Daily Archives: December 7, 2020

The CEO of Dominion Voting Systems Answers Trump Campaign Claims

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
John Poulos, the founder, president, and CEO of Dominion Voting Systems responded to allegations of fraud by the Trump campaign in this article in the Wall Street Journal. Various spokespeople for the Trump…

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More than Half the Funds in CARES PPP Went to 5% of Recipients

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Treasury Department administered the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program, which was supposed to hand out more than $600 billion to small businesses. Stephen Mnuchin kept much of the information secret but had…

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For Teachers, “Silence of Our Friends” May be Worst Part of Pandemic

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”-Martin Luther King Jr Teachers want a safe place to work. But in 2020 that is too much to…

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Actions Last Week Extend the Student Loan Debt Cliff and Protect DACA

Originally posted on janresseger:
There is a lot to worry about right now—an unhinged President who has given up governing, a divided Congress, a raging pandemic, and, so far at least, Congressional failure to pass an economic relief bill as…

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Lily Eskelsen Garcia Pursues US Ed Sec Post

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
As the December 04, 2020, Politico reports, former National Education Association (NEA) president, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, is seriously pursuing President-elect Biden’s nod for next US secretary of education. Eskelsen Garcia earned her…

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My Remote Teaching Tips Videos

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Maybe the only advantage to teaching remotely is that you can fart anytime you want. Compared to live teaching, remote teaching introduces so many new challenges. I think the biggest challenge is that…

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