Tag: Cuomo

Weekend Links

A few links for your reading pleasure before classes start on Monday morning… The best article I have read all week (and why you should be following what’s happening in Philly). Cuomo wants to double down on failing schools and take dramatic action.  (We know what that means). Ravitch with Why Hedge Fund Managers Are …

More on Cuomo’s Death Penalty Comment

Yesterday Governor Cuomo shared how he believed that “failing schools” (failing based on his rigged tests) should receive the death penalty. Today NYSUT President Dick Ianuzzi responded with this tweet… Sad Cuomo uses “death penalty” when speaking about schools. Especially insensitive on Labor Day weekend and as school year starts Shameful. — Richard Iannuzzi (@RichardIannuzzi) …

Cuomo: “a death penalty for failing schools”

WARNING: The video linked to below may cause nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Click here to watch Governor Cuomo call for failing schools to receive the death penalty. New York State Dictator Governor Andy Cuomo yesterday called for the death penalty for failing schools.  He seriously used that terminology when talking about schools.  The video is …

Looking for Money?

Interested in earning some extra money?  Pearson is advertising on Craigslist in Texas.  They are looking to pay $12 an hour for test scorers.  While one may think you need some sort of background in education in order to evaluate the high stakes tests that will determine the fates of teachers across the great state …

Imagine We Had a Real Governor?

Imagine we had a governor who said things like this about education… In the right order of things, education—the early fashioning of character and the formation of conscience—comes before legislation. Nothing is more determinative of our future than how we teach our children. If we fail at this, we will sow growing social chaos and …