Daily Archives: September 28, 2017

PA High Court Says, “Yes, Schools CAN Sue State Over Unfair Funding, After All!”

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? It’s back on! Two years ago a group of plucky Pennsylvania public schools took the state legislature to court because the body wasn’t allocating funding to all districts fairly – some got too much, many…

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High School in Louisiana Threatens to Sanction Athletes Who “Take a Knee”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A tweet by Shaun King, a columnist for The Intercept includes a letter by a high school principal in Louisiana threatening athletes with sanctions if they do not stand during the National Anthem.…

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FAIRTEST: The SAT Scores are a Hoax

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
FairTest has been fighting the misuse of standardized testing since 1973. This is the statement it released about the SAT scores that were just released. It is all about the Benjamins (test fees),…

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Some Technology Leaders Worry about Children and Digital Devices: They Should

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
We don’t have cellphones at the table when we are having a meal, we didn’t give our kids cellphones until they were 14 and they complained other kids got…

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