Tag: reality-based educator

Arrogant Cuomo Doesn’t Care What New Yorkers Think

In his State of the State address, Andy “Lobbyist for Students” Cuomo chose to completely ignore the growing revolution by students, parents, and educators over his education reform agenda.  Rather he doubled down on his efforts instead, proposing a merit pay system… Read More

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… Read More

A Few Links to Check Out

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has a group of people (also see here) whose job is to dig up dirt on Diane Ravitch (a friend of ours) and discredit her. One of the best bloggers around, Reality-Based Educator, who we have linked to many… Read More

#SNSRally Going Forward

An estimated 2,000 people converged on Comsewogue High School yesterday to tell the powers that be what they should do with the Common Core State Standards.  The crowd, a mixture of teachers, administrators, parents, students, and other concerned citizens turned out despite… Read More