Saturday, January 21, 2017

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 1/21/17



Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 1/21/17

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Michael Moore calls for mass opposition to Betsy DeVos as pushback against Trump’s education pick grows - The Washington Post





New White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Statement: Size Matters
New White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to Deliver Statement 12117 ✔ - YouTube : New White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Statement: Size Matters
Education leaders challenge Trump assertion that students are ‘deprived of all knowledge’ | EdSource
Education leaders challenge Trump assertion that students are ‘deprived of all knowledge’ | EdSource : Education leaders challenge Trump assertion that students are 'deprived of all knowledge' In his first remarks on education after being sworn into office, President Donald Trump asserted in his inaugural address Friday that the nation’s education system is “flush with cash” and that its children
Michael Moore calls for mass opposition to Betsy DeVos as pushback against Trump’s education pick grows - The Washington Post
Michael Moore calls for mass opposition to Betsy DeVos as pushback against Trump’s education pick grows - The Washington Post : Michael Moore calls for mass opposition to Betsy DeVos as pushback against Trump’s education pick grows Filmmaker Michael Moore told the crowd assembled for the Women’s March on Washington Saturday morning that they should make their top priority opposing the confirmatio
Betsy DeVos Standardized Test - The New Yorker
Betsy DeVos Standardized Test - The New Yorker : BETSY DEVOS STANDARDIZED TEST 1. The price of red bell peppers is, I assume, twenty dollars per pepper. Green bell peppers seem like they’re eighteen. If my housekeeper goes to Whole Foods Market and spends an equal amount of money on green and red peppers, what is the ratio of green to red that she will cook later for my extremely rich husband and
Does Betsy DeVos Mean the End of Public Education in America? - WhoWhatWhy
Does Betsy DeVos Mean the End of Public Education in America? - WhoWhatWhy : DOES BETSY DEVOS MEAN THE END OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN AMERICA? Just How Out of the Mainstream is Trump’s Chosen Education Secretary? Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick to head the Department of Education, has long sought to end free public education and replace it with vouchers and for-profit charters — even though 85% of American
Hartford Charters fail to accept and educate Latinos and English Language Learners - Wait What?
Hartford Charters fail to accept and educate Latinos and English Language Learners - Wait What? : Hartford Charters fail to accept and educate Latinos and English Language Learners As with Connecticut’s privately owned, but publicly funded, charter schools in Bridgeport, (See Bridgeport Charter Schools Discriminate Against Connecticut Children ), the charter schools in Hartford also refuse to acc
Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION Meanwhile In Switzerland... 2 by Peter Greene / 51min While we've been staring into the dark, distorted mirror that is our new American administration, the uber-rich and super-powerful have been gathering for the annual summit in Davos, Switzzerland. And they think the see a world a-comin' that looks very different from the one we're in. The event's o
Democrats reject her, but they helped pave the road to education nominee DeVos - The Washington Post
Democrats reject her, but they helped pave the road to education nominee DeVos - The Washington Post : Democrats reject her, but they helped pave the road to education nominee DeVos It wasn’t all that long ago that it would have seemed impossible for anybody who labeled the U.S. public education system a “dead end” to be nominated as U.S. Secretary of Education, much less get support to be confir
DeVos Destruction of Michigan Public Schools Continues
Michigan names 38 schools that could close over academics : Michigan names 38 schools that could close over academics The state School Reform Office today released a highly anticipated list of 38 schools targeted for potential closure. The list — which includes 16 schools in the Detroit Public Schools Community District — was released months after the office warned that schools showing no academi
Betsy DeVos Won’t Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company, Filings Show - The New York Times
