With the blessing of Bill Gates and State Commissioner, Kevin (formerly Mister Michelle Rhee) Huffman, principals across Memphis and Shelby County are illegally dumping hundreds of tenured teachers in favor of TFA, TeachPlus, and TeachMemphis corporate missionaries, who are hired to instill in Memphis’ impoverished children the corporate psychology that can be summed up as “you can […]
“And not merely pride of intellect, but dulness of intellect. And most of all, the deceitfulness; yes, the deceitfulness of intellect” — Leo Tolstoy To David Welch, Eli Broad, Theodore J. Boutrous, Theane Evangelis Kapur, Theodore B. Olson, Enrique A. Monagas, and Joshua S. Lipshutz: Your Students Matter website explicitly states “When it comes to […]
… I can name a few other professions “where you have no rewards for excellence and no consequences for failure to perform.” How about banking, finance, the mortgage industry. Wall Street financiers earned billions in bonuses for massive failures.
Recently the scandalously vapid and opinionated “news” magazine, Newsweek, sold for one dollar to the highest bidder, Sidney Harmon. Not long before it went broke, it published one final salvo of public school bashing in an issue that was universally panned as one-sided, unfair, and inaccurate. Now it looks as though Time is following the […]
Great primer here by Angela Engel on how to get smart, get angry, and get even against corporate prosti-suits of the Colorado legislature and teacher unions: Don’t just get mad, Get Even – Senate Bill 191 passes colorado legislature by: Angela Engel Thu May 13, 2010 at 19:45:19 PM MDT Corporate Takeover of Public EducationThe […]