Category Archives: Political

Discussions of current educational crisis, efforts to fix it, and other commentary one might deem of a political nature.

US DOE Promises Funding Cuts To States Who Miss Participation Rates Two Years In A Row, Contact President Obama Now!

Anyone with children in public schools in the US should read the letter from the US DOE at this blog. It is accountability run amok, and borderline fascism. Bureaucrats just love to make threats from their bully pulpits, whether at … Continue reading

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School Closures Remarks Put Clinton in a Bind

Excellent post by Anthony Cody: School Closures Remarks Put Clinton in a Bind It appears the DNC nominee heir apparent has little idea about public education in spite of the NEA and AFT endorsements…what does that say about those organizations? … Continue reading

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Breakfast Club 2.0 Postscript

After serving an additional morning of Saturday school, I received an encouraging email from a parent of one of the students I supervised.  The email thanked me for engaging the young man in a serious discussion about his essay on … Continue reading

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