Daily Archives: October 4, 2017

Arthur Goldstein: My Overcrowded School in New York City Needs a Plan: Help!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Arthur Goldstein teaches ESL at Frances Lewis High School in Queens, New York City. His school was built to hold 2,400 students. It enrolls nearly 4,700 right now. “How bad is it? Last…

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Jersey Jazzman: The Education “Reform Movent” is a Rightwing Movement

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Jersey Jazzman is a teacher, blogger, and doctoral student in New Jersey. He has been writing brilliant statistical analyses of the differences between charter schools and public schools for years. He is no…

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Bob Shepherd: What It Took to Become a Teacher in Florida

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bob Shepherd has a long and distinguished career as a teacher, curriculum developer, assessment developer, textbook writer, and more. He returned to teaching. He describes here what the state of Florida required him…

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Jimmy Kimmel on the Las Vegas Massacre

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Jimmy Kimmel comes from Las Vegas. Watch his commentary. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ruYeBXudsds&feature=youtu.be Strange when we get more intelligent response from a talk show host that from DC.

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GOP Goes Silent (for Now) on Gun Silencer Bill

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
For years now at my public high school, faculty and students have been required to periodically participate in “lock down” and “shelter in place” drills, the purpose of which is to help…

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