Daily Archives: September 29, 2014

Robert Reich: On Schooling and Income Inequality

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Robert Reich clearly explains the importance of poverty on educational achievement. He writes (see his article for the links to sources): “American kids are getting ready to head back to school. But the…

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Laura H. Chapman: What Federal Law Says About the Role of the Federal Department of Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Laura H. Chapman provides here the relevant federal statutes that restrict the role of federal officials to prevent federal intrusion and control of public education. The prohibition of federal employees exercising any direction,…

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Remarkable Idiocy: “Economically-driven Education”

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Adam Urbanski: Teacher Ratings Are Nonsensical

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Adam Urbanski, president of the Rochester, Néw York, teachers’ union, is struggling to make sense of the state’s teacher and principal evaluation system, which varies wildly from district to district. Scarsdale, perhaps the…

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September 29, 2014 – NATIONAL COFFEE DAY – VFW DAY

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