Tag Archives: Eric Guckian

TFA Not Even Hiding Their Social Justice Warrior Agenda Anymore

“I am no longer a language arts and social studies teacher, but a self-proclaimed teacher of social justice.” https://t.co/Mg2CgELy7a

— Teach For America (@TeachForAmerica) December 1, 2015

The article embedded in the tweet is titled, Teacher: A student told me I ‘couldn’t understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

It’s exactly what you think it’s about, but here is a short snippet:

KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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The Dynamic Political Duo of TFA and LEE

Try as they might to bend reality, Teach for America (TFA) is not a teacher training outfit. They are a well-funded political operative recruitment outfit hiding behind 501(c)3 status….

KEEP READING — READ ABOUT TFA’s offshoot, Governor McCrory’s former Aide, how much NC spends on TFA and how TFA alums are coordinating Black Lives Matter protests. Continue reading

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Common Core Potemkin Village: Hope Street Group – Money and History

Yesterday, I started talking about a Common Core non-profit focused currently on teachers and training. That non-profit is called Hope Street Group.

I realized right out of the gate that Hope Street Group was going to be a multi-article project I’d have to break into chunks. So, today we’re going to take a look at the history, the players involved and follow the money… Continue reading

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What they’re saying about Common Core and Education in NC

Two items ran through my Twitter feed yesterday which nearly made me do a spit-take.

First, the new “nonpartisan news” non-profit, EducationNC, ran one of its first major articles. It was from the Governors Aide, Eric Guckian, titled “Every student deserves the right to reach their potential”.

Second, NPR has an article out about North Carolina and the Academic Standards Review Commission. It’s titled, “North Carolina Rethinks The Common Core”.

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#DM7 Article: Protests and Educators

This is a reposting of my weekly Da Tech Guy column: Protest and Educators Continue reading

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