Daily Archives: February 6, 2017

John Thompson: The Ugly Trump-DeVos Agenda Comes to Oklahoma

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Read this: ‪How I Finally Faced Up to the Hate Unleashed by Trump and Betsy DeVos http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-i-finally-faced-up-to-the-hate-unleashed-by-trump_us_588e3241e4b0cd25e4904a19?ncid=engmodushpmg00000004 # via @HuffPostEdu‬ I am in an airplane taking off for Dallas Speaking at A&M in…

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Trump Orders on Immigration Rattle Some Educators – Education Week

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
Travel ban and uncertain fate for DREAMers stoke fears By Corey Mitchell & Francisco Vara-Orta February 3, 2017 | Updated: February 6, 2017 President Donald Trump’s sweeping order that…

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Betsy DeVos Would Take Ed. Department’s Helm With Clipped Wings – Education Week

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education, testifies in a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing before senators considering her nomination. —T.J. Kirkpatrick/Redux for Education…

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SomeDam Poet: Betsy D. and the Three Bears

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
“Betsy DeVos and the three bears” “Someone’s sleeping in my bed” That is what the teacher said “Someone’s eaten all my food This is rheely rather rude Someone’s taken all my stuff Arne…

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The Super Bowl Ad that Fox Refused to Run Plus Some Other Great Ones

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I saw this ad during the Super Bowl. I didn’t realize that it was significantly altered from its original form. Watch the video of the unaltered ad, and you will see why Fox…

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Detroit Free Press Editorial: Say NO to DeVos

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Detroit Free Press knows Betsy DeVos well. The editorial board published a blistering editorial urging the Senate to reject her nomination for Secretary of Education. http://www.freep.com/story/opinion/editorials/2017/01/30/devos-nomination-senate-vote/97243810/ Here is an excerpt: Make no…

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BATS: Making a difference!

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
Dear BATs and BAT Supporters Thank you to the thousands who continue to speak out against the confirmation of Betsy DeVos.  No matter the outcome, we have made a…

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Fired For A Day. Guest post by Michelle Gunderson. | BustED Pencils

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
Our school system is falling apart, and what solution do Rahm Emanuel and his appointed school CEO, Forrest Claypool have? Firing us for four days. It might seem as…

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It’s Not All About the Kids, Part 2 | Eclectablog

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
Mitchell Robinson has posted a new item, ‘It’s Not All About the Kids, Part 2’, at Eclectablog. You may view the latest post at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/02/its-not-all-about-the-kids-part-2.html Source: It’s Not All…

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It’s Not All About the Kids | Eclectablog

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
Mitchell Robinson has posted a new item, ‘It’s Not All About the Kids’, at Eclectablog. You may view the latest post at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/02/its-not-all-about-the-kids.html Source: It’s Not All About the…

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