Tag: King

King and Tisch Finally Roll Into NYC

After nearly two months of stops across New York State, the King & Tisch “We’re Not Listening Tour” finally rolled into New York City last night.  This time the dynamic duo split up, with Tisch visiting the Bronx and her puppet John King stopping by Brooklyn. Mark Naison of the Badass Teachers Association has the …

Hold Your Applause

We are entering an important period of time in the push back against the education reforms in New York State.  Fearing for their jobs next November, we are beginning to see some movement from state legislators on the school reform agenda.  This is to be expected, as they have been hearing more about this agenda …

Ken LaValle, Bodyguard to John King

Next Tuesday evening will be the final Common Core Forum on Long Island that features John King.  Earlier in the fall King cancelled his PTA Town Hall Meetings because he didn’t like to be called out on his abusive agenda.  So they created new forums for him to come around and discuss the Common Core …

A Few Things to Read

A few good links to check out… Reality-Based Educator wonders “Where Is Cuomo On His Education Reform Agenda Now?” Dr. Rella’s letter to puppet Arne Duncan. Presidents from two of our parent unions, Randi Weingarten of the AFT, and Dennis Van Roekel of the NEA, sit on a board with noted ed deformers Michelle Rhee, …

Puppets

It is well known in these parts that John King is merely a puppet for Merryl Tisch and Andy Cuomo.  A mouthpiece to spout off their talking points and take the heat coming their direction.  He is nothing more than their marionette as they pull the strings.  The same can be said for Arne Duncan, …