Category Archives: Education

A Lesson from Kentucky

Francesca Rheannon <rheannon05@gmail.com> writes: Declaring #kygov election over with a 5,000-plus margin, Gov.-elect Andy Beshear appoints transition team chair and looks forward, as Bevin questions results. Kentucky Democrats did not win the Governors race by launching esoteric attacks on Bevin … Continue reading

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Spring is Looking Up. March 15 #FridaysForFuture, April 4-23 #DrawdownEcoChallenge

March 15th. The Ides of March, notable to the ancient Romans for settling debts, as a holy day when sheep were sacrificed, and of course, a day to beware, as a seer warned Julius Cesar. What is this year’s prophecy?  … Continue reading

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Being Drilled for Armed Killer Opening Kindergarten Door

By Charline Spektor (with permission).  She was the owner of Bookhampton stores and is now a Grandma. My grandson began public school kindergarten a few weeks ago. He is so excited, and he comes home to tell “the best thing … Continue reading

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William Floyd’s Top Two Students

Found this great story from 5/17/2018, by RANDALL WASZYNSKI, in the Long Island Advance – thanks for tip, Marc Rauch. A Latina and a Pakistani get the honors at Lee Zeldin’s old high school.  I am still waiting to see … Continue reading

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Sonic Sea

  On Long Island we are witness to a series of beached whales and dolphins (same family as whales). This is not new.  I have previously blogged about it. There are some newer reports and many older reports.  This week … Continue reading

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DeVos to revamp Obama-era schools sexual assault policy

POLITICO    By BENJAMIN WERMUND  09/07/2017 12:20 PM EDT Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Trump administration will revamp the guidance through a rule-making process that likely will take months. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Thursday that … Continue reading

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Trump Just Got Slapped In The Face; Landslide Win For Democrats In Fairfax County Tonight

Posted on Daily Kos By ursulafaw Tuesday Aug 29, 2017 “WTF?! The KKK guy didn’t win and the black woman did?” I wrote a few days ago that Fairfax County Virginia is ground zero in the fight against racism and … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts Across Federal Government

Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the Department of Education’s requirements on investigations. by Jessica Huseman and Annie Waldman ProPublica, June 15, 2017, 8 a.m. An American … Continue reading

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Sweet Home Alabama?

Alabama counties cut 85% of their food stamp participants with no work in sight By Walter Einenkel Tuesday Jun 06, 2017 · 2:45 PM EDT Maybe he can find a job at that abandoned building? REBLOGGED BY Daily Kos Social … Continue reading

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Trade Schools in Suffolk County

By Elaine DiMasi (exploring a run as Dem. candidate for Congress in NY CD-1) Let’s Reach Our Full Potential! I want to grow our Trade Schools, as a third strong pillar to stand beside our renowned K-12 system and our … Continue reading

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Punishing Students?

Letter to the East Hampton Star   Dear David: For the past eight years, I ran a non-profit that taught financial literacy. One of the most gnawing problems facing our young is the burden of student debt. Mr. Trump has … Continue reading

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This Brought a Big Smile to my Face

By Bob Brody: This brought a big smile to my face: A petition I was so happy to sign. Click on this link to see the pictures. As per http://parentstogetheraction.org “We Delivered 600,000 Save PBS Kids Petitions to Congress On … Continue reading

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What has Zeldin Actually Done ?

Letter to the Editor by Tina Plesset, published in the East Hampton Star, 3/17/2017 “What Has He Done?” Educators and kids are doing what our leaders should be doing — implementing a hopeful worldview through example. Our Representative Lee Zeldin … Continue reading

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“School Voucher” for the Trump Family

Posted on FB by a friend earlier today – gone viral? Immediately after the election, Trump transition spokesman Jason Miller explained that Melania would be staying in New York because there was “obviously a sensitivity to pulling out a 10-year-old … Continue reading

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