Posts Tagged: Scott Walker

No Student Teaching? No Problem: Wisconsin Wants You.

Wisconsin’s Joint Finance Committee passed Scott Walker’s budget proposal dealing with teacher education on a 12- 4 party line vote.  While the entire proposal is a partisan disaster that continues the dismantling of Wisconsin’s public school system—one item is worth highlighting. 45. Alternative Teacher Preparation Program- Require the DPI to grant an initial teaching license… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: The Walking Man; Walker!!! GRRRR; Insensitivity

He’s on the move!!  Jesse Turner is WALKING AND TALKING – Sunday, June 14th @ 2:30 Walking for Education Justice http://uuse.org/walking-for-education-justice/#.VXrZT1VVikq This explains why my hair is all gone! GRRRRRR Scott Walker’s op-ed on K-12 education: Act 10 ‘changed that broken system’ http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/scott-walker-s-op-ed-on-k–education-act/article_9886d356-0087-5369-9ded-9c324cd44b4e.html Talk about insensitivity and lack of understanding.  Congressman Cresent Hardy -“Some people have… Read more »

The choice? Closer to the heart.

“If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice” I remember listening to these lyrics for the first time when I was in middle school.  It was later in my life when I finally “heard” the lyrics. For those of you that can place the lyrics with the song, you know what I’m… Read more »

“I wanna play teacher and I’m in charge.”

Since posting my blog yesterday some people have taken offense to the fact that I satirized Governor Walker’s proposal to allow “real life experience” and the passing of a simple test to become a teacher in Wisconsin. What if I said this: We have absolutely no need for this proposal. If you have a degree… Read more »

Scott Walker for Social Studies Teacher.

Let’s see, we barely made it through the AB 1 fiasco last week.  We still have the weekend to craft pointed and evidenced based arguments (a common core standard) to level at SB 1 and now today Governor Walker hits us with, Gov. Scott Walker is proposing an alternative pathway for people to become licensed as teachers… Read more »