Attend the BATs Annual Conference in Seattle in July! | Diane Ravitch's blog : Plan to Attend the BATs Annual Conference in Seattle in July! If you are a BadAss Teacher, or if you want to be one, or if you want to learn about their activities, you will not want their fourth annual conference in Seattle this summer. BATs will be heading into summer with their 4th Annual Education Conferenc
DeVos confirmation triggered outpouring of support for public education system | EdSource
DeVos confirmation triggered outpouring of support for public education system | EdSource : DeVos confirmation triggered outpouring of support for public education system In this unusual political season, marked by one unexpected turn after another, the emergence of Betsy DeVos as the main target of opposition by Senate Democrats was one of the most surprising, especially because she will have fa
Don’t Like Betsy DeVos? Blame the Democrats. | New Republic
Don’t Like Betsy DeVos? Blame the Democrats. | New Republic : Don’t Like Betsy DeVos? Blame the Democrats. The Democratic Party paved the way for the education secretary's efforts to privatize our public schools. Of all the corrupt, unqualified, and extremist characters Donald Trump has tapped to lead his administration, none has generated the tsunami of liberal outrage whipped up by Education Se
Nurse Support is Crucial to School Telehealth Program Success
Nurse Support is Crucial to School Telehealth Program Success : Nurse Support is Crucial to School Telehealth Program Success Sacramento officials are getting pushback from school nurses who object to a new school telehealth program launched last year. The dispute underscores the need for staff support in any new program. May 23, 2017 - A school-based telehealth program in Sacramento is drawing c
Don't penalize us for failing schools, charter overseers say, if management is good | cleveland.com
Don't penalize us for failing schools, charter overseers say, if management is good | cleveland.com : Don't penalize us for failing schools, charter overseers say, if management is good CLEVELAND, Ohio - Failing grades at charter schools shouldn't bring automatic penalties, Ohio's charter oversight organizations say, so long as schools have good oversight otherwise. Leaders of Ohio's nationally-r
FLUSH Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : FLUSH Diane Ravitch's blog A site to discuss better education for all “Don’t Like Betsy DeVos? Blame the Democrats” 4 by dianeravitch / 27min I wrote this article for The New Republic. https://newrepublic.com/article/142364/dont-like-betsy-devos-blame-democrats It explains how Democrats set the stage for DeVos’ anything-goes appr
What Comes After Fidget Spinners - Teacher Habits
What Comes After Fidget Spinners - Teacher Habits : What Comes After Fidget Spinners My daughter knows I write this blog, and she asked me the other day whether or not I’d written about fidget spinners yet. I told her the topic was too trendy. Besides, I reasoned, the whole thing will blow over, just like Bakugan, Pokemon Go, dreams of 100% proficiency, and those little skateboards that infested
Both Trump and Connecticut Democrats propose drastic cuts that would undermine higher education - Wait What?
Both Trump and Connecticut Democrats propose drastic cuts that would undermine higher education - Wait What? : Both Trump and Connecticut Democrats propose drastic cuts that would undermine higher education While it should come as no surprise, President Donald Trump’s new federal budget proposal targets higher education for what would be unparalleled budget cuts. Over the next ten years Trump’s b
Trump's Education Budget Would Hurt the Working Class - The Atlantic
Trump's Education Budget Would Hurt the Working Class - The Atlantic : Trump’s Education Budget Takes Aim at the Working Class The president wants to cut funding for programs such as career and technical education and redirect that money toward school choice. Many of the spending goals outlined in Donald Trump’s proposed education budget reflect his campaign rhetoric. The president, who has long
Betsy DeVos elaborates on school choice
Betsy DeVos elaborates on school choice : Betsy DeVos elaborates on school choice In a speech at an Indianapolis summit hosted by the American Federation for Children Education, Monday, Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke regarding the policy of “School Choice” advocated by President Donald Trump’s administration. Although DeVos did not give away any immediate details regarding the policy, she did make i
DeVos promises ‘the most ambitious expansion of education choice in our nation’s history’ — but offers no details - The Washington Post
DeVos promises ‘the most ambitious expansion of education choice in our nation’s history’ — but offers no details - The Washington Post : DeVos promises ‘the most ambitious expansion of education choice in our nation’s history’ — but offers no details Education Secretary Betsy DeVos promised Monday evening that President Trump would propose “the most ambitious expansion of education choice in our
Badass Teachers Association: Inspiration, Encouragement & Empowerment by Teresa Shimogawa
Badass Teachers Association: Inspiration, Encouragement & Empowerment by Teresa Shimogawa : Inspiration, Encouragement & Empowerment by Teresa Shimogawa I debated whether or not to share this with the masses. It's a letter I gave to the founding members of the club of which I am the advisor. After several days of contemplation, and since I've already given it to my girls, I thought I might go ahe
Why Care About Other People’s Children | gadflyonthewallblog
Why Care About Other People’s Children | gadflyonthewallblog : Why Care About Other People’s Children As a vocal critic of charter and voucher schools , one of the most frequent questions I get from readers is this: “Why should I care about other people’s children?” One reader put it this way: “Why should my child’s education and safety have to suffer because of difficult and violent students? …i
Why Comply With A Bad Education Law? - The Crucial Voice of the PeopleThe Crucial Voice of the People
Why Comply With A Bad Education Law? - The Crucial Voice of the PeopleThe Crucial Voice of the People : Why Comply With A Bad Education Law? Why comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) when it is as bad as the law it replaced — No Child Left Behind (NCLB) ? Worse really. And just because lawmakers say they are giving “autonomy” to states and local schools doesn’t make it so. Most teache

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