Daily Archives: October 20, 2017

Funny Video

I was looking at a video on Youtube and this was video was beside it.

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Ohio: Achievement Gaps Widen More in Charter Schools Compared to Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Ohio has done its very best to promote charters and vouchers. But it did a great disservice to charters by putting them in the state base. The data are there for all to…

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Florida Squanders $1 Billion on “Schools Without Rules”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is a story about vouchers in Florida, where the state constitution forbids the use of public funds “directly or indirectly” for religious schools. Message to school-children: Ignore the state Constitution. It is…

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Rethink and Rollback the Expansion of AP and IB

Originally posted on tultican:
What if the education reform ideology is wrong? What if the ideology of reform was based on an incorrect understanding of developmentally appropriate pedagogy? In a 2006 hearing before the senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions…

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The Great Tennessee Achievement School District Experiment Finally Comes To An End

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Six years ago the Tennessee Achievement School District launched with a five year mission to, in their words, ‘catapult’ schools in the bottom 5% into the top 25%. This is their old website,…

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Not Two Months Into School Year, NJ Charter Sends “Special Announcement” About Immediately Dumping Students

Originally posted on deutsch29:
School started for students at the M.E.T. Charter School in Newark, NJ, on August 29, 2017, which happened to be the day after the school’s ribbon-cutting ceremony. On October 19, 2017, M.E.T.S. sent the parents of…

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Cartoons on Addiction to Technology

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
The following collection of cartoons on technology addiction come from a blog post at Examined Existence. I selected the ones that had not appeared on posts that I had…

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