Posts Tagged: Governor Scott Walker

Wisconsin: “They” Did It!

How long has it been?  How long have I been writing about Wisconsin’s war on the teaching profession and the ridiculous notion that we have a “teacher shortage?”  Rhetorical I know. Well today “they” did it.  “They” opened the door to deprofesssionalization and authorized the use of emergency licenses to address the “shortage” and placed… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Community Heard; Trouble Painted; Uh-oh

Less testing AND listening to the community?!  Wow WV Department Of Education Suggests Dropping Common Core Standards, Replacing Them http://www.wchstv.com/news/features/eyewitness-news/stories/WV-Department-Of-Education-Suggests-Dropping-Common-Core-Standards-Replacing-Them-231556.shtml#.VkskdGSrS2w   A trouble picture painted. What could be wrong with a “community school” model? http://appsphilly.net/what-could-be-wrong-with-a-community-school-model/ Overturn broad authority! Uh-oh!! Effort to curb schools superintendent’s powers goes before Wisconsin Supreme Court http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/effort-to-curb-schools-superintendents-powers-goes-before-wisconsin-supreme-court-b99615882z1-350061921.html?ipad=y Get BustED Pencils Trending News… Read more »

Guess what? I went to a “Tea Party” today!

Once again, in case you’ve been living under a rock—to celebrate the 4th of July and America’s independence from tyrants—Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Republican party thought the people in Wisconsin were getting tired of translucent government and used the budget process to declare legislative discussions to be “free” from public scrutiny. Surprisingly, (to Walker… Read more »