Daily Archives: September 11, 2017

The Equifax Hack: The Free Market Fails Again

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
John Ogozalek, a graduate of Amherst College who teaches in upstate New York, wrote the following: HALF the consumers in the U.S. have just had their financial pants pulled down in public, so…

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Is the Purpose of Public Education No Longer Self-Evident?

Originally posted on janresseger:
Here are words from the beginning of the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that…

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Moms Not Welcome.

Originally posted on Save Maine Schools:
I remember, vividly, the first time I learned that my presence wasn’t welcome in official public policy debates. I had spent hours researching proficiency-based education, and for the first time in my life, I’d…

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John Thompson Reviews John Merrow’s “Addicted to Reform,” and Loves It!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
John Thompson, historian and teacher in Oklahoma, Reviews John Merrow’s ADDICTED TO REFORM: In “Addicted to Reform: A 12-Step Program to Rescue Public Education”, John Merrow lets it all out. Merrow, the winner…

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Whatever Happened to Open Classrooms?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
? I am beginning a new feature in this blog called: “Whatever Happened To ….” From time to time I will publish posts that take a look at innovations…

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Trump’s War on Science

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
We need science more than ever, as our world is rocked by natural and people-made disasters. Yet two words are banned the Trump administration: climate change. Read the editorial that appeared in today’s’…

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