Daily Archives: September 10, 2014

New York Times Ignored Teacher Input on Eva Moskowitz

Originally posted on Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:
The September 7th New York Times Magazine ran a story by Daniel Bergner called “The Battle for New York Schools: Eva Moskowitz vs. Mayor Bill de Blasio”.  Bergner’s piece reads as an astonishing…

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Florida Kindergarten Teacher: I Will Not Give the Test

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Opt Out Orlando posted the following letter by Susan Bowles, a kindergarten teacher. For her courage and dedication to her students, Susan Bowles joins the honor roll. Her husband wrote this introduction: “I…

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Good News: Anti-Due Process Group in Missouri Drops Its Campaign This Year

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Good news for teachers in Missouri. The group seeking a constitutional amendment to eliminate teachers’ right to due process (aka “tenure”) has decided to abandon its campaign for now. Called Teach Great, the…

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