Daily Archives: May 16, 2015

Survey by AFT and BATs Finds Massive Stress Among Teachers

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The American Federation of Teachers and the Badass Teachers Association collaborated on a survey of teachers that revealed enormous stress among teachers. Says the article in Yahoo: “It sounds like the worst job…

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Reader: How About a National Boycott of Walmart?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The organization that has done the most to undermine public education is the Walton Family Foundation. It has given hundreds of millions of dollars to charter schools, voucher programs, Teach for America, and…

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May 16, 2015 – NATIONAL LEARN TO SWIM DAY – ARMED FORCES DAY – NATIONAL COQUILLES SAINT JACQUES DAY – NATIONAL BIOGRAPHER’S DAY – NATIONAL SEA MONKEY DAY – NATIONAL PIERCING DAY – NATIONAL LOVE A TREE DAY

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The Alleged Public School Monopoly and the Fraudulent Civil Rights Movement of our Time

Originally posted on Crazy Normal – the Classroom Exposé:
It is highly arguable with evidence and data that the corporate education reform movement mostly funded by a handful of billionaire oligarchs is driven by endless oxymorons. For instance, the oxymoron…

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Bianca Tanis: Chancellor Tisch Must Step Down

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bianca Tanis, teacher and parent in the public schools of Néw York, is an active member of NYSAPE, a large group of parents and educators. In this post, she asks whether the Chancellor…

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Arthur Camins: The American Dream is about Progress for All, not Dog Eat Dog Competition

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Arthur Camins writes of our nation’s current misdirection and our failure to dream big dreams. This is an article I wish I had written. Camins nails the paucity of vision that narrows our…

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