The Neoliberal War on Public Education

If you cannot listen LIVE you may also catch it on archive along with all of our other episodes simply by visiting: www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news Please join us (Tuesday August 3, 2010 at 7:00 PM EST) for the first part of our three part series on the American Public Education Crisis. The US Public Educational System has […]

Northern Arizona University to tag its students

Northern Arizona University are set to start using RFID tags to monitor the attendance of its students. Students are protesting the use of RFID tags, which are embedded in their student IDs. A university spokesman told Government Technology magazine that the intent is to encourage professors to incorporate attendance into grading systems. More frequent attendance […]

CNN Uses Massive Education Protest to Push Performance Pay

The March 4th protest scheduled to take place in 29 States across America in protest against cut-backs in the education system has been interpreted by CNN’s resident expert as an attack against the overpayment of teachers. Steve Perry, CNN’s “Education Contributor” suggests that the protests are a sign that “There needs to be some honest conversations about what’s […]

Is Arne Duncan clinically a paranoid schizophrenic?

Education Secretary, Arne Duncan called Hurricane Katrina:

the best thing that happened to the education system in New Orleans because it forced the community to take steps to improve low-performing public schools, according to excerpts from the transcript of a television interview made public Friday afternoon