Betsy DeVos, a pro-school choice advocate and philanthropist, has been confirmed by Senate vote to become the next Department of Education secretary to fill President Donald Trump’s cabinet. Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote to confirm DeVos. .@VP Pence breaks tie. U.S. Senate confirms #BetsyDeVos to be Secretary of Education, 51-50. https://t.co/xgthuQB51c #BREAKING […]
Huh? Yes, indoctrination at work on the Left Coast (i.e. California): The union representing San Francisco’s public school teachers has offered a classroom lesson plan that calls President-elect Donald Trump a racist and sexist man who became president “by pandering to a huge racist and sexist base.” The United Educators of San Francisco posted the plan […]
Imagine if a conservative or Republican called a liberal or a Democrat an ISIS recruit… Photo by Light Brigading
The plaintiff will attempt to petition to have the case re-heard before the Supreme Court when the court is fully staffed (currently operating with 8 justices instead of the usual 9 due to the passing of Antonin Scalia): The court released its ruling on Freidrichs v. California Teachers Association, splitting 4-4 along ideological lines. The […]
Randi Weingarten, a Clinton supporter and head of a teachers’ union, said she knew about the private e-mail account that has made headlines. But, other than her simple “yes” reply, she did not answer any follow-up questions.
This is a huge step for the pro-school reform camp, as Campbell Brown’s lawsuit will be heard by a judge in New York City. Brown says that tenure is too easy to obtain in the city’s school system and actually infringes on children’s right to a good education. The unions disagree and tried to have […]
Before, American Federation of Teachers’ chief Randi Weingarten defended bad teachers and teachers who would help students cheat on tests. Now, she has seemingly reversed course on bad teachers.
WASHINGTON — Sounds weird, right? The chief leader of a company loses members, but still receives a raise? That is how the National Education Association (NEA) works, apparently. Fox News reported that Dennis Van Roekel got a pay raise of $130,000 while membership went down. As the article said: Van Roekel, who retired this summer, was […]
2/7/2017 - Betsy DeVos, Despite Opposition from Democrats, Teachers Unions, Confirmed as New Education Secretary
11/20/2016 - San Francisco Teachers Union Passed Out Anti-Trump Lesson Plans
4/22/2016 - Teachers Union President Calls GOP Governor an ISIS Recruit
3/30/2016 - SCOTUS Deadlocks, Meaning Public Employees Still Have to Pay Union Dues
3/18/2015 - Teachers’ Union Boss Knew about Hillary Clinton’s Private E-mails
3/13/2015 - New York City Teachers’ Unions will have to face Campbell Brown Lawsuit on Tenure
2/25/2015 - Teachers’ Union Chief now wants Bad Teachers Removed from Classrooms
11/29/2014 - Teachers Union loses 40,000 members, but their Boss gets a Raise