Daily Archives: October 28, 2016

Jack Hassard: Governor Nathan Deal is a Bully Who Hates Democracy

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Jack Hassard, retired science professor, refers to Governor Nathan Deal’s proposed “opportunity school district” as the the “misfortunate school district.” He knows a hustle and a fraud when he sees one. Governor Deal…

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A Free Book on Amazon That Explains the Plot to Privatize Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
You can go to Amazon and click on this link to receive a free pdf of a 40-page report called “Who Controls Our Schools? The Privatization of American Public Education.” It is up-to-date,…

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Trump’s Clever, Risky Plan to Win the Presidency and/or Destroy the Republican Party

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A stunning story in Bloomberg BusinessWeek reveals Donald Trump’s end game: Suppress the Hillary vote. Target certain audiences and bombard them on the Internet with negative stories that discourage them from turning out.…

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Joan Goodman: How No-Excuses Charters Turn “Joy” into Drudgery

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Joan Goodman, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who has studied no-excuses charter schools, notes that no-excuses charters are sensitive to complaints that their heavy emphasis on discipline is joyless. Therefore, many…

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