Tag Archives: NEA

#StackRanking and Other Immoral Horrors: The Invisible Hands and Invisible Morals of Bill and Melinda Gates

Dear Bill and Melinda, I would like to explore the cause and effect of your Microsoft system of stack ranking on the lives of children and teachers.  What happens when your actual policies don’t match your “advertised” ideology?  What brings … Continue reading

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Bill and Melinda Gates, You “Lever Pullers” Have Written the Civil Rights Communities a Bad Check

Dear Bill and Melinda, This morning many Americans watched Representative John Lewis [D-Georgia] speak about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memorable “I Have a Dream” speech on Face the Nation. Lewis is the last surviving speaker at the 1963 March … Continue reading

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Live from New York: Is Participating in Common Core Asking Children and Teachers to Commit Educational Suicide?

Dear Bill and Melinda, Let’s stare the cold hard results of the first round of ELA and math Common Core state tests from New York right in the eye.  Fewer than one third of all students who took the exams … Continue reading

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