Bernie Sanders is Running for President, and the Establishment Just Sh!t Its Pants! – Education Article

You’ve heard of the shot heard round the world?   Well yesterday we had its fecal equivalent!   When Bernie Sanders said he was running for President for a second time, establishment hacks on the left and right had to make a run for the bathroom.   And after a single day of the Sanders campaign in which it raised almost $6 million of small donations from everyday folks, neoliberals and neofascists of every stripe are a little bit lighter…

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Hey, Teachers’ Unions, Let’s Get This One Right – No Early Presidential Endorsements & Lots of Membership Engagement – Education Article

Let’s not mince words.   The last Presidential election was a cluster.   And we were at least partially to blame for it.   The Democratic primary process was a mess, the media gave free airtime to the most regressive candidate, and our national teachers unions – the National 
Education Association (NEA) and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) – endorsed a Democratic challenger too early and without getting membership support first.   This time we have a chance to get…

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Cory Booker Is No Friend Of Public Education – Education Article

The field of Democratic presidential candidates is wide open. Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Cory Booker, and Senator Kamala Harris have all dipped their toes in the chilly water that is the 2020 election. Choices are usually positive in most things, except when it comes to school choice.  Of all the politicians mentioned above, Cory Booker, the former mayor of Newark, New Jersey is the least friendly to public education.  He is a Republican in a Democrat’s suit.  If you…

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