Daily Archives: October 22, 2014

The Telegraph: What If Pearson Loses the Texas Contract?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This may seem unthinkable, but Pearson–the mega-giant British publisher of tests and textbooks–might lose its $500 million dollar testing contract for the state of Texas. So says the British publication, The Telegraph. The…

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Dallas: Coalition of Pastors Join to Defend Public Schools Against Defunding and Privatization

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A coalition of pastors in Dallas has issued a stirring call for public support of public schools. This comes at a time when billionaire John Arnold has been organizing a campaign to turn…

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Fairtest: They Can’t Ignore the Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Here is Fairtest’s weekly report on the anti-testing movement, which grows daily. Major national organizations recognized the resistance and proclaimed they want to reduce the overdose of testing. Hmmm. ? ? Bob Schaeffer…

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October 22, 2014 – NATIONAL NUT DAY – NATIONAL COLOR DAY

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