I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.
Chicago public schools to lay off 1,500 teachers and staff
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds; what's the cost
Here's how much elementary school teachers make in each state
'Act of Conscience' as Teachers Vow Permanent Boycott of Common Core
Chicago Teachers Union joins growing national opposition to deeply flawed Common Core Standards
Chicago Teachers Union to Mayor Rahm: Improving failed schools full of black kids is RACIST
Common Core from parents' perspectives: the good, the bad, the hard-to-understand
Teacher Slams Common Core in Resignation Letter: I Can't Be Part of the System That's the Opposite of Teaching
This Teacher's Alarming Resignation Letter Shows How Much Schools Have Changed Since You Were A Kid
13-year-old sent to principal’s office after informing students of Common Core opt-out rights
This Common Core math problem asks kids to write the ‘friendly’ answer, instead of the correct one!
Read Parent's Facebook Response to 'Ridiculous' Common Core Math Homework
Lil Wayne reminds America’s teachers not to use his lyrics in junior high classrooms
How are you going to challenge my child?
I was involved this weekend with a private discussion with one of my Facebook friends about whether the mass shooting Friday would have helped avert, minimized or prevent even just one tragedy like the Sandy Hook had the Principal or some select teachers were carrying firearms in school.
Philadelphia Teacher Threatens Student, Calls Her a Klan Member for Wearing Romney Shirt; Says School is "Democratic", NOT Republican
High-School Teacher Threatens To Assault Student For Wearing Romney T-Shirt, Likens It To KKK Sheet
Union opts to continue Chicago teachers strike; mayor takes fight to court
So tell me how much better Illinois is doing raising taxes instead of real reforms like Wisconsin decided to do!
Advocate - to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument, a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. , a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor, a person who pleads the cause of another in a court of law.
‘You’re not special’ graduation speech sparks buzz
Should teachers and students be Facebook friends?
While act 10 was set forth as a tool for local school districts to control costs, here in Cudahy it is being used as a hammer to "get" people the administration does not like, to fund their "pet" projects, and get ready to come to the taxpayers in a "poor is us" state for a referendum in November. Is Act 10 really working in Cudahy, let's examine.
WEAC knows Act 10 is working and they don’t want you to know about it which is why they will not release their own State District Survey Study!
So I was emailed a PDF version of the April 2012 edition of the Milwaukee Magazine with this email message.
John Koszarek is a public school teacher in Slinger. He teaches social studies at Slinger High School. He also identifies himself as a negotiator for the teachers' union.
Hartland-Lakeside moves ahead with pay-for-performance plan for teachers
After the MJS ran the DPI Survey (WEAC really did it) the other day, they took a second look at it and debunks things.
I received an email (I will post the chain below minus personal info) that if I had some free time on my hand I would normally follow up more on. Work has been so, so busy that I just don’t have the time to do it.
I want to redirect people to an awesome post done by Heather Liban on
This is an email response to my post called A Conversation With Two Cudahy Elementary Teachers from Angie Fech.
I recently had the opportunity to sit-down and talk with two Cudahy Elementary teachers.
This is a continuation of “From the Email Inbox”, which was a frustrated City taxpayer and resident on the lack of information in the City of
I have been hearing and receiving much misinformation on this ongoing contract and collective bargaining issues when it comes to Cudahy School District.
New Jersey Gov. Calls Teachers' Union 'Bullies and Thugs'
The left has been up in arms since the 1980’s over the trickle down. Their claim is it doesn’t work and we don’t need to even talk about it.
I personally don’t know any bad teachers. I was lucky when I was a student growing up to have teachers who engaged and cared about me and the other students. Even my third grade teacher in MPS who told me that left-handed people were not as smart and at a disadvantage in life. She made me switch from being left handed to right-handed.