BATs Congratulate Hillary Clinton The Badass Teachers Association would like to congratulate you on your recent announcement to run for president. The Badass Teachers Association is an education activist organization that is nationwide. Currently, we are 55,000 strong with chapters in every state. We are organizing on the ground to change the conversation back to what public education should be, about children and their future. We have far reaching capability on Twitter, via our website, our blog, and Pinterest. Our organization was founded in June of 2013. We fight for strong public education for all children and for teacher autonomy in the classroom. We are a group that refuses to take the blame for our government’s inability to address child poverty and its impact on how children perform in school. We fight, on a daily basis, the efforts of big money to privatize our schools and use our children as market capital. We have been reviewing the history of your educational platform with interest in anticipation of your announcement. Read the rest of the letter at Badass Teachers Association You Might Be Interested In From The Center for Public Integrity: Shift billions in prison spending to teachers, says Education Secretary From Reuters: News Corp sells digital education brand Amplify From NPR: How Textbooks Can Teach Different Versions Of History Share 0 FacebookTwitterLinkedinEmail EdCircuit Staff edCircuit is a mission-based organization entirely focused on the K-20 EdTech Industry and emPowering the voices that can provide guidance and expertise in facilitating the appropriate usage of digital technology in education. One of our strategic pillars is to goal is to elevate the voices of today’s innovative thought leaders and edtech experts. previous post From Huffington Post: Republican Candidates Court Homeschooling Families in Iowa next post From Forbes: Marco Rubio On Education: 5 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You to Know Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. * By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.