Daily Archives: September 19, 2017

This is What Real Philanthropy Looks Like

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
We know what fake philanthropy looks like. It looks like the Broad Foundation, training inexperienced superintendents to shut down public schools and turn them over to private entrepreneurs. It looks like the Gates…

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Anita Senkowski: Is Your State Superintendent of Education a Weasel? Mine Is.

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is a repost, because I forgot to put in the link to the article. Anita Senkowski is a blogger in northern Michigan who strikes fear in the hearts of frauds and phonies.…

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PEAS: An Education For Everyone

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
[intro] The report can be found here.

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Betsy DeVos selectively eulogizes Rev. Dwight Montgomery

Originally posted on Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy:
Last Thursday, the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, released this brief statement: “Rev. Montgomery was a steadfast advocate for equality and opportunity for all, especially for students and parents. He knew…

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Nancy Bailey: DeVos’ “Let’s Get Rid of Public Schools” Tour

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Nancy Bailey valiantly followed Betsy DeVos’s national tour, from a distance. Her message everywhere was the same: Public schools suck! Private schools are awesome! In public schools, children sit in desks arranged in…

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School Segregation, An Ever-Present Problem Across America

Originally posted on janresseger:
In the public mind, misconceptions about residential and school segregation abound. Despite what many believe, the Civil Rights Movement did not end school segregation. And neither is segregation today primarily a problem of the South. The…

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