Daily Archives: March 11, 2017

John Kuhn: Vouchers Are the Civil Wrongs Movement of Our Time, Hurting the Children They Pretend to Help

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
John Kuhn is an eloquent, wise superintendent in Texas who spreads truth to power. In this address to the Association of Texas Professional Educators, he warned that the very existence of public education…

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The Nation: Teachers Are on the Front Lines to Protect Vulnerable Students

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Teachers are on the front lines to protect students targeted by the Trump administration: immigrant students, Muslim students, transgender students. Never in our national history has the federal government threatened the safety and…

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Quote of the Day: Hapless Rep. Shimkus of Illinois

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In a debate about health care, Republican Rep. Shimkus asked why men should pay for prenatal care. Does he think all children are virgin births? https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/03/09/is-that-not-correct-male-gop-lawmaker-asks-why-men-should-pay-for-prenatal-coverage/ At the start, Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle…

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It’s DeVossy

This is one of many parodies this teacher/musician has done about education. It is worth the laugh to go listen to them.

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