Daily Archives: September 19, 2020

R.I.P., R.B.G. – The Lesson She Lived

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
“I ask no favour for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks.” –US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg There are few people known for their…

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DeVos to State Ed Chiefs: Don’t Even Think About Testing Waivers This Year.

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
I have many issues with contemporary American education’s dependence upon standardized testing. Testing students in order to grade teachers and schools is a misuse of student-completed standardized tests, and the high-stakes nature…

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Trump: Schools Must Teach “Patriotic” U.S. History

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Standing in front of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution at the National Archives, Trump denounced the teaching of history in U.S. schools as leftist “indoctrination” and pledged to create a…

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Oklahoma Teacher: Voting for Trump Is My Greatest Regret

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Nancy Shively is a special education teacher in Oklahoma. She is a lifelong Republican. She voted for Trump in 2016. She now knows this was a huge mistake that has put her life…

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