Daily Archives: September 1, 2016

One More Reason for Strict Gun Control

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
We have been debating gun control on the blog. I live in the city, so I want no one to have a gun but police and active duty military. Our beloved reader, Duane,…

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Success Academy Reveals Some Of Their Secret Methods

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
In February 2016, The New York Times revealed that a celebrated teacher at Success Academy utilized a teaching technique known as ‘rip and redo’ on an unsuspecting 1st grader.  The chain insisted that…

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Steven Singer: I Love This Job!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
https://gadflyonthewallblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/18/i-teach-the-toughest-kids-and-i-love-it/ In recent years, there has been a new genre of writing from teachers who are fed up and explain why they are leaving. But fortunately most teachers rise every day to do…

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Mississippi: State Officials Devise Formula to Degrade Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In their hunger to make their underfunded schools look far worse than they are, Mississippi officials have come up with a truly absurd way to grade the schools. If you care about the…

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