Daily Archives: May 16, 2017

Miami-Dade Teachers’ Salaries Are Lower than Ten Years Ago

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A blogger called Kafkateach writes that teachers’ salaries are lower now than they were ten years ago, with any gains wiped out by inflation. “In 2007, a 15 year veteran would be making…

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Texas Southern University Cancels Senator Cornyn’s Commencement Speech Due to Student Opposition

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Texas Southern University canceled Senator Jon Cornyn’s commencement speech, due to student opposition. Trump gave the commencement address at Liberty University, Jerry Falwell’s university, where he knew he could expect a friendly reception.…

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Dismal Voucher Results Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins

Originally posted on Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog:
Kevin Carey FEB. 23, 2017 NYTimes Betsy DeVos, the education secretary in the Trump administration, has been a longtime supporter of school vouchers. Credit Shawn Thew/European Pressphoto Agency The confirmation…

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It Turns Out Spending More Probably Does Improve Education

Originally posted on Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog:
By KEVIN CAREY and ELIZABETH A. HARRIS DEC. 12, 2016 NYTimes If you spend more on education, will students do better? Educators, politicians and unions have battled in court over…

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NewYorkTimes: The Broken Promises of Choice in New York City Schools

Originally posted on Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog:
Ayana Bryant, guidance counselor at Pelham Gardens Middle School in the Bronx, looked on as students headed to class last month. The city’s high school admissions process was supposed to…

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The Promise And Peril Of School Vouchers in Indiana

Originally posted on Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog:
May 12, 2017 Heard on Morning Edition Eric Weddle Peter Balonon-Rosen Cory Turner ? Teachers rallied at the Statehouse in Indianapolis in 2011 to protest Gov. Mitch Daniels’ attempts to…

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