Tag: education reform

Hillary Clinton Got Some Bernie Sanders In Her ‘Free College For Most’ Proposal

Free college for most! Tiny American flags for others!

Rand Paul Wants You To Just Say No To Heroin, Book-Learnin’

Dr. Rand Paul has put a pin in his prissy plaints about his dressing room not being fancy-pants enough to dole out some real good advice to the kids these days: The main thing I would say is that nothing’s...
Mom always read the Times to us dring the Nixon administration

Sunday Bloody NYT Sunday Returns, Now With 40% More Racial Tension

Sunday Bloody NYT Sunday is back, kids, and of course we have to start our perusal of the Newspaper of Record with its coverage of events overnight in Ferguson, Missouri. Not surprisingly, the midnight curfew declared by Gov. Jay...

Peggy Noonan Visits Chris Christie, Learns To Love Again

She was tired of her suite of rooms high above the roiling island of Manhattan. She was tired of the same walls every day, the heavy reek of Clairol Nice ‘N Easy and stale gin that permeated the air....

Tennessee To Poor Children: Failed Geometry? No Food for You!

A Tennessee state senator has figured out why children from poor homes aren't doing well in school -- it is because their families' situation is not quite precarious enough! To motivate the lazy Poors to become better parents, Stacey...

Mississippi Schools Best In Nation At Sending Kids To Jail

Bolstered by a recent report from a coalition of civil rights organizations, Mississippi continues to excel in attracting those re-locators balancing the need for quality public schools with the desire to live near an unofficially segregated Waffle House. One...

GOP Needs To Focus On Education, Says Man Whose State Textbooks Say Loch Ness Monster Is Real

Lousiana Gov. Bobby Jindal gave a speech yesterday outlining his version of what the GOP needs to do differently in order to be less like the GOP. Startlingly, there is a way to make fun of it. His prescription: Education!...

Magic ‘Improved’ Schools Just Happen To Have a Lot of Eraser Marks On Their Tests

How do you get out of hot water with Michelle Rhee and ply a bunch of Well-Meaning Treasure from her bonus heap? A USA TODAY investigation, based on documents and data secured under D.C.'s Freedom of Information Act, found that...

The Only Solution To Our Education Crisis: Fire the Children

Not too long ago, certain young people, like former D.C. child baron Michelle Rhee, were picked up from their Ivy League graduations in Teach for America warplanes and parachuted onto schools in low-income areas, which, according to them, suddenly...

TAP You’re It

So the hope for today was to talk about The Nation. And I assure you, there would have been winning remarks about that dumb period in its name. But unfortunately, The Nation is not all the way on the...