The Democratic Party has committed the gravest of insults by permitting Rhee's Astroturf group to air the parent trigger film "Won't Back Down" at the Democratic National Convention. SHAME!
Check out my post on StudentsFirst's September 3 screening of the film at the convention.From: NY_I has left a comment on your post "Parent Trigger in Adelanto, CA":
And: Rhee has also advised Republican Governor Rick Scott:
see how she has advised Republican governor Rick Scott.
No surprised that DFER's Joe Williams, the charter school promoter, is there for the DNC screening of "Won't Back Down."
Below I have links to Schmidt and Strauss.
In particular for Valerie: It’s really about the principals
Yes it is about principals and on the whole you can't get much worse than NYC.
Three ed reforms parents should worry about most --
One of the great principals Carol Burris is at it again. What a voice for all of us ( and don't forget how Leo Casey attacked her.)
And Rita Solnet: ‘Won’t Back Down’: Realities the movie ignores
Substance and Strauss links below the break.
SUBSTANCE Reports on the latest from Chicago
It was a warm and sunny Chicago afternoon, and once school let out, the teachers were happy and showed it. Over 40 teachers, parents, community members and students rallied at Emmet Elementary School — located . . .
CORE, the Caucus of Rank and File Educators, is sponsoring two forums on the history of Chicago Teachers Union strikes featuring veteran Chicago teachers who will provide people with information about the history of Chicago . . .
The City Clubs of Chicago has announced that Juan Rangel, CEO of United Neighborhood Organization (UNO) will be at the City Club public policy luncheon on Wednesday August 29, 2012 for the noon luncheon. The . . .
A rally of more than 150 people on Chicago's north side completed the second day of informational pickets across Chicago on August 21, 2012, the day before the Chicago Board of Education meeting is scheduled . . .
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No sooner had the Board of Education prepared the agenda for its August 22, 2012, meeting — including a secret agenda item that will reveal CPS plans to open between 100 and 150 schools under . . .
VALERIE STRAUSS posts awesome stuff -- I can't keep up.
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