The Top-10 Most Unwanted List—the Enemies of Public Education

From author, educator and education blogger Lloyd Lofthouse.  His writing can be found at:

The Top-10 Most Unwanted List—the Enemies of Public Education

This list reveals the most dangerous enemies of public education and how they earned their spot in infamy. To discover why they landed on this list, click the links included with each name below the brick wall. This list is subject to change at any time.

Top Ten List on Birck Wall Updated Jan 28 - 2015

Spending billions to destroy Public Schools
with testing agenda to rank & fire teachers
Living in Dialogue

The #Waltons
Why are #Walmart Billionaires Bankrolling Phony School Reform

Who is #EliBroad and why is he trying to destroy public education?
Defend Public

cherry-picks Constitution
Rewriting History
To brainwash children with libertarian ideas

False apologies of Arne Duncan
Who contributed to significant crises in urban school districts
Yohuru Williams at The Huffington

Who is #DavidColeman
Architect of Common Core and War on Pub-Ed
who ignores professionalism of teachers

Horrible record on Education
His friends and allies are getting rich from his reform agenda
The New Yorker Reviews Jeb’s Record on Education

#AndrewCuomo is backstabbing governor,
who wants to kill traditional public education in New York State
Punishing Teachers: Cuomo in 2015 Was Jindal in 2012

Alleged Liar & Deceiver
who pays herself 500K+ annually from tax payers
NYC Expert Debunks Eva Moskowitz’s Extravagant and Misleading Claims

Did #MichelleRhee achieve most of her broken promises in D.C.
She failed with 98.5% of boasted goals
Did ANY of Michelle Rhee’s promises actually work in DC?


If you want to suggest someone who deserved to be added to the extended list—beyond the Top Ten—please leave a comment with a name and provide a link to evidence that shows why they deserve a spot on the extended list of public education’s worst enemies.

Michael Barber
The Boston Globe: Overhaul of schools is wrong diagnosis

Bobbie Jindal
Bill Moyers & Company: Who are the Corporate Reformers of Public Education?

John White
More On John White’s Spring 2015 PARCC Fraud

Chris Christie
Governor Chris Christie Announces Privatizing Scheme for Camden City Schools

Rahm Emanuel
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s War on Teachers and Chidlren

John Kasich
Who’s Getting Screwed by Ohio’s Budget Cuts?

David Welch
David Welch: The Man Behind Vergara v. California

John Arnold
A Private Putsch Against Public Schooling

Rick Scott
Public Education can’t survive four more years of Rick Scott and Gary Chartrand

Campbell Brown
Is Campbell Brown the New Michelle Rhee of School Reform?
Fact-Checking Campbell Brown: What she said, what research really shows
Campbell Brown refuses to disclose donors and distorts facts on Colbert Report

Cami Anderson

Mike Madigan

Joel Klein

Rupert Murdock

Michael Milken

Merryl Tisch

Fethullah Gulen


Lloyd Lofthouse is a former U.S. Marine and Vietnam Veteran,
who taught in the public schools for thirty years (1975 – 2005).

His blog is at:

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