Daily Archives: May 2, 2017

David Kristofferson: What Everyone Needs to Know about AP Exams

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
David Kristofferson tutors students for AP exams in California. He sees a scam that benefits mainly the College Board, which sells the exams for $100 per students and rakes in millions. He wrote…

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Mother Jones: DeVos’ Favorite “Reform” Gets Horrible Grades

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Edwin Rios of Mother Jones writes here about the dreadful evaluations on Betsy DeVos’ favorite form of school choice: Vouchers. Researchers used to find that students who received vouchers saw little or no…

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Congress Funds Education Much Better Than I Expected

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
In the wee hours of May 01, 2017, the House Appropriations Committee released a comprehensive budget bill that details federal funding through September 2018. The budget was not what Donald Trump wanted. Indeed,…

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