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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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Janus-Obedient Dog Gets Yummy ...

Jul 30, 2018 by

Mark Janus, the plaintiff in the notorious recent U.S. Supreme Court case named after him, has at the first chance he got, abruptly...

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Teachers Unions Threaten the C...

Jul 26, 2018 by

A prominent guest on a popular radio talk-show last week blamed teachers unions for the inadequate availability and poor quality of...

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The Absurdity of Character Edu...

Jul 24, 2018 by

“Character education” is the latest feel-good gimmick to worm its way into the consciousness and vocabulary of curriculum...

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Janus: Junior Varsity Devils

Jul 23, 2018 by

The pro-Janus crusaders have, sporadically in selected forums, somewhat wiped their gloating grin off their faces in the wake of...

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Success Academy Fears Educatio...

Jul 19, 2018 by

An Educational Impact Statement (EIS) is a routine, standard and prudent measure that should be done in the case of a school...

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Assemblyman Gottfried’s ...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Could a legislative twist make lemonade out of the judicial lemon of a Supreme Court decision?  In the Janus case, it recently ruled...

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Bigotry at the Little Red Scho...

Jul 10, 2018 by

“Let’s keep them all together so we can keep a close on eye them because we know what’s best for them and everybody...

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Mark Janus Cries “Ludicr...

Jul 9, 2018 by

Since unanimity constitutes 100 percent, what is the margin of error for their judgement being wrong? What’s the chance that...

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The Pathology of Janus

Jul 9, 2018 by

The number of New York City public school educators who have chosen to be “Agency Fee Payers”, a category that has been...

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Reaction to Supreme Court̵...

Jun 27, 2018 by

The Supreme Court’s ruling in the Janus case was just released, or rather let loose, as it has been viewed as a marauding...

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State Senate Republicans’...

Jun 26, 2018 by

School is out and teachers have said their good-byes to their students. It’s a temporary farewell that’s bridged by two...

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UFT’s Paid Parental Leav...

Jun 25, 2018 by

For the benefit of those union detractors who think that the the Supreme Court’s ruling making membership dues voluntary is...

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Why Teachers Union Are Vital: ...

Jun 19, 2018 by

Unions try to bully management by having their members stick together and fight dirty to strong-arm their bosses into getting their...

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Union Reaction to Expected Jan...

Jun 18, 2018 by

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Janus case may be known before this commentary is printed. The union-busting...

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