Daily Archives: July 20, 2017

Cartoons: The Politics of Schooling

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
For this month, I have selected cartoons that get at the vulnerability of public schools to social, economic, and political demands. The cartoonist’s pen captures how fads and fashions…

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Kansas: Court Hammers State Lawyers Over Latest School Funding Plan

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The great puzzle in Kansas is how the State got such a thoughtful Supreme Court, one that actually cares about education. Kansas is in a deep budget hole because Governor Sam Brownback cut…

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Arthur Goldstein Refutes Attack on Teachers by Campbell Brown and WSJ

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Arthur Goldstein teaches English language learners at Frabis Lewis High School in New York City. In this post, he refutes attacks on teachers by Campbell Brown and the Wall Street Journal. New York…

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CURMUDGUCATION: Back the Hell Up

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
? The slightly-cranky voice navigating the world of educational “reform” while trying to still pursue the mission of providing quality education. Back the Hell Up Posted: 20 Jul 2017 06:40…

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The One Reform We Never Try: Increase Teacher Salary

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
  ? There are many suggestions for improving America’s public schools: ? More standardized tests. ? New academic standards. ? Increase charter schools and/or allow kids to attend private schools with public money. ? But one…

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