Power of Story Send a Tweet        

Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter 1 Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (2 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   No comments, 7 series
Best Web OpEds

John Merrow: Who Is Running the Show at the U.S. Department of Education? Diane Ravitch

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags  

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 40790
Become a Fan
  (20 fans)

'it’s open warfare  against public education in Washington,' and chaos reigns.  Trump’ does not trust any of the Cabinet departments and has installed ‘spies’ in all of them, including Education; often called ‘Special Assistants to the Secretary,’ report to the White House, not to the Secretary of the department they’re assigned to. Some say that  Lamar Alexander is really in charge. He was former Secretary of Ed. who, as Chair of the Committee that approved DeVos, pushed through her nomination even though her statements revealed her lack of qualifications and understanding. They seemed to be expressing the hope that Senator Alexander could and would rein in DeVos if she really got crazy and got her act together. The only solace in the current situation is that Hillary would have stayed on the same Republican-designed test-and-punishe regime so beloved by Teach for America and DFER.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At dianeravitch.net

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

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...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

Other Series: View All 446 Articles in "Shameful"

Other Series: View All 263 Articles in "Trump"

Other Series: View All 103 Articles in "WEALTH"

Other Series: View All 156 Articles in "wrecking Ball"

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -