Daily Archives: September 23, 2014

National Tune-Up Day – September 25th

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Matthew Di Carlo: The Fatal Flaw of the Reformers

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Matthew Di Carlo of the Shanker Institute says that the reformers cannot succeed, despite their best intentions, because they over promise what they can accomplish. Whether it is a promise of closing the…

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State debates requirements for teachers | Amarillo Globe-News

State debates requirements for teachers | Amarillo Globe-News. State Board of Education Chairwoman Barbara Cargill, R-The Woodlands, who added the change would help restore “pride and value” to teaching.(This is her response to raising the minimum GPA to enter a … Continue reading

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Did Google Quit ALEC?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
ALEC is a super-conservative organization that writes model legislation for vouchers, charters, and every imaginable way to privatize public education, undermine unions, tenure, certification, and anything else that is associated with teacher professionalism.…

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