Daily Archives: December 15, 2016

How Trump’s Education Nominee Bent Detroit to Her Will on Charter Schools

Originally posted on Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog:
By KATE ZERNIKEDEC. 12, 2016 NYTimes Few disagreed that schools in Detroit were a mess: a chaotic mix of charters and traditional public schools, the worst-performing in the nation. So…

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Eva Moskowitz’ Success Academy Buys Condo for $67.7 Million

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Latest real estate news in Manhattan: ? Eva Moskowitz’s Success Academy charter chain bought a condo on the far west side of Manhattan for $67.7 million. ? A few years back, Eva’s billionaire…

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Will Philanthropy Change Direction in the Age of Trump?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Vu Le directs a nonprofit organization. He wrote a bold article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy advising philanthropists to change direction and pay more attention to small organizations that work directly with those…

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Lt. Gov.’s proposal is Obamacare for Texas schools

Lt. Gov.’s proposal is Obamacare for Texas schools – The Galveston County Daily News: Guest Columns By ROD DUNKLEE galvnews.com Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick probably has the votes to force a $3.74 billion Obamacare-like education program on Texas taxpayers unless … Continue reading

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A Teacher in Ohio: Our Great High School Got Crunched by the Numbers

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Christopher Cotton is an English teacher at Shaker Heights High School in Ohio. He wrote this essay, which appears on his union’s Facebook page.  ? CRUNCHED BY THE NUMBERS ? There are three…

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