Daily Archives: February 17, 2017

While we’re all distracted by Trump’s antics, Michigan Republicans poised to blow a $1 BILLION hole in the state budget | Eclectablog

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
‘While we’re all distracted by Trump’s antics, Michigan Republicans poised to blow a $1 BILLION hole in the state budget’, at Eclectablog You may view the latest post at…

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John Oliver: Trump vs. Truth

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
John Oliver returns with a searing and bitingly funny review of Trump’s tenuous grip on reality. Where does Trump get his news? Oliver explains it. How do you distinguish between facts and alternative…

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Peter Greene to Betsy DeVos: I Am Not Afraid of Change! I Want Change!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Peter Greene has an important message for Betsy DeVos. DeVos said that those who oppose her are afraid of change. Greene says, “Au Contraire!” Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke today to a…

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Washington Post: The Trump-DeVos Evangelical Agenda for America’s Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Emma Brown of the Washington Post wrote about the radical rightwing evangelical agenda for America’s schools. A little-known but elite evangelical group called the Center for National Policy laid out the plans. (Peter…

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Teaching in the Trump Years (Part 4)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
The following lesson was posted on a blog written by Ed Realist, “a teacher at a Title I high school who usually teaches math, but every so often jumps at…

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A Reader Explains Why It’s Impossible to “Work Together” with This President

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
When I asked you to respond to a poll about whether I should write less about Trump, one reader sent this comment that explained my own feelings very well. I would have added:…

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Gail Collins Gives Us a Few Good Laughs to Help Us Get Through a Time of Madness

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Gail Collins used t be the chief editorial writer for the New York Times. Now she writes a regular column and she is usually very funny. Her latest column helps us see the…

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Oppose HR 610, a bill designed to push school privatization – Action Network

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
This bill would undermine funding to public schools while demanding that school vouchers be allowed for states to receive funding. It would also reduce the nutritional quality of school…

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America’s Founding Fathers Were Against School Choice

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? One of the founding principles of the United States is public education. ? We fought a bloody revolution against England for many reasons, but chief among them was to create a society where all people…

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