Daily Archives: August 16, 2017

Texas: Special Session Ended, No Vouchers!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The governor of Texas called a special session of the legislature, with two goals: 1. To enact a voucher program, despite recent studies agreeing that state voucher programs have negative results. 2. To…

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A Mother in Douglas County, CO: The Damage Done by “Reformers” to Our Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The following comment was posted on the blog in response to this post about the coming school board elections in Douglas County, Colorado. There, in the most affluent county in the state, corporate…

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Chris Hedges and Diane Ravitch Discuss Charter Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
What fun to meet and talk with Chris Hedges! Chris lives in a New Jersey town where a charter school was opened without the consent of the residents. Their taxes support a school…

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