Reposted with permission from Educationalchemy. While “grit” has been exposed for the racist narrative it is, it’s also a direct by-product of the same OCEANS framework used to control, predict and manipulate voters. If this data can sway major national elections and … Continue reading How Big Data Becomes Psy Ops and Tilts the World Towards its Own Aims: Next Stop, Public Education
Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. Our country’s education system was never meant to empower black and brown people. The current system is deeply flawed. Yet before advancing device-mediated, anywhere learning as a progressive “solution,” we must consider the implications that … Continue reading Navigating Whiteness: Could “Anywhere, Anytime” Learning Endanger Black and Brown Students?
Original Title: Why Aren’t We Talking About This? Reposted with permission from Save Maine Schools – Helping You Navigate Next-Gen Ed Reform. Everyone in the nation is talking about our racist history, but do people know what type of racism is … Continue reading Education Reform and Racism: Why Aren’t We Talking About This?
I wrote the following letter today to the Mayor and City Council in Portland, Oregon where I live at this time. To the Mayor of Portland and the City Council, The actions of one person this weekend who killed two … Continue reading It’s time for a Human Rights Act
PAA Book Club Meeting Sunday, April 2 5:00 pm PT, 8:00 pm ET We’re going to discuss antiracist author Tim Wise’s “White Like Me” on Sunday, April 2 at 8:00 pm ET, 5:00 pm PT. You can purchase the book or … Continue reading Parents Across America Book Club Meeting, Sunday, April 2: “White Like Me” by Tim Wise
When you announced your plans, at your 70th birthday last summer, to vote for him, I patiently explained why a vote for Trump was a direct vote against the safety and well being of your only two grandchildren. You didn’t … Continue reading Look What You’ve Done – An Open Letter to My Mother
Originally posted at I Am an Educator. Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool: Hundreds of professors across the country support Seattle educators in their day of action Over 200 scholars and professors nationwide sign statement in support of the Seattle teachers’ October 19,, 2016 … Continue reading #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool: Hundreds of professors across the country support Seattle educators in their day of action
Re-posted from I Am an Educator: #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool: Hundreds of educators across Seattle to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts to school on Oct. 19th Educators in Seattle are starting off the school year dressed for success. In the fist action of this scale, many hundreds of Seattle teachers, counselors, instructional assistants, paraprofessionals, custodians, nurses, and other educators, will wear shirts to school on Wednesday, October 19th, that read, “Black Lives Matter.” This action is part of a Seattle Education Association sponsored day to draw attention to the school-to-prison-pipeline and institutional racism our society. Already over 700 educators and supports have ordered their … Continue reading The Seattle Education Association endorses the Black Lives Matter at School action
We speak of poverty which is devastating, it brings hunger, homelessness, ill health and an inability to focus in the classroom, but we have not spoken about the violence and the threat of violence which pervades the lives of … Continue reading What we never mention
About Cory Booker: From Seattle Education: Cory Booker and the $100M gift to Newark Public Schools This goes into the OMG category because that is what I kept saying to myself as I read this article. From FireDogLake: ACLU … Continue reading The Black “Mis-Leadership” Class Including Cory Booker
Fueled by statements of hatred and bigotry spewed by Donald Trump and echoed by others including the mainstream press who consider it infotainment for the masses, some folks who want desperately to feel they’re better than anyone else, have decided to come … Continue reading Garfield’s Black Student Union responds to rumored white supremacists march in Seattle