Daily Archives: August 18, 2017

Mercedes Schneider: Stagnation in ACT Scores of New Orleans Charter Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mercedes Schneider calculated the ACT scores for the charter schools of anew Orleans. This is a statistic that State Superintendent John White doesn’t want you to know. It blows away the myth of…

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Cynthia Nixon: Why Won’t Cuomo and the Legislature Fully Fund Our Public Schools?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The story has circulated in the media that megastar Cynthia Nixon may run against Andrew Cuomo for governor. You may have seen her on television or on Broadway, but what you don’t know…

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One Million to Zero: The influence of race on special education funding in Chicago Public Schools

Power concedes …. Reblogged from onprincipal.net We must not let our political leaders pit us against one another…. We must see our common destiny as families of Chicago and work to build a city and public school system that invests … Continue reading

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Eva Moskowitz Chastises Dan Loeb, Ever So Gently

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Billionaire Dan Loeb has raised many millions for Eva Moskowitz’s Success Academy charter chain. He has also donated generously to the chain, to Cuomo, to the breakaway Democrats who enable Republicans to control…

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Headline Says Don’t Protect Worst Teachers

Originally posted on tultican:
Another editorial in the San Diego Union attacks teachers and the California public education system. The author has a personal work history of harming California’s public schools by scheming to privatize them. The editorial was written…

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