CURMUDGUCATION Blog Post
Posted: 15 Jul 2016
I am on a two-week vacation, driving cross-country with my wife to spend time with family in Seattle. In my absence, I have dug into the archives and pulled up some reruns for you. Though what I most suggest is that you check out the blogroll on the right side of the page. There are some outstanding bloggers, and if there are some folks you’ve never sampled, there’s no day like today.
Here’s a few examples of the ridiculous things reformsters sometimes like to say.
As a semi-professional hack writer and fake journalist, I can tell you that it’s a challenge to fit a lot of wrong in just one sentence,but Mr. Golston has created a masterpiece of wrong, a monument of wrong, a mighty two-clause clown car of wrong. Let’s just look under the hood.
In which Arne Duncan says so much baloney that my internal organs are at risk.
Bill Gates does a tv interview about education and charters and I get spit all over my screen.
Back before I stopped ever writing her name…
“Common Core will succeed where past standards based reform efforts have failed,” they boldly declare. Why, you ask? Sadly for this “fresh defense,” you already know all the answers.