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Macho Man Randy Savage, on Education Reform [And The Beat Goes On]

Jose Vilson Mr. Vilson 1 Comment

I know he was probably a Republican, as are most wrestlers, but I honestly just felt like repurposing one of Randy Savage’s best monologues because it’s so relevant to things I see in our education discussions. And hilarious. Let’s do this. I’m talkin’ bout and the beat goes on, and the beat goes on, and the beat goes on, YEAH! And my fingers are typing right at you, Arne Duncan, …

The Education Grassroots Ascends (#EduSolidarity, Great American Teach-In, and Save Our Schools)

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I have the privilege of being a part of a triumvirate of grassroots educational movements that I hope will change the landscape of the local and national discussions around education. Passionate. Provocative. Inspiring. Participatory. First is #EDUsolidarity, an effort born from the mind of Steven Lazar, union leader and acclaimed social studies teacher in the blog. The principle of the movement is simple. Read on: On Tuesday, March 22, teachers in …