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azul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 11:24 AM
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28. "Race to the Top" is a cruel hoax.
The Sea Pirates have come ashore in Texas in the quest for loot and are scaring people stupid.
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  -"Why has the Obama Admin built its ed agenda on the failed strategies of No Child Left Behind?" Hannah Bell  Jul-11-10 04:29 AM   #0 
  - Excellent speech on the failure known as NCLB and  sabrina 1   Jul-11-10 04:46 AM   #1 
  - duncan is campaigning with gingrich? wow.  Hannah Bell   Jul-11-10 04:50 AM   #2 
     - Yes, Gingrich joined Duncan and Sharpton to promote  sabrina 1   Jul-11-10 05:13 AM   #3 
        - omg. GINGRICH & SHARPTON are promoting the Democrats' ed reform package?  Hannah Bell   Jul-11-10 05:34 AM   #4 
        - And Jeb Bush. Yes, what it does to see this kind of rightwing  sabrina 1   Jul-11-10 03:21 PM   #44 
           - jeb too? wow, just wow. jeb = major player in florida's school deform.  Hannah Bell   Jul-11-10 06:31 PM   #66 
              - WANT GOOD STUDENTS???? EDUCATE THEIR PARENTS  HowHasItComeToThis   Jul-12-10 01:41 AM   #98 
        - Gingrich is ok  jeanpalmer   Jul-12-10 02:06 AM   #99 
  - The answer is simplicity tself: M-O-N-E-Y, BABY. What it don't get, I can't use.  WinkyDink   Jul-11-10 05:44 AM   #5 
  - K and R...... and bookmarked. Folks who don't get what the fuss is all about...  Smarmie Doofus   Jul-11-10 07:06 AM   #6 
  - Kick  peekaloo   Jul-11-10 07:26 AM   #7 
  - President Obama's record on education is VERY disappointing, to say the least.  Danger Mouse   Jul-11-10 07:45 AM   #8 
  - One of the ringleaders of the assault on public education? Jeb Bush.  seafan   Jul-11-10 08:13 AM   #9 
  - this is so true...these curriculum manufacturers in FL work 2 angles, education and prisons.  nashville_brook   Jul-11-10 09:46 AM   #18 
  - yes and remeber the Bushes privatized the Prisons too...easy money..then they don't have to risk  flyarm   Jul-11-10 02:46 PM   #36 
  - That Jeb Bush is entirely in favor of Duncan's direction  suffragette   Jul-11-10 10:03 AM   #21 
  - newt gingrich as well. the architect of contract on america.  Hannah Bell   Jul-11-10 01:13 PM   #35 
  - Of course he is..it was his plan! eom  flyarm   Jul-11-10 02:47 PM   #37 
  - Obama should be ashamed to have the support of anti-public-  sabrina 1   Jul-11-10 03:17 PM   #43 
  - because he too is against public anything  fascisthunter   Jul-11-10 05:15 PM   #56 
  - Excellent post, thank you!  sabrina 1   Jul-12-10 12:19 AM   #93 
     - The Bushes have long benefited wildly from skimming money from education.  seafan   Jul-12-10 08:14 AM   #100 
  - Because it was the law?  treestar   Jul-11-10 08:15 AM   #10 
  - He promised to reform it and has only made it worse  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-11-10 10:01 AM   #20 
  - Any President would have to enforce it as is  treestar   Jul-11-10 10:27 AM   #22 
     - No. Any president would reform it and make it better or lobby Congress to throw it out.  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-11-10 10:39 AM   #23 
     - The executive does not have the power to "make it better"  treestar   Jul-11-10 10:42 AM   #25 
        - We just had 8 years of an administration that meddled in every piece of legislation they wanted to  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-11-10 11:37 AM   #29 
