November 19, 2013
Arne Duncan (after hanging out with the Mayor of Toronto smoking from a mysterious pipe) Unless you live under rock, if you follow education issues at all you no doubt heard this latest pearl of wisdom from the head of the US Department of Education. “It’s fascinating to me that some of the pushback is […]
August 26, 2013
At the turn of the last Century, Upton Sinclair wrote a novel that horrified the nation with its depiction of the meat packing industry. As part of his research for this novel, The Jungle, Sinclair spent over 6 months working in the industry and documenting their practices. His intent was to reveal how immigrants were […]
May 11, 2013
I decided to have a sit down with John White and ask him a few questions that I’m sure are on everyone’s mind with all the recent scandals swirling around his DOE. Much to my surprise he agreed to my request. Here is my interview and his responses. I have a feeling many of you […]
May 7, 2013
STATEMENT FROM SUPERINTENDENT JOHN WHITE REGARDING LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT RULING May 07, 2013 BATON ROUGE, La. – State Superintendent of Education John White issued a statement today concerning the Louisiana Supreme Court ruling on Act 2: “On the most important aspect of the law, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of families. The Scholarship Program […]
March 2, 2013
To date my most popular post was the one I produced about a fictitious website named LouisianaBelievesAnything.com making fun of the Orwellian LouisianaBelieves.com site that John White unveiled as the official website for the Louisiana Department of Education. For a while LDE was regularly putting out absurd and poorly written press releases which provided a […]
January 28, 2013
VETERAN TEACHER EROSION HOLDS STEADY FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR Teachers in high poverty schools are more likely to flee Louisiana schools than teachers in low poverty schools BATON ROUGE, La. – The Department of Education today released what we are choosing to call an analysis of teacher hiring, retention, and departure data over three prior […]
January 25, 2013
LOUISIANA DISTRICTS COMMIT TO DIGITIZING ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN BY 2014 BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Education today released updated reports on the progress of technology readiness by messenger pigeon for the sake of irony. ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, instructed Jindal on an excellent plan to save money – by fully digitized our public […]
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