Monthly Archives: August 2013

Breaking News: Leno on Latest TX Education Miracle

Texas was the birthplace of No Child Left Behind— we have been at this (high-stakes testing and accountability) for nearly 20 years. President Bush and DOEd Secretary Paige lassoed NCLB directly from Texas. Thus, the shenanigans associated with the high-stakes system are perfected in the Lonestar State (Indiana, you’ve got nothing on us). Thus, you won’t believe the amazing education news coming out

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Breaking News: Obama’s Arizona School Visit— Pot Calls Kettle Black (No Pun?)

Since I wrote Et tu America?: Race, Trayvon, and Education, I have had several discussions with friends about race. The first conversation was with a former high school classmate on Twitter. His point was that we should ignore race because we are all the same. Essentially a post-racial argument. I agree with with Chad. I do believe that our DNA is all the

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Breaking News: Kevin Welner’s Charter School Dirty Dozen

Welcome to the third installment of Cloaking Inequity’s new comic series Breaking News. Today the comic represents Kevin Welner’s “The Dirty Dozen: How Charter Schools Influence Student Enrollment. Dr. Welner is a professor of education policy at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education and director of the National Education Policy Center. What are the dirty dozen? Welner was inspired

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Breaking News: Tony Bennett’s job offers

On Monday Cloaking Inequity discussed “Oh, crap”: Accountability is Arbitrary and Political. So how about a Breaking News comic to start the weekend? What are Tony Bennet’s current job offers? Considering his smashing success in all that he does. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Want to know about Cloaking Inequity’s freshly pressed conversations

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