Category LABI

BESE: Increased Dependence On Deceit To Win Elections

Let’s face it. The amount of mudslinging and deception that the public is willing to tolerate is more than a little concerning. Add to that, the voting public seems to be fine with electing the candidates who sling the most mud.

A major contributor to this growing problem is that, in general, a very small per...

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BESE 4: Tony Davis Spews Ed Reform Rhetoric

1294-tony-davisWhen Governor Jindal flipped to the anti-Common Core side, many people were thrilled that he had seen the light. Finally, we had a glimpse of hope that we would defeat Common Core and move on with our lives...

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BESE: The Elitist Mentality

This morning, Thursday October 22, Lane Grigsby of Baton Rouge, and his billionaire buddies, Michael Bloomberg and Eli Broad, began running their negative campaign ads...

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Ed Reform: A Journey from Opponent to Cheerleader

It has been attempted by many, but there really is no way to clearly illustrate what is the actual end result that education reformers desire. Ed reform is many things to many people...

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BESE Election: We Demand Full Disclosure From Holly Boffy

LA_Boffy_whAs you might expect, with the October 24th elections right around the corner, we here at BTA have been pounding the pavement looking into the personal and campaign financial disclosures of candidates who we know to be vehicles for the education reform agenda...

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Ed Reform: The Data Doesn’t Lie

image001 (1)Anyone who has spent any time in the fight against education reform knows that  its tenets are that poverty is a poor excuse for low test scores, that every student can learn, and that teachers must be held accountable by evaluating and compensating them based on the results of student tests...

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BESE Candidates Financial Standings 30 days prior to election.

BESEThursday, September 24th, was the deadline for all candidates to file their finances 30 days prior to the primary election which will be held on October 24th...

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Curious Connections in Calcasieu, Part 1

cpsb-pencil_w300     If you have been following the Block The Agenda posts, then you know that it is our intention to raise the general public’s awareness regarding the highly financed efforts to reform education in Louisiana. We welcome guest writers regarding these issues as long as the content can be easily verified...

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BESE District 7: Don’t let the tyranny continue.

Warning! The following blog is long, but the information is critical to saving our educational system. Please do your best to read it through to the end.

beseFor those of you who don’t know what BESE is, or its purpose, I’ll try to explain it in layman’s terms without getting too bogged down in the details...

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Do Not Allow LABI Candidates To Win!

FlipBESEWe can’t avoid it. The October elections will be here before you know it. Any person who wishes to run for office in this election is required to qualify in September...

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