No, she didn’t come to our school.
No, she didn’t come to our area.
No, she didn’t meet with ANY teachers.
No, she didn’t talk to ANY parents.
No, she talked with “advocates” (ie: lobbyists) about her “Education Freedom initiative” (ie: vouchers).
I’m not going to write much about this because an Iowa teacher, Patrick Kearney, has done a much better job. You can read his blog, “Dear Secretary Devos, Welcome to Iowa!” here.
My point in writing this, I’m wore down with all this nonsense.
March 16, 2019 at 10:05 pm
Heaven forbid the people in charge ever think to talk to the people their policies would affect the most. I read and retweeted the tweet you reference. Teachers everywhere are tired of being sold out and treated like robots.
March 17, 2019 at 6:31 pm
Yes, we tired of being sold out. There’s muttering here of “when do we make a stand?” Two years ago, they turned our collective bargaining law into a “you take what we want and you still cannot strike” law. This may be challenged if things continue to go in the direction they are. Everyone reaches a point where they feel “what’s to lose?”.
This point is rapidly coming here in Iowa.
March 16, 2019 at 10:56 pm
We have a Secretary of Education?
March 17, 2019 at 5:17 pm