        - Oh bullshit..and i have some oil drenched beaches for you! bullshit! eom  flyarm   Jul-11-10 02:48 PM   #38 
        - "So in the meantime, the existing laws have to be enforced." Yeah like bush and Raygun  fasttense   Jul-11-10 03:25 PM   #45 
        - What a patronizing, condescending piece of crap.  AngryOldDem   Jul-11-10 05:34 PM   #60 
        - +100.  Hannah Bell   Jul-11-10 06:36 PM   #68 
        - + another 100  Tansy_Gold   Jul-11-10 09:27 PM   #84 
        - +1  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-12-10 10:07 AM   #102 
        - That's really weird  rpannier   Jul-11-10 05:58 PM   #65 
        - no, even with control of both houses, democrats are powerless.  Hannah Bell   Jul-11-10 06:35 PM   #67 
        - So show me the guy is even trying. Any news stories of him meeting with teachers lately?  MichiganVote   Jul-11-10 08:33 PM   #83 
        - Admirable on your part, but  TBF   Jul-11-10 09:50 PM   #86 
     - It is not a low blow  Angry Dragon   Jul-12-10 12:08 AM   #91 
     - This is not a logical response.  noamnety   Jul-12-10 11:09 PM   #107 
  - Oh really? So how do you explain "Race to the Top"?  JackRiddler   Jul-11-10 11:15 AM   #26 
  - "Race to the Top" is a cruel hoax.  azul   Jul-11-10 11:24 AM   #28 
  - right on time  RetroLounge   Jul-11-10 08:20 PM   #77 
  - Raises the question as to why this administration as built so much of its agenda on the  indepat   Jul-11-10 08:44 AM   #11 
  - very good question and everyone with brains understands why!!  flyarm   Jul-11-10 02:50 PM   #39 
  - Exactly, n/t  AngryOldDem   Jul-11-10 05:37 PM   #61 
  - After running on "Change"?  Lorien   Jul-11-10 08:13 PM   #72 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-10 08:49 AM   #12 
  - as opposed to the policies are "very curious indeed"...ok nt  msongs   Jul-11-10 08:53 AM   #13 
  - Divert! Deflect! Defend!  tekisui   Jul-11-10 09:01 AM   #15 
  - Take a look in the ed forum archives.  Smarmie Doofus   Jul-11-10 09:31 AM   #16 
  - Teachers have been upset for years.  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-11-10 10:41 AM   #24 
  - People have been upset all along, there is no delayed reaction. Maybe you missed it.  JackRiddler   Jul-11-10 11:17 AM   #27 
  - Thank you  SpiralHawk   Jul-11-10 08:58 AM   #14 
  - b/c that's where the money is?  nashville_brook   Jul-11-10 09:43 AM   #17 
  - Shame on AFT for not having Ravitch speak at our convention  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-11-10 09:56 AM   #19 
  - they were too busy seein how far they could shove Gates down your throats and how bad of a reaction  flyarm   Jul-11-10 02:56 PM   #40 
     - If I had stirred up a shitstorm there would have been consequences  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-12-10 10:15 AM   #103 
  - k & r  Starry Messenger   Jul-11-10 11:38 AM   #30 
  - kick as high as I can, and rec heartily! Thank YOU!  nightrain   Jul-11-10 11:40 AM   #31 
  - done.  puzzlingpond   Jul-11-10 11:49 AM   #32 
  - Wonderful, Powerful Speech, One Which I Think Will Prove To Be Historic  Dinger   Jul-11-10 01:11 PM   #33 
  - Kick & Rec # 43 :)  Dinger   Jul-11-10 01:11 PM   #34 
  - Building on "FAILED" strategies ?  bvar22   Jul-11-10 02:58 PM   #41 
  - The bottom line trumps all! nt  laughingliberal   Jul-11-10 03:12 PM   #42 
  - "directing the flow of public money into private pockets" Exactly!  scarletwoman   Jul-11-10 03:27 PM   #46 
  - +10  LWolf   Jul-11-10 04:00 PM   #49 
