Daily Archives: March 11, 2015

EduShyster on White Shoe Lawyers, Civil Rights, and Charters in Massachusetts

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
EduShyster has written a scintillating post about how three of Boston’s most prestigious law firms (“white shoe” lawyers) have combine to litigate for more charter schools in the name of civil rights. She…

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Davenport, Iowa: A Hero of Public Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Art Tate, the superintendent of Davenport, Iowa, public schools announced at a school board meeting that he was going to break the law by spending more money for his students than state law…

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Rae Pica: Let Children Be Children

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Rae Pica wrote an excellent column about the disconnect between current education policies and well-established principles of child development. Rae has written a book that I read last weekend in galleys, called What…

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Technology Enthusiasts, Pragmatists, and Skeptics among Practitioners and Policymakers: Where Are You?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
I wrote this post five years ago this month. In it, I mentioned two recently published books that divided advocates of and opponents to technologies in schools into two…

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March 11, 2015 – NATIONAL JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY – NATIONAL OATMEAL NUT WAFFLES DAY – NATIONAL WORSHIP OF TOOLS DAY – NATIONAL REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST DAY

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