Daily Archives: May 19, 2016

Nevada: Judge Upholds Voucher Plan, Even Though State Constitution Bans Funding Religious Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Here is an exercise in creative and highly political decision making from the bench. ? District Judge Eric Johnson upheld the state’s voucher plan and ruled that it does not violate the state…

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New York: State’s Top Education Officials Announce Short-Sighted Plans to Address Teacher Shortage

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia and the President of the State University of New York Nancy Zimpher announced a plan to recruit more teachers. The teacher educators at SUNY…

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Video: How Charter Schools Hurt Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Do you have 3 minutes towatch a video? ? Watch this graphic video and share it with your friends when they ask you what a charter is. ? It explains in clear visuals…

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New Study: How Charter Schools Affect Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
As the charter industry grows, many observers have wondered how their expansion affects the public schools in the same district. A new study published by the National Center for the Study of Privatization in…

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