Shane Vander Hart: While Betsy DeVos may not have been my first (or second or third or fourth) choice as Secretary of Education I will give her a chance.
The NEA (National Education Association) just spent $550 K on an ad buy against Joni Ernst. They must worried about the outcome of Iowa’s U.S. Senate race.
Arne Duncan announced guidance for school districts & states on what the USDED will consider economic and racial disparity in schools and how to fix it.
Office workers at the University of Vermont vote down the local National Education Association (NEA) bid to organize them on a 443-189 vote.
The National Education Association (NEA) is bleeding membership, they predict an overall loss of 308,000 members and a lost of $65 million in dues by the end of their 2013-2014 fiscal year. Yet it would seem that its membership doesn’t quite understand why they are losing membership as evidenced by a former executive director who […]
The National Education Association is reinventing itself after they have had a significant drop in membership over the last several years, The Huffington Post reports. The NEA expects a loss of 308,000 members and $65 million in dues between 2010-2014. They there is a new call for more responsibility from teachers. If you are a […]
Nick Gillespie of Reason TV put together a short video that highlights why President Obama’s education vision and policy deserves an F 1. Money Talks. Obama says that the educational system needs new ideas and more money. Despite a doubling in inflation-adjusted per-pupil spending since the early 1970s, student achievement is flat at best. But […]
As described by their outgoing General Counsel Bob Chanin at the NEA 2009 conference: Despite what some among us would like to believe it is not because of our creative ideas. It is not because of the merit of our positions. It is not because we care about children and it is not because we […]
Miscellany, miscellany, miscellany… enjoy or not as some of it isn’t very enjoyable, but it is informative. Christianity Today: Transcending the Worship Wars Motor City Times: Obama Administration Accusing Humana of Sending ‘Fishy Letters’ Perry Noble: Are Your A Slacker? (In your marriage) Big Government: NEA and SEIU Diverted Forced Union Dues to Corrupt ACORN […]
1. LifeNews.com: National Education Association Defeats Measure to Take Neutral Abortion Stance by Steven Ertelt During its national convention over the weekend, the National Education Association defeated a measure that would have had it take a neutral stance on abortion. The NEA has long supported abortion, pro-abortion candidates, and sponsored a forum with the former […]