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appalachiablue

(41,625 posts)
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 02:17 PM Feb 2024

Indiana Ed Parent Portal, Report 'Woke' Educators, 'Socialist Indoctrination.' Teacher Privacy, Safety

- 'Indiana education Parent Portal encroaches on teachers safety, tries to expose left wing nonsense,' Daily Kos, Feb. 24, 2022.

An alliance of Indiana teachers unions is demanding that state Attorney General Todd Rokita take down a portal he set up earlier this month to essentially spy on educators. Citizens can use the “Eyes on Education” portal to report on so-called “woke” educators and expose “examples of socialist indoctrination” in classrooms across the state. 🗑

Leaders of six teachers unions representing more than 4,000 educators posted a letter on social media on Feb. 11 expressing concern about the accuracy of documents posted on the portal, the IndyStar reported. The letter from the Hamilton Southeastern Education Association said the portal also compromises teachers’ privacy and safety:

“The portal violates teachers' liberties by posting their names as an intentional act of doxing (sic), which could lead to teacher safety concerns,” the letter read.

“Furthermore, the Attorney General is weaponizing a government website for his personal benefit. This further breeds misplaced mistrust in Indiana teachers, pitting teachers against the communities they willingly serve.” The teachers’ unions’ statement concludes: “We call on the attorney general to take down the Eyes on Education portal immediately and cease the political and vicious attacks on Indiana teachers. … Our students deserve better, our teachers deserve better and Hoosiers deserve better.”

The letter also urged Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Indiana General Assembly to denounce the portal and take it down. The right-wing Rokita launched the portal on Feb. 6. In his announcement, Rokita said: “As I travel the state, I regularly hear from students, parents and teachers about destructive curricula, policies or programs in our schools. Our kids need to focus on fundamental educational building blocks, NOT ideology that divides kids from their parents and normal society. “...

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2024/2/24/2225314/-Indiana-education-parent-portal-encroaches-on-teachers-safety-tries-to-expose-left-wing-nonsense

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Indiana Ed Parent Portal, Report 'Woke' Educators, 'Socialist Indoctrination.' Teacher Privacy, Safety (Original Post) appalachiablue Feb 2024 OP
They really are doing a job on public education. Biophilic Feb 2024 #1
Another strategy to eliminate teachers and public appalachiablue Feb 2024 #3
Agree. Ed privatizers have bought the politicians, so those sweet public school tax dollars will flow their way. Timeflyer Feb 2024 #6
Absolutely, thanks for replying. appalachiablue Feb 2024 #7
They're trying to get their hands on the huge pot of education funding money now going to public schools. sop Feb 2024 #8
True. And they're half way there. cbabe Feb 2024 #10
Check, that is reality. appalachiablue Feb 2024 #11
All part of communist KBG Putin multigraincracker Feb 2024 #2
Money grab. Destroy public education with divisive issues. cbabe Feb 2024 #4
The reality, thank you! $$ appalachiablue Feb 2024 #5
Side benefit to destroying public schools: union busting. cbabe Feb 2024 #9
Another big plus for the Reich, tx again. appalachiablue Feb 2024 #12
I left Indiana 7 years ago AwakeAtLast Feb 2024 #13
Good for you, thanks for posting. appalachiablue Feb 2024 #14

appalachiablue

(41,625 posts)
3. Another strategy to eliminate teachers and public
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 02:35 PM
Feb 2024

education in favor of private, for profit schools to implement real indoctrination, anti democratic authoritarian style.

I hope the teachers and unions succeed in push back. This move has whiffs of a return to McCarthyism of the 1950s and the JBS.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthy


Timeflyer

(2,249 posts)
6. Agree. Ed privatizers have bought the politicians, so those sweet public school tax dollars will flow their way.
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 02:52 PM
Feb 2024

Control the curriculum--can't have an educated electorate making decisions when there's all that public money laying around.

sop

(10,883 posts)
8. They're trying to get their hands on the huge pot of education funding money now going to public schools.
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 03:05 PM
Feb 2024

Their plan is to destroy the country's public school system and replace it with a for-profit publicly-funded charter school system run by corporations. Curriculums will be designed not to educate students, rather to supply corporations with docile and easily-managed workers.

multigraincracker

(33,157 posts)
2. All part of communist KBG Putin
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 02:32 PM
Feb 2024

and his puppets plan to dumb down our population to accept the new Communist plan for our country. Wake up to their woke propaganda BS America.

cbabe

(3,733 posts)
4. Money grab. Destroy public education with divisive issues.
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 02:43 PM
Feb 2024

Grab billion dollar budgets for private/charter schools.

If you can foment anger and fights, people will be distracted and not fight their actual foes.

For example, Bill Gates. Who was educated in private ‘prep’ schools. And probably has never set foot in a public school.

https://apnews.com › article › 92dc914dd97c487a9b9aa4b006909a8c

AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

SEATTLE (AP) — Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no

cbabe

(3,733 posts)
9. Side benefit to destroying public schools: union busting.
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 03:29 PM
Feb 2024

Teachers’ unions historically big $$ dems supporters.


https://www.chronline.com/stories/russell-wilson-backed-charter-school-could-face-closure,334605

Russell Wilson-backed charter school could face closure

PAUL DUNN / CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO
Posted Thursday, February 15, 2024 9:28 am


The charter school environment can be especially stressful for educators, said Jeb Binns, president of the Highline Education Association teachers union. They are often dealing with the workload of traditional public school teachers but without the guardrails of a union contract.

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