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I cannot believe that the ed reform movement has come down to this, releasing teacher evaluations based on test scores and then the New York Post selecting one teacher as the worst teacher in NYC and posting her photo and information on the cover of their rag. Is this what education is supposed to be about?
There is a post in Living Beyond the Gates that is a must read and describes what led up to this unfathomable situation and what the fallout is now and will continue to be. The post is The Crucible – NYC and The Department of Education’s Mass Hysteria.
“If you’re to be called a communist every time you stand up for basic American rights and freedoms, what’s likely to happen? Will you be silent? And if so, is this what the House Committee on Un-American Activities is really after — a silent, submissive, un-protesting America?”
To read more, click the image below.
In response to "School choice is great!"
Answer: "Public education is crucial and much better than charters. Charter schools destroy public education."
Dollarocracy: How the money and media election complex is destroying America
By John Nichols and Robert McChesney
From the Preface:
Carter declared-as the planet's most famous election observer- that '“We have one of the worst election processes in the world right here in the United States of America, and it’s almost entirely because of the excessive influx of money."
Click the image to see their interview with Bill Moyers.