Daily Archives: May 1, 2015

Conor Lynch: The Roots of the Baltimore Tragedy

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Conor Lynch writes in Salon that the rightwing media is having fun blaming liberals and liberal social policies for the unrest that followed the death of Freddie Gray. ? He quotes commentators from…

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Texas Superintendent Has a Plan to Save Children from Failing Charter Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Dr. Mark Henry, superintendent of the Cypress-Fairbanks school district in Texas, says it is time to save students from failing charter schools. Dr. Henry proposes: “I have an even better prescription that Texas…

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A History Class Using BYOD (Part 2)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Sarah Denniston introduced BYOD into her courses. She was very concerned about equity and her entrepreneuerial skills in securing funding and help from district staff made it possible for…

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Atlanta: Judge Reduces Prison Time for Convicted Educators

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The judge who sentenced educators to jail for as long as seven years changed his mind. “Before sentencing on April 14, Baxter had urged the convicted educators to accept an offer from prosecutors…

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May 1, 2015 – NATIONAL SPACE DAY – NATIONAL SILVER STAR SERVICE BANNER DAY – NATIONAL CHOCOLATE PARFAIT DAY – NATIONAL MOTHER GOOSE DAY – NATIONAL LOYALTY DAY – NATIONAL LAW DAY

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