Daily Archives: April 11, 2014

Linda Darling-Hammond: Why the Status Quo Movement Has Nothing to Do with Civil Rights

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The corporate style reformers–the cheerleaders for charters, vouchers-and high-stakes testing–like to claim that they are leading the civil rights movement of their day. They imagine themselves locked arm-in-arm with Martin Luther King, Jr.,…

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Robert Shepherd: The Remarkable But True Tale of the Birth of Common Core

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Robert Shepherd, a frequent commenter on the blog, is an experienced veteran in the world of education publishing, having developed curriculum, textbooks, and assessments. ? ? He writes: ? The New York legislature…

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