Diane Ravitch on The Daily Show.
Ravitch is the queen. If only the government would listen…
We would also address poverty directly. We would increase the minimum wage and make post-secondary education cheap or free, and we’d improve improve unemployment benefits and offer free job-training to the unemployed.
Poverty is one of the few social ills where throwing money at the problem really does seem to work.
These are not radical, liberal ideas. In fact, in Europe most of them are associated with the more conservative parties, and many of them were associated with the American Republican party in the 80s. But the United States’s political climate is so different from anywhere else in the industrialized world that I fear we will just continue to get farther behind in education (and in % of people living in poverty) until we decide to make some big domestic investments.
Realities like this should be known.
My junk food fix of the week. This cost me 15 bucks, it does not look a lot because I ate some of it already while studying #filipinojunkfood #crunchtime #study #food
I have a saucer for my earring today #bigearrings #b&w
I feel like I’m in a snow globe #snowday #toronto #snow
1. Reward yourself for studying and working on assignments. However, you need to do this after you’ve done everything you planned to do!
2. Study with others (But make sure you work and don’t just socialise.)
3. Keep your long-term goals in…
are we there yet? mini-vacay with the boyfie #viarail #canada #trains #destination #montreal
halloween ‘13 #latepost #2brokegirls #santonino #goth #halloween @withloveloren @stanmeria