Monthly Archives: May 2014

Uncovering Lies and Damn Lies in Arne Duncan’s Graduation Rates

Originally posted on Cloaking Inequity:
Has your state experienced a meteoric rise in its graduation rate since Arne Duncan’s new graduation standards went into effect? Do you think it too good to be true? Nobody likes to be lied to. The…

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Not with my child you won’t: Psychological Damages of Common Core Analyzed by Joan Landes

Originally posted on COMMON CORE:
NOT WITH MY CHILD YOU WON’T Guest Post by Joan Landes Joan Landes, a Utah mental health therapist, has spoken out in opposition to Common Core.  The speech posted below comes from a recent conference where…

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Teachers, be silent no more! TLtBG will be signed, sealed, delivered to Bill and Melinda Gates at #EducatingGates June 26th!

Originally posted on Teachers' Letters to Bill Gates:
? Dear Teachers, Katie and I have formally endorsed the Washington Badass Teachers Association’s Educating the Gates Foundation Rally to be held on June 26th.  We would like to join hands in…

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UAH Global Temperature Report: April 2014 – still no significant change in temperature

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
From Philip Gentry at UAH  April temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.19 C (about 0.34 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for April. Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.14 C per decade…

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