The American Federation of Teachers does Seattle: July 7th through 12th, 2010

The American Federation of Teachers Convention The fight back against neo-liberal educational policies: Support Yvette Felarca for President of AFT Randi Weingarten, the current American Federation of Teacher’s union (AFT) president, supported by none other than Chancellor of Education in Washington D.C., Michelle Rhee, is up for re-election this coming week of July.  The AFT […]

Tenure, merit pay, Washington D.C. and Forida

It’s all for the kids right? Sure, ask Jerry Lewis the next time you see him at the bank, if you do. The metaphor or analogy to capture this sad sack saga would be like beating up on parents so they could parent better. But the pundits, the right wing think tanks, the billionaires who fund the mess and the political finger-puppets that legislate it all into law have no interest in raising student achievement and don’t let them ever let you believe this. Just look at their motives, their record and those for whom they valet for.