Daily Archives: January 7, 2015

Jerry Brown: A Real Reform Governor

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Governor Jerry Brown’s Inaugural address includes the following remarks about education. Governor Brown understands that schools need adequate funding to succeed. One of his biggest challenges when he took office was to begin…

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#whatif@arneduncan: Give Me 140 Characters…

Originally posted on Diary of a Public School Teacher!:
What if every district committed both to identifying what made their 5 best schools successful & providing those opps to all their students? — Arne Duncan (@arneduncan) December 30, 2014 And…

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Brett Bymaster: Rocketship’s Rocky Expansion

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Brett Bymaster, a community activist in San Jose, California, here describes the chain’s current plans to increase the number of its charter schools. Rocketship withdrew its applications for 8 schools each in Dallas…

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January 7, 2015 – NATIONAL BOBBLEHEAD DAY – NATIONAL TEMPURA DAY

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A Reform That Missed Its Target Once and Then Hit The Bullseye Later: How Come?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
It happens all the time. A reform comes along that is popular and it is adopted.  But somehow the reform doesn’t stick. It shuffles off not to be seen…

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Everything You Need to Know About Inequality

Originally posted on 34justice:
Jared Bernstein and I just published a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation on inequality in the United States (available for download here). This presentation is first and foremost intended as a comprehensive resource. Part 1 of the presentation…

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