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It was a busy year and we appreciate having so many visitors and loyal readers stop in to see what’s happening in the wild and wacky world of public education. Who knew education could be such a roller coaster ride?
But…more to come in 2016!
Let’s all have a banner year.
The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 310,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 13 days for that many people to see it.
“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.