Thursday, November 24, 2016

Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/24/16


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/24/16

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Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Thanksgiving a good day to resist Trumpism
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Thanksgiving a good day to resist Trumpism : Thanksgiving a good day to resist Trumpism Standing Rock On this Thanksgiving Day, I'm thankful to be standing among so many good people willing to resist the wave of Trumpism sweeping over the land. First and foremost, the Standing Rock water protectors who are baring the brunt of it with power and dignity. We have to co
CURMUDGUCATION: DeVos, the Acton Institutue. and Child Labor
CURMUDGUCATION: DeVos, the Acton Institutue. and Child Labor : DeVos, the Acton Institutue. and Child Labor Now that Betsy DeVos is set to be our next Secretary of Education, we have a few weeks to unpack some of her intriguing associations. We already know the basics-- DeVos is a rich patron of the GOP establishment, DeVos wants vouchers very badly, and DeVos wants tax dollars to flow freely to
#SafetyPin Thanksgiving - Teacher in a Strange Land - Education Week Teacher
#SafetyPin Thanksgiving - Teacher in a Strange Land - Education Week Teacher : #SafetyPin Thanksgiving Fifteen days ago, we woke up to a new world. We now have a new and frankly shocking cast of characters heading up all the important political and social initiatives in America. Free-floating rage and casual acts of terror have become commonplace : The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has docum
I’m Thankful for Real Public Schools!
I’m Thankful for Real Public Schools! : I’m Thankful for Real Public Schools! With the DeVos selection, I thought I’d tweak and rerun an old Thanksgiving post. Here are a few of the things we should focus on instead of breaking up public schools. Have a beautiful Thanksgiving! Enjoy your kids. ____________________ Thanksgiving can be a lonely time. It can be a time where problems appear worse, wh
Meet the DeVos family — super-wealthy right-wingers working with the religious right to destroy public education
Meet the DeVos family — super-wealthy right-wingers working with the religious right to destroy public education : Meet the DeVos family — super-wealthy right-wingers working with the religious right to destroy public education This story originally ran in May, 2011. With Betsy DeVos’ recent appointment as Education Secretary in the Trump Administration, we thought now would be a good time to get
What I Am Thankful For Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : What I Am Thankful For by dianeravitch / 6min These past few weeks have been very difficult for many of us. For the first time in my long life, I fear that our country is going backward, not forward. We have had bumps along the way and regressions from our ideals and dreams. We have had too many wars. We have way too much poverty
The Zombie Politics of School Choice: A Reader | the becoming radical
The Zombie Politics of School Choice: A Reader | the becoming radical : The Zombie Politics of School Choice: A Reader The original zombie narrative has been re-created and distorted in contemporary U.S. pop culture, as Victoria Anderson explains : So what were zombies, originally? The answer lies in the Caribbean. They weren’t endlessly-reproducing, flesh-eating ghouls. Instead, the zombie was t
Wisconsin school-choice supporters cheer DeVos pick | Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog
Wisconsin school-choice supporters cheer DeVos pick | Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog : Wisconsin school-choice supporters cheer DeVos pick Jim Bender, of School Choice Wisconsin, celebrates the decisions of Trump, the President elected on a platform of racism, misogyny, and xenophobia Erin Richards , Milwaukee Journal Sentinel November 23, 2016 With her deep ties to Wisconsin’s private
Louisiana Educator: Trump Appointee Committed to School Privatization
Louisiana Educator: Trump Appointee Committed to School Privatization : Trump Appointee Committed to School Privatization President elect Trump has chosen to nominate probably the biggest enemy of public schools in our country to run the U. S. Department of Education! Trump announced that he will nominate Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. Trump and DeVos have made it clear that their first p
Amway is an illegal pyramid scheme. | GFBrandenburg's Blog
Amway is an illegal pyramid scheme. | GFBrandenburg's Blog : Amway is an illegal pyramid scheme. It’s surprising how quiet the media have been about how corrupt Amway is, the company which made Betsy DeVos rich enough to have sufficient clout to be able to ruin public education? Did you know that they had to pay $150 million just a few years ago? I had no idea. Goiing by what I wrote previously a
On Thanksgiving 2016, Let’s Enjoy Some Music. | deutsch29
On Thanksgiving 2016, Let’s Enjoy Some Music. | deutsch29 : On Thanksgiving 2016, Let’s Enjoy Some Music A Happy Thanksgiving to all of my readers. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” –G.K. Chesterton On this Thanksgiving, I would like to share some of my favorite music with my readers. When I was a preteen, I used to
TFA Makes A Statement On DeVos | Gary Rubinstein's Blog
TFA Makes A Statement On DeVos | Gary Rubinstein's Blog : TFA Makes A Statement On DeVos Today Betsy DeVos was offered and accepted the Secretary of Education position in Trump’s cabinet. Her entire strategy for improving this country’s schools can, it seems, be boiled down to one word: “choice.” Here is a speech she made in 2014 which includes this quote “The traditional education industry is re
Betsy DeVos Nominated as Secretary of Education | janresseger
Betsy DeVos Nominated as Secretary of Education | janresseger : Betsy DeVos Nominated as Secretary of Education This blog takes holidays off. But because President-elect Donald Trump named Betsy DeVos this afternoon as his pick for Secretary of Education, I thought it might be useful to reprint this blog’s post from September 8th of this year—on the subject of none other than Betsy and Dick DeVos
The End is Near | Opine I will
The End is Near | Opine I will : The End is Near Public education is our nation’s most important asset that is responsible for protecting and nurturing our nation’s most precious asset, our children. Public Education is about to be dismantled and sold off to the highest bidder in every state of our nation. Trump’s legacy will someday describe this real estate scoundrel as the demolition expert th
BATs Board of Directors Statement on Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education - Badass Teachers Association
Badass Teachers Association : BATs Board of Directors Statement on Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education The Badass Teachers Association, a network of over 80,000 teachers and education activists throughout the United States, are appalled that Betsy DeVos has been selected Secretary of Education. We want to be clear as an organization, we will mobilize on a national level, at the state level, and
glen brown: “Billionaire Betsy DeVos 'has consistently pushed a corporate agenda to privatize, de-professionalize, and impose cookie-cutter solutions to public education’”—Deirdre Fulton
glen brown: “Billionaire Betsy DeVos 'has consistently pushed a corporate agenda to privatize, de-professionalize, and impose cookie-cutter solutions to public education’”—Deirdre Fulton : “Billionaire Betsy DeVos 'has consistently pushed a corporate agenda to privatize, de-professionalize, and impose cookie-cutter solutions to public education’”—Deirdre Fulton “‘President-elect Donald Trump has

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Secretary of Education Pick Betsy DeVos May Be a Disaster for Church/State Separation
Secretary of Education Pick Betsy DeVos May Be a Disaster for Church/State Separation : Secretary of Education Pick Betsy DeVos May Be a Disaster for Church/State Separation Donald Trump has selected Michigan Republican Betsy DeVos as his Secretary of Education. While that may sound like a relief when you consider the others who were in the running , DeVos’ appointment should frighten anyone who
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/23/16
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 11/23/16 Featured Post Hey Buzzfeed, DeVos Is Not Anti-Common Core | Truth in American Education Trump terrifies public school advocates with education secretary pick - The 

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