  - +1  leftstreet   Jul-12-10 12:36 AM   #94 
  - K&R and bookmarked. /nt  Spheric   Jul-11-10 03:31 PM   #47 
  - Same reason they've built every policy except their PR policy  branders seine   Jul-11-10 03:58 PM   #48 
  - Because this man was not ready to be president.  Jakes Progress   Jul-11-10 04:10 PM   #50 
  - Would you have preferred McCain?  KonaKane   Jul-11-10 04:13 PM   #51 
  - you know the answer to that stupid question  fascisthunter   Jul-11-10 05:18 PM   #57 
  - Did you even read my post?  Jakes Progress   Jul-11-10 05:26 PM   #58 
  - No, not honest-deliberately obtuse  Lorien   Jul-11-10 08:15 PM   #73 
  - Stupid, boring, overused response.  RetroLounge   Jul-11-10 08:22 PM   #79 
  - Stuff your red herring - we would have preferred a more principled Democrat.  Smashcut   Jul-12-10 01:17 AM   #97 
  - That's the wrong question. The question is 'what would McCain  sabrina 1   Jul-12-10 12:15 PM   #104 
  - Because that is what he campaigned on.  ProSense   Jul-11-10 04:15 PM   #52 
  - No, he didn't campaign on privatizing education and busting unions.  Jakes Progress   Jul-11-10 05:31 PM   #59 
  - Of course not  RetroLounge   Jul-11-10 08:24 PM   #81 
  - Ted Kennedy wanted to improve education...  YvonneCa   Jul-11-10 05:42 PM   #62 
  - Points for good intentions, demerits for execution.  Jakes Progress   Jul-11-10 11:12 PM   #90 
     - I essentially agree with this. I have been called an idealist...  YvonneCa   Jul-12-10 12:44 PM   #105 
  - Ted Kennedy never pushed the Arne Duncan plan and Teddy himself  saracat   Jul-11-10 10:54 PM   #89 
  - This should be an OP  Stinky The Clown   Jul-11-10 08:18 PM   #76 
  - Awesome. Simply awesome.  Reader Rabbit   Jul-11-10 04:39 PM   #53 
  - Kick and Recommended.  Winston Wolf   Jul-11-10 04:48 PM   #54 
  - k & r  theaocp   Jul-11-10 05:06 PM   #55 
  - If not by students learning the material then how ARE teachers to be evaluated  txlibdem   Jul-11-10 05:49 PM   #63 
  - You're funny...  YvonneCa   Jul-11-10 05:54 PM   #64 
  - no. student test scores, in aggregate, are a measure of class, pure & simple.  Hannah Bell   Jul-11-10 06:40 PM   #69 
  - I can see by your post that you do not understand what  sabrina 1   Jul-11-10 07:04 PM   #70 
  - K&R! If things don't change soon, they'll feel it in their campaign's finances this fall  Fearless   Jul-11-10 08:06 PM   #71 
  - I don't think they care anymore. We only give them chump change  havocmom   Jul-11-10 08:17 PM   #75 
     - K&R!!  Fearless   Jul-11-10 09:29 PM   #85 
  - It sounds as if the administration is imposing the same principles and  EmeraldCityGrl   Jul-11-10 08:17 PM   #74 
  - Arnie Duncan loves NCLB  Chisox08   Jul-11-10 08:22 PM   #78 
  - Duncan DoNUT thinks he IS the President and Obama lets him believe it.  MichiganVote   Jul-11-10 10:30 PM   #87 
  - K&R  RetroLounge   Jul-11-10 08:23 PM   #80 
  - Beware of what you hoped for people, this goose of an administration is laying a  MichiganVote   Jul-11-10 08:31 PM   #82 
  - Thank you for posting this, Hannah Bell. Rec. nt  bertman   Jul-11-10 10:36 PM   #88 
  - It is awful to watch.  senseandsensibility   Jul-12-10 12:10 AM   #92 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Jul-12-10 12:37 AM   #95 
  - "A modern economic system demands . . .  snot   Jul-12-10 01:03 AM   #96 
  - kick  blindpig   Jul-12-10 09:33 AM   #101 
  - k  Hannah Bell   Jul-12-10 11:06 PM   #106 
  - ..  mdmc   Jul-16-10 04:49 PM   #108 
 

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