Daily Archives: December 4, 2014

EduShyster’s Best Interview Yet, Explaining the Point of Education Reform

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
EduShyster, aka Jennifer Berkshire, interviews political economist Gordon Lafer in this post. He explains the role of corporate education reform in a broad economic and political context. This is one of the most enlightening interviews…

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Peter Greene: Billionaires and Unicorns: Part 2

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In part 1, we learned that Forbers asked a group of billionaires how to fix American education. In this installment, a group of leaders review the billionaires’ agenda. “In our last installment, Forbes…

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Peter Greene: Billionaires and Unicorns: Part 1

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Peter Greene here tells the jaw-dropping story of what happened when Forbes convened a group of billionaires to share their ideas about how to redesign American education. What would it take, Forbes asks,…

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What Does It Take For Justice?

Originally posted on Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:
For the second time in ten days, a grand jury convened to consider criminal charges in deaths of unarmed black men killed by police officers.  Last week, it was the St. Louis county…

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December 4, 2014 – NATIONAL COOKIE DAY – NATIONAL DICE DAY

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A Walton’s Plan to “Fix Public Education.” Uh huh.

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