Daily Archives: January 9, 2015

Dissent from Obama Plan to Make Community College Free

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Earlier today I posted approvingly about President Obama’s proposal to make two years of community college free for all who work for it, meaning, “Students must attend community college at least half-time, maintain…

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Russ Walsh Picks the Best Education Books of 2014

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Russ Walsh, on his blog, selects the best education books of 2014. He begins with Anthony Cody’s “The Educator and the Oligarch: A Teacher Challenges the Gates Foundation.” Then he chooses Mercedes Schneider’s…

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Rick Hess’s “Edu-Scholar Rankings”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Yesterday Rick Hess  posted his “Edu-Scholar Rankings,” in which he and a committee  of advisors tallied up multiple measures (not test scores!) and ranked the university-affiliated scholars who are most influential in the…

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January 9, 2015 – NATIONAL APRICOT DAY – NATIONAL STATIC ELECTRICITY DAY

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