John White’s is doing a fantastic job!

April 16, 2014


John White is doing a fantastic job at destroying public education. BESE recently reviewed White and gave him 3 out of 4 on his annual review and commended him for his great success. Let’s recap some of his success stories: John White’s Course Choice program was abused by fraudulent vendors who went door to door […]

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John White Has LA Teachers’ Backs: (Reblogged from Curmudgucation)

April 16, 2014


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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If only Common Core really helped with critical thinking.

April 16, 2014


Originally posted on norinrad10:
The last couple of years I’ve been doing a great deal of thinking about Common Core and Education Policy and I am at a conundrum. We seem to be pursuing a goal in a manner that reflects none of the qualities we desire to produce. I was raised that if you value…

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Some Factual Reasons to Oppose Common Core

April 14, 2014


My posts have been suffering from all the coordinating I’m doing behind the scenes but that does not mean I am uninvolved or not producing support for folks involved in our numerous education battles.  I’m actually sitting in a doctor’s office answering emails and I thought you all might find this one useful. I did […]

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Bio of a Crawfish – Part I

April 10, 2014


A wise man once asked me (like a few hours ago) what is my story and why am I running for an elective position on BESE. To paraphrase his point, it’s one thing to criticize someone else (especially an easy target like Chas Roemer) but quite another to be worthy of support in your own […]

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The Three La. Common Core Development “Teachers” Work for LDOE

April 9, 2014


Originally posted on deutsch29:
This is the story of two press releases and three Louisiana “mystery” teachers involved in “developing” CCSS. The first is the July 2009 National Governors Association (NGA) press release for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics work groups– the “inner circle” that is the only group identified…

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Official Press Release (Text)

April 7, 2014


Press Release 2015 BESE election to have a fresh face: Jason France, a.k.a. “The Crazy Crawfish” seeks to remove Chas Roemer as he announces his candidacy for the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) district 6. Jason France, a father of two East Baton Rouge public school children in BESE district 6, […]

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