Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Wendy Lecker: How to Create a Teacher Shortage

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Wendy Lecker is a civil rights lawyer who specializes in education and writes frequent newspaper columns. In this article, she shows how some districts and states are strengthening the profession while others–notably Connecticut–…

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Anita Senkowski to the New York Times: Please Look at Charter Rip-Offs in Northern Michigan

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Anita Senkowski is a blogger in northern Michigan who has written numerous posts about a for-profit charter operator who ripped off taxpayers and is now serving a term in jail for his financial…

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School Failure: A Manufactured Crisis?

By: A. Patrick Huff, Ph.D.  August 21, 2017 School Failure:  A Manufactured Crisis? A. Patrick Huff, Ph.D. Recently the subject of school failure has been back in the news.  Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath visited with officials from Houston ISD … Continue reading

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Peter Greene: My Do-Over! Public Schools Are Not Charities!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A regular reader pointed out that I mistakenly posted the same Peter Greene column twice–on the branded classroom. I had a senior moment! To make up for it, I am posting Peter’s wonderful…

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