“Mercedes Schneider is one of the sharpest, smartest voices of the Resistance to privatization (of K-12 public education). She is a hero of the Resistance thanks to her incisive, brilliant exposés of ‘reform’ hoaxes.”
Yesterday was the tenth anniversary of Mercedes Schneider’s wonderful blog!
I learned about it last night, too late to mark the actual blog birthday.
Mercedes is one of the sharpest, smartest voices of the Resistance to privatization. She is a hero of the Resistance thanks to her incisive, brilliant exposés of “reform” hoaxes.
She is a high school English teacher in Louisiana. She has a Ph.D. in statistics and research methodology. she could have been a professor but she wanted to teach high school students.
I started my blog in April 2012; she started hers in January 2013. We exchanged emails, and we met when I came to speak in Louisiana. We became fast friends. Mercedes has been a regular at annual conferences of the Network for public Education, where she gave lessons on how to obtain tax forms and other public data about “reform” groups, which sprouted like…
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