Daily Archives: July 22, 2015

Does the Public Want to Get Rid of Unions?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Education Next is an influential rightwing publication. Its editors are mostly fellows at the free-market Hoover Institution. It is based at Harvard University, because its editor-in-chief is Paul Peterson, who holds a chair…

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The Seconds Are Just Packed (Nicholas Carr)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
? This post, shortened here, appeared June 9, 2015. Nicholas Carr writes about technology and culture. He is the author of The Glass Cage: Automation and Us that examines…

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Houston: Charter Founders Accused of Embezzling $2.6 Million

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The founders of a highly touted charter school in Houston have been accused of embezzling $2.6 million from public funds. “Five years ago, congratulatory letters poured in from politicians after the Varnett charter…

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July 22, 2015 – NATIONAL HAMMOCK DAY – NATIONAL PENUCHE FUDGE DAY – NATIONAL RAT CATCHER’S DAY

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