Friday, July 9, 2010

AFT Convention Tweets

CTULocal1: Sen. Murray, "we're about to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act-which we won't call no child left behind." 

Thatsrightnate Bill Gates speaking at #aftconvention is like Lebron James hosting a sports radio show in Cleveland.

mrsilva  Fun watching CORE teacher raise only dissenting voice in committee this afternoon 

edvoters: Greeting attendees on 7th and pike was a man holding a sign declaring Arne Duncan a Manchurian candidate.

mcricker  Ben Jealous, NAACP President invites AFT to go to Washington DC October 2nd to get the rest of the change we voted for



More on "biting the hand...
Weingarten didn't mention Gates or other philanthropists by name in her speech. But she said she was willing to work with people who have an open mind. People who can't understand why kids in the US aren't getting the best education. After her speech, Weingarten told reporters the Gates Foundation meets those criteria. (KUOW News)

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