Daily Archives: August 13, 2015

Jack Covey: Teacher Jail is an Outrage

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Reader Jack Covey explains the injustice of “teacher jail” in Los Angeles.” “Wow, the article from THE NATION about teacher jail and Dr. Stevenson is devastating. It was published in April 2014, when…

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Arthur Goldstein: Frank Bruni Bemoans Teacher Shortage, But Why Is He Surprised?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Frank Bruni is worried about the teacher shortage. Over the few years in which he has been a regular on the Néw York Times opinion page, Bruni has written column after column demeaning…

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Karen Wolfe: Why Corporate Reformers in Los Angeles Are Nervous

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Karen Wolfe is an activist for public education in Los Angeles. Here she responds to the news that Eli Broad and the Walton family plan to pour millions into increasing charter school enrollments…

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NY Commissioner Elia Promises to Punish Opt Outs Next year

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In an effort to slow or stop the opt out movement, Néw York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia announced that she would punish schools with high opt out numbers next spring. About…

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