Daily Archives: January 3, 2017

Owen Davis: How Pearson Made a Killing from the US Testing Mania

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Journalist Owen Davis explains in this article how the giant British education publisher Pearson made a killing as American politicians went gaga for standardized testing. it is important to bear in mind that…

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Owen Davis: How Pearson Made a Killing from the US Testing Mania

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Journalist Owen Davis explains in this article how the giant British education publisher Pearson made a killing as American politicians went gaga for standardized testing. it is important to bear in mind that…

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Trump Tweets a Gentle Chiding about GOP Assault on Ethics Oversight

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? @realDonaldTrump tweeted this morning: ? With all that Congress has to work on, do they really have to make the weakening of the Independent Ethics Watchdog, as unfair as it… ? ……..may…

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A Note Written by a Teacher at Success Academy Who Quit

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This note was posted earlier today, in response to an earlier post about child abuse at Eva Moskowitz’s Success Academy: ? I also was a teacher with Success Academy and decided to end…

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Peter Greene: Betsy DeVos is the Least Qualified Candidate for Secretary of Education–Ever

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Peter Greene compares John King, Arne Duncan, Eva Moskowitz, and Betsy DeVos. ? They are all awful. ? But he concludes that DeVos is the least qualified of them all. ? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-greene/how-unqualified-is-betsy_b_13901364.html?section=us_education ?…

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Will Indiana’s Choice Program be the Model for the Trump-DeVos Plan?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
http://www.journalgazette.net/food/the-dish/Indiana-s-vouchers-wow-GOP-16999984 ? Mike Pence is a devout believer in school choice and privatization of public funds. The Indiana state constitution specifically prohibits spending public funds in religious schools but the state courts ruled…

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