Daily Archives: July 10, 2013

A Shocking Display of Common Sense in Syracuse

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Michael Gilbert, a school psychologist at Meachem Elementary School in Syracuse, New York, offers words of wisdom to his fellow citizens. Please read and share them. He writes: ….Much of what is happening…

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Teacher: Idaho Doesn’t Care about Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A billionaire family in Idaho has been running ads (“Don’t Fail, Idaho”) disparaging the schools as failures. The Albertson family wants to promote online learning, which will save money but provide worse education.…

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Wendy Davis, a True American Hero

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The world knows Wendy Davis as the state senator in Texas who filibustered for 11 hours straight against an bill that would restrict abortion. Unlike Jimmy Stewart in “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,”…

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