Tag Archives: shadow schools

The backstory of EBR “cheating” scandal

Recently John White has been trying to stir up a lot of controversy about what he initially called a “cheating” scandal.  Here is one of the earlier reports of what is turning out to be a completely made up EBR … Continue reading

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Beth Courtney, LPB and their unethical coverage of Common Core

Many people believe that LPB is an unbiased news source. Some people might even think it is a liberal news source. I’ve had my own firsthand experience with how unethical Beth Courtney has acted covering education stories.  Tonight’s show should … Continue reading

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My Anti-Ed Reform in Louisiana, part 2 of???

But before I get into some of the nitty-gritty details of where I am today as a small part of a grassroots rebellion, it’s important to note that none of this happened in a vacuum. I suppose I was a … Continue reading

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Shadow Schools, the many victims of their success, and why US ED is useless

If you are a journalist. . . beware trying to cover this story. This may be a story only a blogger can handle because of all the high profile political players involved.  Just asking questions about this subject is liable to … Continue reading

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John White’s Performance Review Press Release – Time Machine Edition

For Immediate Release – January 15th, 2013 BESE Congratulates Superintendent John White on performing an outstanding job Chas Roemer , BESE President, explained to a packed Louisiana Purchase Room, filled to the brim with charter lobbyists and brown-nosing sycophants, that … Continue reading

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The Mainstream Media is Dead

You can’t rely in any mainstream media anymore. Maybe you never could, but the world seemed more sane and less corrupt when I thought you could. For me, the realization crystalized fully when I recently had a story pulled, for the second … Continue reading

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Oops, John White did it again. (He lost our children.)

John White is trying very hard to keep data from the general public and researchers. He even passed a number of edicts when he first came to DOE that forbade LDE staff from communicating with school districts via any method … Continue reading

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