Posts Tagged: public schools

Surprise! If You Live Under a Rock.

As the war against our public schools and the profession of teaching drags on it amazes me that some people still act surprised when politicians attempt to enact policy that pushes us closer and closer towards total privatization and the siphoning of tax dollars directed towards operations that only stand to profit from the collapse…. Read more »

Speaking of Revolution.

Last week I was following a few Facebook strands.  As I often do, when I find a quote that sparks me to think, I like to repost it to my Facebook page.  Typically I get a decent amount of “likes” with the occasional comment.  However, when I took Alison Hawyer McDowell’s quote below I had… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 6/17/16; Bar; Strong; Against

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 6/17/16 WWMDMS – 6/17/16 Is the bar too high? Is Your Child Ready For Kindergarten Based on This List? http://www.popsugar.com/moms/Your-Child-Ready-Kindergarten-42158936  Together we ARE strong!  It’s an honor to have you on our team Peggy Robertson!!  You have forever been busting pencils!!  CLAP CLAP CLAP!! Resignation,… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 5/9/16; Drilling; Violated; Alfie

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 5/9/16 WWMDMS – 5/9/16 Drilling not Teaching????  Seriously, is this about the kids at all??!!  Alan Singer brings this question into the light.  Way to bust those pencils!! If Test Scores Go Up Did Education Improve? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alan-singer/if-test-scores-go-up-did_b_11292532.html Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig   points out… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 4/22/16; Change; Greening; Rebellion

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 4/22/16 WWMDMS – 4/22/16 First we have to change the national conversation about education. How to fix the apathy problem in schools http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article81668307.html Todd Lilly puts it all out there explaining the American education cash cow! The Greening of American Education The Greening of… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 19; Best; Moore; Violating

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 19 –  Punk Rock + Education = One Kick A$$ Show! Episode 19: Punk Rock + Education = One Kick A$$ Show! Finland has the best schools in the world??? “Where To Invade Next” Finland? http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2016/04/where-to-invade-next-finland.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TeacherTom+%28Teacher+Tom%29 A Documentary Film Maker has a few things to say about education.  “So simple, so… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 4/8/16; Civics; Activist; Defrauding

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 4/8/16 WWMDMS – 4/8/16 Tim and Percy kick some Civic BUTT!!  History white wash what??? Busting Pencils! For The Record: Civics instruction in Wis. schools http://www.channel3000.com/news/opinion/For-The-Record-Civics-instruction-in-Wis-schools/40209766 http://www.wcss-wi.org/civics-test-graduation-req.html Jesse Hagopian, what an ACTIVIST!!!  Way to bust some pencils! Teacher Uses Settlement Proceeds To Fund Activists, Organizations… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 3/11/16; Evolving; Money; Look-see

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 3/11/16 WWMDMS – 3/11/16 Charter schools evolving as “A WAY TO MAKE MONEY”!  WHAT??!!  Are kids for profit now????  If so, they absolutely should be paid.  Isn’t there a child labor law??? Charter Schools Break the Rules and Don’t Seem to Care http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alan-singer/charter-schools-break-the_b_10500448.html Money… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 3/26/16; Protest; Napier; Weird

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 3/26/16 WWMDMS – 3/26/16 They protest the intentional destruction of their internationally recognized university system!  Busting Pencils!! Wisconsin Faculty Fighting the Destruction of Public Higher Education Wisconsin Faculty Fighting the Destruction of Public Higher Education Even the parents don’t want to hand Napier over to… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 18; Floating; Think; Dangerous

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 18 –  It’s “easy being GREEN” for Dr. Jill Stein Episode 18: It’s “easy being GREEN” for Dr. Jill Stein Floating a new chartier image. MA: How To Gut Schools, Boston Edition http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2016/04/ma-how-to-gut-schools-boston-edition.html To question is to think.  Wait a minute, I’ve got a question. Sooo… You Think I’m a Conspiracy… Read more »