NYC Comptroller John Liu causes much joy in Mudville today with his rejection of the phony New Teacher Project 20 million smacker contract - to recruit new teachers - in the midst of the threat to layoff 4500 and lose another 1800 by attrition. Now Tim Daly may have to work for a living. And Andy Jacob too. Hey, guys, try teaching. In Wisconsin.
See NY Times article here. (Good to see you back safe from Cairo Sharon). And more links:
(GothamSchools, Post, Daily News)
Remember Liu's predecessor? Some guy who ended up running for mayor against Bloomberg? A guy who we later found out was Bloomberg's choice to run against him? A guy whose wife got lots of money goodies from Bloomberg for her museum? A guy who NEVER rejected these phony contracts?
While the UFT/AFT plays footsie with Bill Gates, Leonie goes into his own back yard and calls him out. Hey chickie, come out an play with Leonie:
Check out what students themselves said about class size on the NYT blog here: http://nyti.ms/g57JcR
3.For my class size debate on Tuesday on the NPR Diane Rehm show, along with Diane Ravitch and Eric Hanushek, star of Waiting for Superman, see
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