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@asymmetricinfo (this isn't quite as much of a parody as you might wish!) @mpershan 1. Didn't frame it as worker safety. 2. They are when you see the polls saying the public wouldn't return… https://t.co/tR8s8QR6IA @mpershan True. I can argue two things at once. First, the revealing comment about whose lives aren't worth saving… https://t.co/ekMjvyMTfS @mpershan Once again--workers with essential jobs aren't valuable, and workers with non-essential jobs aren't valua… https://t.co/u394AfKL3CCorona reveals the truths that we all already know—like how the SAT isn’t about accurately measuring student aptitu… https://t.co/DJuERlQlnT
Retweeted by EdReal @mpershan And, btw, you can see that shutdown proponents are a bit worried, because if the death toll isn't really… https://t.co/qBApVu0ncs @mpershan Because people aren't more afraid of the virus than they are of working, thus the polls (which is what st… https://t.co/1ZIv5PX065 @mpershan I said what I'd do, and there's no evidence it wouldn't have worked the first time. @mpershan https://t.co/eaFKI0jqbI @mpershan I bring the subway at close to normal ridership (according to the NYT), Florida beaches, parks at capacit… https://t.co/40GIodqpTc @mpershan ...and it's all made pretty clear that the lives that are REALLY valuable aren't the people with the righ… https://t.co/itadEg9hOi @mpershan Yes, and apparently having an essential job means it's okay to put your life at risk. There's no logic t… https://t.co/nbpCZ8k4My @mpershan No one disputed that closing down the economy would reduce the virus. Issue for me was whether you needed… https://t.co/zoYdvHS9nL @EdAsante77 It's allergy season, I will observe.Oh, my goodness. All those adjectives and three adverbs! https://t.co/IIK1GOsAdM @mpershan https://t.co/HKYMxKFFG7 https://t.co/Fj7kNSeknDMM=mainstream media HHHVFH= hahahaveryfuckingha https://t.co/g9vTA1NbWTYes, I think the same thing is happening in France, it's a real problem. Do read the NYT article @ewinsberg links t… https://t.co/ld8MvCAoLa
Retweeted by EdReal @TristanSevers I'm not. But in any event, the fact that people are complying with the shutdown doesn't mean they're… https://t.co/qBJzoTycCl @mpershan Subways are empty in the rich parts of NYC. And of course, the subways and buses reduced service the minu… https://t.co/TnWYH4kIfpYeah, kind of hilarious that @FrankLuntz and others say it's Twitter folks doubting the shutdown, when in fact mos… https://t.co/MaXMBvfCn7Right, the Twitter pundits are faking all those pictures of Florida folks at the beach, and the NYC subway crowds.… https://t.co/1i8rT2H4HiThird or maybe fourth pundit I've seen who pushed like mad for this total shutdown suggesting there are MORE DEAD P… https://t.co/YPRf4SVC9vRight. Only 10% of those polled are causing all those beach crowds and park crowds. https://t.co/X9O0MUHb2hOh, lord. https://t.co/0ff5vCTvJU
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2020
China Shouldn’t Make Our Drugs https://t.co/dOr6Qpk9TM . . . and Mexicans shouldn't be harvesting our food, nor Ind… https://t.co/NFELEW4QYy
Retweeted by EdReal @blahblahblah9tn @kteemac No, backwards. Employees do shit in stores, and there's only 1/2 bathrooms. Meanwhile, of… https://t.co/tGbOkpZtMe @blahblahblah9tn @kteemac No, offices have far more bathrooms for employees than grocery stores do. @kteemac It is a massive risk transfer.Hey, everyone, remind me how many times I've said just this? https://t.co/FAWqRdmV4bAmerica's Top Coronavirus Model? https://t.co/TKVULaQwcH
Retweeted by EdReal @kteemac On the other hand, no audience, which is why I became a teacher. @kteemac As someone who worked from home in all sorts of other jobs, it's a real kick to do it as a teacher.He shouldn't have. https://t.co/ZqUPjaEP3lThis highlights the foolishness of exporting your workforce and hoping they send some of their earnings home, inste… https://t.co/CbOLJw2RHP
