The horror. Our Secretary of Education, who is the CEO of disaster as far as many of us are concerned, got a few boos during a speech at AERA. Pearl clutching ensued. I’m sure folks are very, very sorry.
Here is a piece from the insider rag Politico on the speculation surrounding new cabinet appointments. To the interested reader here, the USDE nominations are mentioning Rhee as a possibility. Talk about something completely tone deaf and asinine. I have not heard anything else, but I’m not an insider. But I have to say, if […]
So… there’s a pile of money now being offered to spur growth with STEM teachers: The White House announcement says that with the $100 million to get started, 2,500 master teachers will be identified around the country at 50 sites in all. This funding will help districts implement what the White House calls “high-quality plans […]
Here’s an “eyewitness” account to a resolution to denounce Arne Duncan and RTTT: Just a few minutes ago, New Business Item 25 was moved at the NEA Representative Assembly. It read: “The NEA Representative Assembly calls for the immediate removal of Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, and an end to Race to the Top.” I […]
… 13. No more, no less. But how did I arrive at such a capricious and arbitrary assessment? Funny you should ask. According to President Obama, Secretary Duncan, and all of the charter-pushers out there, and now Romney, class size just doesn’t matter. Well, if it didn’t, then President Obama would not be sending his […]
Interesting petition going around. They need roughly 24,000 signatures. Go here to sign on. You know, one thing about these petitions that I’ve seen, including Dump Duncan. You have these a-holes Millions of Moms or whatever, bigoted a-holes who pass petitions around to boycott Home Depot for supporting LGBT causes. They’re able to get over […]