Friday, February 22, 2013

Crusin' the Net--The Week in Review

It's not precisely an equal playing field when charters choose the most desirable students.

Governor Andrew "I am the government" Cuomo is pushing for legislation that will allow NYS Education Commissioner John King to impose a junk science evaluation system on NYC teachers if UFT and Mayor4Life are unable to come to an agreement by September.

A judge tells Cuomo, at least temporarily, to stop stealing money from NYC's children.

Given all the reformy stuff swirling around, is it any wonder that teacher satisfaction is at an all-time low?

Doing whatever the hell Bill Gates feels like, as our country does, is proving a costly proposition, and not just for Bill.

How the myth of the ubiquitous bad teacher damages all of us.

Federal commission suggests reformy stuff doesn't work after all.

One Florida county had to close its public schools to save enough money to build a charter.

Not mentioned in the contract or school regs, but it turns out they put you in jail for stripping at a school assembly.

Will Barack Obama be remembered as the President of privatization

What would it look like if we measured love the same way we measure teachers?
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