Daily Archives: October 9, 2017

New York: SUNY Moves Ahead with Plan to Lower Entry Standards for Charter Teachers, Due to High Teacher Attrition at Charter Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The State University of New York charter committee, which contains no educators, made a few tweaks to its plan to lower standards for new charter teachers and is forging ahead. Charter schools in…

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The Resistance Acts at ED Building! Must See

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Watch this great video!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrD1jSsSAoU

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Teacher Tom: I Will Not Permit the Children, My Friends, to Be Turned Over to a Machine!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Tom Hobson teaches preschool in Seattle, Washington. He is also a blogger. He wrote here about the machinations of the greedy profiteers who want children to be taught by machines. He will not…

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ProPublica: For-Profit Schools Offer Students Prizes to Recruit Other Students

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Heather Vogell, an investigative reporter writing for ProPublica and USA Today, reports that for-profit schools are handing out rewards to students who recruit other students or post positive reviews on Facebook. This practice…

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Jeanne Allen’s Beef with Backpack Full of Cash

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
Center for Education Reform (CER) founder Jeanne Allen and I appear in the same film: Backpack Full of Cash, produced by Stone Lantern Films, a Washington, DC, nonprofit specializing in documentary film production and…

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