Daily Archives: April 17, 2017

Politico: Damage Control at ED For DeVos’ Dumb Comment about HBCUs

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Politico has a exclusive report on the scrambling inside the US Department of Education to limit the damage after Secretary DeVos hailed the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities as models of choice.…

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Colorado: Teacher Shortage Approaching “Crisis” Proportions

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
We have heard from corporate reformers that Denver is the best city in the country when it comes to school choice (although DeVos says we shouldn’t be so quick to praise Denver because…

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Guess Where Rahm Got the Idea for Make-a-Plan-Or-You-Can’t-Graduate-from-High-School?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Thanks to Jennifer Berkshire for tweeting out this article. Rahm’s big idea about requiring that high school students have a college acceptance or a military enrollment or a specific job or they can’t…

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College Or Die

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Chalkbeat Tennessee recently reported that the new director of charter schools in Memphis is the former principal of the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated charter school in Indiana.  I went to the school’s website…

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