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By Doug Martin, Author of Hoosier School Heist Two of the biggest threats to public education in America are Eli Broad and Walmart’s Alice Walton, and they are both giving big to Hillary’s Victory Fund for her president...
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In the months leading up to the passage of ECCA last week in the House, both teacher unions, NPE, and FairTest have carried out a ceaseless campaign to make sure that the new states version on ESEA gets through Congress. Las...
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(Duration: 1 minute, 24 seconds) Question and Answer session response concerning standardized testing, Colfax Auditorium, St. Joseph Public Library, Humanist Forum, South Bend, Indiana, December 3, 2015.
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What do you get when combine a war against teachers, a crusade against professional teacher education, a thirty year campaign to resegregate schools, the corporatization of PreK-12, and college costs that create a lifetime of...
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By Ken Derstine @ Defend Public Education! July 29, 2015  Rick Hess, the resident scholar and director of education policy studies at the right-wing American Policy Institute, has an article in the Fall 2014 issue of...
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If you are wondering how competency-based "education," digital badges, and the gig economy will be monitored if the corporate profiteers have their way, get a look at the dystopian future of education and the workplace, or th...
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A Hoosier school heist. That's how local educator, Dr. Doug Martin describes what the state has done to public education in Indiana.
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If ordered, should be delivered by December 24!  Help keep the movement going!
Kick off the New Year and next election season by giving your neighbors something to talk about!  Let's move Indiana forward.  Doug Martin's Hoosier School Heist is still making the rounds.  Wear this shirt to expose those who need to be exposed.
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On November 14, I posted on an investigation underway in St. Louis involving a KIPP administrator accused of bruising a 5 year old boy. Since then, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that a 7 year old girl was reported bru...
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By Doug Martin, Author of Hoosier School Heist (Doug Martin is up for the Best Local Political Activist of the Year Award.  Please go to NUVO and vote for him today and every day until August 21.)  The school privatiz...
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by Doug Martin  A few days ago, WIBC 93.1’s Ray Steele and Mike Wilson, hosts of The 10 @ 10 Show, found a tweet by AFT Indiana and went into corporate bully mode.  The AFT Indiana tweet read:   “To all the heroes of th...
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A national expert on the corporate and theocratic assault against public education, Doug Martin is the author of Hoosier School Heist, the book which exposes the corruption, scandals, and campaign financing behind so-called school reform in Indiana and elsewhere. Order Hoosier School Heist and get the facts.
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Keeping Readers Ignorant to Protect Diane
www.schoolsmatter.info

From reading Diane Ravitch, it is hard to tell how much our neoliberal matron of anti-reformy complaining does or does not know about the re

The Bitcoin of Learning: Edublocks and Lifetime Production Surveillance
www.schoolsmatter.info

If you are wondering how competency-based "education," digital badges, and the gig economy will be monitored if the corporate profiteers hav

NEA's Gifting and Grifting
www.schoolsmatter.info

In the months leading up to the passage of ECCA last week in the House, both teacher unions, NPE, and FairTest have carried out a ceaseless

KIPP Admin Resigns After Charges of Bruising 7 and 5 Year Olds
www.schoolsmatter.info

On November 14, I posted on an investigation underway in St. Louis involving a KIPP administrator accused of bruising a 5 year old boy. Sinc

The Real Story Behind Mike Pence’s Charter School Speech
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by Doug Martin at Hoosier School Heist Blog In an address to a large crowd yesterday at the Westin Hotel, Mike Pence announced that 22 new c

Pence’s Donor Has Ties to Kochs and Edison Schools – Hoosier...
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by Doug Martin at Hoosier School Heist As Indy Star’s Tony Cook first reported a few days ago, one of Mike Pence’s newest funders is Republi

REPUBLICAN BILL FINE IS FINE WITH THE BILLIONAIRE CROWD
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by Doug Martin at Hoosier School Heist TV When word broke recently that Indiana Republican state representative Bill Fine’s daughter–a Mitch

Republican Bill Fine is Fine with the Billionaire Crowd – Hoosier...
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by Doug Martin at Hoosier School Heist TV When word broke recently that Indiana Republican state representative Bill Fine’s daughter–a Mitch

Newark's Top High School Students Occupy Cami Anderson's Offices
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from Bob Braun: A small group of Newark high school students Tuesday night seized the office of state-appointed superintendent Cami Anderson

Dear NAACP: The Tests That You Say You Want Are Racist and Classist to t...
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I don't often post unsigned comments, but the one below by NYCDOEnuts is an exception. It came in response to my post yesterday that Carol B

THE REAL CRISIS IN NYS EDUCATION IS NEITHER TEACHING NOR STANDARDS, IT'S...
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The real crisis in NYS education is equity. I recently had a conversation with a few friends about why I disliked both TFA and Common Core.

"above the snake line"
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From NetRoots Nation July 19, Rev. William Barber, the voice of human rights in education:

Arizona Charter, Heritage Academy, Teaching the Benefits of Slavery for ...
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From Atlanta Black Star: A charter school in Arizona has come under fire after it was revealed the school is using controversial books that

In Response to Bill Wraga's Review of The Mismeasure of Education
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University of Georgia professor, Bill Wraga, offered a review of The Mismeasure of Education in the UGA-based Journal of Language and Litera

NEA, SEIU, and Eli Broad
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At the recent AFT and NEA coronations, there was news about new linkages with SEIU, whose former president, Andy Stern, had close ties with

Understanding Why the TURN Cancer Has to Be Cut Out of AFT and NEA
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Posted at @theChalkace July 18, 2014 With a concerted effort among AFT and NEA misleadership shills to make TURN appear be a kinder and gent

TURNcoat, Mary Ricker, to Serve as Exec VP for Weingarten
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With Ricker's election, Weingarten, Gates, and Broad are building the next generation of misleaders. Google "TURNcoats" and "AFT" and you wi

Ravitch Lashes Out at Union Misleadership Critique
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"Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective. A lot of hope is dangerous. Spark is fine, as long as it's conta

Picket the Koch Heads Education Privatization Meeting in Nashville July 22
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The Badass Teacher of Tennessee need to saddle up, along with any other folks in Tennessee that care about public education. 6 PM at the Ren

How's that RttT Working for You, Massachusetts?
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Massachusetts has been on the corporate education bandwagon since 1993 with the coming of MCAS, and in recent years the corporate PR machine