Daily Archives: January 20, 2015

Major New Study Reports on Strengths and Vulnerabilities of American School System

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The National Superintendents Roundtable and the Horace Mann League released  a report called “School Reform in Context,” based on data about children, schools, and the social context of schooling in the U.S. and…

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January 20, 2015 – NATIONAL BUTTERCRUNCH DAY – NATIONAL DISC JOCKEY DAY

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Stephanie Jones: The Testing Regime Is a Farce

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Stephanie Jones of the Univetsity of Georgia wonders what would happen if the federal government mandated that doctors be evaluated by the longevity of their patients. Those who choose to practice in low-income…

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Texas: Lt-Gov Asks Business and Industry to Shape Policy, But Not Educators

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In what seems to be a trend, the new Lt-Governor of Texas, Dan Patrick, has assembled a committee of 55 leaders of business and industry to advise him on state policies, including education.…

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