Archives for April 2, 2015

Vermont House Approves Forced Consolidation of School Districts

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Despite one lawmaker’s valiant effort to pre­serve local con­trol over schools in Ver­mont, the state House on Wednes­day vot­ed 88–55 to force dis­tricts to merge into 1,100-student pre-K-12 edu­ca­tion sys­tems, or to have the Agency of Edu­ca­tion do it for them. As rep­re­sen­ta­tives dis­cussed H.361 — the House Edu­ca­tion Com­mit­tee bill to reor­ga­nize 270-plus school dis­tricts […]

Grassroots Response to Marc Tucker

No way, ESEA!   FOR THOSE AMERICANS WHO HAVE BEEN LIVING ON MARS: THE MORE BILLIONS THE GOVERNMENT SPENDS ON EDUCATION THE MORE THE DECLINE IN TRADITIONAL ACADEMIC TEST SCORES $ee the ear­li­er post about MARC TUCKER of the CARNEGIE CORPORATION titled “Gov­er­nance” — Erad­i­ca­tion of Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Gov­ern­ment: Marc Tucker’s Good­bye to Your Rights and […]

Police Raid Small Family Farm, Charge Family, Seize Animals Because They Were Free Range

Sch­enec­tady Coun­ty, New York – Ear­li­er this month, a fam­i­ly farm in rur­al New York was raid­ed by police after the own­ers were cit­ed on a num­ber of trumped up reg­u­la­to­ry vio­la­tions. Joshua Rock­wood, the own­er of the farm, is being accused of mis­treat­ing his ani­mals, and the local gov­ern­ment has began con­fis­cat­ing some of […]