The GOP. Really, you ask? You thought they were all about hate and decimating education and they couldn’t care two winks about minorities. Think again. In 2009, the Senate democrats voted to close the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program to new …Continue reading →
Michelle Rhee, Chancellor of the D.C. Public School system, has had to deal with a significant ($666 million) budget shortfall. Chancellor Rhee is addressing this crisis by laying off underperforming teachers. The D.C. teachers’ union is predictably calling the layoffs …Continue reading →
…do this? Say, here’s a thought. Someone keeps saying there are 47 million Americans without healthcare coverage. How about this: find out who they are. The census folks should be getting this data in another few months anyway when they …Continue reading →
Remember next time they’re trying to sell you “green” energy or socialized medicine “for the children” or “for the little guy.” They don’t care about people, only power over them and the ability to reward client groups. Children? Eff ’em. …Continue reading →
President Obama and the Democrat controlled Congress effectively have killed the D.C. Public School System’s voucher program. What’s worse is that President Obama’s Department of Education withheld the results of a study until after Congress acted to kill the program. …Continue reading →
So, your Volgi is on record as saying that the Obamas’ sending their kids to Sidwell while opposing school choice is pardonable hypocrisy. I’m starting to rethink. Because apparently the one government program that needs to be cut in the …Continue reading →
Friend of the Gormogons Jonah Goldberg has a good column today in which he channels both the Volgi: But you know what? Who cares? Personally, I would think less of the Obamas if they sent their kids to bad schools …Continue reading →
“Tenure is the holy grail of teacher unions, but it has no educational value for kids; it only benefits adults.” Quoth ’Puter’s inamorata, Michelle Rhee, chancellor of D.C. public schools. Terrific article on her in the WSJ here. Confucius, Œc. …Continue reading →
…Sidwell! At Sidwell, the Obama girls will be following in the footsteps of Chelsea Clinton…. President Richard Nixon’s daughter Tricia went to Sidwell. Vice President Al Gore’s son, Albert Gore III, graduated from there. Three granddaughters of Vice President-elect Joe …Continue reading →
Poor D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. With friends like these, who needs enemies? Ms. Rhee inheirited a corrupt and failed public school system. Ms. Rhee, with admirable assistance from D.C Mayor Fenty, have tried to untangle the mess years …Continue reading →
A reporter worth her salt would ask the following question at the first appropriate opportunity, assuming in fact the Obamas will not be sending their daughters to the District of Columbia Public Schools. “President Obama, we note that your daughters …Continue reading →
The District of Columbia Public Schools are, for the most part, a horror show, damaged by years of incompetent management and corrupt unionism. Into this toxic brew throw students “raised” by single mothers or grandmothers living in poverty. What do …Continue reading →
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