Retweeted by EdRealAnd guess what? A lot of our 2 trillion dollars will be collected by Somalis as remittances. https://t.co/4mojR53aTIWhen you really don’t want to go extinct again https://t.co/oMmJGaSFi0
Retweeted by EdRealOne thing that would make journalists and media personalities less annoying as a class is the realizing that their… https://t.co/cVZO25vKJu
Retweeted by EdRealWell, fundamentally misreading everything except possibly his middle name is kind of a Tom Friedman special. https://t.co/sY9fCFNrHNYay to 27 sovereign states, but internet homeschooling only in your dreams, and esports not even. Most of the rest… https://t.co/WcI1YpRBiV @NoahCarl90 It seems you are seriously asking, so: because "non-white" talks about what they are not, and "people o… https://t.co/qA8Av3rOo0 @FionaBirch1 @DanaGoldstein Wow, try not to flounce out the door. And, by the way, I don't assume every child of ev… https://t.co/sxNHI10jkYKind of boggling to me that people think that we'll actually work under these conditions rather than laugh hilario… https://t.co/tO0iEiZXY9Michael Petrilli is never right. This is a stupid idea, but his is worse, particularly since he's recommending it f… https://t.co/EiCIie4oeCI don't normally grade classwork, so distance learning is more grading. On the other hand, time shifting isn't some… https://t.co/FLvetG3Go3Close Protection https://t.co/x8NpyqeMQT
Retweeted by EdRealOnly half survive intensive care, despite the best efforts of highly trained staff. Detailed study is not reassurin… https://t.co/7byO3GzCa5
Retweeted by EdRealExactly. https://t.co/XTcCQOH92xMaybe rethink the whole notion of letting in hundreds of thousands of CHinese immigrants each year? https://t.co/qUqGLUgUsxOh, ffs. He'll find something to whine about. https://t.co/TcSEZaFjJa @FionaBirch1 @DanaGoldstein And Dana, as a NYTImes writer, stop playing favorites just because a teacher of low inc… https://t.co/slEuxKXq02 @FionaBirch1 @DanaGoldstein Well, the 1st sentence contradicts 2nd. They can schedule and you can be flexible. And… https://t.co/cJOzfV4qSa"Mail people a ballot" was evidently too weighty a task for the State of Wisconsin to undertake in the span of 3-4 weeks
Retweeted by EdReal @Ed_Realist The issue isn't study time, it's that with this downturn in the markets, parents don't have the cash to bribe proctors
Retweeted by EdRealYes to all this! https://t.co/XbjMtr93twOnce again, this is fucking horrifying. You can be sure Petrilli's kids won't have to repeat. https://t.co/65UMXPd5AW @FionaBirch1 @DanaGoldstein This article makes it clear that many of the kids have all the technology they need and… https://t.co/ezkuK6WqtdIt's almost as if no one understands he expected to be leaked as much as Crozier did. https://t.co/xpEgFeOdeiIf the president insults a reporter, ignore the insult and re-ask or rephrase the question (assuming it’s good).… https://t.co/nQDXmpsiqE
Retweeted by EdReal @toad_spotted @intllctllyhonst We're about to spend a few more trillion dollars, so either this "moderate reduction… https://t.co/yRTgFAHCWE @FionaBirch1 @DanaGoldstein I just said it wasn't a character flaw. And no, in general, access is not a systemic pr… https://t.co/O4aXxKYMbn @DavidGriswoldHH Yes, I'd like a bottom score and lottery too. That's something new--10 years ago, I would have opp… https://t.co/d9de3M99fS.@rickhess99 points out that colleges going SAT/ACT optional means that admissions will become even more subject to… https://t.co/Rc0pKGc5zt
Retweeted by EdReal @FionaBirch1 @DanaGoldstein Remember, I teach Title I as well. I love the kids, I think that distance learning is v… https://t.co/koPgdSY8VA @FionaBirch1 @DanaGoldstein I said nothing of your students in particular. Go ahead and tell me that 90% of them do… https://t.co/DsY9WF4039 @toad_spotted You'd think we'd see at least one or two op eds from people saying "OK, we were wrong about the venti… https://t.co/DNuZ0Lgqj3But we were reliably assured by a billion op-ed writers that the reason we had to shut down America was to ensure w… https://t.co/w1AVh2O6HG @DavidGriswoldHH I would think it was obvious I was talking about schools who want to use the SAT/ACT but for covid… https://t.co/sNzv5hamXc @FionaBirch1 @DanaGoldstein Do NOT confuse "unable to participate" with "whoo! no school!" I teach in a Title I s… https://t.co/CSeV4tspUXIt's really ridiculous for colleges to wave off SAT/ACT scores. Juniors have all next fall to take the tests. https://t.co/NPwpRFYVEUIt’s the law. They’re just going to have to deal with it. https://t.co/RibJ3v33JQ
