Daily Archives: July 13, 2015

A Parent Explains to Superintendent Why She Supports Opt Out

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This letter was forwarded to me by Long Island Opt Out. It is a model for other parents who object to high-stakes testing. Dear Dr. Lonergan, I received your letter dated June 22,…

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Why Reformers Don’t Want to Hear About Their Failures

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Read this cartoon published today, July 12, by Dilbert.

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Why Reformers Don’t Want to Hear About Their Failures

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Read this cartoon published today, July 12, by Dilbert.

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Bernie Sanders on Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
When Bernie Sanders responded to the candidate questionnaire of the American Federation of Teachers, he explained his views on a wide range of issues. To those on this blog who are adamantly opposed…

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July 13, 2015 – NATIONAL FRENCH FRY DAY – NATIONAL BEANS ‘N’ FRANKS DAY

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Hillary Clinton on Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The American Federation of Teachers sent questionnaires to all the candidates. Three responded: Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, and Bernie Sanders. I previously posted Sanders’ responses. Here is Hillary’s. Candidate questionnaire: Hillary Rodham Clinton…

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Martin O’Malley on Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The American Federation of Teachers sent questionnaires to all the candidates for the Presidency. Three candidates responded: Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, and Bernie Sanders. Here are O’Malley’s responses. Candidate questionnaire: Martin O’Malley Today,…

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More Fact-Checking: Bernie Sanders Voted Against NCLB Conference Bill

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bernie Sanders first voted for NCLB. But when the bill was finalized in conference between the House and the Senate, he was one of the few senators who voted against it.  ? He…

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