Rhode Island · School Talk

Choice for Me But Not for Thee

Hypocrisy is the name of the game when it comes to elected officials, lobbyists, and influencers who oppose school choice with their votes, rhetoric, and campaign donations and then opt their own children out of the very school systems in which they work hard to trap everybody else’s children. The very people who drive policy… Continue reading Choice for Me But Not for Thee

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My Head Exploded and You Are All to Blame

Well, my head exploded last night and I lay the blame at the feet of Democrats and Republicans. In fact, Betsy DeVos actually came out of the night seeming like one of the nicest people in the room.  Seeing as Elizabeth Warren didn’t even have the grace to shake DeVos’ hand after the hearing, it’s… Continue reading My Head Exploded and You Are All to Blame

Rhode Island · School Talk

Senator Whitehouse: Do as I say, Not as I do

It’s nothing new that Sheldon Whitehouse oozes hypocrisy but I am most rankled by his comments, actions, and over the top rhetoric when it comes to education because that’s where my focus lies. He is currently engaged in a war on Betsy DeVos, President Elect Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary who begins confirmation hearings today.… Continue reading Senator Whitehouse: Do as I say, Not as I do