Retweeted by EdRealThis is just as stupid as Petrilli's "FLUNK EVERYONE!" It's fine for middle & elementary, but high school kids sh… https://t.co/pEXovWNENnTranslated: Tapper wants to write nasty shit about the Trump White House, particularly Kellyanne Conway, so he ampl… https://t.co/5cYNAM135LThis isn’t noteworthy, he’s been saying this for 4 years. You diminish yourself for spotlighting and treating his… https://t.co/4IyVk5p5KY
Retweeted by EdReal @asymmetricinfo Yours: https://t.co/GXeC2g1K3k Oremus: https://t.co/c5isoqSTWe Vox: https://t.co/ugSGx0Fc1G I mean. Cmon.So basically, Vox steals Will Oremus' article and idea and pretends they came up with the whole thing on their own. https://t.co/b9oR19H3dF @DavidGriswoldHH @mpershan Incomplete: the kids have a choice to do the work again, but if they have a olot of work… https://t.co/APhIbW7dnl @DavidGriswoldHH @mpershan As always, this varies based on high school or ms/es. I really think the only fair thing… https://t.co/4sri57fFqY @zipfern @toad_spotted Tucker Carlson shat all over it today, and I don't understand. It's free. It's helping schools. Give it a rest.
4/7
2020
Her legal claim wasn't rejected. That's silly. She hadn't worked 18 months. She was rejected because the new laws w… https://t.co/GYqoC4KqYUTHat's so dumb. Just as Crozier knew his remarks would get out, Modly knew as well. He's explaining why Crozier got… https://t.co/BDMmoeqgSa @GMahony @MichaelPetrilli @washingtonpost @DanaGoldstein @laurameckler @EricaLG @AndrewUjifusa @Noellerson @AASAHQhttps://t.co/C5qbND9mj3I totally disagree. And he didn't call the captain stupid. He was saying he *wasn't* stupid, and thus was deliberat… https://t.co/V2jF9ZPAvGExcept that the trajectory is not relentless and the curve has bent a lot. And comparing the US to much smaller cou… https://t.co/2ANXbppclQ
Retweeted by EdRealAgreed. Although my basic classroom method of 2-3 days per topic is more easily adjusted to this than teachers who… https://t.co/bXjKNPKxEg @kteemac hahahaha!She’s gone Ezra, you have to move on with your life. https://t.co/xOBxBsdOlG
Retweeted by EdRealHonestly, I have a whole different Zoom experience. Very productive and no craziness. Yet. Knock wood. https://t.co/YbLtc0mWA8cc: @toad_spotted https://t.co/TOM7BelUgmThe queen isn't a political leader with all the media and half of Congress gunning for her. https://t.co/rSsq0Zgd5vOh, no. https://t.co/cTl4cAdk3S @liamtheobscure @toad_spotted And I know it happens. My point is that if it's happening because students are active… https://t.co/rf3wo5oarb @liamtheobscure @toad_spotted Yes, there are kids like that. But those kids are stuck in school and looking for an… https://t.co/wQqAvAFLPkC'est moi. https://t.co/w57IJCcN9u @liamtheobscure @toad_spotted Are you a teacher, or a tech expert? I understand your point so far as tech goes. I t… https://t.co/wP8ZU7gXgY @liamtheobscure @toad_spotted "one student wants to ruin your class" Once again, I say: that's the problem. And I… https://t.co/8wiy1JxuAd @liamtheobscure @toad_spotted That strikes me as more likely. @liamtheobscure @toad_spotted Not if they are using a password and a link that only goes out to a few people. @liamtheobscure @toad_spotted I mean, if you have kids who are deliberately hacking venues, you don't solve it by technology. @liamtheobscure @toad_spotted A kid leaking the meeting id to 4chan? Wow, that's a whole different problem that isn… https://t.co/uGwjofnavj
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