Reports of teacher shortages, or call it the Great Teacher Pushout, run rampant in states, a crisis this country has never seen before. But instead of working to improve conditions and lift the teaching profession, many groups are conspiring to replace teachers with tutors! Tutors will complete the longtime goal of ending professional teachers and […]
Tutors Replacing Teachers: A Failed Privatization Plot Returns
The pandemic showed that for students to get quality instruction, especially poor children of color, America must invest in real teachers, smaller class sizes, and better working conditions, including improved school facilities. So why is the focus on tutors? “Accelerated high-dosage” tutoring. We have been here before. With No Child Left Behind, tutoring didn’t work […]
$100M For Children “Learning Faster Than Ever Before” In Tennessee?!
Tennessee lawmakers just signed off on a $100 Million program called Reading 360. Sixty million is federal Covid-19 relief money and $40 million federal grant money. What is this? Why Tennessee? Will other states follow? While the media bombards the public with learning loss warnings, this program is about acceleration. Fast-Track Here’s what the brochure […]
De-professionalizing Public Schools During Covid-19: The Problem with Bill Gates’s Projects
Many fear that the Gates Foundation is using this pandemic to end public education once and for all. De-professionalizing schools is an excellent way to do it. Covid-19 has made it easier for venture philanthropists to de-professionalize public education. Great public schools require staffing with professionals who attend real universities and study the profession they […]