Monthly Archives: July 2020

Betsy DeVos Assures the Nation that Standardized Testing Will Go Forward in the 2020-21 School Year Despite the Pandemic

Since January 20, 2017, when Donald Trump took the oath to serve his handlers in Moscow by sowing discord in the United States and undermining all U.S. federal government functions, we’ve been able to count on him. Sure, we’ve had … Continue reading

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Forget Me Not

for Diane Ravitch If a fairy tale begins with a prohibition, you know it’s going to be broken . The Word was charged anew with the grandeur of Gerard Hopkins’s bold bald conjugal rhythms that sprang so springingly sprung across … Continue reading

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