Daily Archives: January 2, 2017

Dan Goldstein Calls for an End to the Teacher Wars

 

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Education Lingo and How It is Used to Mislead the Public

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Emma Brown has an informative article today in the Washington Post about education lingo and its misuses. ? Advocates of vouchers call them “opportunity scholarships” or “education savings accounts” or something else, because…

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A Wake-Up Call for Fred Hiatt, Editorial Page Editor of the Washington Post

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor of the Washington Post, wrote an uninformed opinion piece urging Trump to invite cities to become “laboratories of choice,” where every student could go to the school of…

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Does Ohio Have the Worst Charter Schools in the Nation?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A recent article in the Akron Beacon Journal raises the question of whether Ohio has the worst charter sector in the nation. ? Reporter Doug Livingston delves into the charterindustry and what he…

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Dems Target DeVos for D.C. Grilling

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? The Washington Post reports that Senate Democrats will aggressively question 8 of Trump’s cabinet picks. One is the totally unqualified Betsy DeVos. ? ? “Democratic senators plan to aggressively target eight of Donald…

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CURMUDGUCATION: TX: Education Savings Accounts & Vouchers 2.0

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
The slightly-cranky voice navigating the world of educational “reform” while trying to still pursue the mission of providing quality education. Source: CURMUDGUCATION: TX: Education Savings Accounts & Vouchers 2.0…

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