So Ms. DeVos is a devout Christian who believes that if a parent wants their child to bask in the glory of God then damn it the government should pay for it. And let’s be honest she is referring to the God of Christians—only! Ok. I’ll work with her. What does Jesus—the son of God—… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Betsy DeVos
Here it is in the middle of March and Betsy DeVos has been on the job for about two months. Some questioned whether a woman with no real work experience let alone experience working in the education field could actually handle the responsibilities that come with being the Secretary of Education. Question: Is Betsy DeVos… Read more »
Ok, I’m back. The semester is coming to a close, and I just have to finish up my grades, attend a few meetings, and answer about a dozen e-mails from students who didn’t realize they actually had to turn their assignments in to earn a passing grade. What did I miss? What’s all this bitchin’… Read more »
What’s in store for public education come January? Here’s my take. Is RESISTANCE FUTILE?
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act was passed in 1965 as one of the pillars of the War on Poverty and was a major progressive victory. It recognized that inequitable funding of our public schools created disastrous learning conditions for children and families in poverty. Therefore this simple piece of legislation attempted to equalize school… Read more »
MADISON, Wis. – A sweeping proposal giving control of the lowest-performing schools in Milwaukee to a commissioner who could fire all the teachers and administrators might also apply to other large, racially diverse school districts in Wisconsin, including Madison. The Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee, around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, approved the overhaul plan for Milwaukee. The… Read more »