Daily Archives: January 25, 2017

Eclectablog: Mich AG wants to be on both sides if Flint water issue

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
Eclectablog has posted a new item, ‘AG Schuette engages in “superficial?posturing”, wants to be on both sides of #FlintWaterCrisis suit (& much more?news)’, at Eclectablog You may view the…

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Bad Lip Reading of the Trump Inauguration: Watch It While You Can

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Very funny rendition of the Inauguration. ? Call it an “alternative version” of the event!

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Badlands National Park Goes Rogue, Tweets Actual Facts

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Badlands National Park in South Dakota defied the Trump administration and continued to send out tweets about the environment and climate change. Its twitter account has been deleted. ? “Just days after The…

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Open letter urging Senate not confirm Betsy DeVos

Originally posted on The Mind of Hammy:
[I sent this letter to my Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn. While I am doubtful it will have any impact, public education will be in serious jeopardy if Ms. DeVos is…

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New Hampshire Governor Appoints Businessman Who Home-Schooled His Children as Commissioner of Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? ? Wayne Gersen was a school superintendent in New Hampshire for 11 years. He was appalled to learn that the new Republican governor, Chris Sununu, appointed a completely inexperienced businessman, who home-schooled…

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Rich People Applauding Billionaires at Grand Rapids Econ Club event: Betsy and Dick DeVos share a moment

Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: Rich People Applauding Billionaires at Grand Rapids Econ Club event: Betsy and Dick DeVos share a moment

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A Senate vote on prescription drug price legislation calls loyalties into question

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
We looked at the numbers to see how special interest spending may have influenced the vote. Source: A Senate vote on prescription drug price legislation calls loyalties into question…

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Over 1,000 Students/Alumni from DeVos’ Alma Mater, Calvin College, Believe She Is Unqualified for US Ed Sec.

Originally posted on deutsch29:
An article protesting the nomination of Betsy DeVos was posted in the Calvin College newspaper, Chimes. (Note: I had to play with link to get it to work.) DeVos is a Calvin College alumna. I first read…

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Betsy DeVos’s Institutional Racism Problem

Originally posted on educarenow:
As you have no doubt heard, the State School Reform Office of Michigan has released the names of the 38 schools that are slated for possible closure. These are schools that have been determined to be among the…

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Most Educated States 2017: Where Does Donald Trump’s Education Secretary Pick Betsy DeVos’ Home State Rank?

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
BY?JASON LE MIERE?@JASONLEMIERE?ON01/24/17 AT 11:23 AM Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Pick For Education Department ? Michigan, the state where President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education, Betsy Devos, has…

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