What I will describe has been an ideological undertaking hatched in the back rooms of Wall Street in an effort to back hand the public. Schooling has now been transformed into a business plan and an ominous one at that, if one is interested in safeguarding anything public. The whole plan goes under many names: Charter Management Organizations, Profile Schools, the Diverse Provider Strategy and more. It is an idiomatic and thus ideological undertaking now, a Machiavellian Race to the Top in an effort to convince an unsuspecting community that public schools, the teachers, the unions, along with the students who inhabit them are cretins, or philistines in need of remediation or rehabilitation.
November 29, 2009 – 10:00 AM The following story provides more evidence of the economic and fraudulent wake that is enveloping public schools throughout the nation through the Trojan horse for privatization called ‘charter schools’. Do not be fooled, for all over the US the havoc wrought from a decaying social fabric is being exposed […]
This is to let everyone know about what’s going on with Sunsara Taylor – and the shameful action on the part of the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago (EHSC) who have now officially rescinded their invitation to her to speak, this coming Sunday Nov. 1st on “Morality Without Gods.” See below Sunsara’s statement released yesterday – along with […]
As an educator, I am a firm believer in supporting local school districts. As an ex-collegiate athlete, I see the positive benefits that school athletic programs bring to districts, players, and even students who do not participate in sports but have a reason to be excited about their schools. Many of us are also concerned […]