Daily Archives: May 15, 2017

Florida: Chaos at Palm Beach Charter School

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Florida is a welcoming state for charter school. It is easy to win approval to open, there is virtually no supervision or accountability, and public money flows freely based on enrollment. In this…

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William Mathis on the Illusory Graduation Rate of Students in D.C. Voucher Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Trump recently told a group of students attending voucher schools in D.C. that they were very lucky because the graduation rate of the voucher program was 98%. That was far more than the…

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Texas: Republicans in State Senate Try Again to Push Through a Voucher Bill

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
You know about the camel’s nose under the tent? That’s the game that Texas Republicans are playing in an effort to establish a foothold for vouchers. They have copied this tactic from other…

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Starting With the “Why” in Personalized Learning (Betheny Gross)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
In 2015, The Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, kicked off a multi-year, multi-method study of systemic efforts to support schools implementing personalized learning.…

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