• I'm A Teacher - Why Hasn't Anyone Asked Me About Reopening? I Have 5 Big Questions

    25 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Everyone has an opinion about how and if schools should reopen for this coming school year. We've heard from the governors, the pediatricians , the parents, the education secretary, and the president. Everyone has a “study” and “research” to back up their claims, but unfortunately (as always with decisions made in education) they do not have one very important thing - experience in a classroom .
    In classrooms filled to max capacity with five-year-olds who don't even know how to blow their own noses, where the teacher:student ratio is 1:28 or in some cases even higher. Classrooms where the...
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  • Ayanna Pressley Slams Betsy DeVos On Her Insistence That Schools Reopen

    Ayanna Pressley Slams Betsy DeVos On Her Insistence That Schools Reopen

    25 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos gave no scientific data to back up her claims that schools are safe to reopen
    Rep. Ayanna Pressley used her words to own Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Sunday after she appeared on Fox News and CNN to champion kids returning to “learning full-time” in person by the fall - echoing Trump's comments earlier in the week.
    Pressley, a U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district, tweeted an epic takedown of DeVos on Sunday afternoon, writing, “ BetsyDeVosED you have no plan. Teachers, kids and parents are fearing for their lives. You...
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