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How to Recognize Lies, Hoaxes, and B.S. by Diane Ravitch

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' I have tried mightily to keep this blog clean of all cursing, but here is a great resource intended to help us spot lies, hoaxes, scams, frauds, and…Bullshit. It is a website that describes a course with readings, and the website is Now, back when I was writing “Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools,” my purpose was to give parents and educators the facts and ammunition to fight back against the pernicious attacks on our public schools. I suppose if I had used the term “bullshit” in the subtitle, it would have sold even better than it did (not complaining, it was a national best seller).  Meanwhile do go to the website and learn from its reading list and clear thinking about how to call bullshit. It is coming at us so thick and fast that we need to be ready.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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