Daily Archives: September 15, 2017

Sixty Years Later, Little Rock Is Under Attack Again!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Sixty years ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent in the 101st Airborne to protect the brave black children who dared to integrate the public schools of Little Rock. The students withstood taunts, jeers,…

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Peter Greene: Uh-Oh, DeVos Went Off-Script on the Illinois Voucher Deal

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The allegedly bluestate of Illinois, the one with a Republican governor (who hates public schools) and a Democratic legislature (which is supposed to support public schools) passed a school funding deal with a…

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North Carolina: New Principal Pay Plan Cuts Pay, Drives Out Veteran Leaders

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The North Carolina legislature will go down in history as the most anti-education lawmakers in the history of the state. I would say the nation, but Wisconsin’s hostility to educators is tough to…

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