‘I think great teachers have to make a heck of a lot more money’
‘These are big government elitists that believe they know better than parents and local school boards’
‘Ups the ante’ for other Republican leaders
Attendees rap, quote Marx, call for education secretary’s firing
Demands Obama put him on ‘improvement plan’ and fire him if he falters
‘There are no magic bullets or quick fixes’
‘This is a warning to Obama’
They prefer the term ‘standards’
‘Awarding tenure to someone without a track record of improving student achievement doesn’t respect…teaching’
Board of Education says Jindal is acting without authority
‘Jindal was a passionate supporter before he was against it’
‘We as a company want to do something that has not been done before’
Union head says Arne Duncan ‘added to the polarization’
It is a disparate impact problem, after all.
‘Michelle and I both went to college because of loans and grants’
No documentation? No problemo!
The proposed new teacher performance standards could shut out new innovation.
Naturally, teachers unions are apoplectic
Duncan once called them the best thing since Brown v. Board
It’s not hypocrisy; it’s rational government selfishness