Monday, May 8, 2017


Bethune-Cookman students petition
“With all the facts provided, why on earth would Bethune-Cookman University invite Secretary DeVos to be the commencement speaker for their spring graduation ceremony? Bethune-Cookman University doesn't need a photo op from the Trump Administration, we need action done by this administration for all HBCUs.” -- 
Education reporter Becky Vevea on Byrd-Bennett
"I think there’s a lot more to this story and that there are a lot of layers to peel back on, not just this one company and this one superintendent, but all of the companies that do business with the school district, and all of the people who go in and out of positions, both inside the school districts that they work with and into the companies that then they go work for." -- Chicago Newsroom 
"Invest early and immigrate to the U.S."
Nicole Kushner Meyer in China
“Invest early, and you will invest under the old rules...Invest $500,000 and immigrate to the United States.” -- Washington Post 
 Ed Pilkington
The defeat of Le Pen pricks the bubble of populism that had swept the UK with Brexit and the US with the rise of Trump, and as such may have adverse knock-on effects for the new incumbent of the White House. -- Guardian
 Retired N.Y. science teacher Annette Marcus
The original concept for charter schools imagined that they would serve as an experiment, and if successful, be an example that public schools could incorporate. As long as charters have more funding and are in direct competition with public schools, public schools will suffer. And have. -- Letter to NYT

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