Posts Tagged: teacher unions

Stand With Oaxaca Teacher’s Strike

Mexican teachers in the poor, heavily indigenous states of Oaxaca, Guerrero, and Michoacan have bravely stood up in the face of government attempts to smash one of the last bastions of unionized workers in Mexico, education. The Oaxaca teacher’s strike is in response to the so-called educational reforms being pushed by the Enrique Pena Nieto government. These are… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Dumb; Central; Pied

Christie is dumb. Christie: Teachers union ‘single most destructive force’ in education http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-primaries/265324-christie-teachers-union-single-most-destructive-force-in The “central result”. Students Can Grade Themselves When We Make It About Learning http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/work_in_progress/2016/01/students_can_grade_themselves_.html Fun and engagement? Yes.  Rigor? No!  The Pied Piper?  Maybe. This Principal’s ‘Electric’ Education Strategy Is ‘Making A Difference’ http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/this-principals–electric–education-strategy-is-making-a-difference-598805059508 https://www.facebook.com/nbcnightlynews/videos/10153923415943689/?fref=nf Get BustED Pencils Trending News to come… Read more »