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The Complete Pasco County Schools Employee Engagement Survey (Kangaroo Poll)

Unabridged Stupidity

I just can’t resist publishing this latest piece of well-engineered horse manure.

In an obvious effort to appear to actually care about his employees, Grand Poohbah Bubba the Bellicose commissioned Gallup, Inc. 899 more words

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This Is Why Tenure Matters

Being unemployed has allowed me the opportunity to reconnect with friends I haven’t heard from in months or even years. The non- or former teachers have more time to talk, so we’ve met for lunch or dinner or coffee. 444 more words

Why Is the State of Florida Trying to Destroy its Own Public Schools ?

The Assault Shows No Signs of Waning

It sounds like an impossibility: the prospect of a state’s government working doggedly to destroy one of the very institutions it is charged with protecting and advancing. 2,085 more words

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OBSERVATION DANCE CHOREOGRAPHER MARZANO IS A HUSTLER

Mendacious Methodology

Robert J. Marzano, the fraud behind Learning Sciences International and its teacher observation gobbledygook, is the granddaddy of gamesmanship in teacher evaluation “research” and the resultant peddling to public schools of “experimental” gimmicks. 1,173 more words

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MARZANO METHOD MADNESS

Mad Scientist Marzano Has Created a Monster

Virtually all of Florida’s public universities have colleges of education. A quick perusal of the State University System of Florida Board of Governors website shows 12 public universities, 10 of which have colleges of education. 896 more words

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PASCO’S ANNUAL CONTRACT FIASCO

A MYOPICALLY DAFT POLICY

Surprise: Browning & Company and USEP are once again at a standoff. Annual Contract renewal policy and its ramifications for teachers who suddenly find themselves unemployed are the items at issue. 2,583 more words

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Again

If this were a work of fiction, last year’s job loss and unemployment might have still happened. But then things would have fallen into place, a new job would appear, and the teacher would make a victorious comeback. 755 more words