Daily Archives: September 20, 2016

Dana Milbank on Trump’s Love of Political Violence

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Dana Milbank, who writes for the Washington Post, had a good column yesterday about Donald Trump’s incitement of political violence. Perhaps you remember the crowds chanting “Lock her up!” at the GOP convention.…

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Charles Pierce: Massachusetts, Don’t Fall for the Charter Hype

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Charles Pierce blogs for Esquire, where he turns out spot-on posts about many issues. He lives in Boston, so he is well aware of the millions of dollars being spent to deceive the…

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Texas: Voucher Proponents Want to Put Lipstick on a Pig and Call it “Education Savings Accounts”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Right-wingers in Texas want vouchers, but they have been stymied again and again by a coalition of rural Republicans who support their community public schools and urban Democrats who don’t want to destroy…

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George Joseph: The Racism of Charter School Discipline Policies

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Investigative journalist George Joseph writes in “The Atlantic” about the disproportionate numbers of black and Hispanic children who are suspended by charter schools, some as young as 5 or 6 years old. He…

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Teaching Advanced Placement Composition: Technology Integration

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Room 409 at Los Altos High School in the south San Francisco Bay area is one of the most spacious for an academic subject —nearly the size of two…

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Trump Selects Two People for His Education Transition Team

Originally posted on deutsch29:
According to a September 19, 2016, article written by Andrew Ujifusa of Education Week, according to “multiple sources,” Donald Trump has two individuals in line to lead his transition team in education if Trump becomes president. The…

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