November 26, 2012 There is enormous frustration and dissatisfaction among professional educators about current educational policy. Many, especially those in the classroom and closest to the children, feel that current policy, one of closing public schools, encouraging privatization, and imposing more testing than has ever been seen on this planet, is badly misguided and will […]
So many stories are circulating focused on why Tony Bennett lost his rebid for State Superintendent of Public Education in Indiana. His support for Common Core did him in. It was the power of the teachers’ unions. Over-emphasis of standardized testing alarmed parents. At the most, each story is perhaps a small piece of the […]
Breaking News: Indiana DOE Stonewalls FOIA about Big $$$.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett believes in holding schools accountable. But what about himself? He says he’ll give his first term in office a “B.” Bennett appears to be a healthy man with the support of a loving family. He is well-connected politically and his campaign is financed by some of America’s wealthiest. He lives in a […]
Tony Bennett’s favorite catch phrase lately is to tell of his commitment to teachers, students, and Indiana. It was the title of an op-ed he wrote in the Journal Gazette. His first commercial was entitled Commitment. Are you suspicious of anyone who adds a whole section to the IDOE website to demonstrate his commitment to […]