Daily Archives: September 11, 2014

Ben Jatos: Why I Teach

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Ben Jatos is a high school English teacher in a Portland, Oregon area high school. He has taught for 20 years. He just started his own blog, and he began by asking why…

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Frank Breslin: A Moral Vision of Schooling

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
These days we seem to have forgotten what schools are for. Our national leaders see them only as economic institutions, preparing students for careers and college. Business leaders see them as workplace training.…

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Wendy Lecker: Our Real National Standards

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Wendy Lecker, senior attorney for the Education Law Center, writes here that our most important national standards are found in our obligation to provide a high-quality education, adequately funded, to all children. She…

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