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Ron Isaac’s Response to ...

Oct 15, 2018 by

Your editorial congratulates United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew and Mayor DeBlasio on achieving a “solid...

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Larry’s (Quick)Sand Cast...

Oct 10, 2018 by

Larry Sand, president of the California Teachers Empowerment Network, an organization whose name gives no clue to its mission of...

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Racial Imbalance in Curriculum...

Oct 9, 2018 by

The Coalition for Educational Justice is an enlightened and principle-driven organization that fights hard for equal treatment for...

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“What Goes Around, Comes...

Oct 4, 2018 by

That expression usually refers to the idea of “karma” delivering eventual payback to people who inflict wickedness on...

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Fatal Honesty

Oct 3, 2018 by

Could it happen here?   A teacher in Florida was fired last week because she flouted regulations by not evaluating non-existent...

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Columbus Day ( Dare I Say?)

Oct 3, 2018 by

We are bearing down on what has become an explosive and polarizing holiday: Columbus Day. Was Columbus the larger than life...

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Ax Falls at OPT?

Sep 24, 2018 by

“Never say never!”  A senior Department of Education was reportedly fired for doing an abominable job. Is this a dream? ...

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Constitution and Citizenship D...

Sep 17, 2018 by

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day ( 2 holidays wrapped into 1),  which used to be called “I Am An American Day” ,came...

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NYS Public School Enrollment

Sep 11, 2018 by

The New York Post may have slipped up in a recent editorial by drawing the proper conclusion from a set of facts.  Normally they...

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Sen. Avella’s SHSAT Alte...

Sep 6, 2018 by

State Senator Tony Avella is pushing a common-sense proposal that would not ensure, but would at least help achieve a more balanced...

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Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

Aug 30, 2018 by

The school system does not need a total overhaul, as alleged by its dyed-in-the-wool, stuck-in-the-mud critics.  But it aches for...

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SSHST and the Bathwater

Aug 29, 2018 by

In an article titled “How Do I Put This? Testing Is Far From Perfect”, published last week in the New York Times, the...

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Scum Decamps to Valhalla

Aug 23, 2018 by

The stench cloud over Jackson Heights has lifted.  The human waste called Jakiw Palij was finally pooper-scooped and deported to...

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Memo About Almost-Chancellor A...

Aug 20, 2018 by

Alberto Carvalho strongly believes that charity begins at home. His home bank, that is.  Passionate as he claimed to be about...

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LeBron James For US Secretary ...

Aug 14, 2018 by

Recently he created a public elementary school and pledged to pay full college tuition to all 1000 students, provided they earn...

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Evaluations and the Sport of P...

Aug 13, 2018 by

It is impossible to score a legitimate touchdown in the over-popular sport of political football.  That’s especially true when...

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The New York Post’s Two-...

Aug 6, 2018 by

According to the NY State Education Department, there has been an approximately 25 percent drop since 2012-2013 in the number of ...

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Bulging and Bursting Charter W...

Aug 2, 2018 by

These are crazy times in which even the most reasonable expectations can be upended. Among them is the New York Post’s coverage...

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DOE: Lean and Mean–Not

Aug 1, 2018 by

When there are massive power outages after a hurricane, it is necessary to send in additional utility workers from around the country...

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Betsy DeVos’s Yacht Gets...

Jul 31, 2018 by

A $40 million yacht, one of the throw-away “guilty pleasures” in the luxury-marinated fleet of US Secretary of Education...

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