Daily Archives: October 13, 2016

Bill Phillis: The Curious Gulen Schools of Ohio

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bill Phillis, retired deputy superintendent of schools in Ohio and founder of the Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy, fights for full funding of public schools and blows the whistle on charter scams.…

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Doug Garner: The Brilliant Strategy of the Philanthrocapitalists: The Echo Chamber

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Doug Garner is a communications specialist and a regular reader of the blog. He writes here about reading “Policy Patrons,” by Megan Tomkins-Stange. Been reading Policy Patrons. And it’s given me a different…

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Anthony Cardinale: New York’s Common Core Tests in Third Grade are Developmentally Inappropriate: An Analysis of Test Questions

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Anthony Cardinale is a third grade teacher who recently met with education commissioner MaryEllen Elia to discuss the Common Core and state testing in New York.  She asked him to evaluate the released…

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Angie Sullivan: Nevada Showers Billions on a Billionaire, Nothing for Children

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Angie Sullivan teaches second grade in Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada. She is a passionate advocate for her students, most of whom live in poverty in a county blessed with untold riches. Guess…

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Laura Chapman’s Review of John King’s Teacher Ed Regulations

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Our reader Laura Chapman reviewed the regulations for teacher education issued by John King’s Department of Education today. She writes: “I downloaded the regulations. They are final, include some discussion of comments, but…

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Randi Slams John King for His Teacher Education Regulations

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Secretary of Education John King refuses to believe that the new federal law restricts his ability to control U.S. education. Today he released regulations that would threaten the federal funding of teacher education…

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