Education progressives Finally Fight Back.
American progressives finally fought back against
the rising Tea Party style attacks on public education with a major
demonstration and teach-in in
over the past weekend.
Major heavy hitters like Diane Ravitch, Linda Darling Hammond
and Jonathan Kozal were accompanied by liberal celebs like Matt Damon. A speech
by Darling Hammond spoke to me. Here it is accompanied by scenes from the
And Diane Ravitch on U Tube at the Save Our Schools Rally.
Tories be Stopped Part 2
Well the latest Forum Poll is out and some shifting has
and Prayer in Schools
I don¨t think anyone would be surprised that
this report would oppose prayer in school of any kind. The TDSB really must end
the prayer services at VPMS ASAP...
Schools Do Not Achieve Higher Academic Results
Well, the results are in and voucher schools,
where public school students receive a voucher to attend private schools add
nothing to academic achievement...
Teachers Beware: The War on Teachers Rages on in the
As the American economy continues to flounder the
search for scapegoats continues unabated. Vouchers and charters are beginning to
crash and burn due to their inability to produce middle class results with poor
Michelle Rhee was the former Chancellor of
Washington DC schools who presided over a witch hunt against union teachers,
tried to kill seniority clauses in teacher¨s contracts..