Daily Archives: October 27, 2016

Marilyn Rhames: “I Don’t Want Your Job, I Want Change!”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I posted Robert Pondiscio’s proposal this morning that a talented African-American teacher-journalist should take Peter Cunningham’s job at Education Post, and that other white leaders of the reform movement should step aside because…

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A Busy Day in the Life of a Fighter for Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
You will enjoy reading about Leonie Haimson’s busy and productive day. Leonie is a fighter for smaller class size, better funding for schools, and student privacy. She is founder of Class Size Matters…

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Nevada Charter Schools: Lowest Graduation Rates in State

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
More on Nevada. The list of high school graduation rates was posted yesterday. Charter schools had the lowest rates in the state. The legislature and governor bestow billions on billionaires for stadiums and…

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Robert Pondiscio Calls on White Reformers to Step Aside

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The recent call for a moratorium on new charters by the NAACP, the Movement for Black Lives, and Journey for Justice has caused a crisis of confidence among corporate reformers. Suddenly they must…

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