Betsy DeVos Won’t Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company, Filings Show - The New York Times : Betsy DeVos Won’t Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company, Filings Show Betsy DeVos, the billionaire school choice advocate selected by President Donald J. Trump to serve as education secretary, is a strong supporter of using biofeedback technology to help children and teenagers enhance their performance in school.
Pussyhat Project
PUSSYHAT PROJECT : PUSSYHAT PROJECT The Women's March on Washington D.C. is happening January 21, 2017! The Pussyhat Project launched Thanksgiving weekend! As of now, we have 4 days to knit , crochet , and sew 1.17 million pink pussyhats. Join the movement! Please check out The PDF to get the whole picture of what we're about. We'll be updating this website with more content SOON. Artwork by Auro
“This American carnage”: Trumplandia and the Ultimate Rise of “Careless People” | radical eyes for equity
“This American carnage”: Trumplandia and the Ultimate Rise of “Careless People” | radical eyes for equity : “This American carnage”: Trumplandia and the Ultimate Rise of “Careless People” Do an Internet search for “carnage” now and the first matches are from Trump’s inauguration speech, in which he invoked “[t]his American carnage” to launch into his standard use of false claims to speak to his m
Sacramento City Unified schools chief Jose Banda will leave office at the end of the school year | The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento City Unified schools chief Jose Banda will leave office at the end of the school year | The Sacramento Bee : Sacramento city schools chief to depart this summer after three years on the job Sacramento City Unified School District Superintendent José Banda said Friday he is open to other education jobs, including another superintendency, after he leaves his post this summer. Banda, 60,
Bill Maher floored by ‘nincompoop’ Betsy DeVos: ‘She had a month to bone up and she couldn’t even do that’
Bill Maher floored by ‘nincompoop’ Betsy DeVos: ‘She had a month to bone up and she couldn’t even do that’ : Bill Maher floored by ‘nincompoop’ Betsy DeVos: ‘She had a month to bone up and she couldn’t even do that’ Bill Maher admitted that he didn’t know the Department of Education was a recent department in the president’s cabinet and he isn’t sure if it needs to be there. “It’s only been aroun
Diane Ravitch Notes from Inauguration Day | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : Diane Ravitch Notes from Inauguration Day Peter Greene Confesses: Trump is Right: I am Flush with Cash and I Don’t Teach Anything! 6 by dianeravitch / 38min Peter Greene admits that Trump called him out. Peter is rolling in dough because he is a teacher. He has a maid and a butler and a Lexus and a BMW. His school is flush with c
Makersspace: Making Protest Posters! - SF Public School MomSF Public School Mom
Makersspace: Making Protest Posters! - SF Public School MomSF Public School Mom : Makersspace: Making Protest Posters! I have to admit. I’m not usually a marching type of gal. Not that I’ve got anything against marching. I’m just not really into crowds usually. (To be honest, when I’m in a large boisterous group, you could say I’m a people person that hates people.) I don’t enjoy seeing marching
for the love of learning: You Say you want this, so why are you doing that...Redux
for the love of learning: You Say you want this, so why are you doing that...Redux : You Say you want this, so why are you doing that...Redux It is with mixed emotions that I write on Joe’s blog today. His wife Tamara has asked me to do this, and I feel ready just after a year of losing my best friend. Joe Bower will always have a profound impact on my life, just like he has on many people he cam
Trump says our schools are “Flush with Cash!?” They’re Falling Apart! | gadflyonthewallblog
Trump says our schools are “Flush with Cash!?” They’re Falling Apart! | gadflyonthewallblog : Trump says our schools are “Flush with Cash!?” They’re Falling Apart! Donald Trump lies. If you haven’t learned that yet, America, you’ve got four more cringe-inducing years to do so. Even in his inaugural address , he couldn’t help but let loose a whooper about US public schools. “Americans want great s
CURMUDGUCATION: Confessions of a Trumpistan Teacher
CURMUDGUCATION: Confessions of a Trumpistan Teacher : Confessions of a Trumpistan Teacher Look, give me just a few minutes. I need to tell someone. Well, I screwed up. Understand, I was on edge. Maria didn't get our cups of espresso out on the veranda until a full minute after she had served the toast, and the toast was already cold. Do you know how hard it is to spread the butter when the toast

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