Daily Archives: January 20, 2017

Reader: Was Betsy Lying or Incompetent?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Billionaire Betsy DeVos claimed that she was not a member of the board of her mother’s foundation, which gave generous grants to extremist anti-LGTB groups, Focus on the Family and the Family Research…

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Reader: Why the $3.5 Billion School Improvement Grants Failed

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This morning, I posted an evaluation by Mathematica Policy Research, which concluded that the federal School Improvement Grants had no effect on test scores. A reader named Sara explains here why the SIG…

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