Archive for May 2014

Chicago Public Schools blogger discusses education news on Vocalo's Barbershop Show

Chicago Public Schools blogger discusses education news on Vocalo's Barbershop Show
The Barbershop Show invited me to be part of the Mid-Month Mashup last Friday, May 16 on Vocalo, Chicago Public Radio’s sister station.  Along with host Richard Steele and WBEZ Host & Producer Yolanda Perdomo, I discussed recently released Chicago Public Schools suspension statistics, CPS principals (Troy LaRaviere, Adam Parrot-Sheffer, and Michael Beyer) who’ve been speaking out against... Read more »

Chicago Public Schools teacher disagrees with Chicago Teachers Union decision against Common Core Standards

This morning, I learned through the media that the Chicago Teachers Union voted against the Common Core Standards (CCSS).  Because of my experience as a successful veteran National Board Certified teacher in alternative, neighborhood, and selective-enrollment high schools, I disagree with the CTU’s decision. We Do Have Too Much Testing These weeks, my junior students experienced... Read more »

Chicago Public Schools Blogger & Tribune journalists discuss CNN's Chicagoland

Chicago Public Schools Blogger & Tribune journalists discuss CNN's Chicagoland
Chicago Access Network TV (CAN TV) invited me, The White Rhino blogger; Rick Kogan, classic Chicago journalist; Richard Steele, longtime Chicago radio persona; and Bill Ruthhart, Tribune reporter who exposed Chicagoland staging to discuss CNN’s popular docu-series on this week’s Chicago Newsroom with Ken Davis. Remember to “Like” The White Rhino Blog’s Facebook page and follow me @whiterhinoray.... Read more »
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