Daily Archives: July 3, 2015

July 3, 2015 – NATIONAL FRIED CLAM DAY – NATIONAL CHOCOLATE WAFER DAY – NATIONAL EAT YOUR BEANS DAY

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Bob Braun: Chris Christie’s Insensitive, Self-Satisfied Version of the American Dream

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bob Braun listened to Chris Christie’s announcement of his candidacy for the GOP nomination, and he was struck by Christie’s peculiar version of the “American Dream.” While other candidates–past and present–spoke of fleeing…

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Rafe Esquith’s “Shakespeareans” Respond to Misconduct Allegations

Originally posted on Andrea Gabor:
Before he was removed from his classroom, Rafe Esquith began school each day playing baseball with his students, because its fun and builds teamwork Last fall, during a visit to Los Angeles, I had the…

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Andrea Gabor: What Rafe Esquith’s Former Students Say About Him

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Rafe Esquith, the acclaimed teacher who created the Hobart Shakespeareans, is in teacher jail, suspended from teaching his fifth graders, their production canceled. Andrea Gabor interviewed one of his former students to get…

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NEW DAY PROCLAMATION: NATIONAL FRIED CLAM DAY – July 3rd

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Mike Klonsky: Rahm and Rauner Make War on Working People of Chicago

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mike Klonsky writes that Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Governor Bruce Rauner have brought the city and state to their knees with their austerity budgets. “Mayor 1% finally made his long overdue payment…

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July 2, 2015 – NATIONAL ANISETTE DAY

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