The High-Stakes Testing/Common Core Connection to New Teacher Ed. Regulations

Nancy Bailey was a special education for many years. She left teaching due to the current reforms that are taking over the nation’s classrooms. She is now an education blogger and author, writing about the teaching profession and public schools that are critically important to the future of America and its children. Her book is…

Charter Schools USA Expands – Qualifies for Handout From Taxpayers

Bob Sikes and his great blog, Scathing Purple Musings, is back after a break.  Once an athletic trainer for the New York, Sikes became a teacher and now a major education blogger. From Brian Brandel in South Florida Business Journal: Charter Schools USA, one of the largest for-profit operators of charter schools in the nation, qualified…

Arne and Barack Target Schools of Education

Alan Singer is an education blogger, social studies educator and teaches at Hofstra University. This piece first appeared at the Huffington Post.  For original see: Arne and Barack Target Schools of Education Arne and Barack Target Schools of Education Congress is Republican. ISIS is on the march. Common Core and high-stakes testing are under attack. The…

Look Out – Here Comes “Deans for Impact.”

Mercedes Schneider is known far and wide for being one of the nation’s leading education bloggers.  Her blog – https://deutsch29.wordpress.com – just celebrated its 2nd birthday.  Schneiber is a southern Louisiana native, career teacher, trained researcher, and author of the ed reform whistle blower, A Chronicle of Echoes: Who’s Who In the Implosion of American Public Education.  Here…

Education Reform – More Cuts to Programs, Less Freedom of Speech

Chris Liebig is a parent, educator and education blogger in Iowa.  His blog is entitled, “A Blog About School.” Chris’ blog yesterday is an incredible reminder about just how despicable and devastating the Corporate Education Reform Industry has become. School board needs to stop daydreaming about restricting free speech Here we go again. Our school…