Daily Archives: May 25, 2017

Who is Behind the Assault on Public Education?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Howard Ryan, writing in Monthly Review, analyzes the sources of support for corporate reform and privatization. Ryan writes: Over the past three decades, public schools have been the target of a systematic assault…

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Minnesota: Governor Dayton Blocks Reformers’ Efforts to Grant Licenses to Uncertified Teachers

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota has become a hero of public education. Despite the pleas of the entire corporate reform movement in Minnesota, Dayton vetoed a bill that would have created a pathway…

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Jeb Bush Blasts Teachers’ Unions at School Choice Meeting in Indianapolis

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Jeb Bush was honored by Betsy DeVos’ organization, the American Federation for Children, at their meeting in Indianapolis. Bush’s Foundation for Educational Ecellence is heavily funded by the technology and Bush loves to…

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The Betsy DeVos School Choice Lie

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
If you think that US ed sec Betsy DeVos wants anything other than to end American public education and replace it with an a-la-carte, private-school-favoring menu of largely underregulated school-like options, think…

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Pastors for Texas Children: The Voucher Vote

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Pastors for Texas Children issued this statement in response to the defeat on Wednesday of a voucher bill by the House of Representatives. PTC has been a strong ally of parents and educators…

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President 45 declares war on our children: education budget summary

Originally posted on Educate All Students, Support Public Education:
The Federal Budget for FY2018 Released by White House Summary: In General Earlier today, the Trump Administration released their full budget proposal for federal FY 2018, which will fund education programs…

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