Daily Archives: July 4, 2014

Will Free-Pass Mainstream Media Clean Up Their Chetty Mess?

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Belleville, N.J.: Why Teachers Need Tenure

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Belleville, New Jersey, is the scene of a major battle between a heavy-handed supervisor and the district’s teachers. Although the district has a financial deficit, and many classes lack up-to-date technology and textbooks,…

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Welcoming a New Cohort of Future Teachers

Originally posted on Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:
Yesterday, my program got an early chance to meet members of our incoming Class of 2018.  I had a series of hand outs with critical planning information for their next four years, but…

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My Children, and Their Teachers, are Guilty

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Attack on “Balanced Literacy” Is Attack on Professional Teachers, Research

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Texas Commissioner Ignores State Board to Approve Great Hearts Charter

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Michael Williams, Texas State Commissioner, gave Great Hearts Academy permission to open another charter in Dallas even though the state board of education tuned it down. Williams is not an educator. He is…

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