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'No other profession is bashed so much': Teachers union president still riled by TIME cover

@rweingarten you dont ask, beg, plead for respect and apologies… my goodness – what a wimpy, scaredy-cat, timid union leader you are @TIME

— Sahila ChangeBringer (@Kiwigirl58) …

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US Politics

Can we Evaluate #Teachers Without Using High-Stakes #Testing?

Late in the summer I received an email from Larry Ferlazzo, an award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School here in Sacramento, asking if I was interested in contributing to the conversation about the evaluation of teachers for his… 849 more words

Teacher Quality

Brown v. the Lords of Education: Campbell Brown's Next Fight

Campbell Brown’s hand strikes the straw in her drink, launching a chunk of ice into the air.

“Don’t parents have a right to weigh in here? 1,661 more words

Cuomo Reelection an Obvious Moskowitz Opportunity

On November 4, 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was re-elected. As the New York Times reports, some voters lamented “lack of an acceptable option.” 1,543 more words

Common Core

Dear Randi

Dear Randi Weingarten,

You do not know me, but we have crossed paths on Twitter and education blogging circles.  In fact, I think you have kindly retweeted some of my writings to your followers on a few occasions.  2,663 more words


Weingarten Tries to Steer New York Voters Toward Cuomo

We are nearing the Eleventh Hour for our November 4th elections, and I wondered if Weingarten would pull another backdoor, pro-Cuomo robocall.

I’m still watching for it. 771 more words

Randi Weingarten

Where the "Broad" Road Will Take AFT

On October 4, 2014, I wrote a post in which I considered numerous actions undertaken by American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten over the years, particularly in relation to billionaire corporate reform philanthropist Eli Broad, either via Weingarten’s direct interactions with Broad or in keeping with his publicized privatization agenda. 1,324 more words