Category politics

Globalization?

Globalization and Global Citizenship!   My response to: To Be Great, America Needs More Global Citizens Published on June 8, 2017 By Abby Falik Founder and CEO Global Citizen Year Abby Falik has an MBA, M.Ed. in International and Comparative Education and a BA in International Development? The BA is made up by herself. I […]

Charter Schools Any Good?

Charter Schools Any Good?   Testifying at NAACP hearing: Are charters the answer for ed? Published on February 13, 2017 By Julian Vasquez Heilig <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/testifying-naacp-hearing-charters-answer-ed-julian-vasquez-heilig>&gt; Professor, Director, Blogger, On-Air and Print Education Contributor Julian Vasquez Heilig stated, “Considering the election of Donald Trump, we may have reached a watershed moment for market-based school choice and […]

Can Success Stories Affect Anything–STEM?

Can Success Stories Affect Anything– STEM? My Response to: No hidden figures: success stories can help girls’ STEM careers <> Published on February 10, 2017 By Phumzile Miambo-Ngcuka United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of United Nations Women Phumzile Miambo-Ngcuka stated, “What makes a young girl believe she is less intelligent and capable than a […]

Betsy DeVos’s Confirmation Hearing –A Critique

A Critique of Betsy DeVos   Betsy DeVos’s Education Hearing Erupts Into Partisan Debate By Kate Zernike and Yamiche Alcindor JAN. 17, 2017 DeVos Endorses ‘Choice’ in Education << https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/17/us/politics/betsy-devos-education-senate-hearing.html?_r=0>&gt; The authors stated, “Betsy DeVos, in her hearing to be education secretary, said parents should be allowed to choose where their children attend school.” Perhaps, […]

Diversity In Education?

Diversity In Education?   My response to: Millennials Dig Diversity Published on December 9, 2016 By Kellye Whitney Content Strategist | Journalist | Editor << https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/millennials-dig-diversity-kellye-whitney>&gt;   Kellye Whitney stated, “I do not like stereotypes.” Most people do not like being pigeon-holed! However, they can be informative, at times. Kellye Whitney continued, “They’re simplistic and […]

The President Can’t End Common Core State Standards—My Critique

The President Can’t End Common Core State Standards—My Critique   << http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/08/upshot/donald-trump-doesnt-understand-common-core-and-neither-do-his-rivals.html?trk=pulse-det-art_view_ext&_r=0>&gt;   This is obviously a New York Times (NYT) article. It discusses how the GOP candidates for President do not understand Common Core State Standards.   The President, rarely can do what they want to do when they are candidates. This has always […]