We’re in Austin, TX for the first Network for Public Education conference with an actual radio crew as we find our way towards a mainstream and syndicated radio presence, in particular to topics in education. Here’s a link to our official press release from syndication. If you have a moment, consider helping us by forwarding […]
Update: I was told this was parody. Ah well. It happens. I snicker at the folks tricked by the Onion, and here I go, snookered just the same. Tea Party zealots have been rather late to the party, actually. In only the last few months or so have they sought fit to propose anything related […]
Let’s first take a look at a round-up of interesting posts today, more later: Yinzercation publishes a great list of Opt Out FAQs Optimization Zorn, the strange futuristic sounding company testing four-year olds in TX Schools Matter reposts a potential boycott of MSNBC from our own Slek. And, lest we needed any more proof, education […]
Perhaps an outrage and abuse of power. An over-worked high school student in TX was jailed for 24 hours for missing school one too many days. Apparently, she works two jobs and takes college level credits. Obviously, the judge is making an example of her, which he admits. The only reason I’m dubious though is […]
The NYT has a piece up about the shoestring budget schools are faced with in Texas. Huh, no mention that a couple hundred districts are choosing the OPT OUT of state testing mandates. Texas Miracle my left butt cheek!