Comsewogue Returning RTTT Funds!

Via the Port Jefferson Patch… Beth Dimino, president of the Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association (PJSTA) said she thinks Superintendent Joseph Rella made the right call to ask for the boards support in sending the funds back. “The PJSTA stands in solidarity… Read More

Barack Obama and the Destruction of American Public Education

You may remember Bill Ayers for the whole “Barack Obama pals around with terrorists” bit that the McCain/Palin ticket played during the 2008 election.  Bill Ayers is actually a Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at… Read More

A National Campaign to Stop Race to the Top

Education/Labor blogger Fred Klonsky is imploring teachers across the country to contact the White House weekly to urge the president to abandon Race to the Bottom Top and stop privatizing public schools. Here is what he has to say… Contact the White… Read More

More Opposition to RTTT

Recently we shared with you the story of the UTLA, who would not sign their district’s application for Race to the Bottom Top (RTTT).  We recently received the message of gratitude posted below from the UTLA: Dear President Beth Dimino, UTLA President… Read More

Bravo UTLA!

Kudos to the United Teachers of Los Angeles who refused to give in to pressure from LA’s public schools.  The district attempted to use the the Race to the Top application to strong arm the UTLA into accepting a new teacher evaluation… Read More