Category Archives: fairness

Who is stealing from teachers? Sh-h-h. It’s a trade secret.

After several years of being made to seem like another crazy “conspiracy theory” by corporate media coverage of teacher pension theft, the pension theft pattern has emerged into the open. There can no longer be a conspiracy (secret plan of … Continue reading

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ASL Teacher has ALS and loses both of her voices

Karen Dyer, an American Sign Language (ASL) teacher, has ALS which was once called Lou Gehrig’s Disease; this is a progressive neurodegenerative disease which has caused her to lose both her vocal abilities and her hand movements. Karen Dyer has … Continue reading

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12 Public Education Memes from 2015

If a picture is worth a thousand words, memes attempt to add a few words to increase the thousand and thereby add even more meaning. Here are a dozen of the memes I created and used in my 2015 blog. … Continue reading

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from a loyal teachers union member – Dear NEA Retired: HOW DARE YOU!

Today, August 17, I received the new Summer 2015 issue of neaTODAY: for NEA-Retired Members with the following cover article: NO PLANS TO RETIRE! ~ 87-year-old school counselor’s high-touch, personal approach boosts student success.   NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Reading for Parents: How and why to legally/illegally refuse/opt-out from mandated high stakes tests

A deflated football, Megyn Kelly’s period, Benghazi, and that thing on the top of Donald Trump’s head – distractors all. As our children continue to be tormented by meaningless, mandated high stakes tests that subvert education tax funds to private … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games, Race to the Top, ECAA Bells & Whistles

Peggy Robertson and the leaders of United Opt Out National realize the political gambit, a minor exchange of a small compensation to gain full advantage, intended to make compromise appear reasonable while pushing forward the ultimate goal of dismantling public … Continue reading

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“Children have the capacity to see the wonderful in the ordinary.” – Prof. Philip Jackson

“He believed in creating school experiences that provided children access to wonderful lives, because he believed children have the capacity to see the wonderful in the ordinary,” said Catharine Bell, PhD ’07, Jackson’s former doctoral student and friend. Philip W. … Continue reading

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Brevard County School Board Scandal: Ziegler does not understand investigation

Brevard County School Board member Andy Ziegler commented on the $4 million dollars that a law firm hired by the Board declared as “improper payments.” Ziegler, who promoted the software company and approved the no-bid contract which caused the entire … Continue reading

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$4 MILLION: WILL SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS BE HELD RESPONSIBLE?

$4 million dollars of education fund money was made as an “improper payment” for “undelivered” delivered software. Of course the Brevard County Board of Education members were aware of and approved this. Why is there any question of their responsibility? … Continue reading

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Brevard County School Board: $4 Million “improperly” paid for “undelivered” delivered software? Investigation needed…

Watch Brevard County School Board members Andy Ziegler and Karen Henderson engage in double-talk about paying $4 million of “improper” payment for undelivered “delivered” software. Ziegler wants to know the definition of “delivered” and then declares it a matter of … Continue reading

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