Tag: NYSED

So Long John King

As has been reported everywhere, NYSED Commissioner John King is stepping down from his position so that he can accept a job as one of President Obama’s underlings at the US DOE.  This seems to be a reward for King for sticking with his reformy plans despite a wave of students, parents, educators, and common …

Tuesday Notes & Links

A few things you may be interested in… Reality Based Educator comments on Empress Merryl Tisch’s refusal to back her puppet Ed Commish John King. While he attempts to escape “Bridgegate” and now an investigation into how he misused Hurricane Sandy relief funds, Chris Christie is “screwing teachers, students, and schools.” The Gates Foundation is …

Flanagan and King at Ward Melville November 6th

**Update** The date of the meeting has been changed to November 12th. On November 12th, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Senator Flanagan will be hosting a forum for his friend John King to address the Common Core.  This is one of the forums that is being held in place of the PTA Town Hall meetings …

Firing John King isn’t Enough

  By now it is clear that John King will likely be fired as the New York State Education Department Commissioner.  Let’s recap why… King was speaking last Thursday at what was to be the first of several PTA Town Hall meetings intended to act as a Q & A on the Common Core State …

Welcome to Bizarro World

Just when you thought things couldn’t be more off the wall than they already were, NYSED begins directing EngageNY users to a phone sex line.  Yes, you read that correctly. Via lohud.com… The state Education Department’s EngageNY website was directing people with tech support problems to a telephone number for an engagement of a different kind Thursday. …