"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

From Philadelphia Austerity and Flint Poisoning of Children

Parents all over the country are angrily attending meetings trying to save their public schools from being handed over to corporate reform school operators who grind their children into grit inside penal testing factories. 

Could there ever be a better example of a total lack of empathy than the one witnessed in this three minute clip from a meeting in Philadelphia, where corporate shill, Mark Gleason, compares Philadelphia's manufactured crisis with the one in Flint, MI.  You could never guess that Mr. Gleason's sympathies would come to rest with the corporate bureaucrats of Michigan who poisoned thousands of children to save a few dollars.  After all, their intentions were as pure as Gleason's conscience is clean:

1 comment:

  1. For the context of this video, see "Riding the 'turnaround' merry-go-round in the continuing assault on Philadelphia public schools: Part I" http://www.schoolsmatter.info/2016/03/riding-turnaround-merry-go-round-in.html