Tuesday, November 05, 2013

News Roundup

An innocent man wrongly convicted of murder had the conviction vacated by a higher court.

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Since there is NO teacher shortage at all, there is no reason for "alternative licensure" programs to exist anywhere in the country.

Furthermore, they are designed to undermine teacher professionalism by turning teaching into a Mickey D's-type job.
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I fully support Harkin and Brown's efforts, but I'd go further and say they need to push to repeal WEP/GPO, which is devastating for so many public employment retirees, including yours truly who will get some 50 or 60 a MONTH stolen from SS because I get a measly 300-a-month Nevada pension.

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