Daily Archives: September 26, 2016

Garrison Keillor Reveals: Trump Was Not Born in America

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Garrison Keillor just concluded an in-depth investigation, which revealed that Donald Trump was not born in America. It is behind a paywall nut if you google, you can get it. He writes: I…

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Wisc. Congressional Rep. Mark Pocan on School Vouchers

Originally posted on Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog:
Mark Pocan MJSentinel 9/25/16 Taxpayer-funded voucher schools lack high educational standards for students and teachers, discriminate against certain students, and fail to demonstrate true academic achievement. (Photo: Tim Brinton) When…

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Peter Greene: Reformers Pitch Their Ideas to the New President

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Peter Greene delves into 16 policy ideas for education, proffered by Bellwether Education Partners, a consulting group populated by and for reformers. You will not be surprised that at the top of the…

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The Fall of Trump: A New Image of the Donald

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Originally posted on Humor in America:
Tracy Wuster ? In September, I collected a range of images of Donald Trump in “The Summer of Trump: Clown, Gasbag, Monster, Anti-PC Hero, and Other Images of THE DONALD.”  Like many people watching…

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Donald Trump:The Cartoon

Originally posted on Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog:
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Kevin Ohlandt: Bill Gates and the End of Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Kevin Ohlandt, a parent blogger in Delaware, says that Bill Gates no longer even pretends to hide his ultimate goal: to digitize education and put all children online. He writes: Bill Gates wants…

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Chicago: Teachers Vote to Strike 

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This just in: ? ? NEWS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Stephanie Gadlin September 26, 2016 312-329-6250 ? ? Teachers vote 95 percent to authorize strike to resolve contract dispute CTU House of Delegates…

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Michigan Mom: The State Says My Daughter is “Adequate.” The State is Wrong.

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In this blog post, Sharon Munchie, a mom-and-teacher in Michigan describes what happened after her daughter’s M-STEP scores arrived. Right into the trashcan! (A hat tip to Nancy Flanagan for sending this post…

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The Secret of Finland’s Amazing Success

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A recent article in The Guardian in the U.K. revealed the secret of Europe’s most successful school system: Finland. It is a four-letter word: P-L-A-Y. The author, Patrick Butler, visited the Franzenia daycare…

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A Choice for Chicagoans: Back Teachers, or Continue to Stiff Them and Their Students

Power concedes …. On Thursday, Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ.org) released a short but informative overview of the three primary issues at stake in the CPS/CTU contract negotiations: steps and lanes, healthcare costs, and ending pension compensation. The WBEZ overview consists primarily of the … Continue reading

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