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The Eight Grossest Reactions
to Education Reform

Washington Free Beacon, by Bill McMorris

Original Article

Posted By:periwinkel, 8/12/2014 8:25:00 AM

Education reformer and former CNN host Campbell Brown has had to deal with a series of vile Twitter attack from teachers, trolls, and pornbots since launching her court challenge to teacher tenure. Esquire’s Charles P. Pierce set the tone for the debate when he posted a story headlined, “Who the Fck is Campbell Brown?” Pierce—a product of private, Catholic school—declared that her cadre of rightwing “mountebanks” and “grifters,” such as former Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs, are shilling for Wall Street. Pierce’s readers relied on public school language to voice their support for teachers unions and tenure.

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Those teachers wrote such lovely, delicate and flowery prose. I guess maybe someone hit a nerve. Teacher next door to me goes apoplectic "getting rid of tenure" comes up.

I thought Campbell Brown worked at NBC and MSNBC. CNN, too?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 8/12/2014 8:54:21 AM     (No. 9962704)

And the majority of teachers belong to the teachers union. Gladly paying into the union kitty to make sure their political philosophy of progressive, liberal, socialist, communist anti Christianity takes precedence over all students minds starting at as early age as possible. Continuing on into all higher level education that is more garbage than truth leading to the destruction of the students free thinking mind.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mamafrog, 8/12/2014 10:16:10 AM     (No. 9962814)

The article was unreadable. Tenure exists for a reason. Public education is rapidly evolving, we are in for a wild ride. Every good teacher I know is considering leaving. We may not be happy with the result of all the reforms.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: agrunt, 8/12/2014 2:13:45 PM     (No. 9963262)

I love it when they eat their own. Gibbs a right wing shill. I laugh in your general direction -- where is the popcorn?

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