Tis the Season to Be on a Holiday Blog Tour!

A post that won't be about Superintendent Alberto Carvalho or Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Tis the Season to be Blogging! Fa la la la la, la la la la

 

Tomorrow starts a great tour of blogs! Created by Icess Fernandez Rojas, a group of amazing bloggers will each post a holiday theme post on their personal blog. You get to go to each one of them for free! [Read more…]

Not Your Normal Thanksgiving Day Grace

Miami-Dade County Turkeys of 2012

 

It’s Thanksgiving in America. Can’t lose this opportunity to share with all of you my reasons to be so thankful this year.

 

  1. I am thankful that I am not a school board member of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. [Read more…]

Occupy UTD: United Teachers of Dade Is Not Too United

 

Superintendent Alberto Carvalho bought out UTD for pennies.

United Teachers of Dade sold the teachers of Miami Dade County County Public Schools for pennies to Superintendent Alberto Carvalho

From noon today until tomorrow at 3 pm, Miami-Dade County Public School teachers will be occupying the United Teachers of Dade building. They are protesting the contract which we all will be voting on tomorrow.

1. Many teachers realized that [Read more…]

Superintendent Carvalho Throws Crumbs at Teachers

Miami Dade County Public School Teachers' Salary Scale

Miami Dade County Public School Teachers’ Salary Scale

This post is dedicated to my childhood friend, Bernabe Perez. He doesn’t fully understand my gripe with Miami-Dade County Public Schools treatment toward teachers and most importantly toward the students. This post might clear up some misunderstandings.

Today The Miami Herald wrote about a tentative agreement between the school board and the United Teachers of Dade. This new contract wants teachers to accept crumbs. [Read more…]

Are You Looking The Other Way?

Not looking the other way makes me a rebel.

A good friend of mine asked me why I bother discussing the corruption in our school system when it’s obvious no one cares. He is right to a degree. Almost no one cares. I care. As long as I care, I will continue to speak about the injustices and financial mismanagement in Miami Dade County Public School System. I can’t look the other way because I know that this will have an impact on our students which in turn will have an impact on our economy and the world around us.

I have a better question: Why do people look the other way? [Read more…]