Daily Archives: April 14, 2015

Out of the mouths of babes.

Originally posted on stopcommoncorenys:
This letter is written by Luca Valentino. He is 11 years old and a 6th grader in a Westchester NY Middle School. This is how our children feel.  This is why we are here. Seems this…

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Mercedes Schneider Continues Her Marathon Close Reading of Senate ESEA Bill, Part 5

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mercedes Schneider has been reading the Senate bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (also known as No Child Left Behind). She has been reading it line by line. This is…

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Sara Stevenson: The Texas Voucher Proposal Should Be Killed, Now!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Sara Stevenson, librarian at O. Henry Middle School in Austin and a member of the honor roll of this blog, is a relentless thinker and doer. She writes frequently to set the record…

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Texas Voucher Bill Proposed by Politicians Eager to Harm Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The details of the Texas voucher plan were released, and the politicians pushing it can’t wait to siphon money away from the state’s underfunded public schools. They show no remorse for cutting $5…

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April 14, 2015 – NATIONAL DOLPHIN DAY – NATIONAL PECAN DAY – NATION EX SPOUSE DAY – NATIONAL REACH AS HIGH AS YOU CAN DAY – NATIONAL PAN AMERICAN DAY

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