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The First Lady of Plagiarism: Melania receives an F

As a retired teacher of English/Language Arts, there have unfortunately been many instances of plagiarism by students that had to be addressed in which consequences had to be given. Now the prospective First Lady, Melania Trump, has been caught bare handed … Continue reading

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Opt-Out: Believe the DNC and Hillary – OR – John King, the Secretary of Education?

These are facts, not opinions. Secretary of Education John King will financially penalize schools and districts when parents opt-out of high stakes standardized testing for their children. John King is appointed by President Obama. The DNC and Hillary will guarantee … Continue reading

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What do Shakespeare and ESSA have in common?

What do Shakespeare and ESSA have in common? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. ESSA and all of the accompanying alphabet soup of high stakes tests are part of the tech world data-soundbites-of-bigger-data to be diced, minced, fed to, and regurgitated for purposes … Continue reading

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OPT OUT: What would Kurt Vonnegut do?

Kurt Vonnegut, the writer and seer, was famous for seeing right through the fallacy of blind acceptance. Anything presented as progress that wasn’t actual progress was repeatedly exposed by Vonnegut for the destructive stuff it actually was. State mandated high … Continue reading

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Would you surrender your child’s rights? Of course not. How you can defend your child.

Pearson testing “monitors” your child electronically without your prior knowledge or consent. Pearson is foreign company collecting information (lucrative data mining) on American children without the knowledge or consent of the parent or child. It seems fair to call this … Continue reading

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So, I didn’t get to argue pension theft before the Illinois Supreme Court, but Gino DiVito was good with me.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
Judge Gino DiVito. Yesterday I posted that I dreamed I was arguing our pension case before the Illinois Supreme Court. No fancy-pants legal mumbo-jumbo. “We had a deal. Pay up,” was the gist of my…

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Peggy Robertson stranded by Spirit Airlines in Florida after the UOO Conference

Originally posted on Reclaim Reform:
Spirit Airlines stranded Peggy Robertson, founder and leader of United Opt Out National, in Florida by claiming that they had no record of her flight information – in spite the fact that she produced the…

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“Sacrifice the earnings of the elderly, or the government will be shut down.” – U.S. Legislators

The legislative extortion this year is horrible for the elderly, but not all of the elderly. Extortionists divide-and-conquer by promising some that they will not be hurt – this time. Who will be paid what they are legally entitled to … Continue reading

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Cuts for 10 Million American Retirees to be Legalized. Where is the RAGE?

“Thee Congressional proposal to deal with a supposed crisis in worker pensions by allowing trustees to slash the benefits of already-retired workers to shreds is heading toward enactment.” Where is the rage? “Its details were secret. They still are. Reps. John … Continue reading

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FIRST THEY CAME FOR THE TEACHERS, AND I DIDN’T SPEAK UP.

Active and retired teachers are being told about the local problems that are making it necessary to steal their wages* and raid their earned compensation (pensions**). What we are being told are lies, distortions, untruths, spun data, etc. meant to … Continue reading

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