Daily Archives: May 19, 2014

Reflections on Brown

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I am writing this from my hospital bed. I am at a rehab center after getting a total knee replacement. I keep thinking how dumb I was. I didn’t hold the railing as…

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Autonomy Must Precede Accountability

Originally posted on radical eyes for equity:
Nearly 2.5 years ago, I wrote directly about the essential flaw with the thirty-plus-years accountability movement in K-12 U.S. public education. That essential flaw is that accountability built on standards and high-stakes testing…

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The Nation Investigates: Teacher Jail in Los Angeles

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Are classrooms overflowing with sexual predators? Some school leaders in Los Angeles think they are. The Nation reports on a special investigation where teachers are challenged to clear their names. It starts here…

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The Day Mark Naison Caught the Attention of TFA (LINK FIXED)

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mark Naison, a co-founder of the Badass Teachers Association (BATS), is America’s Education Gadfly par excellence (that is, assuming that a BAT can also be a gadfly). NAISON, a professor of African-American studies…

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An Open Letter to TFAers Tempted to Diagnose ADHD, Among Other Issues

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