Tag Archives: Michelle Bachmann

Why Rick Perry’s Entrance into the GOP Field is Bad News for Ed Reformers

I suppose I should admit to seeing myself as an oddball. When compared to my friends whom have joined me in opposing the corporate/test-based reform movement, I enter the battle with a different resume. While its true I’m a public school … Continue reading

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Going Beyond the SOS March by Recognizing the Politics Involved in the Way Forward

A teaching colleague from Washington mentioned in one of the FB pages I help administrate – Save Our Schools Florida – that she admired the activity on our page. When she told us about what they were beginning to do … Continue reading

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Arne Duncan’s “Backdoor Blueprint Strategy” based on “Behavior Bucks” is “Coerced Voluntarism”

SOS March Organizer Anthony Cody takes issue with Arne Duncan’s brazen takeover of the nation’s schools in a clever, poignant way: Our Department of Education is still making rookie mistakes by trying to drive reform with Behavior Bucks. Perhaps they should … Continue reading

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Michele Bachmann: “I am not a fan of No Child Left Behind”

In a March 24 interview, GOP presidential candidate, Michele Bachmann told blogger Shane Vander Hart this in response to a query about No Child Left Behind and the role of the federal government in education:  “I am not a fan … Continue reading

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Does Michelle Bachmann Want to Repeal No Child Left Behind?

While teachers across the nation are gathering together to raise awareness of the danger that standardize testing poses on the nation’s school, has an unlikely champion emerged? Republican candidate for President, Michelle Bachmann, was taking questions on the Scott Hennen … Continue reading

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