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You Make How Much?

July 18, 2014

Dear Readers,

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, you want me as your child’s teacher.  I do what is in the best interest of the students, even if it is not what is in my best interest.  943 more words


Kelvin Smythe "Some terrible things have been perpetrated - close to evil.

In my recent paper “Belief Systems, Control Systems, Response Systems”, I tried to point out that the prevailing neoliberal political climate in Australia induces our elected ‘masters’ to use authoritarian methods based on fear and coercion to try to force others to do what they want them to do, without reason. 2,452 more words


The Needs

After a little over four years of operating EBO, after almost eleven years of being an educator in and out of the classroom, after talking to teachers, parents, and students alike and different in many ways, and after helping many students, parents, and educators reach their educational goals, I feel safe saying what many in the educational field avoid saying: … 1,219 more words

D.C. to Suspend Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia public school system, one of the first in the country to evaluate teachers using student test scores, announced Thursday that it would suspend the practice while students adjust to new tests based on Common Core standards. 613 more words


Frequently Asked Questions

PLEASE: Send this to more and more schools AND to your local politicians, won’t you? For the kids’ sake.

The Treehorn Express

Frequently Asked Questions… 947 more words


Teacher Proofing

 FELLOW EDUCATORS : Please send this along to people in schools as extensively as you can. Those who already do…..thanks from Treehorn and the other kids. 1,380 more words


Tenure vs. Poverty

I have written about why I feel Tenure is important and how it is used as a scapegoat for inadequate follow through on the part of many administrators in… 1,005 more words