Denny Taylor is Professor Emerita of Literacy Studies at Hofstra University. She has won many awards for her writing about literacy and literature. She is also the founder and CEO of Garn Press, which published the book I am reviewing (and also published Anthony Cody’s The Educator and the Oligarch). Save Our Children, Save […]
Los Angeles school board member Steve Zimmer supports fellow board member Bennett Kayser, who has been the target of vicious attacks by the charter industry. Kayser has also been endorsed by Board chairman Dr. Richard Vladovic. Here is Bennett’s website: http://www.bennett2015.com/about.html Here is how to volunteer to help: http://www.bennett2015.com/events.html By Steve Zimmer Exactly two years […]
We are now in Alice in Wonderland territory. Republicans want to relieve states of onerous federal mandates.Democrats insist that testing is somehow part of civil rights. Nothing good can come from this nonsense.
David Sirota puts the pieces together in this investigative report about Governor Andrew Cuomo’s outside income. “New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo likes to portray himself as a crusader against corruption in Albany, the state’s capital, taking a hardline position against allowing state lawmakers to collect outside income that may be connected to pending legislation. He […]
This statement appeared on the blog of the Ohio Equity and Adequacy Coalition. I gladly add Tom Dunn to the honor roll for speaking out when the state is going in the wrong direction. Another superintendent distressed by Ohio’s testing rage Tom Dunn’s column in the February 22 The Troy Daily News should be requires […]
Happy Friday! I hope you’re all staying warm in the snow. It’s kind of crazy how much snow we’re getting. It’s melting pretty quickly here in Richmond but I hope you have time to go out and make a snowman or at least have an excuse to drink hot chocolate. (P.S. The HRVA Blogger Brunch […]
F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted. It’s a somewhat slow weekend; there’s the Mozart Festival at locations around Carytown, Generation Dream Educoncert at Henrico Theatre, Thomas and the Magic Railroad at Ashland…